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Featuring The Ice Princess by Emmy Morgan

Featuring The Ice Princess by Emmy Morgan | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

If statistics were correct black post-operative transwoman Desiré Andersen should be homeless, disowned by her family, raped, jobless, beaten up, or murdered. Instead her life takes one unexpected turn after another leading her to a role on a popular East Coast soap opera. In trying to keep her heart locked away she ends up falling for more guys than the heart should allow. Will she ever meet the man who'll thaw her frozen heart? Or is she meant to walk her journey on Earth alone?

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'Semi Queer' book reveals lives and struggles of gay, trans truck drivers

'Semi Queer' book reveals lives and struggles of gay, trans truck drivers | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Anne Balay, a former IUN professor of gender and sexuality studies who authored the book, “Steel Closets: Voices of Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Steelworkers," has written a new book, “Semi Queer: Inside the Lives of Gay, Trans, and Black Truck Drivers.”
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Kentucky author pens Tennessee-set novel about LGBT, faith

Kentucky author pens Tennessee-set novel about LGBT, faith | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
"You don't ever see a story about gay people and faith,' said Silas House, who is now an Episcopalian.
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Harvey Milk: Putting the Jew Back in the Queer

Harvey Milk: Putting the Jew Back in the Queer | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Harvey Milk, whose dramatic political career was cut tragically short by an assassin’s bullets, was born on May 22, 1930. Lillian Faderman’s new biography Harvey Milk: His Lives and Death (a volume in Yale’s Jewish Lives series) is not a hagiography but nonetheless celebrates the complex gay man who didn’t get to see his 50th …
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“Love Is Love: Ideas and Inspirations: The LGBTQ+ Wedding Book” Celebrating Same-Sex Marriages Across the Country

“Love Is Love: Ideas and Inspirations: The LGBTQ+ Wedding Book” Celebrating Same-Sex Marriages Across the Country | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

This groundbreaking, emotional, and inspiring book includes more than 200 color photographs of real-life same-sex celebrations from across the United States. It is filled with inspiring stories, ideas, and creativity from the passionate planners, photographers, wedding professionals, and, of course, couples who are redefining the traditional American wedding.

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Daniel Mallory Ortberg on Transitioning and His New Book

Daniel Mallory Ortberg on Transitioning and His New Book | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The beloved internet writer talks to Heather Havrilesky about his new identity.


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Alan Hollinghurst sketches the evolution of gay rights in latest historical novel, 'The Sparsholt Affair'

Alan Hollinghurst sketches the evolution of gay rights in latest historical novel, 'The Sparsholt Affair' | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
'The Sparsholt Affair' by Alan Hollinghurst is an assured work of historical fiction tracing the evolution of gay rights, but it never quite coheres.
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A painful coming-of-age debut novel of a gay teen whose family is sundered by suicide

A painful coming-of-age debut novel of a gay teen whose family is sundered by suicide | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The debut novel from Patrick Nathan tackles difficult issues and ends with a road trip to Los Angeles, swinging between successful and not.
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“A Queerly Joyful Noise”: LGBT choruses in theory and practice

“A Queerly Joyful Noise”: LGBT choruses in theory and practice | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
I sang bass with the New York City Gay Men’s Chorus for about a decade, from its founding in 1979 until I moved away in 1990, with a couple of breaks to concentrate on work and writing.
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BOOK SIGNING: Photographer Ron Amato to Sign Copies of His Sexy, Sensual Photo Book "The Box" January 20 at BGSQD, NYC

BOOK SIGNING: Photographer Ron Amato to Sign Copies of His Sexy, Sensual Photo Book "The Box" January 20 at BGSQD, NYC | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
"The Box" by Ron Amato cover. DOWNLOAD 300dpi cover image FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Andy Reynolds, Popular Publicity, andy@popularpublicity.com (New York, NY) January 3, 2018 – There will be a signing at New York City's BGSQD bookstore on Januar
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Black, Gay and Becoming Visible

Black, Gay and Becoming Visible | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

In Darnell L. Moore’s memoir, “No Ashes in the Fire,” he describes a brutal childhood in Camden, N.J., and the struggle to fully accept his identity.

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‘Unbound’ Shows Transgender Men Ripping Up Old Scripts

‘Unbound’ Shows Transgender Men Ripping Up Old Scripts | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
In her new book, the sociologist Arlene Stein follows four subjects connected by their experiences at a Florida clinic for gender affirmation surgery.
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In 1973, an Arsonist Killed 32 People at a Gay Club. Why Has History Shrugged? 

In 1973, an Arsonist Killed 32 People at a Gay Club. Why Has History Shrugged?  | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
In “Tinderbox: The Untold Story of the Up Stairs Lounge Fire and the Rise of Gay Liberation,” Robert W. Fieseler reports on an all but forgotten tragedy in New Orleans.
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Didier Eribon, writer: ‘What was difficult was not being gay but being working-class’

Didier Eribon, writer: ‘What was difficult was not being gay but being working-class’ | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
The Paris intellectual tells what drove him to write his influential memoir, Returning to Reims
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Seeking A More Inclusive Church, Austen Hartke Advocates for Transgender Persons of Faith

Seeking A More Inclusive Church, Austen Hartke Advocates for Transgender Persons of Faith | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Austen Hartke Invites Honest, Scripture-based Conversation About Transgender Christians

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Black, Gay and Losing Faith - The New York Times

Black, Gay and Losing Faith - The New York Times | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
In Uzodinma Iweala’s new novel, “Speak No Evil,” a young man’s journey of self-discovery runs into opposition from his parents and their church.
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Book review of Tomorrow Will Be Different: Love, Loss, and the Fight for Trans Equality

Book review of Tomorrow Will Be Different: Love, Loss, and the Fight for Trans Equality | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
Sarah McBride chronicles her coming out, her activism and her marriage to a transgender lawyer
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‘It was an electric time to be gay’: Sarah Waters on 20 years of Tipping the Velvet

‘It was an electric time to be gay’: Sarah Waters on 20 years of Tipping the Velvet | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
At 28 years old, Waters spent an exhilarating year writing a groundbreaking lesbian romance set in Victorian England. Two decades on, she marvels at her daring
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Mascara, Mirth & Mayhem - Independence Day On Fire Island

Stonewall National Museum & Archives is pleased to present the compelling photography exhibition, Mascara, Mirth & Mayhem - Independence Day On Fire Island

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Groundbreaking LGBTQ Hospice Care Handbook the First of Its Kind

Groundbreaking LGBTQ Hospice Care Handbook the First of Its Kind | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it
November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month and LGBTQ* scholarly publisher Harrington Park Press is reaching out to make hospice and palliative care providers aware of an important new book, “LGBTQ-Inclusive Hospice And Palliative Care: A Practical Guide To Transforming Professional Practice”.
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