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Suzanne Brockmann
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Suzanne Brockmann is a PFLAG mom and the bestselling author of 55 novels. Her favorite is the one where her most popular character, gay FBI agent Jules Cassidy, wins his happily-ever-after and marries the man of his dreams. Called All Through the Night, this was the first mainstream genre romance novel with a hero and a hero to hit The New York Times' hardcover fiction bestseller list. In 2007 Suz donated all of her earnings from this book, in perpetuity, to MassEquality to help win and preserve equal marriage rights in Massachusetts. Known for her hunky Navy SEAL heroes, Suz is also the author of When Tony Met Adam, a romantic e-novella published in celebration of the repeal of "don't ask, don't tell" (DADT). Her latest project is Russian Doll (Facebook, Twitter), a feature-length indie movie about a kick-ass lesbian police detective. Suz is also the producer and co-writer of The Perfect Wedding, a sweet-little-boy-meets-boy rom-com indie film, available from Wolfe Releasing. To learn more about Suz, visit You can also find her on Facebook and Twitter.

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October Is Queer Romance Month!

(0) Comments | Posted October 8, 2015 | 12:42 PM

October is officially Queer Romance Month!

The romance novel is the foundation of the publishing world. It's the money-maker, producing bestsellers that keep the entire book industry afloat. Why? Because although frequently belittled, our stories -- about finding connection and love in this crazy, noisy, too-often lonely world...

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Imagining My World

(0) Comments | Posted May 8, 2015 | 10:24 AM

"Why would you end the movie like that?" the man scoffed. "Two gay men having a church wedding, in Florida? It's a fairytale. Never gonna happen."

The declaration caught us by surprise. This man's words were loaded with disbelief and derision.

We were super jazzed, standing in front of a...

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The Perfect Wedding: Coming to a Church Near You

(3) Comments | Posted December 19, 2013 | 2:26 PM

"We're looking for a lot of different locations for the movie," my husband Ed said, using the fact that we were producing an indie film as cocktail conversation. "Including a church where the two main characters -- a young gay couple -- get married."

My dad was celebrating his...

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Silent Night, Homophobic Night...

(852) Comments | Posted December 3, 2013 | 9:13 PM

"Oh!" my mom said as we chatted on the phone. "Dad and I would love it if you and Ed could come with us to Christmas Eve services." And there it was, the conversation I desperately didn't want to have. "Our friends would love to see you," Mom continued, and...

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Dedicated to the One I Love

(9) Comments | Posted November 19, 2013 | 7:51 PM

My son Jason cried when he first read it, and I cried too.

He was 18 years old, and we were a mess, both crying and laughing as we sat in my office. We'd just talked about the difference between being out and being capital-O-out. Ellen was Out. Elton John...

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Three Beautiful Little Words: The True Meaning of 'Mom, I'm Gay'

(44) Comments | Posted November 4, 2013 | 12:58 PM

"Mom, I'm gay."

Three little words.

But the subtext -- the wondrous, beautiful subtext -- in that one small sentence can fill pages.

The main message is: "Mom, I know who I am, and because I know who I am, I won't spend my life crashing around in despair, hurting...

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(Really Good) Sh*t My Mom Says (About Her Gay Grandson)

(147) Comments | Posted September 29, 2013 | 10:23 AM

My 81-year-old mother has been an advocate for equality for as long as I can remember, so when my son Jason first told me that he's gay, I had absolutely no qualms about how my parents would react. In fact, Mom and I had had the "do you think Jace...

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