Insights from an American gay rights legend


As a celebrated historian and prolific writer Martin Duberman never holds back

This is an interview with Martin Duberman (born August 6, 1930) American historian, playwright, and gay-rights activist, is the Distinguished Professor of History Emeritus at Lehman College and the Graduate School of the City University of New York and was the founder and first director of the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies at the CUNY Graduate School. He has authored over twenty books including James Russell Lowell (a National Book Award finalist), Paul Robeson, Stonewall, and the memoir Cures: A Gay Man’s Odyssey. His play In White America won the Vernon Rice/Drama Desk Award for Best Off-Broadway Production in 1963. His newest release this past spring was called “Waiting To Land.”