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Lgbt Writers

Sad News For Nation's Oldest Gay Bookstore

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.29.2014 | Gay Voices

Giovanni's Room, which is believed to be the nation's oldest surviving bookstore catering to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communi...

How Kenyan Author's Coming Out Will Impact Nation's Debate Over Homosexuality

AP | Posted 03.24.2014 | Gay Voices

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — African literary light Binyavanga Wainaina announces he is gay to protest laws criminalizing homosexuality on the continent. ...

Surprising Support For Gay Author's Book Dispute?

AP | Posted 08.24.2013 | Gay Voices

SALT LAKE CITY -- More than 40 Mormon authors are backing a gay writer in his dispute with a Utah publisher over a reference to the writer's boyfriend...

Raphael Kadushin Gives Voice to LGBT Authors

Trebor Healey | Posted 09.28.2013 | Gay Voices
Trebor Healey

"We didn't have any LGBT list at all when I started as acquisitions editor [at the University of Wisconsin Press], but the real leap for us was incorporating more trade titles into our list.... And once I got the OK to do trade titles, I just saw so many strong LGBT titles going unpublished."

Gay Writing Celebration Salutes Aging, Honors Pioneers

Malcolm Boyd | Posted 07.01.2013 | Religion
Malcolm Boyd

American culture is perceptibly aging. This was evident April 27 when West Hollywood celebrated Lambda Literary Foundations 25th annual benefit "A Celebration of LGBT Literary Pioneers." The evening was a smashing success, often touching beyond belief, and had standing room only.

An Acclaimed Gay Author Surprises With Two New Novels

Kergan Edwards-Stout | Posted 02.06.2013 | Gay Voices
Kergan Edwards-Stout

While A Horse Named Sorrow is a meditative tale set in San Francisco, Faun focuses on an adolescent boy discovering that his body is quickly morphing, but not into the expected stage of puberty. Healey was able to take some time with me to discuss his work and inspirations.

Refusing To Hide My Identity In Writing

A.J. Walkley | Posted 06.09.2012 | Gay Voices
A.J. Walkley

I am extremely proud of my identity within the LGBTQ community, and publicizing Queer Greer is currently one of my favorite joys. I readily characterize myself as a "queer" writer, irrespective of the topics I am writing on at any given time.

Modern-Day Algonquin: A Round-Table Discussion With 5 Gay Authors

Kergan Edwards-Stout | Posted 06.02.2012 | Books
Kergan Edwards-Stout

Recently, a few of us connected to discuss our craft and the state of gay literature today. It was with great pleasure that I joined with Gregory G. Allen, David G. Hallman, Carey Parrish, and Arthur Wooten in our own gay take on the Algonquin round table.

Voice To Voice: Joan Larkin And Tony Leuzzi Discuss Poetry

Posted 03.27.2012 | 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...