Aarons, Leroy

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AARONS, Leroy. American, b. 1933. Genres: Songs/Lyrics and libretti, Gay and lesbian issues, Writing/Journalism, Social commentary. Career: Washington Post, Washington, DC, national correspondent, 1966-76; Oakland Tribune, Oakland, CA, executive editor and senior vice president for news, 1985-91; National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association, president, 1990-97. Publications: (with G. Cowan) Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers (radio drama), 1991; Prayers for Bobby: A Mother's Coming to Terms with the Suicide of Her Gay Son, 1995. Address: 626 Gold Ridge Rd., Sebastopol, CA 95472, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]