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Sister Love: The Letters of Audre Lorde and Pat Parker 1974-1989
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 31,350. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays
Pat Parker and Audre Lorde first met in 1969; they began exchanging letters regularly five years later. Over the next fifteen years, Lorde and Parker shared ideas, advice, and confidences through the mail. Sister Love: The Letters of Audre Lorde and Pat Parker 1974-1989 gathers this correspondence for readers. A rare opportunity to glimpse inside the minds and friendship of two great poets.
In Search of Stonewall, The Riots at 50, The Gay & Lesbian Review at 25, Best Essays, 1994-2018
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,350. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays
In Search of Stonewall commemorates The Gay & Lesbian Review’s 25th birthday with a collection of relevant articles culled from its 136 issues.
Alec Baldwin Doesn't Love Me and Other Trials from My Queer Life
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 65,470. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2015 by Lethe Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
An irreverent, insightful, and wickedly funny humor collection that shows just how queer life really is by one of the more charming voices in contemporary gay prose. Oh, wait, we're talking about Michael Thomas Ford. Well, he's still a good guy, kind to dogs, donates to homeless porn stars, and has stopped sending Mr. Baldwin selfies.
Bathhouse Blues
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 30,470. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Sex & health, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays
This is the only book to explore the culture and community feeling of the gay baths. It is written from the perspective of a Gay Asian male that has spent over 20 years walking the hallways of gay bathhouses. For anyone unfamiliar with gay bathhouse etiquette, this read will give you a front row seat on what takes place behind closed doors.
What Color Is Your Hoodie?
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,870. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015 by Chelsea Station Editions. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays
Thirteen candid and provocative essays by Jarrett Neal on the status of black gay men in the new millennium.
Kisah Orang Kita
Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 12,490. Language: Malay. Published: November 19, 2018 by Buku Fixi. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays
Kisah Orang Kita adalah koleksi yang bertemakan kisah benar pengalaman individu lesbian, gay, biseksual, transgender, dan queer (LGBTQ) di Malaysia.
That's Mr. Faggot to You: Further Trials from My Queer Life
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 63,870. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015 by Lethe Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays
That's Mr. Faggot to You continues Ford's exploration of contemporary gay life. He does not shy away from personal revelations--he recalls his own traumatic high school experiences but recognizes that, years later, he's happier and, more importantly, a great deal more attractive than his classmates--but also offers insight into more political issues such as religion and politics and Wynonna Judd.
Chelsea Station Issue 4
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,610. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013 by Chelsea Station Editions. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays
The fourth issue of Chelsea Station, the popular new literary magazine of gay writing, edited by Jameson Currier, features seven short stories, three essays, ten poems, and interviews, reviews and other writing relating to gay literature.
Rhapsody: Notes on Strange Fictions
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 121,330. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014 by Lethe Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Acclaimed author & critic Hal Duncan turns his analytic eye towards the development and current state of speculative fiction in the pages of Rhapsody. Duncan's trademark wry humor and suffer-no-fools approach to critiquing the genre will make this book more than a resource for students of the field—anyone who enjoys reading tales of the fantastical and strange can find Duncan's insight worthwhile.
What the Bible Says about Homosexuality: A Bible Study for Progressive People of Faith
Series: Social Justice. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,010. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Biblical Studies / History & Culture, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays
The work employs the tools of biblical exegesis to consider a topic which has divided religions, caused emotional tension, and resulted in harm. This work asks readers to step aside from the political and emotional divisiveness for a moment to become students of the bible. It is a work both about homosexuality and about how biblical texts can be examined by thinking people. In the bible there a
Binding the God: Ursine Essays from the Mountain South
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 79,590. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2010 by Lethe Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
A much lauded essayist and poet, Jeff Mann writes of the passion and pain of being a Southern gentleman who happens to be invested in many worlds:  the hungers of gay Bear culture; the propensities of leather and bondage; the frustrations of academia; and the perspectives of an Appalachian who has traveled the world. Binding the God is his second collection of essays.

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