Tag Archives: Boys In The Band

Dan Savage Vs. Alan Chambers

“So we’ve gone from Boys in the Band to Stonewall through forty years of the gay rights movement and forty years of an anti-gay backlash funded by the religious right and twenty years of an ex-gay ‘movement’ that promised ‘freedom from homosexuality’ only to arrive right back where we started: Alan Chambers is a sad and pathetic man. He’s a …

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Nextbook On The “Jew Fairy”

Jewish culture site Nextbook dissects Boys In The Band and its “Jew fairy” character Harold, noting the interesting parallels between the gay and Jewish worlds and how both deal with the issues of assimilation and acceptance with self-deprecating humor. Harold may not be entirely at ease with either his sexual or religious identity, but he refuses to downplay or mask …

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