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Firelight of a Different Colour: The Life and Times of Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing by Nigel Collett
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,740. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
When Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing threw himself to his death from the terrace of Hong Kong’s Mandarin Oriental Hotel in 2003, he was the greatest star of his generation in the city. At the forefront of almost all the cultural changes Hong Kong saw during his lifetime, Leslie came to embody the unique spirit of the city. Firelight of a Different Colour commemorates a life that continues to inspire.
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.
In Bed With Gore Vidal by Tim Teeman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,630. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and 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?
Growing Up Golem by Donna Minkowitz
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,130. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
In the tradition of Alison Bechdel's Fun Home, Donna Minkowitz’s Growing Up Golem is a sharply funny memoir about growing up inspired by the Jewish legend of the golem. The author's mother told Minkowitz that she could do Jewish magic and, growing up, Minkowitz completely believed her.
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.
Memoirs of a Johnny's Fanboy by Marcus Herzig
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,220. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012 by Boysterous Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(3.00 from 1 review)
The story of one man's exciting, adventurous, and sometimes scary journey into the world of Japanese teen idols, told with the same spirit, humour, and blunt honesty that earned him devoted fans and enemies alike as a blogger and fanboy.
Holy Hell by Ted Lorenz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,790. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Inspired by a true story, Holy Hell paints an intimate and gripping portrait of what happens when a good Catholic boy discovers that he is gay. At the age of 15, Tom leaves his family on a journey that takes him to a cloistered religious institution in the Ozark foothills and ends up in the slums of St. Louis. Along the way, he learns that to find himself he must lose sight of God altogether.
Silence Is Multi-Colored In My World by Red Haircrow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,400. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012 by Flying With Red Haircrow Productions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration(5.00 from 1 review)
An imaginative collection of memories and observations written from the perspective of a young man who was orphaned early, who was gay, deaf and Russian. He was simple and complex, light-hearted and serious, whimsical and infinitely strong, and when he loved, he loved with all his heart and soul. Winner in Rainbow Awards 2012 category: best biography/memoir.
Well of Life by Roderic Anderson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,990. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
Well of Life is Roderic Anderson’s memoir up to age 18. Born into affluence until when he is four, his artist father becomes unemployed and the family have to survive the Great Depression on the little he makes from private commissions. At school Rod becomes interested in left wing politics and at puberty realizes he is gay but is scared to reveal his true feelings.
Journeys Through Darkness: A Biography by Alina Oswald
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,550. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious
Journeys Through Darkness is a biography that tells the story of AIDS through the story of a long term AIDS survivor--award winning, legally blind photographer, Kurt Weston. Weston’s story is one about the power of reinvention, a personal memory that helps bring new life or possibly forgotten memories to the more public face of the AIDS pandemic.
Taking the Reins: One Woman's Journey with MS by Ellen Frank
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,020. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports for physically disabled, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
Ellen Frank, a 64-year-old Jewish lesbian feminist activist, has been living with MS (multiple sclerosis) for more than twenty years. This plain-spoken, dark, funny, passionate memoir chronicles two pivotal years of her life, 1995–1997, when she takes up therapeutic riding, travels from Vancouver to Tel Aviv to stay with her daughter and await the birth of her grandson, and writes it all down.
Knock, Knock, Can Coleen Come Out? by Coleen Harty
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,780. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Take a journey with Coleen as she strives to break free from the conformity of her childhood. After following the expectations of family, church and society for years, she finally begins questioning the beliefs that were ingrained in her. The more she questions and begins to trust herself, the more she starts to free her own Soul from its confines.
You're Lost Little Girl by Jamie Antonia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,650. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
Beginning with her erroneous birth, You're Lost Little Girl will take you on a journey of what it is like to have lived a life with gender dysphoria, to be transgendered. Jamie Antonia uses a dark sense of humor and her own personal experiences to give one the idea of what that existence is like.
NOSOTRAS OPENING THE DOOR TO OUR LOVE LIFE by ROSA SANCHEZ
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 44,720. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
This book reads like a romantic fantasy but it is autobiographical.Ofelia, wife of the owner of world famous cabaret Tropicana and Rosa San- chez,pioneer of Spanish radio in Miami, became partners in life and love and their extraordi- nary relationship lasted over four decades defy-ng time and death. NOSOTRAS is dedicated to "Mdiums, family and friends who keep the lines of communication open."
In Jupiter's Shadow by Gregory Gerard
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,460. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Hiding from others is easy. Hiding from yourself is trickier. Growing up in Western New York in the late ’70s/early ’80s, Greg is a teenage “detective" searching for self-truth. He confronts Heaven and Hell as he struggles -- within a family full of secrets -- to solve the profound mystery he encounters in the bathtub on the second floor.