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Ed's Journal [1] Lost Soul
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 18,830. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
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)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,360. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
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
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sexual alternatives
The photographs in this coffee table e-book colourfully reveal the glamorous world of Thai transvestite cabaret. 4,000 words, 86 full colour images
Holy Terror: Lies the Christian Right Tells Us to Deny Gay Equality
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,870. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,080. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,210. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013 by Triad Literary. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Sociology
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)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,920. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Love & Marriage
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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,800. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013 by Petra Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
Travel memoir. Family and social relations. Gay community. Growing up and coming out in New Brunswick, Canada.
Irresistible Revolution
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,210. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: 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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,850. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: 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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,550. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,670. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Sex and health
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 17,700. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » History, Fiction » Poetry » Gay & lesbian
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
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 80,560. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013 by Ben Ohmart. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Entertainment
A history of political incorrectness and bad taste in 20th Century American pop culture
Not Like Other Boys, Growing Up Gay by Marlene Fanta Shyer and Christopher Shyer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,130. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In alternating voices, this frank memoir chronicles the long journey mother and son took from a relationship of concealment and shame about Chris's homosexuality to one of acceptance and love. Marlene and Chris tell the story of their parallel lives during the troubled years each of them kept silent about their suspicions, all the while yearning to reveal the truth.
Minorities' Rights
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 83,380. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
An all-in-one-resource, Minorities' Rights is a comprehensive analysis of gay rights and same-sex marriage written during a tumultuous period and after the issue has been the subject of various constitutional amendments and high court challenges.
The Womanist Musings Posts: Nascent Musing on Gender and Colonialism
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 21,130. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Critical theory, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
i started doing the guest posts at Womanist Musings about six of so months after i decided to start my own blog. the time period for the posts stretch almost a year (but there are only 36 posts because i missed quite a few weeks). one thing to mention, though, is that only 30 of the 36 posts were ever actually posted at Womanist Musings, the last six posts of this collection have never been posted
Don't You Know Who I Am Yet?
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
"Don't You Know Who I Am Yet?" is about a young man searching desperately for the acceptance and attention that his family could never provide. As a confused teenager, he eventually became addicted to the heightened atmosphere of Reality TV and was featured on countless shows. Jonathan shares those stories and his celebrity experiences as a publicist to the stars.
I Know Very Well How I Got My Name
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 23,980. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
To the rest of the world, Dean is a teenage girl—an awkward, boyish teenage girl, but a girl nonetheless. Meeting Amy changes everything. A prequel to his critically-acclaimed novel Refuse, Elliott DeLine’s second book is about the prevailing myths surrounding bullying and abuse, and the hardships of being young and transgender without a community or a roadmap.