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From The Sparsholt Affair to The Spell: An Alan Hollinghurst Primer

To read more by the man who wrote beautiful stories about gay men in twentieth and twenty-first century Britain, check out these novels.


Garrard Conley on Identity and Surviving Conversion Therapy

Garrard Conley, author of Boy Erased, discusses his experiences with gay conversion therapy, and gives advice to those struggling to find their identity.


Trick of the Trope: Writing A Queer Romance That Shatters Norms

Santino Hassell offers some insight on writing a queer romance novel that isn't problematic, and subverting the norms of the romance genre altogether.


From James Baldwin to Rita Mae Brown: 11 Champions of Gay Rights

In honor of Pride Month, we're taking a look at writers and poets who used their work, life, and influence to be a voice for gay rights and LGBT advocacy.


Inside a Pearl: Edmund White in Paris with a Dear Friend to the End

Edmund White creates a beautiful portrait of his friendship with Marie-Claude de Brunhoff in his new memoir, 'Inside a Pearl: My Years in Paris.'


Fabulous and Fearless: A Roundup of True LGBT Stories for Pride Week

Forty-two years ago this week, activists launched the first Pride march to commemorate the Stonewall Riots of the prior year, when gay bar patrons had taken a stand against targeted police brutality. Pride Week (June 16 - 24, 2012) has since become a time for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender to rejoice in their triumphs and remember their struggles (and maybe break out a little body glitter). This list features books that provide a window into the diverse history the LGBT community, and into some very relatable gay, lesbian, and transgender lives.