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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.
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.
More Sex, Drugs & Disco — San Francisco Diaries from the Pre-AIDS Era
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
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…
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.
Borderless
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 97,100. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Travel » Gay & lesbian
When Jackie, a diehard free spirit, comes out to a man she married too young, he disappears and leaves her married for a year while not knowing where he is. She packs her car and starts driving, picking up strangers off craigslist. What follows is a story that one will not soon forget.
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.
A Gay History of Australia
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,330. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » History » World
The first gay male history of Australia from the Aboriginal cultures to today. It comes to 66,000 words.
A Gay History of the United States
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,800. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » History
A Gay History of the United States is the most complete gay male history of the country to date.
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)
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.
24 Soho
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,960. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural
A wild magic carpet ride filled with outlandish undertakings, secret bumps and mythical stops. Cartier's often torturous, always adventurous life so adroitly depicted here is ultimately a triumph of the human spirit.
Edge: Travels of an Appalachian Leather Bear
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.
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.
Neither Here Nor There
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A memoir of a 7-decade struggle against guilt and fear to accept myself as both gay and as a Christian. It was a long journey with numerous detours and dead-ends, but in the end I gained some insight of what it means to be fully human and willing to take risks.
An About Face
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,250. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The final years of prison don t get any easier for former NCAA track athlete Miguel Morris as forces still try to derail his hopes for early freedom. He is still tested by guards, fellow inmates and the bruising sun as he slaves like a farmhand in the work fields before he is paroled in to freedom.
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.
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.
Playing By the Rules
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 72,400. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011 by Rebel Satori Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Elzie came out publicly on ABC Evening World News in January 1993. He became the first Marine discharged under Don't Ask, Don't Tell, and later reinstated, becoming the first Marine to challenge Don't Ask, Don't Tell with a Federal Court Case and went on to serve four years openly gay. Forward by David Mixner.

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