Topics :: GLBT Books

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Library Group A Leader in LGBT Books

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Jun 6
Originally established in the early 1990s by the Publishing Triangle as National Lesbian and Gay Book Month, this year marks the first commemoration of the 30-day promotion under the ALA's auspices.

'Confessions of a Mormon Boy' Returns to LA

THEATRE | By EDGE | Feb 25
The Possibility Foundation and MB Productions present the Los Angeles return of Steven Fales' award-winning, off-Broadway one-man sensation "Confessions of a Mormon Boy" playing every Sunday at 7 pm from March 1 thru April 26, 2015 at the Zephyr Theatre.

Singapore Backs Call to Destroy Gay-Themed Books

INTERNATIONAL | By Satish Cheney | Jul 12
A children's book inspired by a real-life story of two male penguins raising a baby chick in New York's zoo has been deemed inappropriate by state-run Singapore libraries. All copies will be destroyed.

Cleis Press Nominated for Three Goldie Awards

BOOKS | By Winnie McCroy | Jun 9
The progressive publisher Cleis Press has been nominated for three Golden Crown Awards, representing the best of lesbian literature, for titles including two lesbian erotic romance collections, and an LGBT mystery title.

SC Senate Finance Rejects Effort to Punish Colleges for Assigning Gay-Themed Books

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | May 1
The South Carolina Senate’s budget-writing committee has rejected an effort to punish two South Carolina universities for assigning gay-themed books to freshmen.

Out There :: Winter Books Quiz

BOOKS | By Roberto Friedman | Feb 15
Out There can’t guarantee that all review copies sent our way will eventually get reviewed. But here’s a fun game we can play with some of the books.

The Blind Masseuse: A Traveler’s Memoir from Costa Rica to Cambodia

BOOKS | Oct 16
Take a sneak peek at Alden Jones’ travel memoir, "The Blind Masseuse: A Traveler’s Memoir from Costa Rica to Cambodia," where the author gives an addictive, transporting look at the many aspects of life, civilization and travel.

Killing His Darlings :: ’Boystown’ Scribe Marshall Thornton on ’Murder Book’

BOOKS | By Kilian Melloy | May 9
A series of mystery novels centered around a gay sleuth that delivers both thrills and heartbreak is like the Spanish Inquisition: To reference Monty Python, no one expects it. Author Marshall Thornton chatted with EDGE about the new novel, "Murder Book."

At Last, Kevin Killian’s ’Spreadeagle’

BOOKS | By John F. Karr | May 2
Describing Kevin Killian’s novel "Spreadeagle" as long-awaited isn’t, for once, a cliche. He started writing it in 1990, and even when he thought he’d finished the book, he found it facing a long and beleaguered road to publication.

2 Moms Book Back on Utah School District’s Shelves

NATIONAL | Jan 15
A book about a lesbian couple raising children has returned to a Utah school district’s library shelves, amid a lawsuit from the American Civil Liberties Union.

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