LGBTQ+

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Oscar Wilde: A Life is elegantly written . . . Dense with detail, it draws the reader into Wilde’s milieu.

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Gay, Catholic and American is a book about both past and ongoing struggles for LGBTQ+ equality, and reminds readers that these battles are important, even, and perhaps especially,

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“I didn’t start out with grievances against the world, but the world certainly seemed to have grievances against girls and women like me. . . .

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Dominic Janes takes on a number of topics in this wide-ranging book, Freak to Chic.

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This gorgeously produced book is a baby photo album with one major difference. All the Dads are gay men, married or single, who have become parents through surrogacy or by adoption.

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“Williams reflects . . . on an issue contentious for feminists and other women, namely her sexuality: ‘And one last thing.

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The author, Krys Malcolm Belc, is a nonbinary, transmasculine parent who shares his journey from giving birth to his son, to his decision two years later to take testosterone therapy, and to becomi

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“In editing and republishing Ethel’s Love-Life, Christopher Looby has demonstrated how profoundly ahead of her time Margaret Sweat could be.

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“Meticulously researched, and deftly written, The Engagement has all the thrill of a suspense novel and manages to discuss many fine points of legal procedure without ever becoming

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“The archetypal Valentine, summoned up for the person who has never met her, appears trousered, not merely trousered but actually cross-dressed, as she perceived herself, and this is how she remain

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“[A] fascinating, beautifully written memoir . . .”

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“Sylvia Beach, Bryher, Natalie Barney, and Gertrude Stein—all rebelled against outworn art and attitudes.

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“Bechdel is ruthlessly honest, her sharp gaze helping us see ourselves, our culture, more clearly.”

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Journalist Elon Green’s true-crime book Last Call is a chilling account of the murders of gay men in the ’80s and ’90s.

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This book might have been subtitled An Anthology of Black Lesbian Writing.

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In 2017, at 28 years of age Gabrielle Korn was the youngest Editor-in-Chief of an independent international digital publication called Nylon; she knew herself to be “younger and gayer than

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“Bury me north of the Mason-Dixon line, in a white suit and a plain coffin.” —Louise Fitzhugh

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Balancing and mixing, with rhyme and reason, love and anger, good and bad, memory and the created present, all to tell the story of a life, a memoir unrestrained, devoid o

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“Thank you, Megan Rapinoe, for a book that is so courageously honest, thought-provoking, informative, and inspiring.

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The Queering of Corporate America vividly recounts one of the more important narratives in the history of LGBTQ+ people in America.”

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“Drinking was a group hobby . . . Food, its accoutrements, and above all the sensuous pleasures of eating formed the leitmotif of his life.”

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Chasten Buttigieg does have a story to tell and he does it well in his new book, I Have Something to Tell You: A Memoir.

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Art After Stonewall is an engaging and illuminating chronicle of gay liberation.

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“powerful raw material . . . stunningly beautiful prose. [But] it’s a shame that Thomson’s gifts and these women’s lives were not put to better use.”

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“Anne Lister is considered to be the first ‘modern’ lesbian.”

“I am an enigma, even to myself, and I do excite my own curiosity.” —Anne Lister, June 21, 1824.

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