Edmund White is an American writer whose books include The Joy of Gay Sex (1977) (written with Charles Silverstein) and his trio of autobiographic novels: A Boy's Own Story (1982), The Beautiful Room Is Empty (1988) and The Farewell Symphony (1997). His most recent work is Jack Holmes and His Friend (2012). He teaches at Princeton University.
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Friday, May 11, 2012
Now Obama's Come Out on Same-Sex Marriage, Maybe So Will I
Barack Obama's decision to come out in favour of gay marriage may be a historic occasion but it is not an isolated one. His administration has been making pro-gay noises for some time; his demographic in the upcoming election is young and educated, precisely the group that favours equality for the LGBT community.