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"We Met in Paris": Grace Frick and Her Life with Marguerite Yourcenar
By University of Missouri
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ean: 9780826221551, isbn: 0826221556,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
''We Met in Paris'' challenges previous depictions of Grace Frick and the couple she formed with the first French Académicienne. It is a scrupulously documented, intimate portrait of both women in which Frick emerges as a woman of substance in her own right. In addition to ten years of research, dozens of interviews with people who were close to Frick and Yourcenar, and an immense volume of published and unpublished correspondence, Howard's book is enriched by personal conversations with the au

My Son Divine
By Brand: Alyson Books
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ean: 9781555835941, isbn: 1555835945,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
This remarkable biography-written by Divine's mother Frances Millstead, with Kevin Heffernan and Steve Yeager, the award-winning filmmakers whose documentary film Divine Trash won the Filmmakers Trophy at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival-reveals a never-before-seen side of the internationally renowned actor and drag performer. As she tells of his childhood, their long estrangement, and a heart-warming reconciliation before his death, Frances Millstead brings a mother's love and insight to the sto

The Grand Illusion: Love, Lies, and My Life with Styx
By Brand: AMACOM
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ean: 9780814409169, isbn: 0814409164,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
They are still one of the biggest rock bands of the last three decades. With four consecutive triple-platinum albums and 54 million records sold, their tours continue to sell out and classic songs like ''Lady,'' ''Renegade,'' ''Come Sail Away,'' and ''The Grand Illusion'' have earned them a whole new generation of fans. At the height of their fame, they were living the ultimate rock ‘n’ roll fantasy -- an odyssey of groupies, drugs, and music that most musicians only dream of. As a band, Sty

A Cup of Water Under My Bed: A Memoir
By Beacon Press
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ean: 9780807014486, isbn: 9780807014486,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
Title: A Cup of Water Under My Bed( A Memoir) Binding: Hardcover Author: DaisyHernandez Publisher: BeaconPress(MA)

Roger Casement: The Black Diaries - with a study of his background, sexuality, and Irish political life
By Belfast Press
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ean: 9781916019409, isbn: 1916019404,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
In this extended and further enhanced 3rd edition, with many more photographs, all Roger Casement’s Black Diaries are again published together, including, uniquely, a full version of the erotically-charged 1911 Diary over which London threatened an obscenity prosecution. The volume provides both a comprehensive text of the diaries, with explanations for their cast of characters, famous, infamous, and fleeting, and a context for the author whose significance and seminal role in the political de

Wisecracker: The Life and Times of William Haines, Hollywood's First Openly Gay Star
By Viking
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ean: 9780670871551, isbn: 0670871559,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
Chronicles the saga of 1930s film star William Haines, his survival in Hollywood's gay subculture, and his rise to fame as a top interior decorator after being blacklisted by the movie industry. 15,000 first printing. First serial, Vanity Fair. Second serial, Architectural Digest. William Haines was one of MGM's biggest stars in the late 1920s, playing cocky but sympathetic wise guys in movies such as Brown of Harvard. He was as self-assured in real life: dropped by the studio in 1933 because he

Fragile Circle
By Brand: Alyson Books
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ean: 9781555834609, isbn: 1555834604,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
This poignant memoir documents one person's efforts to compress a lifetime of living, loving, and loss into a single decade, a decade that changed the way the world looked at sex, death, dying, and gay men. It talks about passion and devotion in a time when little was known and much was feared about AIDS, a time when powerful judgments were based on hardly more than vague hunches. Today, there are treatments, HIV tests, and a wide body of knowledge and experience concerning the epidemic. Senak c

Love, Ellen: A Mother/Daughter Journey
By It Books
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ean: 9780688162740, isbn: 0688162746,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
''Mom, I'm gay.'' With three little words, gay children can change their parents' lives forever. Yet at the same times it's a chance for those parents to realize nothing, really, has changed at all; same kid, same life, same bond of enduring love.Twenty years ago, during a walk on a Mississippi beach, Ellen DeGeneres spoke those simple, powerful words to her mother. That emotional moment eventually brought mother and daughter closer than ever, but not without a struggle. Coming from a republican

The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister – Vol.2
By Virago
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ean: 9780349013336, isbn: 0349013330,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
Originally published as No Priest But Love.ANNE LISTER IS THE INSPIRATION FOR GENTLEMAN JACK, THE ACCLAIMED BBC/HBO SERIES BY SALLY WAINWRIGHT, STARRING SURANNE JONES. 'The Lister diaries are the Dead Sea Scrolls of lesbian history; they changed everything. By resurrecting them and editing them with such loving attention and intelligence, Helena Whitbread has earned the gratitude of a whole generation' EMMA DONOGHUE'Engaging, revealing, at times simply astonishing: Anne Lister's diaries are an i

