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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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Heaven and Hell in the Philippines: Journal of a Peace Corps Volunteer
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 232,860. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian
The author served as a Peace Corps Volunteer (PCV) in the Philippines from 1985 to 1987 as an agro-forestry specialist. This book is a daily journal describing some of the encounters, experiences, trials and tribulations he went through as he became a part of the culture and daily life of a small farming community in Quirino Province. This book is a transcription of his entire journal.
Secret Diaries Past & Present
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,180. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay & 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
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 & 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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,910. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2016 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & 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.
Dancing with the Stars - A Story of the Golden Era of Hollywood Musicals
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,090. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & 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.

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