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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.
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.
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.
INDOMITABLE: The Life of Barbara Grier
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,100. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies
Barbara Grier—feminist, activist, publisher, and archivist—was many things to different people. Perhaps most well known as one of the founders of Naiad Press, Barbara’s unapologetic drive to make sure that lesbians everywhere had access to books with stories that reflected their lives in positive ways was legendary. Barbara changed the lives of thousands of women in her lifetime.
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.
From Both Sides Now: One Woman's to Love and Living Life to Its Fullest
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 70,830. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
What do you do when you realize at middle age that your entire life has been a lie? Allen struggled deeply with this very question, but what he didn’t realize was that the answers were already inside him. The answers dwelled in his feminine self that had been repressed since childhood in the form of the woman he would become: Alexus Sheppard. This is her story.
From Bastard To Believer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,290. Language: American English. Published: June 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies
The story of growing up in the 1950's and 1960's, coming to terms with one's sexuality and reconciling that sexuality to a true belief in God and what that means to me as a Christian. It is also the story of a personal journey toward that reconciliation and the trials and pitfalls I have had to go through to get to that place in my life.
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.
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.
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)
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.

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