The 2013 National Magazine Award Finalists, Augusten Burroughs, and Other LGBT News

The American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) recently announced its finalists for the 2013 National Magazine Awards, which are meant to applaud print and digital publications that have shown excellence in several categories, including reporting, features, profile, essays, and commentary. Though the society honors between five and seven journalists’ articles within each of the above… read more

New History Exhibits, Recent Research Findings, and the VIDA Count

From June 7 to Sept. 15, the New-York Historical Society will feature an exhibition called “AIDS in New York: The First Five Years.” The exhibition, which draws from a variety of archive materials such as diaries, audio and video clips, photographs and doctors’ notes, will delve into the social and political histories surrounding the outbreak… read more