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  • Blogs

    June 8, 2011

    Amina Abdallah Araf al Omari, Kidnapped Gay Syrian Blogger, Might Be Made Up

    Not her?!​The defiant lesbian blogger Amina Abdallah Araf al Omari (a.k.a. Amina Arraf or Amina Abdallah), who was reported kidnapped on her blog "A Gay Girl in Damascus" by a cousin this week, may not exist at all or otherwise has a lot of explaining to do. Her story circulated everywhere fro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2011

    Lara Logan Speaks on Her Sexual Assault in Egypt

    Lara Logan in Cairo​As the deaths of photographers Tim Hetherington and Chris Honros sadly reminded us last week, journalists continue to face dangers all over the globe, and especially in the volatile Middle East, where a rash of uprisings have created historic opportunities to capture news, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2010

    Vic Ziegel, One of the Best

    Ziegel​Vic Ziegel of the New York Daily News died Friday, July 23 of lung cancer, still young at 72. He was one of the good guys. When I started regularly for the Village Voice in the mid-1980s, Ziegel was one of the few writers from a New York daily to accept me as a colleague when I'd se ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    April 17, 2007

    Eddie Robinson's Unlikely Pal

    Remembering the Grambling legend and his unusual friend