I want to applaud African-American LGBT authors of 2011/2012. I have been traveling all over the U.S.A., and here are some of the most notable books by African-American LGBT authors recommended to me by gays, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender African Americans. I want to encourage the LGBT community and avid book readers to read the following books. I have read all the following books and recommend them strongly, and I want to support African-American LGBT authors.
- Mogul by Terrance Dean, released June 14, 2011. It has been nominated in the Bisexual Fiction category for the 2012 Lambda Literary Awards. His first book, Hiding in Hip Hop: On the Down Low in the Entertainment Industry -- From Music to Hollywood, is number six on Flaier.net's list of the top 25 gay books and was an Essence bestseller. Terrance Dean is a speaker, educator, author, and hip-hop head.
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