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Jeremy Lybarger is the features editor at the Poetry Foundation. He lives in Chicago.
On the poet’s bicentennial, we will see praise for his political idealism and gauzy reclamations of him as an LGBT ancestor. But it remains difficult to talk about the connection he saw between patriotism and his love of young men.
Andrea Dworkin is remembered for saying that all sex is rape—even though she never said that. A new collection reintroduces the radical feminist to the next generation of “nasty women.”
In his acerbic and often hilarious Village Voice column, Gary Indiana documented a cultural world being lost to AIDS and corporate greed.
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