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SnowbizNow Think Globally

Posted on 12 January 2012

By Nicholas Snow Oxford-based activist Dennis Hambridge founded the non-governmental organization (NGO)  Gay Activists Alliance International with prominent Nigerian activist Davis Mac-Iyalla in order to highlight inequality and human rights abuses towards lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and other gender variant people (LGBTI).   “We also highlight women’s rights regardless of sexuality and also the Worlds […]

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SnowbizNow “And Venus Is Her Name”

Posted on 07 January 2012

  Nicholas Snow Floridian Venus Perez, a forty-something Latina who has been HIV positive for over two decades holds among her role models, not surprisingly, her medical team.  About the 2nd edition of her sought-after book, “I’m Still Here,” she explained, “We have come so far yet we are not quite there.  Many lives were […]

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Human Rights For Everyone, Everywhere

Posted on 29 December 2011

By Nicholas Snow As we embrace a New Year, I am honored to report about the very important work of the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC), a champion for us all.  You may have read the news that in recent years “the full United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) voted in […]

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Snowbiz Now! Queer Cinema Transforms Indonesia

Posted on 28 December 2011

By Nicholas Snow About ten years ago, seven freelance jo­­urnalists decided that Indonesian movie screens deserved more than just Hollywood films. They determined that they would import international cinema to Indonesia, and since most of them were “queer,” the Q Film Festival – or “Q Fest” – was born. I caught up recently with one […]

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Snowbiz Now! After / Shock Living with HIV

Posted on 16 December 2011

By Nicholas Snow How many friends have I lost to AIDS antibiotics no prescription ?  How many ACT-UP protests have included my voice?  How many safer sex discussions have I participated in?  How many counseling sessions, self-help seminars and 12-step meetings have I attended?  How many times have I, as a columnist, radio personality and […]

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Snowbiz Now! She’s My Dad?

Posted on 08 December 2011

By Nicholas Snow Born the son of one of the world’s most famous and celebrated authors, Lannie Woulff is now a transgendered grandmother in her sixties. Huh? Yes, Lannie’s upbringing was “more a bit out of the ordinary, mostly stemming from the fact of my father’s literary stature.”  Her father is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author […]

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Snowbiz Now! Cause of Death

Posted on 02 December 2011

By Nicholas Snow Whether we like it or not, we’re all going to have one — a cause of death that is. As another World AIDS Day comes and goes, let’s have a reality check, shall we? I’m not writing this column to depress you, but rather to empower you. If you are reading this, […]

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Snowbiz Now! Modern-day Shaman

Posted on 23 November 2011

By Nicholas Snow R. Angelo Pezzote, MA, NCC, LMHC, LMFT, RPh, is based in Miami but demonstrates a worldwide commitment to healing. This manifests itself in an advice column, pod casts, workshops and lectures, and in his private psychotherapy practice. His book, “Straight-Acting – Gay Men, Masculinity, and Finding True Love,” has touched many, including […]

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Snowbiz Now! The Queen of Istanbul

Posted on 17 November 2011

By Nicholas Snow Meet “Yuky,” a thirty-something gay man from Istanbul, Turkey, and the creator of the web site, Istanbul Queens, a gay and lesbian travel guide. Yuky who is from a “modern and liberal, sensitive to the environment” family came out at age 18 to one of his close straight friends that he performed […]

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The Gay-Friendly Star of “24”

Posted on 10 November 2011

By Nicholas Snow Film Festival attendees around the world have enjoyed the short film “GAYKEITH,” but few know that the director is a star in her own right with many credits to her name (including the role of Jack Bauer’s wife in the first season of “24”). Leslie Ann Hope has in fact acted in […]

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