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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.
Sinister Wisdom 97: Out Latina Lesbians
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,560. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays
It is an enormous pleasure to present Sinister Wisdom 97: Out Latina Lesbians, edited by Nívea Castro with Geny Cabral. Castro and Cabral have assembled an extraordinary collection of writing by Out Latina Lesbians including work by Janis Astor del Valle, Susana Cook, Alina Galliano, Alixa García, Marga Gomez, Cherríe Moraga, Monica Palacios, Bessy Reyna, and many more.
Let's Shut Out the World
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,140. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016 by Chelsea Station Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian
Let’s Shut Out the World is both prequel and sequel to the author’s rough-and-ready romantic escapades detailed in his diaries, the Lambda Literary Award finalist for memoir, Wild Animals I Have Known.
It's Not Mean If It's True: More Trials From My Queer Life
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 57,880. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2015 by Lethe Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Gay & lesbian
The author of Alec Baldwin Doesn't Love Me and That's Mr. Faggot to You returns with more skewed observations on the strange state of the queer union. As fans of his previous collections have happily discovered, little escapes his attention, and no topic is too controversial or sacred to be tackled.
Mary MacLane's I Await the Devil's Coming: Annotated & Unexpurgated
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,370. Language: American English. Published: October 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays
She influenced Gertrude Stein, inspired F. Scott Fitzgerald, and was hotly discussed by everyday people - and America’s biggest writers. Yet despite sparking film, stage, and music projects today - and being endlessly quoted on the Internet - the writer behind the writing has remained unknown ... until now. Mary MacLane (1881-1929) paved the way for today's bloggers and feminists.
Until My Heart Stops
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 147,900. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2015 by Chelsea Station Editions. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays
Until My Heart Stops assembles more than fifty works of nonfiction written by the author over four decades, including many published during the height of the AIDS epidemic.
Human Days: A Mary MacLane Reader
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 244,630. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays
She influenced Gertrude Stein, inspired F. Scott Fitzgerald, and was hotly discussed by everyday people - and America’s biggest writers. Yet despite sparking film, stage, and music projects today - and being endlessly quoted on the Internet - the writer behind the writing has remained unknown ... until now. Mary MacLane (1881-1929) paved the way for today's bloggers and feminists.
Bi Any Other Name - Bisexual People Speak Out
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,130. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2015 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Transgender
Bi Any Other Name: Bisexual People Speak Out first debuted in 1991. This groundbreaking book helped catalyze a national movement for bisexual identity, justice and equality. Often dubbed “the bisexual bible,” Bi Any Other Name was on Lambda Book Review’s Top 100 GLBT Books of the 20th century and became a beloved reference text in many classrooms, doctors’ offices, libraries, and pulpits.
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.
Four Boyfriends and a Funeral
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,750. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays
Cherished memories help Totally Tyler keep it together, hold out and keep strong after a tragic loss in Four Boyfriends and a Funeral.,
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.
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.
Blue Talk and Love
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,560. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays
Blue Talk and Love tells the stories of girls and women of color navigating the moods and mazes of urban daily life. Set in various enclaves of New York City — including the middle-class Hamilton Heights section of Harlem, the black queer social world of the West Village, the Spanish-speaking borderland between Harlem and Washington Heights, and historic Tin Pan Alley — the collection uses magic r
An American Queer: The Amazon Trail
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,300. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays
This collection of Lee Lynch's columns chronicles over a quarter century of queer life in the United States, from the last decades of the twentieth century into the twenty-first.
True Stories Too
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,930. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014 by Chelsea Station Editions. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays
Award-winning author Felice Picano returns with a new collection of memoirs, True Stories Too: People and Places from My Past, expanding his highly praised portraits and anecdotes to reveal histories of his family, friends, and lovers. In this new volume Picano also delights with wonderful new tales of the many places he has lived in and visited, including NY, California, RI, Germany, and Japan.
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.
Leaving the Rest
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,080. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & 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.
Love, Christopher Street
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,690. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013 by Chelsea Station Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » History
The 26 original essays in Love, Christopher Street encompass revealing, intense, profound, funny, personal, and queer reflections that span forty years of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender life in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island and together create an LGBT love letter to New York City.
The Other Man
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,850. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013 by JMS Books LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Dating & relationships
If you’ve ever been the other man, had him invade your relationship, or are just plain curious about this beguiling, unpredictable, and dangerous creature, then this anthology of personal essays by gay men is for you. A portion of the proceeds will go to the It Gets Better project.
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.

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