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Queer Reading: Gay former MLB umpire pens memoir

Queer Reading: Gay former MLB umpire pens memoir

Gay retired Major League Baseball umpire Dale Scott has written a new memoir where he discusses his relatively easy coming out process.

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By Jim Provenzano | May 17, 2022

Along with sharing details of his private life and family upbringing, Nyle DiMarco, model, actor and activist, offers some backstage gossip from his route to winning two reality show competitions. But this is more than a personal story.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | May 10, 2022

Gay author Eric Rosswood wants LGBT kids to believe in themselves. In his new children's picture book "Strong," Rosswood tells the story of Rob Kearney, a gay strongman who trains himself to lift hundreds of pounds.


By Gregg Shapiro | May 10, 2022

Chicago-based gay visual artist Dan Crowley is a creative person with a considerable adult following. With his first book, 'Danny, Growing Up Gay & Creative,' Crowley enters the world of all-ages books.

By Mark Abramson | May 3, 2022

While we holed up indoors in 2020 —which now seems like much more than two years ago— prolific local gay author Mark Abramson took notes. He shared a few witty diary entries which are included in his latest book.


By Jim Provenzano | May 3, 2022

In 'It Was Vulgar & It Was Beautiful: How AIDS Activists Used Art to Fight a Pandemic,' author Jack Lowery fully explores the history of Gran Fury, the ACT UP activist-artist collective that cleverly incorporated advertising styled messaging.

By Jim Piechota | May 3, 2022

Step aside, Dawn Davenport. There's a new bitch in town and she means business. Her name is Marsha "Liarmouth" Sprinkle, and she dominates all the depravity in filthy filmmaker and bestselling author John Waters' debut novel, "Liarmouth."


By Brian Bromberger | May 3, 2022

Raw and transcendent are the words applicable to Paul Mendez's semi-autobiographical debut novel "Rainbow Milk," a multi-generational dissection of sexuality, race, and religion on the rocky evolution of a young gay Black man, set in England.

By Jim Piechota | April 26, 2022

The problematic return of a gay Latinx man to his hometown after decades away is supreme fodder for an engrossing and melodramatic novel, and debut author Alejandro Varela seems more than happy to seize the moment.


By Tim Pfaff | April 26, 2022

One true way to envision Ocean Vuong is as, if not The Survivor, a survivor. His newly released second book of poems was occasioned by the silence that enveloped him after the death of his mother.

By Cynthia Laird | April 25, 2022

Richard Labonte, who once managed the LGBTQ bookstore A Different Light in San Francisco's Castro neighborhood, died March 20 at his home in British Columbia, Canada after a battle with stomach cancer.


By Gregg Shapiro | April 24, 2022

Gary Janetti is a gay writer (and TV show producer) who is well aware of the benefits of laughter, as shown in his new book of essays, 'Start Without Me: (I'll Be There in a Minute).'

By Miah Jeffra Milla | April 19, 2022

Toni Mirosevich's collection of linked stories, 'Spell Heaven,' tells of working-class fishing family and the author's own balance of that life and academia, a position she loves for the students and loathes for the politics.


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