Over the past several months, schools and libraries across the nation have banned books dealing with sexuality, gender identity and race, due to increasing pressure from parents worrying about what knowledge their children can access.
Have you ever read a memoir that is so intimate, so revealing, so honest, that as you were turning the pages it felt like the writer was sitting next to you, speaking directly to you?
"Last Call Chicago" is like a trip home. It is a history of LGBT venues in Chicago going back in time as far as records of such venues exist.
Let’s be honest, there are not many writers – gay or straight – of books, plays or screenplays, who are as hysterically funny as Paul Rudnick.
The gift list was easy this year.
Young, groundbreaking, queer tech wizard Michael Sayman’s memoir “App Kid: How a Child of Immigrants Grabbed a Piece of the American Dream” (Knopf, 2021) is the kind of book that has something for almost everyone.
If the emergence of the contagious COVID-19 Omicron variant has you stuck at home, here are three great reads to pass the time (and virtually burn some calories, too).
A children’s book celebrating infants just joined the list of banned books in at least one county in Florida.
The war on books rages on as Polk County District calls for 16 books to be banned from public schools for containing “objectionable materials.”
Gov. Ron DeSantis isn’t the only one going after books. In Virginia, Barnes & Noble might be facing legal action over selling LGBT books.
When bell hooks died on December 15, 2021, it was a gut punch. There was no time when bell hooks’ extraordinary writing and feminist and lesbian theorizing were not part of the queer community.
There's still a lot of winters left. That's the fact staring you in the face.
It happens every year. The decorations come down. The last of the Christmas leftovers have been eaten.
These are the places the readers like to party at, according to their votes for the Best Bars/Clubs in Broward County.
There’s nothing as magnetic as the pull of an electric screen — most of us have probably had days where we sit on our phones or in front of the TV longer than we should.
When Donald Trump was president, he asked his aide why his generals couldn’t be “totally loyal” like the German generals following Adolf Hitler, according to a new book.
Chris Colfer is planning many return trips to the Land of Stories.
Described as a gospel-centered approach to leading in 2020, a panel of church officials offered viewpoints on Florida’s family culture.
While the “Don’t Say Gay” bill has gotten the lion's share of media coverage and public scrutiny this legislative season, it’s not the only anti-LGBT bill that threatens to erase the queer community in schools.
To recognize the crucial role LGBT writers play in shaping the world, Lambda Literary created the Annual Lambda Literary Awards to showcase the best LGBT books of the year.
Stephan Ferris has never been one to hold back.
Taking her children to the library is something Arlene Lancaster fondly recalls as a mother.
This week read about Cassandra Peterson coming out in her book, Germany electing a transgender woman as a member of parliament, and The Dinah celebrating its 30-year anniversary.
This week read about a "9-1-1 Lone Star" actor coming out as bisexual, Pixar getting ready to cast their first transgender character, and a lesbian author releasing a memoir about finding her true strength.
Elliot Page announced a new memoir, Becky Hill discusses life since coming out in a documentary, and Jenifer Prince creates lesbian retro art.
Hurricanes crash ashore. Terrorists strike. Buildings collapse.
(WM) James Randi, a magician who later challenged spoon benders, mind readers and faith healers with such voracity that he became regarded as the country’s foremost skeptic, has died, his foundation announced. He was 92.
During this time of COVID-19, when many of us are forced to stay in our homes, we search for books that would entertain and inspire us.
The lesbian and gay liberation movement (though not yet the bi or trans movement) that flourished after the Stonewall Uprising of 1969 was reflected in the explosion of queer literature that appeared in its wake.
During World War II the Nazis conducted a series of medical experiments on concentration camp prisoners, primarily Jews but also LGBT people, Romani, Poles, Russians, and disabled Germans.
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