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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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Other segments from the episode on May 12, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 12, 1995: Interview with Jimmy Tingle, Paul Mazursky, Robb Forman Dew, and Gary Paulsen; Interview with Dorothy Beam; Interview with Merle Haggard; Interview with…

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