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Memoirs of a Mermaid by Amiyah Scott
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,250. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian
In this moving collection of memoirs, Amiyah bares all, and tells all the “TEA” associated with her quest for love, success, acceptance, equality and womanhood in a way that only she could tell it. Sex, drugs, domestic violence, family feuds, financial struggles and failed relationships are all testaments of Amiyah’s shameless, fearless courage to live life outside of the box.
Where's the Mother? Stories from a Transgender Dad by Trevor MacDonald
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,910. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Transgender
“A deeply compelling memoir from a transgender man who birthed and breastfed his children – it’s informative, inspiring, and transformational.” – DIANA WEST, co-author of The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, 8th edition
River Days, River Nights: True Gay Adventures at the Russian River (1976 – 1984) by Mark Abramson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,120. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies
Mark Abramson, a Minnesota farm boy, moved to San Francisco from Minneapolis in 1975 and dived right into the debauchery of gay life in that pre-AIDS world, including many day trips and overnight stays at the Russian River, ninety miles north of the city. In 1981 he decided to join a group of friends in fixing up an old house south of Guerneville, California. He soon found and the rest is history.
Christmas At Leo's - Memoirs Of A Houseboy by Gillibran Brown
Series: Memoirs Of A Houseboy, Book 5. Price: $5.00 $3.75 USD. (25% off!) Words: 99,360. Language: British English. Published: November 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Christmas at Leo’s, the fifth instalment in the 'Memoirs of a Houseboy' series, does exactly what it says on the cover, it tells the tale of Christmas at Leo’s.
Snakes and Ratters And Other Bits by Gillibran Brown
Price: $1.85 $1.39 USD. (25% off!) Words: 12,640. Language: British English. Published: October 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian(5.00 from 1 review)
Another serving of houseboy witterings from Gillibran Brown. Snakes and Ratters is a tasty new tale sandwiched between two other light bites about life with Dick and Shane.
Best-Kept Boy in the World by Arthur Vanderbilt
Price: $9.99 $7.49 USD. (25% off!) Words: 54,640. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Denham (Denny) Fouts, the twentieth century's most famous male prostitute, was a socialite and literary muse whose extraordinary life started off humbly in Jacksonville, Florida. But in short order he befriended (and bedded) the rich and celebrated and in the process conquered the world.
Ellen DeGeneres Biography: What Does it Take For a Gay to Succeed in the Entertainment Industry? by Chris Dicker
Series: Biography Series. Price: $4.97 $2.48 USD. (50% off!) Words: 10,810. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2017 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Ellen Degeneres - a true talent the world has ever known. She has been through a lot in life. Ellen's major breakthroughs came from doing stand-up comedies, acting sets, TV show hosting and writing several bestsellers. Ellen was not always like this as she came from a normal family and doing odd jobs in her 20s, but she was able to turn the roadblocks in life into stepping stones for success...
Achilles and the Houseboy by Gillibran Brown
Series: Memoirs Of A Houseboy, Book 3. Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 36,750. Language: British English. Published: April 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Achilles and the Houseboy If Achilles, ancient hero of the Trojan War, had worn proper footwear then Gillibran Brown, modern hero of the Domestic Empire, would get into a lot less trouble, or so he believes. A kiss heralds the arrival of a most unwelcome and troublesome visitor who throws Gilli out of kilter with life and his men folk. Take another trip into Gilli's world.
Quaintance: The Short Life of an American Art Pioneer by Ken & John Waybright
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 58,810. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
George Quaintance pioneered a trail in American culture of sweeping range, from study at the Art Students League, to vaudeville, to ballet and modern dance, to becoming a hairstylist to the stars and portrait artist of socialites and diplomats, eventually rising to international recognition as the first modern artist of the male physique. Here is the authoritative record of his remarkable life.
In Bed With Gore Vidal by Tim Teeman
Price: $9.99 $7.49 USD. (25% off!) Words: 107,630. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Gore Vidal claimed there was no such thing as “gay,” only gay sexual acts. But what was the truth about his sex life and sexuality—and how did it affect and influence his writing and public life?
A Marvellous Party by Ian Elmslie
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,020. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2017 by Ignite Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Entertainment, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian
Ian Elmslie's engaging book tells – with candour and humour – how he came to brush shoulders with TV stars, music heroes, or world-renowned actors. Above all, it's the tale of a young gay man learning about love and life, and reflecting on changes in his community in the 50 years since the decriminalisation of homosexuality. An inspiring and moving read.
To Ornament My Soul by Michael D. O'Connor
Price: $4.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 45,170. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian
The author casts a fond look back on his life at the start of gay liberation. With a humorous twinkle in his eye, he describes how he connected the dots of his gay life in the 50's and 60's--a time of great repression. He takes you on a tour of gay Washington, D.C., Boston and San Francisco in the 70's. And he shares what life was like with the love of his life.
Embracing My Shadow: Growing up Lesbian in Nigeria by Unoma Azuah
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,900. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2020 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian
Embracing My Shadow traces Unoma Azuah’s challenging growth as a lesbian in Nigeria and how she navigated the paths of abuse, ethnic discrimination and homophobia in a hyper-religious and patriarchal Nigerian society. It is a story of a real life experience, and it affirms the conflicts and voices of LGBTQI Nigerians who have been constantly told that their sexual orientation is un-African.
Eye-locks and Other Fearsome Things: Learning to Love as a Bipolar Aspie by Ellen Stockdale Wolfe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,620. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian
This is the story of the triumph of love over mental illness and emotional disability, racial barriers and gender taboos, giving encouragement to those who are fighting their own inner battles. It is a story of how therapy and a supportive environment can foster change. Lastly, it is a story of hope that those who seek love can find it against all odds.
Discovering Baby Christine by Andrew Stephens
Price: $4.75 $2.38 USD. (50% off!) Words: 30,290. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2020 by Michael Bent. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian
Andres stephens shares the story of growing up as a by that wanted to wear nappies and to be a baby girl.
Gay A Day by L.A. Fields
Price: $5.00 $1.25 USD. (75% off!) 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.