They Won’t Win is a folk-rock duo is made up of Danny M. Cohen and Greg Lanier. Originally, the duo played around the Chicago area as DannyPlusGreg but changed their name to They Won‘t Win in 2017 when they went into the studio to record their debut album, Lost At Sea.
Danny M. Cohen, who originally hails from London, is the author of the Holocaust novel Train and the choose-your-own-adventure story The 19th Window. He is the founder of the human rights education nonprofit Unsilence and a distinguished professor of instruction at Northwestern University. He lives in the Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago with his husband and daughter.
Greg Lanier grew up in America’s south and heartland and now works for the social science research institute NORC at the University of Chicago where he helps researchers share their work. He is also the co-founder of Cowboys and Astronauts, a men’s lifestyle and supplies shop that he runs with his partner. The shop is in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood, where he also lives with his partner and daughter.
Hear Danny and Greg’s story in this week’s episode of Uncensored Visionary: A LGBTQ Podcast.