Gay Skating Bibliography

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Adams, Mary Louise. "So what's the problem with 'wussy' sports?" Borderlines. No. 46, April 1998.

Adams, Mary Louise. "To be an ordinary hero: male figure skaters and the ideology of gender." Avante. Vol. 3, No. 3., pp. 93-110. 1997.

The Advocate staff. "Athletes of the Gay Games: Ballroom dancing and figure skating." The Advocate, August 18, 1998.

Bailey, Steve. "Skating helps lesbian find inner peace and happiness." [Laura Moore] The Wilmington News Journal. April 22, 1995.

Bartelds, Jaap. "Tears over the Ice." [1998 Amsterdam Gay Games] Gay Games Newsletter [on-line], August 3, 1998.

Brennan, Christine. "He and his choreography live on" [Brian Wright]. USA Today. December 14, 1997.

Brennan, Christine. "HIV again interrupts Galindo's life." USA Today. April 5, 2000.

Clark, Joe. "Very out, and tasteful." [Matthew Hall] The Village Voice. November 22, 1994.

Cleary, Martin. "Ex-lover's suit upsets skater Orser." The Ottawa Citizen. November 19, 1998.

Crary, David. "Skater Brian Orser loses fight to suppress ex-boyfriend's suit." CBS Sportsline. November 20, 1998.

Croft, T.S. "Rudy Galindo: The former national champion excels in a sport he says is 98% straight (believe it or not)." The Advocate, August 18, 1998.

David, Bradley. "Rudy! Rudy! Rudy! Gay 'Champions on Ice' skater Rudy Galindo discusses living honestly." Dallas Voice, May 21, 1999.

DiManno, Rosie. "Who cares if Orser is gay?" The Toronto Star, November 19, 1998.

Dinsmore, Christine. "Skating on thin ice at Gay Games: Last-minute snafu means skating competition could be canceled." New York Blade News. July 31, 1998.

Dinsmore, Christine. "Skating 'practice' becomes Amsterdam's hottest ticket." New York Blade News. August 7, 1998.

Dinsmore, Christine. "'This is my Olympics': Local athletes sacrifice time, money in order to compete in the Gay Games." New York Blade News. February 13, 1998.

Doran, D'Arcy. "Orser wanted palimony suit details hushed." Toronto Star. November 19, 1998.

Drummie, Gretchen. "Orser slapped with lawsuit." Sun Media. November 18, 1998.

Feder, Abigail. "Gay Games IV." Village Voice. June 21, 1994.

Friedlander, Monica. "Robert Wagenhoffer." Blades on Ice.January/February 1996.

Gallagher, John. "Gay athletes through history." The Advocate. August 18, 1998.

Garber, Marjorie. "Viktor Petrenko's Mother-in-Law." In Women on Ice: Feminist Essays on the Tonya Harding/Nancy Kerrigan Spectacle. Ed. Cynthia Baughman. New York: Routledge, 1995: 93-102.

Globe and Mail (editorial staff). "Trouble in Splitsville." [Brian Orser] The Globe and Mail. November 19, 1998.

Haugh, David. Heeere's Johnny: Whispers of gay lifestyle creep to forefront, but few skaters or officials want to discuss it. Chicago Tribune. February 16, 2006.

Hersh, Philip. Skater's death revives questions: Are U.S. competitors receiving enough AIDS education? [quotes about gay issues in skating] The Chicago Tribune. December 16, 1999.

Hodges, Michael H. "Preview: Boitano says book overplays AIDS' toll on figure skating." [Includes mention of homosexuality in skating]The Detroit News. May 4, 1996.

Hollander, Sophia. "Gay Games: Competition and Camaraderie for Gay Athletes." [Focus on Laura Moore] New York Times. June 25, 2000.

Hunter, Stuart. "Controversy spins in Skate Canada denying claims of homophobia." Vancouver Province. March 18, 2001.

International Figure Skating. "The Competition That Wasn't: Skating Debacle at the Gay Games". December 1998.

Jackson, Jon. "Frozen in the closet." The Advocate. February 14, 2006.

Kahler, Frederic. "Interview: Figure Skater Darin Hosier." Beyond 2002. March 1996.

Kettmann, Steve. "Out of bounds: The closet in the locker room." The New Republic. [Passing mention of Rudy Galindo] November 16, 1998.

Killion, Ann. "Galindo's strength serving him well in face of HIV."San Jose Mercury News. May 21, 2000.

Kim, Lorrie. "Beyond Spirals with Jeff Nolt." 6.0 Skate. Spring 2001.

Kim, Lorrie. "'Gayest Sport in America': So How Come No Figure Skaters Are Out?" Outsports. February 6, 2006.

Kim, Lorrie. "Hot star on ice." [Doug Mattis] Philadelphia Gay News. November 24, 1995.

Kim, Lorrie. "A long program." [Doug Mattis] The Advocate. June 11, 1996.

