Chuck Forester

My Interview with Thom Gunn, Chuck Forester

THOM GUNN, FORMALIST RENEGADE 1929-2004 My first date with Thom Gunn did not go well. It happened in Chicago in the late-1970’s. After a couple hours of unsuccessful cruising in a few bars, I found Thom in a bookstore. In a copy of Moly and My Sad Captains. I recognized his name and being newly […]

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I’ve lived with HIV six times longer than I was married and almost twice as long as my partnership with Michael A. Schoch.  I’ve been positive half of my life as an out gay man, but they don’t give medals for that. I met HIV before it had a name; because of blood frozen as […]

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