I found this piece deeply affecting. I can’t say why.
It’s about 2 gay guys of the same chronological age, but of different cultural ages, going to see a Judy Garland tribute show, and trying to figure out if she still (or should) have a special place in the hearts of gays.
I weep for my people.
I’m only half-kidding. I have this theory that because of the holocaust that was the AIDS epidemic and its annihilation of the previous generation of gay men, the faith of our fathers risks extinction. Today, Judyism, like Yiddish, is little more than a vague cultural memory.
Not for me. But then I grew up in a bubble of fabulousness …
Read the whole thing in The New York Times.