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One Thing for Certain, Two Things for Sure A Memoir continued by Craig Stewart
Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 56,520. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies
One Thing for Certain, Two Things for Sure reminds us that there are no mistakes or accidents in life—that everything happens as it should. Stewart allows us, the reader, an intimate look into his personal life through stories that center on dating, love, fear, fate and destiny. “I hope my story, these words, will help navigate the lives of men and women everywhere.”
River Days, River Nights: True Gay Adventures at the Russian River (1976 – 1984) by Mark Abramson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,120. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies
Mark Abramson, a Minnesota farm boy, moved to San Francisco from Minneapolis in 1975 and dived right into the debauchery of gay life in that pre-AIDS world, including many day trips and overnight stays at the Russian River, ninety miles north of the city. In 1981 he decided to join a group of friends in fixing up an old house south of Guerneville, California. He soon found and the rest is history.
More Sex, Drugs & Disco — San Francisco Diaries From the Pre-AIDS Era by Mark Abramson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,090. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
In this sequel to "Sex, Drugs & Disco," Mark Abramson's diaries begin in January 1980 with optimism for the new decade. San Francisco was a beacon of freedom for gay men from around the world, and he was there to write down the details of most of his tricks, love affairs, and all the fleeting encounters in between. We were scarcely aware of how special those days.
Sex, Drugs & Disco — San Francisco Diaries From the Pre-AIDS Era by Mark Abramson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,040. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Dating & relationships
In the 1970s, thousands of young gay men flocked to San Francisco. Mark Abramson, author of the best-selling "Beach Reading" mystery series and the AIDS memoir "For My Brothers," was one of them. In a time and place where sex was free, drugs were cheap, and the driving disco beat felt like it would go on forever, he landed in the great gay Mecca fresh out of college…
Fun with Dick and Shane: Memoirs of a Houseboy by Gillibran Brown
Series: Memoirs Of A Houseboy, Book 1. Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 83,650. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies(5.00 from 5 reviews)
‘Fun with Dick and Shane’ introduces Gillibran Brown, a houseboy with the gift of the gab. Gilli shares a unique relationship with his partners Dick and Shane. The book deals with everyday life, love and discipline in a gay ménage à trois. Gilli’s observations and anecdotes are entertaining, sometimes hilarious and often moving.
For My Brothers - A Memoir by Mark Abramson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,260. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies
Mark Abramson was a bartender during the worst years of the AIDS crisis, roughly from 1984 to 1996 when new life-saving drugs came on the market. He was also involved in several of the major fundraising events of the times, from gay bars to the waterfront piers of San Francisco and theaters in between. For My Brothers is filled with true stories of encounters with famous and not so famous people.
Wild Animals I Have Known by Kevin Bentley
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,530. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016 by Chelsea Station Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies
Kevin Bentley faithfully kept a frank, literate diary of his experiences as this generation of gay men tumbled into the era of AIDS. A Lambda Literary award finalist in Autobiography, this edition available from Chelsea Station Editions features a new afterword by the author.
Eyes Without A Face: A True Story of Survival from Emotional, Sexual and Physical Abuse by Samuel P. Holloway III
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,540. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Psychology » Child Abuse
This is a riveting emotional story of rape, prostitution, molestation, child abuse, incest, sexual abuse, family rejection, bullying, domestic violence, and finding peace. It's a lot, but it’s a must read. GOD didn't leave Samuel. HE kept him here to share this story to help heal and educate others. This book is definitely a page-turner.
The Snail Affair:Memoirs of a Houseboy by Gillibran Brown
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: British English. Published: August 17, 2015. Categories: Screenplays » Biographical , Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies(5.00 from 6 reviews)
A humble stand alone chapter of memoir to appease and tide over those houseboy fans eagerly awaiting the publication of my next full-length work 'Revelations.’ Whenever that might be! Patience, people, patience! ;-)The Snail Affair deals with a more recent incident in this boy's life, taking place, as it does, in July 2015. An old adversary drops in for a visit after Shane makes an announcement.
Lesbian Crushes and Bulimia: A Diary on How I Acquired my Eating Disorder by Natasha Holme
Series: Lesbian Crush Diaries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,080. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders
19-year-old Natasha is obsessively in love with her teacher, Miss Williams. The tattoo she flashes around says so. Natasha meets Alex, a girl her own age, who questions her about the tattoo. An awkward romance is born. In this real-life diary Natasha records her panic at a lesbian relationship. To lose weight, she starves herself. To make sure she's gay, she drags five boys into bed in one week.
Embracing My Shadow: Growing up Lesbian in Nigeria by Unoma Azuah
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,900. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2020 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian
Embracing My Shadow traces Unoma Azuah’s challenging growth as a lesbian in Nigeria and how she navigated the paths of abuse, ethnic discrimination and homophobia in a hyper-religious and patriarchal Nigerian society. It is a story of a real life experience, and it affirms the conflicts and voices of LGBTQI Nigerians who have been constantly told that their sexual orientation is un-African.
Edge: Travels of an Appalachian Leather Bear by Jeff Mann
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 72,070. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014 by Lethe Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Travel, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies
The autobiographical essays in Edge offer insight into the passions of acclaimed author Jeff Mann. These memories, insightful as they are endearing, range from his boyhood obsession with the gothic allure of Dark Shadows, to the doubt and pain of being a Southerner and so at the edge of the gay community, and the appeal of leather bars and bear culture.
AutoSexual Lesbian: A True Lesbian Adventure by Lez Lee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,400. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Dating & relationships, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies
Step into the life of a lesbian as she navigates the drama filled waters of being a lesbian in 2015. Its a long difficult journey from attempting suicide to self love and she tells all the details in between. It's raw and all true so if you've ever been curious this book is for you!.
Christine Jorgensen by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies
Christine Jorgensen was the first highly publicized sex/gender reassignment in the United States. Though her surgery was the work of Danish physicians, she was an American and a military veteran. My ebook looks at the surgery and the public reaction to Christine's transformation. By 1971 the sex revolution began to leave out the family unit, a development that perplexed and troubled Jorgensen.
Lesbian Conversions: 10 Lesbians Describe the Day They Turned Gay by Kat Diver
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies
In “Lesbian Conversions,” ten formerly heterosexual women describe in intimate detail the sexual experiences that led them to discover their lesbianism. Their intense, passionate stories reveal the nuances and depths of lesbian love, and uncover its transformative power.
Gay: the tenth anniversary collection by Steve Dow
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,650. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies
Forty-seven essays on what it means to be gay today: the marriage fight, religion, politics, Mardi Gras, body image, drugs, HIV, media, families, babies, gender identity, sport, literature and arts. Steve Dow is a Melbourne-born, Sydney-based journalist and author whose original publication of Gay in 2001 was critically well-received.
Lesbian Crush Diaries: School, Bulimia, France by Natasha Holme
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 187,160. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies
The collected diaries: Lesbian Crushes at School: A Diary on Growing Up Gay in the Eighties (1983-1989) Lesbian Crushes and Bulimia: A Diary on How I Acquired my Eating Disorder (1989-1990) Lesbian Crushes in France: A Diary on Screwing Up my Year Abroad (1990-1991)