Category Archives: Chase Dimock

Letting the Meat Rest: A Conversation With Poet John Dorsey

Letting the Meat Rest: A Conversation With Poet John Dorsey By Chase Dimock . If you pick up a copy of Letting the Meat Rest, hoping to find tips for juicy pork chops, luckily, John Dorsey’s got you covered: a … Continue reading

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Different From the Others: LGBT History Month and the Almost Century-Old Legacy of an Early Gay Rights Film

Different From the Others: LGBT History Month and the Almost Century-Old Legacy of an Early Gay Rights Film By Chase Dimock   October is LGBT History Month, and this year it is as important as ever to study our past. … Continue reading

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Snuffleupagus as Depression: A Conversation with Poet Daniel Crocker

Snuffleupagus as Depression: A Conversation with Poet Daniel Crocker By Chase Dimock   If you ask Daniel Crocker how to get to Sesame Street, he’d point you toward a twisting road of manic depression, frustrated desires, and existential malaise. In … Continue reading

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As It Ought To Be Announces New Managing Editor

We here at As It Ought To Be are honored to announce that Chase Dimock will be assuming the role of Managing Editor. We suffered a great loss this spring with the passing of Okla Elliot, our Managing Editor of … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders’ Gay Pride Day Proclamation and the History of LGBT Advocacy

Bernie Sanders’ Gay Pride Day Proclamation and the History of LGBT Advocacy by Chase Dimock The above image is of Bernie’s declaration of a “Gay Pride Day” in Burlington, VT in 1985. I was born in 1985, which means that … Continue reading

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Saint Turing: A Few Reflections on Gay Iconography and Martyrdom on the Occasion of Alan Turing’s 100th Birthday

Saint Turing: A Few Reflections on Gay Iconography and Martyrdom on the Occasion of Alan Turing’s 100th Birthday By Chase Dimock This weekend marks the 100th anniversary of British mathematician Alan Turing’s birth. In celebration of his enormous contributions to … Continue reading

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From the Same Source as Her Power: A Threnody for Adrienne Rich

From the Same Source as Her Power: A Threnody for Adrienne Rich by Chase Dimock How do we account for and preserve a writer’s power after she dies? At the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris, any researcher who wants to access … Continue reading

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