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LOOK: 20 Queer Books To Read At The Beach (Or Anywhere Else...)

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 07.13.2013 | Gay Voices

If you're headed to the beach anytime soon for a bit of a break from your everyday life, then why not also escape into someone else's life by grabbing...

Owning Your Authentic Voice

Lynette Mae | Posted 07.02.2013 | Gay Voices
Lynette Mae

Why can't the leading ladies be badass and lesbian? And if they are, why can't we see them as authentic, whole beings -- sex and all? When we throw stones at each other for including sex, we're telling ourselves that depicting our sexuality automatically shames us. I disagree.

Legendary Author Patricia Nell Warren: Ever The Front Runner

Kergan Edwards-Stout | Posted 03.18.2013 | Gay Voices
Kergan Edwards-Stout

Whether as an American writing Ukrainian poetry, a runner helping usher women into the sport, a woman writing gay male fiction or a writer taking control of her own work as a publisher, Warren has long been a game changer, moving into uncharted waters and navigating them for others.

LGBT History Month Icon Of The Day: Joan Nestle

The Huffington Post | JR Tungol | Posted 10.13.2012 | Gay Voices

New York native Joan Nestle is an award-winning author and co-founder of the Lesbian Herstory Archives, "the world's largest collection of materials b...

The 6th Lesbian Literary Award

Ruth Gogoll | Posted 03.14.2012 | Gay Voices
Ruth Gogoll

The awards season is gearing up! The movie producers and the Directors Guild just announced their awards, and the Academy Awards are coming soon. Ther...

Remembering Naiad

Ruth Gogoll | Posted 03.05.2012 | Gay Voices
Ruth Gogoll

Naiad was the largest publishing house devoted to lesbian literature. It was more recently in the news when Barbara Grier, one of its wonderful founders, died the month before last, at age 78.

Why I Write Lesbian Literature

Ruth Gogoll | Posted 02.14.2012 | Gay Voices
Ruth Gogoll

I thought, "If there are no entertaining, happy-ending stories with lesbians, I have to write them myself. I don't want to read another book about an unhappy lesbian life." I wanted to create a world for lesbians that was better than the real world.