David Margolick remembers the first time that he heard the name of John Horne Burns. Margolick was attending a boarding school when he heard about a book that had been banned from this prep school. Burns had written a scathing book, a novel, that was a thinly disguised critique of that school. Margolick was intrigued.
By Katie Chaffee and Chelsea Davis and Lauren Smith and Megan Walsh
Metzler, far right, with fellow LGBT community members at Miami University
Students and alumni say that Miami University has created a climate of acceptance for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer students, despite the school’s longstanding conservative reputation and location in a deeply conservative part of the state.
September 28th through the 30th, the LGBT Film Festival returns to the Neon Movie Theater in downtown Dayton. In this sneak-peek interview, WYSO Weekend host, Jerry Kenney, talks with Jonathan McNeal, film festival curator, and manager of the Neon, about this year's selections.
This interview will air on WYSO Weekend Sunday, September 23rd.