Kim, Lorrie. "Skater discusses life, love, being out." [Rudy Galindo] Philadelphia Gay News. April 19, 1996.

Krochmal, Shana Naomi. As Cool As Ice.[Rudy Galindo interview] POZ. November 2000.

Loosemore, Sandra. "Gay Games fiasco not ISU's fault." CBS Sportsline: Women's Sports. August 14, 1998.

Milton, Steve. "Orser out in the open: Gay skater wants to set the record straight." Hamilton Spectator. December 2, 1998.

Moseley-Williams, Bradley. "Rising Star, Fallen Angel." [Matthew Hall] Icon. April 1998.

El Nuevo Dia staff. "A jugar sin exclusión." [Gay Games] El Nuevo Dia, Spanish-language San Juan daily. July 17, 1994.

Ohler, Shawn, and Murray Whyte. "Orser unmasked by lawsuit." The National Post. November 19, 1998.

Pela, Robert L. "Gays on Ice." [Jean Pierre Martin and Mark Hird.] The Advocate. May 31, 1994: 48-49.

Provenzano, Jim. "Being Naughty." [Jim Kerber] April 5, 1998.

Provenzano, Jim. "Breaking the Ice: Gay Skaters Come Out Smiling." [Jay Kobayashi] April 5, 1998.

Provenzano, Jim. Iced. Heretic's Journal. August, 1998.

Raphael, Mitchel. "Skating around the issue." National Post. December 3, 1998.

Randall, Jon. "And It's Not Just Because of Tonya Harding's 'Little Irish Love Pat.'" Goblin Magazine, Issue 9.

Reed, Susan. "Rudy Galindo: The Cinderella Story of Skating's First Out Champion" [cover article]. OUT. August 1996.

Refkin, Lois. "Gay Games: Successful Event Against Discrimination." [Gerry Kaplan, Laura Moore] The English Journal [English-language instruction for Japanese speakers.] December 1994.

Roca, Octavio. " Skaters' Waltz: Ballet's beauty blends with athletic skill on ice." San Francisco Chronicle. 4 January, 1998.

Rose, Chris. "The 60-Second Interview: Rudy Galindo." The New Orleans Times-Picayune. January 7, 2000.

Rubin, Roger. "Same-Sex Pairs' Flair." New York Newsday. June 24, 1994.

Savage, Dan. "Blade Runner: Brian Wright breaks the ice." POZ. June/July 1996.

Sharmat, Lee. "The Games That Ate Our Lives." [Laura Moore] The New York Triangle. June 21, 1994.

Smith, Beverley. "Orser: 'I've never had to lie about it.'" The Globe and Mail. December 9, 1998.

Smith, Beverley. "Support pours in for Orser." The Globe and Mail. November 20, 1998.

Smith, Chris. "A Guide to the Games: High Camp and High Hurdles, the Mighty Dykes and the Boston Beehives." New York. June 20, 1994.

Smith, Pohla. "Skating Preview: Skater changes attitudes and his fortunes." Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. April 18, 1999.

Somsen, Pennell. "Laura Moore -- Figure Skater, Accidental Activist." Second Thursdasy Networking Women. December 1994.

Starkman, Randy. "Orser not alone in fears of 'outing.'" The Toronto Star. November 11, 1998.

Steuver, Hank. "Skating Around the Gay Issue: Weir Won't Say He Is or Isn't." Washington Post. February 17, 2006.

Stewart, Dee. "Gay Games IV Celebrate Unity and Camaraderie." International Figure Skating. October/November 1994.

Taylor, Jim. "How will the world deal with Orser?" Calgary Sun. December 3, 1998.

Trent, John. Rudy Galindo: Beating the odds." Reno Gazette-Journal. January 5, 2001.

Tresniowski, Alex, Vicki Sheff-Cahan, and Johnny Dodd. Skater Rudy Galindo Faces AIDS. People. April 6, 2000.

Twyman, Gib. "Boitano pokes fun at misconceptions." Deseret News. February 14, 1999.

Willis, Rachel. "Gay Games IV and Cultural Festival." American Skating World. August 1994.

Village Voice staff. "Gay Games: One Week To Go." Village Voice. June 14, 1994.

Vincent, Donovan. "Leave Orser be - Elvis." The Toronto Star. November 20, 1998.

Wendland, Milton W. "Breaking the Ice: an interview with figure skater Rudy Galindo." The Liberty Press (Kansas). February 2000.

Wockner, Rex. Can you say 'self oppression'? Sidewalk San Diego. November 1998.


Brennan, Christine. Inside Edge. New York: Scribner, 1996.

Galindo, Rudy with Eric Marcus. Icebreaker. New York: Pocket Books, 1997.

Labrecque, Lisa (editor). Unity '94 New York. San Francisco: Labrecque Publishing, 1994.

Silby, Caroline, Ph.D. with Shelley Smith. Games Girls Play: Understanding and Guiding Young Female Athletes. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2000.

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