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Jonathan W. Thurston

About Jonathan W. Thurston

Jonathan W. Thurston is a Ph.D. student at Michigan State University and the editor-in-chief of Thurston Howl Publications. While he specializes in early modern animal studies in academia, he is currently working on a cultural exposé of HIV in 21st century America. He loves reading, ballroom dancing and frequenting Lansing's cafes.

News Analysis: Proud of What?

50 years ago, Greenwich Village in New York saw a team of police officers raid its gay club, Stonewall Inn. The acts of violence displayed that early morning led to protests, riots, mobs, and hospitalization for both club-goers and officers. Pride was born out of this resistance against police brutality.

By |2019-06-19T14:51:13-04:00June 19th, 2019|Michigan, News|

I’m Positive

Every HIV story is a sad story. And, generally, it’s always a surprise story for people, something they weren’t expecting. In January 2014, I was dating a guy in Memphis, Tennessee, named Andre. We fell [...]

By |2019-01-23T15:38:35-05:00January 23rd, 2019|Opinions, Viewpoints|

Dancing Harder

'Porn to Be a Star' Play Coming to Menjos in Detroit "Get ready to get Harder!" That’s the slogan for Chris Harder’s play, "Porn to Be a Star," directed by Obie Award-winning performer and playwright [...]

By |2018-02-07T18:43:58-05:00February 7th, 2018|Guides, Romance|