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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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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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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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Jenny Hval’s Queer Eden

Jenny Hval’s Queer Eden | LGBT Movies, Theatre, FIlm & Music | Scoop.it

In her debut novel, Paradise Rot, the Norwegian musician plays with themes that run throughout her rewarding discography.

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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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