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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 and lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay and 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. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and 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.
Impossibly Glamorous (2017 Re-release): How a Misfit from Kansas Became an Asian Sensation
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 56,320. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Gay and 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.
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 and 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: 21,910. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Dating and relationships, Nonfiction » Gay and 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 and 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.
Говорящая с луной
Price: Free! Words: 78,150. Language: Russian. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
В 2006 году две женщины, канадка Мег и я, россиянка Елена, пересекли полмира на парусной яхте, чтобы быть вместе.
Rupert Brooke
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,480. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
Keith Hale, editor of Friends & Apostles: The Correspondence of Rupert Brooke and James Strachey, 1905-1914, here examines the bowdlerization of Brooke in existing biographies and looks into the poet's self-proclaimed bisexual identity.
It's Life Jim... (3rd Edition)
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 42,180. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay and 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 and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Gay and 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.
A Gay History of Great Britain
Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 66,900. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » History » World
A history of gay male Great Britain from earliest times to today.
A Gay History of Australia
Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 67,330. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and 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: $13.99 USD. Words: 50,800. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Gay and 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 and 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.
Coming Out Book, the Story of a Gay Christian Youth Pastor
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 39,760. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
"I literally could not put it down!" "Breathtaking journey, that everyone has to read!" "Bold and vulnerable, way ahead of its time, it is going to become a bestseller in 2014, no question!"
24 Soho
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,960. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and 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.
Queerly Beloved: A Love Story Across Genders
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,550. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Imagine if, after fifteen years as a lesbian couple, your partner turned to you and said, "I think I'm really a man." What would you do? How would you respond? For Diane and Jacob (née Suzy) Anderson-Minshall this isn't a hypothetical question. It's what really happened.
Edge: Travels of an Appalachian Leather Bear
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 72,070. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Travel, Nonfiction » Gay and 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.
Collected Poems and Letters from America with Photographs and a New Introduction
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,570. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
This volume begins with a new introduction by Keith Hale tying Brooke's early poems to his Rugby romantic friendships and discussing Brooke's sexuality in some detail. The Collected Poems and Letters from America are then presented in their entirety together with the original introduction to the letters by Henry James.
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 and 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.

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