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Lies With Man, by Michael Nava book review

Lies With Man, by Michael Nava book review | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The latest volume of Michael Nava’s Henry Rios mystery series demonstrates his mastery of the genre.

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Trans journey of former RI writing coach is chronicled in new book

Trans journey of former RI writing coach is chronicled in new book | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Claudine Griggs is among those profiled in "Going to Trinidad," about a pioneering center for sex reassignment surgery in Colorado.

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New Book Edited By ISU Professor Shines Spotlight On LGBTQ Youth Art

New Book Edited By ISU Professor Shines Spotlight On LGBTQ Youth Art | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

A new book co-edited by an Illinois State University professor showcases stories, art, and poetry by LGBTQ high schoolers. The project includes a broad

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In National Anthem, Photographer Luke Gilford Captures the Radical Inclusivity of the Queer Rodeo

In National Anthem, Photographer Luke Gilford Captures the Radical Inclusivity of the Queer Rodeo | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The book, which is comprised of dozens of images, as well as poignant essays, renders queer resilience, survival, and joy.

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Book review of The Pink Line: Journeys Across the World's Queer Frontiers by Mark Gevisser

Mark Gevisser spent eight years examining the cultural shifts around the world.

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Book review of The Deviant's War: The Homosexual vs. the United States of America by Eric Cervini

Frank Kameny spent a lifetime changing American attitudes, Eric Cervini writes.

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Howard Cruse’s Queer Classic ‘Stuck Rubber Baby’ Marks 25 Years

Howard Cruse’s Queer Classic ‘Stuck Rubber Baby’ Marks 25 Years | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Pioneering gay cartoonist Howard Cruse died last November while working on a new edition of his acclaimed queer/civil rights graphic novel 'Stuck Rubber Baby'. The book will be published by First Second Books in July in celebration of the book’s 25th anniversary.

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For This Lesbian Romance, World War II Is Just One Complication

For This Lesbian Romance, World War II Is Just One Complication | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Dola de Jong’s 1954 novel “The Tree and the Vine” is a portrait of two women dogged by issues too personal to be defined by political catastrophe.

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Exile, addiction and racism: what it means to be a gay, Muslim immigrant 

Exile, addiction and racism: what it means to be a gay, Muslim immigrant  | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Written from a homeless shelter in downtown Toronto, Mohammed Abdulkarim Ali’s coming-of-age memoir interweaves his story of being a migrant with world history and sociopolitical commentary on Somalia, Europe and Canada.

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Tommy Pico’s ‘Feed’: A Book-Length Meditation on Modern Appetites

Tommy Pico’s ‘Feed’: A Book-Length Meditation on Modern Appetites | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Pico’s latest volume concludes what he has described as a four-book project about pretty much everything, mixing verse and prose, diary, comedy and accusation.

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“LGBTQ Of Steel” New Photography Book Portrays 50 LGBTQ Heroes Bending a Ribbon of Steel

“LGBTQ Of Steel” New Photography Book Portrays 50 LGBTQ Heroes Bending a Ribbon of Steel | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The celebration of Pride Month and the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots is of personal significance to Los Angeles- based photographer Jan Dee Gordon  who is gearing up for the festivities with the release of her brand new photography book, “LGBTQ of STEEL” – a compilation of striking portraits and personal profiles that captures the energy, optimism, and resiliency of fifty LGBTQ heroes. 

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Searching for 'Real Queer America' in Red States' LGBTQ+ Enclaves

Searching for 'Real Queer America' in Red States' LGBTQ+ Enclaves | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

While rural voters occupy media attention, journalist Samantha Allen explores how LGBTQ+ niches thrive in red states.

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BOYSTOWN Season Nine arrives in bookstores nationwide

BOYSTOWN Season Nine arrives in bookstores nationwide | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The latest installment in Jake Biondi’s BOYSTOWNseries already has five-star rating on Amazon “Perhaps the best bookin the series.”“Your wait is over,” BOYSTOWN creator Jake Biondi told fans of his…

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Stephanie Battaglino Releases Trans Memoir “Reflections from Both Sides of the Glass Ceiling: Finding My True Self in Corporate America”

Stephanie Battaglino Releases Trans Memoir “Reflections from Both Sides of the Glass Ceiling: Finding My True Self in Corporate America” | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Her memoir delves into her journey to fulfillment both personally and professionally, highlighting her efforts in fighting for gender equality and calling to attention the work that is ahead.

