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The Climb by Damien Benoit-Ledoux
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,160. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Gay and lesbian
Read the heartwarming coming out story of Skyler Phoenix as he struggles to find love after his devout foster parents kick him out for being gay. Skyler thought he’d never love again after the fallout of having a secret boyfriend… until his eyes and heart set upon the handsome Kalin Mars.
Secret Diaries Past & Present by Natasha Holme & Helena Whitbread
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,180. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out
Anne Lister (1791–1840) and Natasha Holme (1969–) are two lesbian diarists, two centuries apart, who conceal their sexuality behind an esoteric code of their own devising. Helena Whitbread and Natasha Holme investigate.
Bello come il Christallo by Chris Tamburini
Price: Free! Words: 28,930. Language: Italian. Published: July 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out
Mi chiamo Chris e ho 20 anni. La mia storia è rivolta a tutti, ma in particolare è dedicata a chi non accetta e a chi non si accetta. E a te, se vorrai ascoltare.
Lesbian Crushes in France: A Diary on Screwing Up my Year Abroad by Natasha Holme
Series: Lesbian Crush Diaries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,530. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out
In 1990 twenty-year-old Natasha finds herself in France on her university year abroad. She is ANGRY. Everyone should be a lesbian, or she will punish them for their oversight (particularly her bemused fellow English assistant friend, Ange).
Gay Men and The New Way Forward by Raymond L. Rigoglioso
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,750. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Sociology
How is being gay a gift? From a perspective seldom considered in mainstream gay—or straight—culture, Raymond L. Rigoglioso, founder of Gay Men of Wisdom, takes a fresh and open-hearted look at the critical roles that gay men play in the world. Organized around 14 Distinct Gay Male Gifts, Gay Men and The New Way Forward shows how gay men have become teachers for humanity.
Finding my Own Way to Happy and Gay by Barbara Castle-Farmer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,980. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / adolescence
An often hilarious often heartbreaking account of coming out by a young lesbian in 60s South Africa. It wasn’t all sliding along on buttered feet ... there was angst & anguish along the way, battles won, hopes lost, and many laughably embarrassing moments. And in spite of all the available reading, it’s no easier coming out today than it was last century - no matter where you live!
Sex and Soul by Cristina L. White
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,680. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out
Sex and Soul is a frank and often funny account of one woman’s transition from good Catholic girl to an out and open gay woman of color.
Coming Out Book, the Story of a Gay Christian Youth Pastor by Marcell Kincses
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 39,760. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
"I literally could not put it down!" "Breathtaking journey, that everyone has to read!" "Bold and vulnerable, way ahead of its time, it is going to become a bestseller in 2014, no question!"
Going Gay My Journey from Evangelical Christian Minister to Self-acceptance, Love, Life, and Meaning by Tim Rymel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,240. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out
Tim Rymel, a former Christian minister and leader in the ex-gay (reparative therapy) movement shares his story of coming to terms with his sexuality and rediscovering faith.
Nobody's Baby: Memoir of An Unwanted Child by Toni Macante
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 48,330. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out
Toni Macante was born with a birth defect that resulted in a severely disfiguring left leg. Neglected by her parents, she learned tenacity and resilience that served her well when she faced life on her own while coming of age and coming out as a lesbian in the late forties and early fifties.
Not Like Other Boys, Growing Up Gay by Marlene Fanta Shyer and Christopher Shyer by Marlene Fanta 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.
My Prodigal and Pragmatic Sons by Brenda Hughes Vanderpool
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,240. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Social Issues
Life is ever changing. In my sixties, I am faced with learning that my son who has been married for seventeen years is gay. At first this revelation devastates our family, but turns out to be one of the biggest blessings we could have ever imagined. In stark contrast to my first book, "The Tablecloth", this is nonetheless a sequel about my ever changing life.
Not Alone : A Book for Bullied Teenagers by Matthew Hartmann
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,450. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out
23-year-old Matthew Hartmann explores what it means to find your feet as a teenager in a fast paced World. To search for his own voice and identity, whilst fighting to survive years of schoolyard bullying, and to endure countless taunts because he was different. A brutally honest story of a young gay man in Sydney, the reader is taken on a journey of personal discovery, pain and self-acceptance.
Loving Someone Gay (Rev. 5th Edition) by Don Clark, PhD
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 102,010. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2010 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Sexual psychology, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out
For more than three decades, clinical psychologist, Don Clark, has been speaking to the hearts and minds of gay people, their families, friends, teachers and helpers in the many editions of Loving Someone Gay. With compassion he has promoted communication across generations as well as revealing a path of understanding and reconciliation for parents, siblings, husbands and wives and more.