Uncategorized | February 21, 2012
Wyoming Sen. Al Simpson of Cody will be featured at “Out West at the Autry” Feb. 27 at the Autry in Griffith Park in Los Angeles. How did Sen. Al wind up at an event that in L.A. that celebrates Western art and writing and LGBT issues? It goes beyond the fact that he is the subject of a new biography, “Shooting from the Lip: The Life of Senator Al Simpson.” In a Feb. 7 post, writer Gregory Hinton, who grew up in Cody and just finished a research fellowship at the BBHC, muses on how he found common ground with Sen. Al on the issue of being gay in Wyoming. Read the Autry blog post here.