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Edge: Travels of an Appalachian Leather Bear
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,070. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014 by Lethe Press. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Travel
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.
El Diario de Lucas
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 35,100. Language: Spanish. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » History
El Diario de Lucas narra la historia de un adolescente de pueblo emergido en problemas familiares y su sexualidad. Al cumplir 18 años deja sus raíces para lograr alcanzar sus sueños en la Gran ciudad. The Journal of Luke tells the story of a teenage village emerged in family issues and sexuality. At age 18 left his estate to achieve achieve your dreams in the big city.
Nobody's Baby: Memoir of An Unwanted Child
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 48,330. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Toni Macante was born with a birth defect that resulted in a severely disfiguring left leg. Neglected by her parents, she learned tenacity and resilience that served her well when she faced life on her own while coming of age and coming out as a lesbian in the late forties and early fifties.
The Gospel of Lazarus (The Disciple Whom Jesus Loved)
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 20,560. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014 by Watersgreen House. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » History
The story of Jesus and the Beloved Disciple is a beautiful and intriguing love story, well worth being treated as serious literature and appearing between covers of its own. For this version of the story, editor Tobias Skinner has chosen to believe, for reasons set forth in the preface, that it was Lazarus who first wrote this version of the gospel.
Collected Poems and Letters from America with Photographs and a New Introduction
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,570. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014 by Watersgreen House. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
This volume begins with a new introduction by Keith Hale tying Brooke's early poems to his Rugby romantic friendships and discussing Brooke's sexuality in some detail. The Collected Poems and Letters from America are then presented in their entirety together with the original introduction to the letters by Henry James.
There is Always Another Boogey Man
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,010. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » History
A Reckoning of Homosexual Serial Killers “A list of the 50 Worst of the Worst”
F64.0
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,890. Language: German. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
F64.0 ist eine etwas andere Lovestory. Frank lernt Alex kennen. Die beiden verstehen sich prima. Doch jedes Mal, wenn die beiden sich näher kommen, macht Alex einen Rückzieher. Von seinem besten Freund erfährt Frank, dass Alex ein Geheimnis hat, aber es dauert noch eine Weile, bis Alex ihm davon erzählt. Kann Frank damit leben, dass Alex nicht der Mann ist, der er zu sein scheint?
I'm Not The Man I Used To Be
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,250. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013 by Clay Reston. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
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
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Price: $5.90 USD. Words: 141,300. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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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.
Further Tails
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 45,060. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Dating and relationships
“Oh there you are. Come in my friend… come closer so I can see you better.” “Did you come to hear my stories? If you did, then come and sit with me by the fire. I assure you it’s quite relaxing.”
Fan Fiction Fan (Pixel-Stained: a documentary memoir of the electronic publishing revolution in gay genre fiction)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,360. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
A decade before e-books and self-publishing shook up the publishing industry, an author faced a dilemma: When you've written stories in a genre that is rarely published, what do you do? This first volume in Dusk Peterson's memoirs on the rise of gay genre fiction e-publishing includes reminiscences, stories, and art from mdbl, Steve Berman, J.M Snyder, and Emily Veinglory.
Holy Terror: Lies the Christian Right Tells Us to Deny Gay Equality
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,870. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
In this book, Mel White argues that the true goals of today's fundamentalists are to break down the wall that separates church and state, superimpose their "moral values" on the US Constitution, replace democracy with theocratic rule, and ultimately create a new "Christian America" in their image. They believe this is a Christian nation that must be returned forcibly to its Christian roots.
Neither Here Nor There
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
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.
Leaving the Rest
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,080. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays
In Leaving the Rest, gay men open up and share their own personal experiences of being a gay alcoholic/addict and living as a sober gay man, including experiences leading to and following recovery.Addiction and recovery are often life-changing and lifelong issues for many gay men.
Pro-Gay and Ex-Gay Christians - Is There Room for Dialogue? Narratives and News on Christianity and Homosexuality during the 1990s (Narrative Nonfiction)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,920. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
In the late 1990s, most Christian denominations and other faiths remained deeply divided on the issue of homosexuality and related topics, such as gender roles. This collection of narratives and traditional news articles looks back at that tumultuous period, when Christians around the world engaged in battles and occasional dialogue in an attempt to determine the future of the Christian Church.
The Road to Dalhousie
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,800. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013 by Petra Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Travel memoir. Family and social relations. Gay community. Growing up and coming out in New Brunswick, Canada.
Irresistible Revolution
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,210. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
From one of the nation's best-known social justice leaders and community activists comes a strategic and informed argument about the pitfalls of limited political vision, and the benefits of an agenda that encompasses, yet moves beyond, equality.
For Colored Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Still Not Enough
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,850. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays
For Colored Boys addresses longstanding issues of sexual abuse, suicide, HIV/AIDS, racism, and homophobia in the African American and Latino communities, and more specifically among young gay men of color. The book tells stories of real people coming of age, coming out, dealing with religion and spirituality, seeking love and relationships, and creating their own sense of political empowerment.
America's Boy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,550. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Growing up "different" in the Ozarks is tough for a kid like Wade, especially with a wacky family and an all-American older brother. Wade's battle with himself- and the long road back to self-acceptance-forms the heart of this nostalgic, poignant, brutally funny and courageous memoir about what it means to be "normal," what it means to fit in, and, ultimately, what it means to be yourself.
10 Smart Things Gay Men Can Do to Improve Their Lives
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,670. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Gay men often say that after coming out they feel better at first, but for many it doesn't last. 10 Smart Things Gay Men Can Do to Improve Their Lives provides a thorough map for navigating through the difficult terrain of becoming the gay man you want to be in the context of your family, of your sexual health, and ultimately of a partnered relationship.