About the Author
RICHARD GOLDSTEIN is one of the founders of rock criticism, starting at the Village Voice in 1966, and has reported on culture, politics and sexuality for the New York Times, Harper’s, the Nation and elsewhere. He served as executive editor of the Village Voice and was names GLAAD columnist of the year for his gay activism. His books include The Poetry of Rock, Reporting the Counterculture and Homocons: Liberal Society and the Gay Right. He teaches at Hunter College of the City University of New York.