Kenyon Farrow

Kenyon Farrow is an award-winning writer and activist based in New York City, known for his work on health care and biomedical research policy, housing and homelessness, criminal justice, and LGBT issues. He is the director of policy and advocacy for Treatment Action Group (TAG), and the former executive director of Queers for Economic Justice. Kenyon is co-editor of Letters From Young Activists: Today’s Rebels Speak Out, A New Queer Agenda (an issue of Feminist & Scholar, an online journal of the Barnard Center for Research on Women) and his essays appear in many books and online news outlets including the recent titles, We Have Not Been Moved: Resisting Racism and Militarism in 21st Century America (PM Press 2012), and Against Equality: Queer Critiques of Gay Marriage (AK Press 2010). You can also read his blog at

What Happens if Pride Parades Become Condom-Free?

The organizers of Houston's annual Pride parade, coming up this weekend, almost banned distributing condoms. And I have a lot of reasons to be skeptical about what a new “family-friendly” and “marriage-minded” LGBT community will mean for Pride.