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Lambda Literary Awards

John R. Gordon, a Master Novelist

Diriye Osman | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Diriye Osman

John R. Gordon is one of the finest novelists working today. His latest novel, Souljah, about a gay former child soldier navigating the harsh realities of life as a newly-arrived immigrant in London, is a spellbinding masterpiece that has just been shortlisted for a Lambda Literary Award.

Two Gay Authors: Families of Origin vs. Choice

Kergan Edwards-Stout | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Kergan Edwards-Stout

David Pratt, Lambda Award-winning novelist for Bob the Book, is back with a funny and touching new novel, Looking After Joey. In it, Calvin, a single accountant, must look after Joey, a porn character who unexpectedly steps through the TV into Calvin's life--and can't go back.

Gay Pride Book: Truman Capote's Breakfast at Tiffany's - the Novel That Saved My Life

Jamie Brickhouse | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jamie Brickhouse

It showed me an adult life that was about parties and friends and sex and sparkling wit and messiness and creativity and longing for something outside of convention. It gave me the insatiable appetite to reach beyond my circumstances. It gave me a vista of what kind of life was possible for a homosexual like me.

Brilliant Black Fiction: Mia McKenzie's The Summer We Got Free

Yolo Akili | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Yolo Akili

Within this book's pages, I found a range of black characters with complicated intra-psychic lives, sexualities and (Thank God) relationships to the Christian church.

The Different at the Lammys

Lynette Mae | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Lynette Mae

I was in New York last week for the honor of being a finalist at the Lambda Literary Awards. It was an experience I will long remember, but little did I know the most important lesson I would come to learn had little to do with the awards and everything to do with humanity and real strength.

Lesbian Intelligence: Live Your Best Lesbian Life

Mary Gorham Malia | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mary Gorham Malia

I am so grateful for each one of these women. Some of these women do work that reaches around the world and others stay in their own backyards and neighborhoods. All of them live their amazing lesbian lives out loud.

Are You a Friend of Azealia Banks?

Tomas Mournian | Posted 07.03.2012 | Home
Tomas Mournian

The Los Angeles LGBT Heritage Month Writing Contest encourages queer youth to make a video or write -- poem, essay, short story -- a creative work connecting to their life with a larger history.

Lambda Literary Awards Finalists Unveiled

GalleyCat | Maryann Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Lambda Literary Foundation revealed the 114 finalists for the 23rd Annual Lambda Literary Awards. These awards honor the best lesbian, gay, bisexu...