Billion Dollar Dimebag: An Insider's Account of America's Legalish Cannabis Industry
By Post Hill Press
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ean: 9781642932690, isbn: 1642932698,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
Experience the Green Rush through the eyes of Jackson D. Tilley—the sober twenty-something who climbed the ladder at a small vape company while it grew into the nation’s leading cannabis distributor.“At once funny, enlightening, and timely, Tilley’s is a deftly-executed debut.” — Bethany McLean, New York Times bestselling co-author of The Smartest Guys in the Room “Smart, funny, and fast-paced, this debut from Jackson Tilley is both a deeply felt memoir and a crash-course in the G

Darling Days: A Memoir
By Ecco
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mpn: 0062368214, ean: 9780062368218, isbn: 0062368214,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
Born into the beautiful bedlam of downtown New York in the eighties, iO Tillett Wright came of age at the intersection of punk, poverty, heroin, and art. This was a world of self-invented characters, glamorous superstars, and strung-out sufferers, ground zero of drag and performance art. Still, no personality was more vibrant and formidable than iO’s mother’s. Rhonna, a showgirl and young widow, was a mercurial, erratic glamazon. She was iO’s fiercest defender and only authority in a world

I Can't Date Jesus: Love, Sex, Family, Race, and Other Reasons I've Put My Faith in Beyoncé
By Atria Books
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mpn: 27587517, ean: 9781501178856, isbn: 1501178857,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Featured as one of Summer 2018’s most anticipated reads by the Los Angeles Times, Vogue, Vulture, Entertainment Weekly, ELLE, Buzzfeed, and Bitch Media. In the style of New York Times bestsellers You Can’t Touch My Hair, Bad Feminist, and I’m Judging You, a timely collection of alternately hysterical and soul‑searching essays about what it is like to grow up as a creative, sensitive black man in a world that constantly tries to deride and diminish y

The Book of Pride: LGBTQ Heroes Who Changed the World
By HarperOne
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mpn: 28774906, ean: 9780062571700, isbn: 0062571702,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
THE BOOK OF PRIDE captures the true story of the gay rights movement from the 1960s to the present, through richly detailed, stunning interviews with the leaders, activists, and ordinary people who witnessed the movement and made it happen. These individuals fought battles both personal and political, often without the support of family or friends, frequently under the threat of violence and persecution. By shining a light on these remarkable stories of bravery and determination, THE BOOK

Bettyville: A Memoir
By Penguin Books
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ean: 9780143107880, isbn: 0143107887,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
“The idea of a cultured gay man leaving New York City to care for his aging mother in Paris, Missouri, is already funny, and George Hodgman reaps that humor with great charm. But then he plunges deep, examining the warm yet fraught relationship between mother and son with profound insight and understanding.” —Alison Bechdel, author of Fun Home  NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD   When George Hodgman leaves Manhattan for his hometown of Paris,

My Sister: How One Sibling's Transition Changed Us Both
By Bold Type Books
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ean: 9781541762954, isbn: 1541762959,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
A powerful, honest memoir by two sisters -- one a star on Orange Is the New Black, one a trans woman and activist -- about transitioning, family, allyship, and the path to self-realization. When Selenis Leyva's parents adopted a baby into their warm, loving family, Selenis was immediately smitten. The pair were always close; Selenis showered her younger sibling with affection, who in turn looked up to Selenis and followed her everywhere. The siblings realized, almost at the same moment, that the

Nonbinary: Memoirs of Gender and Identity
By Columbia University Press
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mpn: 34933554, ean: 9780231185332, isbn: 0231185332,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
What happens when your gender doesn’t fit neatly into the categories of male or female? Even mundane interactions like filling out a form or using a public bathroom can be a struggle when these designations prove inadequate. In this groundbreaking book, thirty authors highlight how our experiences are shaped by a deeply entrenched gender binary.The powerful first-person narratives of this collection show us a world where gender exists along a spectrum, a web, a multidimensional space. Nuanced

Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identity, Faith, and Family
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ean: 9780735213463, isbn: 0735213461,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
The New York Times bestselling memoir about identity, love and understanding. Now a major motion picture starring Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, and Lucas Hedges, directed by Joel Edgerton. “Every sentence of the story will stir your soul” (O Magazine).  The son of a Baptist pastor and deeply embedded in church life in small town Arkansas, as a young man Garrard Conley was terrified and conflicted about his sexuality. When Garrard was a nineteen-year-old college student, he was outed to hi

Real Queer America: LGBT Stories from Red States
By Little, Brown and Company
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ean: 9780316516037, isbn: 0316516031,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
A transgender reporter's ''powerful, profoundly moving''(New York Times Book Review) narrative tour through the surprisingly vibrant queer communities sprouting up in red states, offering a vision of a stronger, more humane America. Ten years ago, Samantha Allen was a suit-and-tie-wearing Mormon missionary. Now she's a senior Daily Beast reporter happily married to another woman. A lot in her life has changed, but what hasn't changed is her deep love of Red State America, and of queer people who

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