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Embracing My Shadow: Growing up Lesbian in Nigeria
Price: $4.99 $2.00 USD. (60% off!) 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.
Get Off: The Sordid Youth and Unlikely Survival of a Queer Junkie Wonder Boy
Price: $5.95 USD. (Free!) Words: 51,910. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction & recovery
Set against a backdrop of New York City in the grungy, glittering 1980s, GET OFF is a memoir about desperate living, hidden promise, double lives, and the danger of getting too much too soon.
George Michael Quiz Book
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 10,490. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This unauthorized quiz book focuses on the career and personal life of global superstar George Michael. The topics covered in this quiz book include: – Early Beginnings – Songs, Singles & Albums – Awards & Nominations – Music Videos – Album Sales & Certifications – Film & Television Credits – Legal Troubles, Drug Use & Health Problems – Sexuality & Personal Relationships – Hard Times
2014 (Jan-Jun) - The Diary of Osric Martext
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,000. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2019 and represented by Andrew Delaplaine. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian
Osric Martext is a mysterious person whose true identify has long been the subject of fruitless scholarly endeavors to discover.
2019 (Jun-Dec) - The Diary of Osric Martext
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,840. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2019 and represented by Andrew Delaplaine. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian
Another riveting installment in the Martext series exploring his upcoming Broadway play and other travails and challenges. 
Some Fine Day
Price: $3.45 $2.42 USD. (30% off!) Words: 100,880. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2019 by JMS Books LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Transgender
Emery Walters knew he was male at an early age, something that was a no-no in the 1950s. Burying his male identity, he strove to be the best woman possible. But after raising four wonderful children from two debilitating marriages, he found myself alone and nearly penniless. That was when Emery came who he was supposed to be.
Honey & Vinegar: Recipe for an Outlaw
Price: $4.99 $2.00 USD. (60% off!) Words: 31,020. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2019 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian
Honey & Vinegar: Recipe for an Outlaw gives an intimate look at how the values and hopes of the 1960s carried through into the queer activism of the 1990s. Exploring issues of class, family, embodiment, sexuality, identity, and agency in an illustrated series of vignettes that blur the lines between poetry and prose, Honey & Vinegar is a scrapbook of resistance.
The Gay Bondage Murder of Alphonse Lamy Astoria, Queens December 5, 1932
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Alphonse Lamy died a violent death on the night of December 5, 1932. Headlines in New York newspapers proclaimed the affair between elder bachelor and his youthful partner a "strange bondage" case. Meetings between Lamy and Peterson continued for five years, beginning when the youth was only fourteen years old. As many as twenty more men were involved in trysts that occurred at Lamy's flat.
Vita and Virginia Woolf and Sackville-West
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,430. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Vita and Virginia Woolf and Sackville-West - two of the early 20th centuries most accomplished authors, friends and lovers. This book follows the relationship of two of the early 20th centuries most accomplished authors, friends and lovers. It details their background, their meeting and the way their relationship grew and flourished using contemporary diary entries and letters.
Two Wheels to Chamonix; 767 miles of blood, sweat and gears
Price: $5.23 USD. Words: 37,850. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian
At the age of 42, on a 25 year old mountain bike, Ali Mahoney decided to try and cycle from South Wales to her sister's home in the French Alps. It was hard enough for her to get to the start line, let alone even think about reaching the finish line. Find out how she managed (and didn’t manage) with setbacks and challenges along the way.
Growing Up Sissy Baby
Price: $3.75 $2.63 USD. (30% off!) Words: 30,260. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2019 by Michael Bent. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian
Growing up as a sissy baby in Australia and England.
Gay A Day
Price: $5.00 $2.00 USD. (60% 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.
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.
How to Fail Miserably at Being Queer
Series: Everything I've Done Wrong. Price: Free! Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian
Okay, let’s be clear about something: there’s no right or wrong way to be queer. But if you’re anything like Giselle, you’ve got insecurities up the wazoo. Even when you’re proud of your sexuality and gender identity, it seems like there’s always a voice out there (or in your head) saying you’re doing queerness wrong. Maybe if we feel united by our insecurities, there’s hope of moving past them.
Sexual Blackmail in New York City Nightclubs A Gay Extortion Ring
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
An extortion ring operating in New York bilked gay men out of large amounts of money for more than a decade. The ruse involved posing an attractive man at a hotel or night club. This decoy usually accompanied men home and had sex with them. While the crook was in the home or apartment he stole something significant. Days later a person impersonating a police showed up and the extortion began.
Snakes and Ratters And Other Bits
Price: $1.85 USD. (Free!) Words: 12,640. Language: British English. Published: October 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian
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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.
We're Queer And We Should Be Here
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,580. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian
Darryl Telles's sexuality is as important to him as his passion for Tottenham Hotspur, yet like other gay football supporters, he has had to endure decades of abuse from homophobic fans. Homosexuality is still so reviled that there is not a single `out' gay player in the top four tiers of the Football League. This is the story.
Queen Called Bitch: Tales of a Teenage Bitter-Ass Homosexual
Price: $5.49 $3.84 USD. (30% off!) Words: 69,210. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2017 by NineStar Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian
A loud-mouth, black, gay teenager struggles to find himself in rural America.
Minnesota Boy - A Memoir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,960. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This started as a book about college, being different, trying to fit in, and slowly coming out, in more ways than one. It turned into a story about love and longing and finally leaving Minnesota for San Francisco. This isn't the book my mother wanted me to write. She would say she was embarrassed because it was so dirty. I would tell her she wasn't the target audience and we would both laugh.
The PrEP Diaries: A Safe(r) Sex Memoir
Price: $4.50 $1.80 USD. (60% off!) Words: 56,070. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017 by Lethe Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » Sex & Relationships » Sexual health
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis has become part of our dialogues with not only personal physicians but friends and lovers. The gay, bisexual, queer and transgender community is exploring Truvada, the daily pill prescribed to HIV-negative people that prevents transmission of the virus, while the straight world catches up. Evan J. Peterson writes about his experiences in a wry & honest manner.

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