Category Archives: Armistead Maupin

The Arts of Fiction and Onstage Conversation

By Leah Garchik April 3, 2016 Last Tuesday, Armistead Maupin was presented with the 2016 Mayor’s Art Award at an event hosted by ArtCare: Friends of the San Francisco Arts Commission. Mayor Ed Lee praises Maupin for his “Tales of … Continue reading

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I Remember Herb Caen (2016)

Once the most influential person in the city of San Francisco, Herb Caen is largely forgotten in the San Francisco of 2016, living on predominantly in the hearts and memory of the people he personally knew and worked with. From … Continue reading

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Sir Ian McKellen describes Armistead Maupin as his godfather

By Leah Garchik October 13, 2015 The Mill Valley Film Festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award was presented by Armistead Maupin to Sir Ian McKellen on Sunday night, Oct. 11. The two are old friends and more: As they shared with delight … Continue reading

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10 spooky Bay Area curses

Excerpted from “10 Spooky Bay Area Curses” By Katie Dowd on October 5, 2015 11:07 AM Socialite Pat Montandon was the talk of the San Francisco society scene in the 1960s, so much so that Armistead Maupin modeled one of … Continue reading

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NLGJA lists 2015 inductees to LGBT Journalists Hall of Fame

The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association ( NLGJA ) is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2015 and the 10th year of our LGBT Journalists Hall of Fame. Please join us in recognizing this year’s inductee: Randy Alfred, Alison Bechdel, … Continue reading

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Who Is Armistead Maupin, Whose Quote Opens ‘I Am Cait’? He’s Something Of An Icon

By: JAMES TISON After all this time, it’s finally (almost) here! The premiere of Caitlyn Jenner’s eagerly anticipated documentary series I Am Cait is July 26, but details about the first episode are already pouring in from across the Web. … Continue reading

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A 2015 Interview with Armistead Maupin

February 2, 2015 Rick Kleffel’s The Agony Column Podcast Armistead Maupin is every bit the gentleman you expect him to be. He’s crisp, smart and quite easily manages the paradox of being quietly outspoken. Sure, he’s not in the narrative, … Continue reading

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