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Fan Fiction Fan (Pixel-Stained: a documentary memoir of the electronic publishing revolution in gay genre fiction)
Price: Free! Words: 52,360. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & 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.
Impossibly Glamorous (2017 Re-release): How a Misfit from Kansas Became an Asian Sensation
Price: Free! Words: 56,460. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Entertainment
Charles St. Anthony heard plenty of ‘Wizard of Oz’ jokes growing up in Kansas. After finding himself on some seedy dance floors in Kansas City, his quest for love and glamor — and his penchant for all things Japanese — carried Charles from Dorothy’s homeland to New York to Tokyo.
One Thing for Certain, Two Things for Sure A Memoir continued
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.”
Lesbian Crushes and Bulimia: A Diary on How I Acquired my Eating Disorder
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.
Sex, Drugs & Disco — San Francisco Diaries from the Pre-AIDS Era
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…
Gay A Day
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 78,170. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2019 by Lethe Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies
From pirates, politicians, and pornographers to starlets, serial killers, and saints, Gay a Day showcases a multicultural mosaic of real-life stories. Each day features the biography of a gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or intersex person of note: their accomplishments, their loves, their tragedies, and their times.
Farm Boy: A Memoir with Recipes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,350. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies
Mark Abramson writes about growing up gay in rural America. Stories of farm life through blazing hot summers and icy winters are interspersed with old recipes and tales of Minnesota foods. He explores his love of music and cooking as well as his earliest awakenings of his interest in other farm boys and, yes, he really did raise a pet fox.
Eyes Without A Face: A True Story of Survival from Emotional, Sexual and Physical Abuse
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.
Lesbian Crush Diaries: School, Bulimia, France
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)
A Survey of Gay Literature, Volume One: From Homer Through Lord Byron
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,910. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2018 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » History, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies
A Survey of Gay Literature Volume One is a collection of literature devoted to same-sex attraction from antiquity through Lord Byron.
Wild Animals I Have Known
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.
Between Shadow and Sun: A Husband's Journey Through Gender - A Wife's Labor of Love
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 69,000. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies
A revealing look at what it feels like for a person - and a family - to struggle with gender. Tina and Mary are especially effective at describing their experience for those who find it difficult to comprehend what it feels like to live in the "wrong" gender and why transition is so important.
For My Brothers - A Memoir
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.
Gay: the tenth anniversary collection
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.
A Pornographer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,560. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2017 by Chelsea Station Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies
A memoir by adult filmmaker Arch Brown, who recounts his interviews in the late 1960s and early 1970s with many of the men and women who wanted to star in his sex films-some who did, others who did not.
One Gay American
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 72,240. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies
Dennis Milam Bensie is One Gay American. Born in the 1960s and raised with traditional values in Robinson, Illinois, Bensie desperately wanted romance, a beautiful wedding, and a baby to carry on the family name. He denied his sexuality and married a woman at nineteen years old,  but fantasized of weddings where he could be the bride.
A Gay History of Great Britain
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,900. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » History » World
A history of gay male Great Britain from earliest times to today.
The Double: Male Eros, Friendships, and Mentoring—From Gilgamesh To Kerouac
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 145,510. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013 by Lethe Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Friendship, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies
This book examines the concept of the Double in history and literary sources, from the earliest known literature, The Epic of Gilgamesh, to the life and writings of the 20th-century Beat writer, Jack Kerouac.  Drawing upon his knowledge of theology, Jungian psychology, literature, and the history of Christian spirituality, Ed Sellner explains this inner figure, reflected in close friendship.
Before The Rainbow
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,090. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies
Fifty years ago, South African society was rigid, less tolerant and bigoted! Imagine growing into manhood – after being abused as a child – believing that you are evil, perverted and worthy only of Hell! Imagine the freedom of travelling in a circus. This book is about gay life, exactly observed, but with wry humour underlying each chapter.
The Chatobiography of Male A and Male B
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 93,630. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Dating & relationships, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies
The Real and Raw transcript of an inter-racial gay couple’s down-low affair.

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