By Hunter Oatman-Stanford — August 15th, As often happened when marginalized queer people fought back against oppression, their voices were silenced and their existence was criminalized. Several gender-nonconforming residents who spent time in the Tenderloin and experienced abuse firsthand have since spoken out, including two women who spoke with us for this story. Top: Guests arriving at a Tenderloin drag ball, circa Photo by Henri Leleu. For men, the situation was different. Long before women were encouraged to achieve economic independence from their families, cities gave men the freedom to live on their own and form underground queer and proto-transgender subcultures.
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Once a Cop | Book by Corey Pegues | Official Publisher Page | Simon & Schuster
It is awarded each year to the writer of a screenplay adapted from another source usually a novel, play, short story, TV series, or even another film. All sequels are automatically considered adaptations by this standard since the sequel must be based on the original story. See also the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay , a similar award for screenplays that are not adaptations. The first person to win twice in this category was Joseph L. Mankiewicz , who won the award in two consecutive years, and Michael Wilson was blacklisted at the time of his second Oscar, so the award was given to a front novelist Pierre Boulle. However, the Academy officially recognized him as the winner several years later.
The Skin I’m In: I’ve been interrogated by police more than 50 times—all because I’m black
A Lansdale man is facing multiple felony charges after he allegedly punched and choked his young son while police were responding to a complaint at his home during the early-morning hours of Sept. According to the criminal complaint, police were dispatched to a home on West Second Street at a. Upon arrival to the home, police noted that there was indiscernible yelling and screaming coming from the residence, the report states. Police continued to request to go upstairs to confirm that the boy was okay, but the uncle allegedly refused, the report states.
As an adult, he became a high-ranking police officer. In this fascinating look at life on both sides of the law, Corey Pegues opens up about why he joined the New York Police Department after years as a drug dealer. Pegues speaks honestly about the poor choices he made while coming of age in New York City during the height of the crack epidemic. Written with the voice and panache of someone who knows the streets, Once a Cop is a credible and informative look at the forces that lead some into a life of crime and what it means to make good on a second chance. Corey Pegues, a native of Queens, retired from the NYPD as a deputy inspector in , after twenty-one years of service.