That link is cool. I’d forgotten all about that dancing cop, and I didn’t know he’d passed away so young. How sad!

Things were quite a lot more tense with the NYPD in the days of my story. The Gay Officers Action League (GOAL) already existed, but its members were few and had to be very brave.

It’s amazing how much better things have become — in some ways.

There’s a lot of controversy going on now about including groups like GOAL in Pride events.

Imagine we’ll be seeing some of that in pieces for Pride month.


Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot.

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