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From Faith to Freedom: A Gay Man’s Escape from Christian Fundamentalism by Daniel Payne
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2017 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is the story of one man who survived the Bible Belt and came to terms with his homosexuality via a zig-zagging journey of sexual and spiritual exploration.No matter your orientation, the ups and downs within these pages are sure to offer insight into the joys and struggles of one queer journey through fundamentalism into freedom.
How to Fail Miserably at Being Queer by Giselle Renarde
Series: Everything I've Done Wrong. Price: Free! Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and 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 by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and 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.
We're Queer And We Should Be Here by Darryl Telles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,580. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and 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 by Waldell Goode
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 69,210. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2017 by NineStar Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
A loud-mouth, black, gay teenager struggles to find himself in rural America.
Minnesota Boy - A Memoir by Mark Abramson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,960. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and 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.
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 USD. Words: 10,810. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2017 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and 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...
Secret Diaries Past & Present by Natasha Holme & Helena Whitbread
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,180. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out
Anne Lister (1791–1840) and Natasha Holme (1969–) are two lesbian diarists, two centuries apart, who conceal their sexuality behind an esoteric code of their own devising. Helena Whitbread and Natasha Holme investigate.
Age in Good Time by Larry Matthews
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,210. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2016 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
Seven extraordinary men serve as beacons of learning to the modern generation as the reveal their lives and knowledge for the first time.
I Took Both Roads: My Journey as a Bisexual Husband by David R. Matteson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,910. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2016 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
David Matteson’s memoir is both eye-opening and inspiring. It is a timely, sensitive exploration of a topic through a loving and accepting lens. He first became aware of his sexuality in the early 1950s, and his bisexuality in the ‘60s – dangerous times to be seen as different from the norm.
It's Life Jim... (3rd Edition) by Jim Marjoram
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.
Dancing with the Stars - A Story of the Golden Era of Hollywood Musicals by Norman Borine
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,090. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
Norman Borine reveals the exciting and fascinating story of how he moved from a small town in Idaho to Hollywood, where he soon became a member of the elite MGM family. He explains how he leaped from $100 per week as a contract dancer, to becoming Cyd Charisse’s the first movie dance partner, to earning $1,000 per week as a “dance-in” for Fred Astaire.
À Sombra da Casa Azul: Breve itinerário de Vida by Paulo Azevedo Chaves
You set the price! Words: 13,190. Language: Portuguese. Published: March 2, 2015 by INDEX ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
À Sombra da Casa Azul, para nós que conhecemos intimamente a história de Paulo Azevedo Chaves, faz com que nos envergonhemos de participar de uma sociedade que pode guilhotinar talentos e promover embustes com a mesma desenvoltura de um Tartufo ou Paingloss.
O Segundo Armário: diário de um jovem soropositivo by Gabriel de Souza Abreu
You set the price! Words: 31,060. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 19, 2015 by INDEX ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / AIDS & HIV
Acho que hoje morreu algo em mim. Tem morrido a cada dia e sinto que isso é bom. Talvez seja o processo natural deste luto, talvez seja o nascimento de um novo ser, sim, um Alguém. Despeço-me hoje de alguém em mim. Acordo de um sonho chamado esperança. Despeço-me dela, sem olhar para trás. Beijo a esperança. Reagente nem sempre é ruim. Hora de reagir.
Carol Doda And The Topless Dancing Craze by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
Carol Doda came to SF as a small girl. Her mother supported herself and her daughter with odd jobs. A 13-year-old dropout, Carol worked as a clothed cocktail waitress several years before she began her topless act. Topless performers soon gained support from several California judges. Yet the issue remained controversial. A 1972 Supreme Court ruling against pornography was a key setback.
Cocaine & Champagne - Road To My Recovery by Sherrie Lueder & Dawn Taarud
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,130. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
Sonya grows up in an upper middle class home with an alcoholic father. She acquires a taste for alcohol and drinks her first bottle of champagne when she is just twelve. Despite her dysfunctional family life, Sonya has the necessary tools to lead a productive life and leaves home for college. Living alone and left to her own devices, the choices she makes are not all good.
The Last Invisible Continent: Essays on Adoption and Identity by Michael Allen Potter
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,080. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
"The Last Invisible Continent is an important book, a superb mixing of the personal and the political." -- The Columbus Free Press
Swinging on the Garden Gate: A Spiritual Memoir by Elizabeth Jarrett Andrew
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,600. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Personal Growth
A woman's coming-of-age journey through the rugged landscape of Wales to the reflective quiet of a retreat center. Along the way she questions and explores the depth of her Methodist faith as she comes to terms with her bisexual identity. Andrew skillfully and seamlessly weaves the threads of spirituality, sexuality and the creative process out of the compelling events of her life.
Coming Out Könyv by Marcell Kincses
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,600. Language: Hungarian. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Ez az írás egy meleg ifjúsági lelkész előbújásának története, napjaink Magyarországában. Marcell megosztja tapasztalait, amelyeket szerzett ezen az úton.
Tales of a Mossy Heart by Paulo J L Mateus
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 6,080. Language: British English. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
A collection of unique short stories bound together by love. Each story has a different subject such as bullying, alienation, slavery, homosexuality and of course love. And just like life itself, the happy endings are few in number but not in significance. Some of the stories are autobiographical while others draw the reader into a vivid yet concise fantasy where anything is possible.