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‘Fun Home’ author Alison Bechdel flexes new muscles in ‘Secret to Superhuman Strength’ graphic novel

‘Fun Home’ author Alison Bechdel flexes new muscles in ‘Secret to Superhuman Strength’ graphic novel | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The cartoonist and author says her love of physical activity drives her latest graphic memoir, “The Secret to Superhuman Strength,” which is in stores on May 4.

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'The Sky Blues' is the queer YA romantic comedy you've been waiting for

'The Sky Blues' is the queer YA romantic comedy you've been waiting for | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Listen up, LGBTQ youth – and really all LGBTQ people – "The Sky Blues" by Robbie Couch is about to hit shelves and will give you the warm and fuzzies.

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Secret Photos of Gay Couples Hidden By History

Secret Photos of Gay Couples Hidden By History | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

The book ‘Loving: A Photographic History of Men in Love 1850s-1950s’ shines a tender light on hidden love.

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A Dutiful Boy Is a Moving Memoir about Growing up Gay and Muslim

A Dutiful Boy Is a Moving Memoir about Growing up Gay and Muslim | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

“I want young people struggling with their identity to feel less alone,” says Mohsin Zaidi of his new book, which charts his journey towards the reconciliation of his faith and queer identity

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Groundbreaking Book Details When Mafia Controlled Gay Bars

Groundbreaking Book Details When Mafia Controlled Gay Bars | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

In celebrating LGBTQ Pride this June when so much of the world has embraced equality it's difficult to imagine that illicit bars run by the Mafia once were one of the few gathering places for gays and lesbians.

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In ‘Exciting Times,’ Echoes of Sally Rooney, but With a Queer Twist

In ‘Exciting Times,’ Echoes of Sally Rooney, but With a Queer Twist | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Naoise Dolan’s debut follows a young Irishwoman as she becomes involved in the lives of Hong Kong’s upper crust.

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Box Hill by Adam Mars-Jones review – a sparky yet sad vision of gay subculture

Box Hill by Adam Mars-Jones review – a sparky yet sad vision of gay subculture | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

This slim portrayal of an abusive gay relationship in the 1970s is the biggest small book of the year

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Anchors To Dusk Publishing to Release New Book, “Voudou Juice Origins: Cody’s Story,” Summer 2020

Anchors To Dusk Publishing to Release New Book, “Voudou Juice Origins: Cody’s Story,” Summer 2020 | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Anchors To Dusk Publishing and Author Joseph A. Federico release a second novella, “Voudou Juice Origins: Cody’s Story,” a sequel to the breakout novella, “Voudou Juice,” which launched in 2017. This book is set in 1920s New Orleans, and follows Cody Shrine, III, a well-to-do young man that’s not yet comfortable with himself. He meets unsavory creatures in the French Quarter and gets caught between worlds for all eternity.

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Former U.S. Diplomat Bob J. Satawake Launches Digital Release of Bestselling Book BREAKING PROTOCOL: Forging A Path Beyond Diplomacy

Former U.S. Diplomat Bob J. Satawake Launches Digital Release of Bestselling Book BREAKING PROTOCOL: Forging A Path Beyond Diplomacy | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

History's First LGBTQ Diplomatic Spouse in the Western Hemisphere Shares Courageous Account of Controversial Term in Dominican Republic

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LGBT Author Releases Children’s Book OM THE ENCHANTED: Big World, Little Om

LGBT Author Releases Children’s Book OM THE ENCHANTED: Big World, Little Om | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

Author Mera Malik has released her first children’s book titled Om The Enchanted: Big World, Little Om, which talks about living in non-traditional households. There remains a lack of positive representation for LGBTQ families and children. The team behind Om the Enchanted: Big World, Little Om wants to change that by showing children what it is like to live in an LGBTQ family or to be different than other children you go to school with.

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The Queer Love Story That You Deserve

The Queer Love Story That You Deserve | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

A journey of sweet romance and second chances -  Fandom-renowned “Fairy Gaymother” Dana Piccoli is championing a new generation of queer, trans and non-binary writers with her debut novel Savor the Moment. In this modern queer romance, Dana explores the LGBTQ community in all its diverse beauty.

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