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Behind the Issue: Sinister Wisdom 94

Julie R. Enszer | Posted 11.26.2014 | Gay Voices
Julie R. Enszer

At the end of a summer of wars, in the midst of a decade of wars, at the beginning of what may be another century of wars, Sinister Wisdom publishes its ninety-fourth issue on the theme of Lesbians and Exile.

Marriage and the Military: Three New LGBT Books to Enjoy and Think About

Janet Mason | Posted 10.07.2014 | Books
Janet Mason

Nothing is better than a good book that takes me to an unexpected place. I recently picked up Lesbian Marriage: A Sex Survival Kit, and then I picked up Active Duty: Gay Military Erotic Romance and Rookies: Gay Erotic Fiction. What the books have in common is that none of them was what I expected.

On the "Lammys"

Julie R. Enszer | Posted 07.30.2014 | Gay Voices
Julie R. Enszer

On June 2, 2014, the Lambda Literary Awards celebrate their twenty-sixth anniversary. Deacon Macubbin, owner of Lambda Rising Bookstore and publisher of the Lambda Book Report, started the awards in 1989.

Praise for Annie Rachele Lanzillotto's Writing

Michael Carosone | Posted 09.17.2013 | Gay Voices
Michael Carosone

I had the privilege of attending one of Annie Rachele Lanzillotto's events for her two new books: her memoir, L Is for Lion: An Italian Bronx Butch Fr...

Voice To Voice: Carol Anshaw And Stephen McCauley Discuss Gay Literature

Posted 01.31.2012 | Gay Voices

This month we've invited several LGBT authors to participate in our first ever Voice to Voice conversation series. Throughout January we featured inti...

Voice To Voice: Ellen Hart And Val McDermid Discuss Lesbian Literature

Posted 01.25.2012 | Gay Voices

This month we've invited several LGBT authors to participate in our first ever Voice to Voice conversation series. Throughout January we'll feature in...

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.