Politics

Charlie Haden, Pepe Guerra, El Salvador, and My Mistake
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A musician in Berlin, Nicholas Bussman, is collecting revolutionary songs from throughout history, and asked if I would help him out by pointing him to songs from the Central American revolutions of the 1980s. I had not thought much about...
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My new hero
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Rebecca Ferguson is my new hero. I've been asked and this is my answer. If you allow me to sing "strange fruit" a song that has huge historical importance, a song that was blacklisted in the United States for being...
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Are you serious? Julian Assange used Wikileaks to support Donald Trump, with the additional support of some unidentified secret team of very sophisticated hackers? For real? Yes, this does seem to be real. There is an additional allegation that the...
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Publication of my fifth book
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Happy to announce the publication of my fifth book. Sex Science Self: A Social History of Estrogen and Testosterone. If you would, order it from University of Massachusetts Press instead of Amazon. Please forward the link far and wide. Thank...
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Lonely and Scary Times for Sexual Diversity in Indonesia
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A recent New York Times editorial decried new laws against nongovernmental organizations that promote human rights and democracy in China, India, Egypt and elsewhere. In China, the new law comes as part of a broader package of restrictions which have...
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