Dustin Kight

Dustin Kight

At a Glance:

Dustin Kight has been a Project Contributor since October 2007, has written 56 entries and currently lives in Jamaica Plain, MA.


For the past six years Dustin Kight has worked in LGBT and HIV/AIDS advocacy and community organizations, first as student manager of his college's queer student center, Blegen House. Having grown up queer in the Deep South, he's committed to LGBT movement work that embraces our community in every state.

When not banging his head against action alert software, Dustin enjoys used book stores, public radio and C-SPAN, and doesn't bat an eyelash saying it.

(Note: The views expressed by Dustin are his own and do not necessarily represent those of his employers.)

Dustin Kight: Recently Filed

Gist, or the demise of pseudo-privacy online

Filed by Dustin Kight | February 02, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

When I was fifteen and a budding gay in Small Town, South Carolina, I had an AOL account and a single mother who didn't have the time or the wherewithal to keep up with my Internet doings. (Thank God something...Read More

Will Scott Brown stand up for LGBT servicemembers, too?

Filed by Dustin Kight | January 26, 2010 | 10:30 AM | comments

My local NPR station, WBUR, had a (somewhat inappropriately sanguine) profile of Scott Brown on this morning. The feature included references to his troubled childhood: his single mother, the time spent on welfare, his rocky relationships with authoritative men, er,...Read More

No HIV/AIDS Vigil for the October March?

Filed by Dustin Kight | August 27, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

Seth Hemmelgarn at the Bay Area Reporter is reporting that organizers of the National March for Equality have dropped a vigil for people living with HIV/AIDS: It appears that a vigil for people living with HIV/AIDS will not be part...Read More

Did you know we live in a "post-AIDS" world?

Filed by Dustin Kight | August 25, 2009 | 11:00 AM | comments

Apparently the Beverly Hills: 90210 revival is going well. What else can explain its sister revival of Melrose Place? The CW is bringing Melrose Place, 90210's sleezy, later-night sibling, back to television on Tuesday, September 8th. Gay fans of the...Read More

Here Come the Eye-Rollers: Milk, King Honored by Obama

Filed by Dustin Kight | July 31, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

I'm probably not the first to say that the LGBT community sounds (and acts) like a broken record sometimes. Ever since the President didn't wave a magic wand on Inauguration Day, we've largely been reacting to anything the Administration does...Read More