The Boomer List

David LaChapelle on Being Gay in the 1970s and 80s

Starting in seventh grade, artist David LaChapelle (b. 1963) was so bullied for being gay that he dropped out of school by ninth grade. He moved to New York City, where being gay was accepted. He recalls there was even social cache to being bisexual, but when AIDS broke out “it changed everything and suddenly […]

Bill T. Jones: A Good Man

Biographical Essay and Tribute

Read an essay on the life and achievements of renown dancer and choreographer Bill T. Jones written by John Rockwell, originally presented in 2010 when Jones was bestowed with the Kennedy Center Honors.