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Reading Out Women's History Month

Reading Out Women's History Month

By Victoria A. Brownworth

Another Women's History Month is winding down with lesbian, bisexual, queer and trans women largely left in the shadows, where they have spent most of history.

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By David-Elijah Nahmod | March 16, 2021

The legacy of Michael Callen is remembered in 'Love Don't Need a Reason: The Life and Music of Michael Callen,' a new biography by gay historian Matthew J. Jones, a riveting account of Callen's 38 year sojourn on Earth.

By Jim Provenzano | March 15, 2021

The Lambda Literary Foundation announced the finalists for its 2021 awards in multiple categories, making for a terrific to-read list of LGBTQ books. Nicknamed the Lammies, the finalists in 24 categories were chosen by 60 judges from 1,000 submissions.


By Jim Piechota | March 9, 2021

In his impressive debut, Washington, D.C. writer Zak Salih chronicles the ongoing reunion of two gay men who were friends throughout childhood yet became estranged by the ebb and flow of adult life.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | March 3, 2021

In his newly published memoir, 'American Exxxtasy: My 30-Year Search for a Happy Ending,' gay filmmaker Amero recalls those bygone days with wit, humor and heart.


By Brian Bromberger | March 2, 2021

Shortlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize, Brandon Taylor's 'Real Life' is a reimagined campus novel from a fresh perspective, a gay African-American graduate student.

By Jim Provenzano | February 28, 2021

With an entire literary festival, from readings to panels, all online, the 18th annual Saints & Sinners LGBTQ Literary Festival, usually held in New Orleans, returns with a robust roster on March 11-14.


By Jim Provenzano | February 28, 2021

Two photo books, one new, the other re-issued decades after first being published, show stark differences, and similarities, in the depiction of their subjects.

By Gregg Shapiro | February 23, 2021

Now in her seventh decade as an entertainer, Olivia Newton-John has proven herself to be a versatile artist, including recent duet with her daughter, and a recently published memoir.


By Jim Piechota | February 23, 2021

In Brontez Purnell's deliciously voyeuristic collection of salacious vignettes, we are drenched in the sights, smells, sounds, and hedonistic delights of orgasmic connection.

By Jim Provenzano | February 21, 2021

In the tradition of 'Heather Has Two Mommies,' the first children's book featuring gay grandparents lovingly showcases extended family.


By Mark William Norby | February 16, 2021

'Kink: Stories,' edited by R.O. Kwon and Garth Greenwell, is an anthology of 14 blazing, vivid stories that come together and make up a collection that plunges into different definitions of the multi-layered discipline of intimacy.

By Tim Pfaff | February 9, 2021

Reading 'All the Young Men,' Ruth Coker Burks' big-hearted memoir, brings that singular kind of consolation, and even joy, that comes with the finding of meaning in tragedy.


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