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Dorothy Beam

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08:24

Dorothy Beam on Accepting Her Gay Son

Joe Beam died of AIDS in 1989. He was a writer who was in the process of editing his second anthology of Black gay writing. His mother Dorothy helped finish the work her son started, and it was published in 1992 as Brother to Brother: New Writings by Black Gay Men. (Rebroadcast)

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Dorothy Beam on Finishing her Son's Last Book.

Dorothy Beam. Her son Joe Beam died of AIDS three years ago. He was a writer who was in the process of editing his second anthology of Black gay writing. Dorothy helped finish the work her son started, along with editor Essex Hemphill. The collection is "Brother to Brother: New Writings by Black Gay Men," (published by Alyson Publications). Joseph Beam's first anthology is "In the Life: A Black Gay Anthology." RERUN. (originally aired 2/25/92) (Interview by Marty Moss-Coane)

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Dorothy Beam on Finishing her Son's Last Book.

Dorothy Beam. Her son Joe Beam died of AIDS three years ago. He was a writer who was in the process of editing his second anthology of Black gay writing. Dorothy helped finish the work her son started, along with editor Essex Hemphill. The collection is "Brother to Brother: New Writings by Black Gay Men," (published by Alyson Publications). Joseph Beam's first anthology is "In the Life: A Black Gay Anthology." (Interview by Marty Moss-Coane)

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