Toni Morrison took the ugliest or most paradoxical truths and rendered them hauntingly beautiful, simply (not so simply!) by telling stories.
Male bonding in movies is still a relatively rare subject for cinema to tackle; and these three gay-friendly films are not your typical Hollywood fodder.
James Baldwin was defined by his struggle to reconcile his role as an artist isolated from one or another of the groups that might have provided the sense of community he sought.
The Jacksons were the real thing. Fuck the Osmonds. I could hardly contain the singing of my secret song for Marlon. Everyone else could scream for Michael, I was there for Marlon. I’d been growing my Afro for months.