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Thursday, February 11, 2016

Retired local reporter talks on Randy Shilts

screenshot Logo TV Randy Shilts Reporter Zero documentary

PHOTO: Ad for Logo TV documentary "Reporter Zero," about Randy Shilts. (See previous posts Randy Shilts 'Reporter Zero' on Logo (3/10/07) and Eugene Weekly on nude yoga gayest city rating criteria (2/3/12) where I say, "Nude yoga was practiced by the famous Eugene and University of Oregon journalism graduate Randy Shilts (1951-1994), whose first job was at "The Advocate," then a national biweekly gay newspaper financially subsidized by a millionaire. In 1982, Shilts moved on to "The San Francisco Chronicle" to become a famous reporter and author of several books made into major motion pictures before he died of AIDS.")

A retired local newspaper reporter "Kislingbury to speak on Shilts," Gazette-Times, Feb. 11, 2016, p. A2 online as "Friends of the Albany Public Library discussion with Graham Kislingbury," posted Feb. 9, 2016.The short article says, "Kislingbury will talk about the late Randy Shilts, who was one of the first openly gay journalists hired by a major daily newspaper. He was also an author of groundbreaking books on the AIDS epidemic and gays and lesbians in the military."