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Queer Sense: A Guide to Understanding and Accepting LGBTQ+ People by B. Bentley Summers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,510. Language: American English. Published: April 16, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Sociology, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Coming out
Do sexual and gender identities fall on spectrums? Or are they dichotomous? Three cultural factors are essential in forming attitudes towards LGBTQ+ individuals and influence how people identify their own sexual orientation and gender: (1) ROLE MODELS; (2) EMOTIONAL CONNECTIONS made with role models and organizations; and (3) LANGUAGE, or the vernacular used between our role models.
Sinister Wisdom 87: Tribute to Adrienne Rich by Sinister Wisdom
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,030. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays, Essay » Literature
Tribute to Adrienne Rich. Featuring work by Cheryl Clarke, Rachel Tzvia Back, Elliott batTzedek, Elana Dykewomon, Stephania Byrd, Jocelyn Heath, Jewelle Gomez, Antonia Matthew, Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Lynda Koolish, Jenny Factor, Chris Shorne, Bekah Steimel, and Alison Bechdel. Obituary for Leigh Star and more!
Assembly Required: Notes from a Deaf Gay Life by Raymond Luczak
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,810. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2019 by Handtype Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Coming out
Assembly Required offers a rare in-depth glimpse into what it means to be a Deaf gay man living between the Deaf and hearing worlds. This edition incorporates Raymond Luczak’s new observations from the last ten years since the book first appeared in 2009.
In Search of Stonewall, The Riots at 50, The Gay & Lesbian Review at 25, Best Essays, 1994-2018 by Richard Schneider, Jr
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,350. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays
In Search of Stonewall commemorates The Gay & Lesbian Review’s 25th birthday with a collection of relevant articles culled from its 136 issues.
In A Southern Closet by JRobin Whitley
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 62,380. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Coming out, Essay » Sociology
"In a Southern Closet" is an honest and heartbreaking look at the challenges faced by the lesbian who is also Christian.
My Amazing New Parts 1 and 2 by Melissa Seymour
Price: $4.99 $2.50 USD. (50% off until June 28!) Words: 380,340. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Gay & lesbian
Story of a boys journey to girlhood, and the struggles she has, both externally and internally at times.
Gay A Day by L.A. Fields
Price: $5.00 USD. 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.
Light at the End of the Tunnel, A Memoir by Sallyanne Monti
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,700. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Coming out, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book will help people going through the process of falling in love while still married to another, dealing with long-distance romance pain and suffering, and coming out. Can love conquer all in this true story of fate and destiny, hopeless long-distance love, and coming out?
Sinister Wisdom 109: Hot Spots by Sinister Wisdom
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,520. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » History
Sinister Wisdom 109: Hot Spots explores the Southern spaces where lesbians gathered and organized during the past forty years. This issue of Sinister Wisdom, fourth in our series of special issues covering lesbian-feminist activism in the late twentieth-century South, focuses on lesbian gathering places and ways that lesbians created community while continuing activism.
Farm Boy: A Memoir with Recipes by Mark Abramson
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.
Sinister Wisdom 100: Anniversary by Sinister Wisdom
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,710. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Sinister Wisdom 100: Anniversary celebrates the fortieth anniversary of Sinister Wisdom in 2016. Sinister Wisdom is one element of a long history of lesbian culture—and a bold reach to the future with each issue published. Sinister Wisdom 100: Anniversary has many voices—old and new—singing in harmony. Together we can imagine another forty years of sinister lesbian imagination.
Open: A Memoir Of Faith, Family, and Sexuality in the Heartland by E. Scott Jones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,360. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2018 by Literati Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex & Relationships » Sex & religion, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Coming out
Set in the front lines of the struggle for LGBT equality in the 21st century, Open explores the universal question of how we as humans live true to ourselves as our network of relations pushes back. Open is the story of how one man succeeded—living openly as a gay man and as a Christian minister in the Bible Belt.
Gay Perspective: Things our [Homo]sexuality Tells Us About the Nature of God and the Universe by Toby Johnson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,810. Language: American English. Published: September 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Politics & society, Nonfiction » Sex & Relationships » Sex & religion
Following up his Lambda Literary Award-winning Gay Spirituality, Toby Johnson further explicates his visionary stance that gay people's nature as outsiders gives them a uniquely powerful perspective on the nature of God and religion. By living outside gender norms, gay men are more open to seeing across boundaries of gender and gain access to a less dualistic outlook on the nature of life.
Gay Spirituality: Gay Identity and the Transformation of Human Consciousness by Toby Johnson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,020. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Politics & society, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
GAY SPIRITUALITY: Gay Identity and the Transformation of Consciousness offers a sensible, modern and enlightened understanding of spiritual consciousness for gay men who are so often faced with misunderstanding and conflict dealing with traditional religion. Acclaimed author Toby Johnson presents a bold perspective: being the outsider and consciousness scout allows cutting edge spiritual insight.
Heterosexualidad - Historias Reales by Everardo Martínez Macías, Sr
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 50,640. Language: Spanish. Published: August 31, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex & Relationships » Sexual alternatives, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Sex & health
Este libro está dirigido a personas que se encuentren interesadas en el Desarrollo de su Heterosexualidad. Muchas personas anhelan quitarse un sentimiento que en ningún momento eligieron. Para todos aquellos que se sienten presionados a vivir con algo que no pidieron, les digo: Nadie les puede coartar su libertad.
Girl in the Dream: Stephanie (Sydney) Castle Heal, A Transgender Life by Margot Wilson
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 171,310. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Transgender
Stephanie (Sydney) Castle Heal is an advocate, activist and elder in the Canadian transgender community. Girl in the Dream is a first person narrative that details Stephanie’s transgender journey from male to female. Her dream marks a pivotal moment in her young life when her gender dysphoria made itself manifest. What follows is a candid view into her life prior to and following her transition.
A Survey of Gay Literature, Volume One: From Homer Through Lord Byron by Keith Hale
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,910. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2018 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » History, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies
A Survey of Gay Literature Volume One is a collection of literature devoted to same-sex attraction from antiquity through Lord Byron.
Homodramatica: Family of Five by Kate Christie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,520. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Parenting, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Novelist Kate Christie tells the story of her growing family--and of her own growth as a wife and parent. Woven through her writerly scrapbook is the theme of gay marriage and, in particular, its impact on same-sex parenting. As the saying goes, the personal is political. For one queer family caught up in the culture wars of the early twenty-first century, the two have often been inextricable.
Chasing the Dragon - Are You Chem-friendly? by Cameron Yorke
Price: $4.61 USD. Words: 118,700. Language: British English. Published: July 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Sex & health, Nonfiction » Sex & Relationships » Sexual behavior
The rise of the Chemsex epidemic in Britain - Crystal Methamphetamine to facilitate gay sex parties which usually last three to four days, destroying lives in the process.
Sister Love: The Letters of Audre Lorde and Pat Parker 1974-1989 by Sinister Wisdom
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 31,350. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays
Pat Parker and Audre Lorde first met in 1969; they began exchanging letters regularly five years later. Over the next fifteen years, Lorde and Parker shared ideas, advice, and confidences through the mail. Sister Love: The Letters of Audre Lorde and Pat Parker 1974-1989 gathers this correspondence for readers. A rare opportunity to glimpse inside the minds and friendship of two great poets.