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Finding My Way
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 154,030. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out
This is the story of a Midwestern Protestant upbringing gone wrong. The struggle to rise above his roots to live a fulfilling life despite the attempts to keep him emotionally broken. It’s a journey of self-discovery. It’s a coming out story, a coming of age story. It’s the story of his struggle to rise above all those who would entangle him and keep him from rising above.
Tender Darkness: A Mary MacLane Sampler
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 84,770. Language: American English. Published: October 12, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » History
The classic anthology that introduced an unforgettable voice to a new generation.
It's Not Mean If It's True: More Trials From My Queer Life
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 57,880. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2015 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Gay and lesbian
The author of Alec Baldwin Doesn't Love Me and That's Mr. Faggot to You returns with more skewed observations on the strange state of the queer union. As fans of his previous collections have happily discovered, little escapes his attention, and no topic is too controversial or sacred to be tackled.
I, Mary MacLane: A Diary of Human Days - Annotated Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,690. Language: American English. Published: October 8, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » History
Called first many times - first blogger, first New Woman, first female proto-Surrealist, first screen writer/star to break the fourth wall and directly address her audience (1917’s astonishing "Men Who Have Made Love to Me"), in her final book she is the first media icon to destroy the celebrity distance and expose her inmost doubts, her hopes, conflicted sexual history - her many inner worlds.
Mary MacLane's I Await the Devil's Coming: Annotated & Unexpurgated
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,370. Language: American English. Published: October 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays
She influenced Gertrude Stein, inspired F. Scott Fitzgerald, and was hotly discussed by everyday people - and America’s biggest writers. Yet despite sparking film, stage, and music projects today - and being endlessly quoted on the Internet - the writer behind the writing has remained unknown ... until now. Mary MacLane (1881-1929) paved the way for today's bloggers and feminists.
Human Days: A Mary MacLane Reader
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 244,630. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays
She influenced Gertrude Stein, inspired F. Scott Fitzgerald, and was hotly discussed by everyday people - and America’s biggest writers. Yet despite sparking film, stage, and music projects today - and being endlessly quoted on the Internet - the writer behind the writing has remained unknown ... until now. Mary MacLane (1881-1929) paved the way for today's bloggers and feminists.
Trans Boomer: A Memoir of My Journey from Female to Male
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,170. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
This book tells the story of one Baby Boomer's life: from a religious childhood to teenage rebellion to an adulthood in which he finally is able to live life as his true self.
Four Boyfriends and a Funeral
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,750. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays
Cherished memories help Totally Tyler keep it together, hold out and keep strong after a tragic loss in Four Boyfriends and a Funeral.,
Deliberate Indifference: A Gay Man's Maltreatment by the United States Department of Justice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,480. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
A Gay man struggles to retain his vision against the biased officials of the US prison system.
Lesbian Crushes in France: A Diary on Screwing Up my Year Abroad
Series: Lesbian Crush Diaries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,530. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out
In 1990 twenty-year-old Natasha finds herself in France on her university year abroad. She is ANGRY. Everyone should be a lesbian, or she will punish them for their oversight (particularly her bemused fellow English assistant friend, Ange).
Finding my Own Way to Happy and Gay
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,980. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / adolescence
An often hilarious often heartbreaking account of coming out by a young lesbian in 60s South Africa. It wasn’t all sliding along on buttered feet ... there was angst & anguish along the way, battles won, hopes lost, and many laughably embarrassing moments. And in spite of all the available reading, it’s no easier coming out today than it was last century - no matter where you live!
24 Soho
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,960. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural
A wild magic carpet ride filled with outlandish undertakings, secret bumps and mythical stops. Cartier's often torturous, always adventurous life so adroitly depicted here is ultimately a triumph of the human spirit.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 127, Number 6 - April 2014
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 170,190. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
Harvard Law Review, Apr. '14, includes scholarly articles and student research, and the annual survey of Developments in the Law. This year's topic is SEXUAL ORIENTATION & GENDER IDENTITY. The issue includes an article by Jill Anderson, "Misreading Like a Lawyer: Cognitive Bias in Statutory Interpretation," and one by Ryan Bubb & Richard Pildes, "How Behavioral Economics Trims Its Sails and Why."
Edge: Travels of an Appalachian Leather Bear
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 72,070. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Travel, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
The autobiographical essays in Edge offer insight into the passions of acclaimed author Jeff Mann. These memories, insightful as they are endearing, range from his boyhood obsession with the gothic allure of Dark Shadows, to the doubt and pain of being a Southerner and so at the edge of the gay community, and the appeal of leather bars and bear culture.
There is Always Another Boogey Man
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,100. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » History
A Reckoning of Homosexual Serial Killers “A list of the 50 Worst of the Worst”
The King's Toads
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,140. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » History
The Boterels of Brittany effectively won the Battle of Hastings for William the Conqueror. Over the next century, the Boterel men stayed close to the king and prospered, sometimes through military support: sometimes through much more personal services - and they don't get much more personal! And the family spread in England and France - one line being the ancestors of George Washington!
I'm Not The Man I Used To Be
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 68,250. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013 by Clay Reston. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Essay » Author profile
The true life story of a transgender person who, after five decades of secrecy, accepts the spirit trapped inside and sets it free.
Paulyanna: International Rent-boy
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 141,300. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Travel
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Paulyanna: International Rent-boy is a honest and frank portrayal of a working-class male prostitute’s life. Early abandonment, poverty, lack of education and sexual abuse delivered Paul onto the streets. But, ever optimistic, he does not dwell too much on the past. Without added glamour or grit, Paul shares the raw accounts of his life as a rent-boy in the 90s, from London to Los Angeles.
Neither Here Nor There
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A memoir of a 7-decade struggle against guilt and fear to accept myself as both gay and as a Christian. It was a long journey with numerous detours and dead-ends, but in the end I gained some insight of what it means to be fully human and willing to take risks.
Not Like Other Boys, Growing Up Gay by Marlene Fanta Shyer and Christopher Shyer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,130. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In alternating voices, this frank memoir chronicles the long journey mother and son took from a relationship of concealment and shame about Chris's homosexuality to one of acceptance and love. Marlene and Chris tell the story of their parallel lives during the troubled years each of them kept silent about their suspicions, all the while yearning to reveal the truth.