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March 12 DOB, Edward Albee Defends ‘Gay Writer’ Remarks

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Edward Albee born March 12, 1928 was recently criticized for an acceptance speech gave at the 23rd annual Lamda Literary Awards.  While accepting the award, Albee told the audience, ” A writer who happens to be gay or lesbian must be able to transcend self. I am not a gay writer.  I am a writer who happens to be gay.”

For more see wbur.org :  http://www.wbur.org/npr/136923478/playwright-edward-albee-defends-remarks

http://www.wbur.org/npr/136923478/playwright-edward-albee-defends-remark

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Written by harenews

June 8, 2011 at 6:42 pm

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