Knowledge isn’t power; context is. That’s the timeless lesson that Vito Russo, the fearless queer activist and devoted film buff, taught us. A cofounder of ACT UP! and GLAAD, Russo recognized that politicians wired to voter perceptions — rather than inspired to do the right thing — had to be hit with more than just facts. As chronicler of Hollywood’s destructive, decades-long depiction of homosexuals in a lecture tour he adapted into the... More >>>