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Press: Audio & Video


May 2017

Video: Mirror Weekly Profiles Andrew Solomon

Andrew said that he felt the greatest love between him and his mother, and was eager to once again feel that love with a child of his own. He never imagined that he would one day marry and give birth to a lovely son.

May 2017

Video: In Support of Same-Sex Marriage in Taiwan

Andrew Solomon offers words of encouragement to activists seeking legalization of same-sex marriage in Taiwan.

May 2017

Video: TEDxExeter: How Open Borders Make Us Safe

In this presentation from TEDxExeter 2017, Andrew Solomon argues that discovering other countries is the best way of finding ourselves, while ignorance of other cultures gives rise to fear, suspicion and war.

May 2017

Video: Portraying Gay Male Life Today

How are today’s realities and paradoxes shifting what gay writers and activists take on? Writers and artists Ali Asgar,Édouard Louis, Garth Greenwell and Andrew Solomon explore how gay life, gay men and gay culture are changing and how artists are responding in their work.

Apr 2017

Video: Amanpour: Gay Rights: Greatly expanded, ‘impossibly fragile’

As London celebrates queer art until 1967, when homosexual acts were decriminalized in the UK, writer Andrew Solomon says continued progress is “not guaranteed.”

Apr 2017

Video: 2017 NYSAIS Conference Keynote Address

Andrew Solomon discusses the means by which families accommodate children with physical, mental and social disabilities and how these unusual situations can be invested with love.

Apr 2017

Video: 2017 PEN America Literary Gala

Andrew Solomon’s remarks at the 2017 PEN America Literary Gala.

Apr 2017

Video: California Charter Schools Conference Keynote Address

Andrew Solomon explains the importance of accepting and embracing the differences of each student within the classroom.

Apr 2017

Video: Going Underground: Should Minorities Fear Trump?

Host Afshin Rattansi and Andrew Solomon discuss immigration and the state of LGBT rights since the November presidential election.

Feb 2017

Audio: The Brian Lehrer Show: Our Politics, Our Kids

A discussion on how to instill political values in your children that are important to you while still teaching them to think for themselves and form their own opinions.