Dan Woog Journalist, Educator, and Gay Activist


Contributed by Ellen J. Staurowsky

Dan Woog will present an all-campus lecture entitled "The Locker Room: The Last Closet" on Monday, March 27, at 7 p.m. in Williams 225.

Dan is a contributing writer for The Advocate magazine, where he has written on such topics as marriage and monogamy in the gay world and the special problems encountered by gay youth. He is the author of 13 books, including two collections of his most popular newspaper columns. Among his most noted works is Gay Men, Straight Jobs, which looks at three dozen men in professions ranging from truck driver, firefighter, and Christian bookseller to physician, news anchor, and country music singer. He also wrote about gay athletes in Jocks and Jocks 2, straight allies in Friends & Family, and gay issues in education in School's Out.