“Oscar Wilde: A Life is elegantly written . . . Dense with detail, it draws the reader into Wilde’s milieu.
“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,
“I didn’t start out with grievances against the world, but the world certainly seemed to have grievances against girls and women like me. . . .
Dominic Janes takes on a number of topics in this wide-ranging book, Freak to Chic.
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.
“Williams reflects . . . on an issue contentious for feminists and other women, namely her sexuality: ‘And one last thing.
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
“In editing and republishing Ethel’s Love-Life, Christopher Looby has demonstrated how profoundly ahead of her time Margaret Sweat could be.
“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
“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
“[A] fascinating, beautifully written memoir . . .”
“Sylvia Beach, Bryher, Natalie Barney, and Gertrude Stein—all rebelled against outworn art and attitudes.
“Bechdel is ruthlessly honest, her sharp gaze helping us see ourselves, our culture, more clearly.”
Journalist Elon Green’s true-crime book Last Call is a chilling account of the murders of gay men in the ’80s and ’90s.
This book might have been subtitled An Anthology of Black Lesbian Writing.
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
“Bury me north of the Mason-Dixon line, in a white suit and a plain coffin.” —Louise Fitzhugh
“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
“Thank you, Megan Rapinoe, for a book that is so courageously honest, thought-provoking, informative, and inspiring.
“The Queering of Corporate America vividly recounts one of the more important narratives in the history of LGBTQ+ people in America.”
“Drinking was a group hobby . . . Food, its accoutrements, and above all the sensuous pleasures of eating formed the leitmotif of his life.”
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.
“Art After Stonewall is an engaging and illuminating chronicle of gay liberation.
“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.”
“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.