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By Jim Provenzano | October 5, 2020

Three new photo books visualize queer lives from the past and present day in uniquely different ways: Rainbow Revolution, Loving: A Photographic History of Men in Love 1850s-1950s, and Self Evident Truths: 10,000 Portraits of Queer America.

By Jim Provenzano | October 3, 2020

A new comics anthology hopes to showcase the work of Bay Area People of Color and LGBTQ artists in a fundraiser for its first issue. Titled The BAYlies, the project will include both established and rising illustrators.


By Brian Bromberger | September 29, 2020

Virtually every issue of importance about what it means to live a life and to be a human being, was concentrated in Oliver Sack's unusual life story, says director Ric Burns of his new documentary about the gay neurologist and best-selling author.

By Gregg Shapiro | September 29, 2020

Branden James has enjoyed success as a gay classical crossover musician in the duo Branden & James (with his husband James Clark). But his triumphs were not without trauma, something he goes into detail about in his new memoir, 'Lyrics of My Life.'


By Jim Piechota | September 22, 2020

Set in his home state, Texas-born writer John Fram's distinctive debut novel examines the dark occurrences circling around the small hamlet of Bentley.

By Cynthia Laird | September 18, 2020

In a continuing effort to receive support from readers, the Bay Area Reporter has launched its membership program.


By Jim Provenzano | September 16, 2020

Literary arts emergency grant recipients have been announced, George Takei wins an award, and Lambda Literary's LitFest schedule is announced.

By Gregg Shapiro | September 15, 2020

Pick from an autumnal harvest of praiseworthy books in fiction, nonfiction and poetry.


By Brian Bromberger | September 8, 2020

The following faith-focused books written in the last year strive to help readers deal with an ambivalent, still-evolving history, but also act as resources to provide thought-provoking meaning and consolation for these erratic, precarious times.

By Gregg Shapiro | September 1, 2020

Gay historian and writer St. Sukie de la Croix's new novel, 'The Orange Spong and Storytelling at the Vamp-Art Café,' returns his readers to the Bohemian neighborhood of Chicago's Towertown during the roaring `20s.


By David-Elijah Nahmod | September 1, 2020

There are few topics that aren't included in the new anthology 'Bodies and Barriers: Queer Activists on Health.' Edited by Adrian Shanker, a Pennsylvania-based activist, Shanker was inspired to put the book together because of his own experiences.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | August 25, 2020

'Hollywood Bound,' a coffee table book published by Reel Art Press, isn't about starstruck kids heading to Tinseltown in search of stardom. Rather, it's a picture book featuring black and white photos of movie stars either tied up or in chains.


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