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The Psychic and the Storyteller
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Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Entertainment
This is a short but true story of the day I visited a psychic.
Paulyanna: International Rent-boy
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 141,300. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Paulyanna: International Rent-boy is a honest and frank portrayal of a working-class male prostitute’s life. Early abandonment, poverty, lack of education and sexual abuse delivered Paul onto the streets. But, ever optimistic, he does not dwell too much on the past. Without added glamour or grit, Paul shares the raw accounts of his life as a rent-boy in the 90s, from London to Los Angeles.
Further Tails
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 45,060. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Dating and relationships
“Oh there you are. Come in my friend… come closer so I can see you better.” “Did you come to hear my stories? If you did, then come and sit with me by the fire. I assure you it’s quite relaxing.”
Not My Child
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,260. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Parenting
NOT MY CHILD is the true account of Keba’s life story of an African-American Christian mother whose daughter came to her for support when she announced her sexual orientation at the age of 13. Keba, growing up in a conventional, religious household did not believe that her daughter could be homosexual and tried to convince herself that it wasn't true.
Ed's Journal [1] Lost Soul
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 18,830. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The true journals of a teenage boy and his angst of growing up, friends, and the heart.
Fan Fiction Fan (Pixel-Stained: a documentary memoir of the electronic publishing revolution in gay genre fiction)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,360. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Entertainment
A decade before e-books and self-publishing shook up the publishing industry, an author faced a dilemma: When you've written stories in a genre that is rarely published, what do you do? This first volume in Dusk Peterson's memoirs on the rise of gay genre fiction e-publishing includes reminiscences, stories, and art from mdbl, Steve Berman, J.M Snyder, and Emily Veinglory.
Ladyboy: Thailand's Theater of Illusion
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
The photographs in this coffee table e-book colourfully reveal the glamorous world of Thai transvestite cabaret. 4,000 words, 86 full colour images
Kenna / A Transgender Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,070. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013 by Clay Reston. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Sexual psychology
The true story of one person's lifelong struggle with gender dysphoria. Intriguing, highly informative and funny, this memoir takes the reader on the journey from initial self-awareness at age six through years of resistance and denial to final acceptance and the ultimate decision to assume a dramatically different role from the one assigned at birth.
Holy Terror: Lies the Christian Right Tells Us to Deny Gay Equality
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,870. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
In this book, Mel White argues that the true goals of today's fundamentalists are to break down the wall that separates church and state, superimpose their "moral values" on the US Constitution, replace democracy with theocratic rule, and ultimately create a new "Christian America" in their image. They believe this is a Christian nation that must be returned forcibly to its Christian roots.
Neither Here Nor There
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
A memoir of a 7-decade struggle against guilt and fear to accept myself as both gay and as a Christian. It was a long journey with numerous detours and dead-ends, but in the end I gained some insight of what it means to be fully human and willing to take risks.
Leaving the Rest
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,080. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays
In Leaving the Rest, gay men open up and share their own personal experiences of being a gay alcoholic/addict and living as a sober gay man, including experiences leading to and following recovery.Addiction and recovery are often life-changing and lifelong issues for many gay men.
Guardian Angel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,210. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out
Calvin is looking to end it all because he feels his family won't accept him as a gay man. Unbeknownst to him, someone is watching, looking to pick him up and rescue him from his negative state. Can Calvin get help before it’s too late? This is a story of coming out and accepting who you are. Remember, you are normal and you are not alone.
Pro-Gay and Ex-Gay Christians - Is There Room for Dialogue? Narratives and News on Christianity and Homosexuality during the 1990s (Narrative Nonfiction)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,920. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
In the late 1990s, most Christian denominations and other faiths remained deeply divided on the issue of homosexuality and related topics, such as gender roles. This collection of narratives and traditional news articles looks back at that tumultuous period, when Christians around the world engaged in battles and occasional dialogue in an attempt to determine the future of the Christian Church.
The Road to Dalhousie
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,800. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013 by Petra Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Travel memoir. Family and social relations. Gay community. Growing up and coming out in New Brunswick, Canada.
Irresistible Revolution
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,210. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
From one of the nation's best-known social justice leaders and community activists comes a strategic and informed argument about the pitfalls of limited political vision, and the benefits of an agenda that encompasses, yet moves beyond, equality.
For Colored Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Still Not Enough
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,850. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays
For Colored Boys addresses longstanding issues of sexual abuse, suicide, HIV/AIDS, racism, and homophobia in the African American and Latino communities, and more specifically among young gay men of color. The book tells stories of real people coming of age, coming out, dealing with religion and spirituality, seeking love and relationships, and creating their own sense of political empowerment.
America's Boy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,550. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Growing up "different" in the Ozarks is tough for a kid like Wade, especially with a wacky family and an all-American older brother. Wade's battle with himself- and the long road back to self-acceptance-forms the heart of this nostalgic, poignant, brutally funny and courageous memoir about what it means to be "normal," what it means to fit in, and, ultimately, what it means to be yourself.
10 Smart Things Gay Men Can Do to Improve Their Lives
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,670. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Gay men often say that after coming out they feel better at first, but for many it doesn't last. 10 Smart Things Gay Men Can Do to Improve Their Lives provides a thorough map for navigating through the difficult terrain of becoming the gay man you want to be in the context of your family, of your sexual health, and ultimately of a partnered relationship.
Edleston: Lord Byron's Boy Poems
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Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 17,700. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013 by Watersgreen House. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » History
A collection of romantic poems Byron wrote for John Edleston, Lord Clare, Earl Delawarr, Lucas Chalandrutsanos, and other boys. The collection spans Byron's life. Some poems for Edleston, Clare, and Delawarr were among the earliest verse he wrote; the poems to Chalandrutsanos were his very last. Selected and introduced by Keith Hale.
INCORRECT ENTERTAINMENT or Trash from the Past
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 80,560. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
A history of political incorrectness and bad taste in 20th Century American pop culture