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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.
The Gay-Len Memoir: How Love Can Make You Stupid
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 35,930. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Dating & relationships, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies
The memoir touches on sexual assault, domestic violence, cheating, and many topics most relationships face on a day to day basis. No matter your sexual preference, this book will resonate with you.
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.
Sinister Wisdom 101: Variations
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,820. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2017 by Sinister Wisdom. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies, Essay » Literature
Sinister Wisdom 101: Variations explores different variations of lesbian-feminism. The truth is that women have not stopped loving women, and there is no indication that phenomenon will ever go away, but the language and culture of those women remain as variable today as they were in the twentieth century.
From Pieces to Peace - 32 Years of Lesbianism: Finally Letting Go of the Chains of an Unclean Spirit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,020. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2017 by Pearly Gates Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies
Read the author's story and testimony—her chance to show how God delivered her from a lifestyle jam-packed with pain, brokenness, and loneliness. It is her hope that as you read her story, you see yourself and realize there's more for you. God has better plans and a better future for you. It does not matter how long you have been enslaved by the claws of homosexuality; God is able to free you!
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.
San Francisco Daddy
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 22,030. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Dating & relationships, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies
Charles St. Anthony dreamed of living in San Francisco his whole life, and after a sudden return to the USA from Japan, he makes his way to the Bay. In this novella-sized mini-memoir, Charles finds the humor in every situation—whether it be a series of dating fiascoes in the Castro or beating a path down to Silicon Valley. He takes you on a tour of the New Age Babylon by the Bay.
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.
It's Life Jim... (3rd Edition)
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 42,180. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies
A lifetime of battling homosexuality, self-hatred, religious obsession, suicidal desperation, shame, loss, finally finding a world of unconditional love and acceptance. A spiritual journey that breaks through tradition and dogma to discover the depth of what it means to live loved. Brutally honest, candid, funny, tragic... A complete unraveling of religious beliefs, cultural norms and taboos.
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.

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