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
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“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.”
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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.
“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.
“a fascinating book about Whitman, his poetry, and the ways queer life has evolved in America over the last three centuries . . .”
“I Don’t Want to Die Poor is an excellent critique of the way that our society encourages people to try for more, and then punishes them for doing so.”
“intriguing, certain to be debated for some time, and likely to bring pleasure to young scholars who encounter See’s playful prose in the midst of their studies.”
“Read slowly to keep from flailing. Ortberg’s writing will wait for you to catch up.”
In the early ’90s, novelist Paul Lisicky was awarded back-to-back literary fellowships that brought him to Provincetown, RI, one of a group of colleagues paid to nurture their craft.
“Gay Like Me is not just an expression of love, but it is a collection of parental advice many LGBTQ+ youth will never otherwise have.”
Joseph Caldwell’s memoir In the Shadow of the Bridge is an intimate remembrance of gay things past, of the great loves of his life, and New York’s LGBTQ community, before Stonewall and dur
“‘As the wedding approached, I could not stop thinking that I should be the bride.
“Machado is full of surprises.”
In his introduction to A Wild and Precious Life Joshua Lyon admits to being intimidated when he was interviewed by Edie Windsor in the hope that he would help write her to write about her
The famed Bauhaus school of art and design in Germany was founded in 1919 by pioneering architect Walter Gropius in Weimar.
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Saeed Jones is an award-winning poet, editor, and co-host of BuzzFeed’s AM to PM morning show. His latest book How We Fight for Our Lives is his powerful coming of age memoir.
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