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50 Years in 50 Weeks: 'Queer Crips' in 2003

by Jim Provenzano

Bay Area Reporter

Monday November 15, 2021

In the B.A.R.'s

'You'd better ask him,' was his now standard reply."

Killacky, co-editor, with Bob Guter, of the anthology "Queer Crips: Disabled Gay Men and their Stories," would attend the release event for the book with local contributors, at San Francisco Public Library's main branch.

Then a respected arts administrator in San Francisco, Killacky, a former dancer turned administrator for pioneering post-modern choreographers Tricia Brown and Laura Dean, went on to work in the arts field for years before moving to Vermont, where he's now a state legislator.

This year, Killacky published his fascinating collection of essays and interviews (including the Nov. 11, 2003 B.A.R. essay), "because art: Commentary, Critique & Conversation" (Onion River Press). See our review, also in this week's issue.

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