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Turning the Page: The LGBT Side of the Decatur Book Festival

Turning the Page: The LGBT Side of the Decatur Book Festival

Kelli Goldman August 27, 2013 0

Atlanta is a city of festivals. Every year we boast hundreds, from Farmer’s Markets to one-day fundraisers to big events like the Dogwood Festival, the Decatur Arts Festival, Gay Pride, the Inman Park Festival,

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Mikey Rox’s Mini-Guide to Satisfying Summer Reads

Mikey Rox’s Mini-Guide to Satisfying Summer Reads

Mikey Rox July 10, 2013 0

When you hit the beach this season, don’t forget to bring a good book. Here are our picks for Summer 2013’s hottest LGBT titles.   Man Up!: Tales of My Delusional Self-Confidence   Ross

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Sex: Justin Hernandez’s Rollercoaster Ride from NYC to Hollyweird and Back

Sex: Justin Hernandez’s Rollercoaster Ride from NYC to Hollyweird and Back

Van Gower March 25, 2013 0

There are people in this world who live quiet, unassuming, straight-laced lives devoid of any sensationalistic experiences. They tread on a path that doesn’t meander through any prurient, seedy environs. Then, there are people

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‘The Memoirs of Angel King’ Examines Struggle of Gay Conversion Therapy

‘The Memoirs of Angel King’ Examines Struggle of Gay Conversion Therapy

Tom McCauley January 2, 2013 0

In The Memoirs of Angel King, Raph Solo weaves a tale about coming to terms with being gay and finding God in the 21st Century.  Based on the author’s real-life experiences, the novel chronicles

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Perks of Being a Wallflower- Must Read, Must See

Perks of Being a Wallflower- Must Read, Must See

Joseph Brownell September 28, 2012 0

“This story is forever,” author Stephen Chbosky says of Perks of Being a Wallflower. A bold statement but then again this is a bold book. Originally published in 1999, Perks introduces us to Charlie.

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Bookmarks: July’s Latest LGBT Book Reviews

Bookmarks: July’s Latest LGBT Book Reviews

Richard Labonte July 12, 2012 0

The Truth is Bad Enough: What Became of the Happy Hustler?, by Michael Kearns. CreateSpace, 294 pages, $15.95 paper. First he was a precocious boy, acting in and directing plays – and reveling in

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Bookmarks: June’s Latest LGBT Book Reviews

Bookmarks: June’s Latest LGBT Book Reviews

Richard Labonte June 12, 2012 0

Spreadeagle, by Kevin Killian. The Fellow Travelers Series/Publication Studio, 590 pages, $16 paper, $10 e-book.   It was two decades in the writing, Killian has said about this pop culture-peppered novel, yet the Feb.

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First Black Gay Male Vampire Novel Debuts at Mixx & Brushstrokes

First Black Gay Male Vampire Novel Debuts at Mixx & Brushstrokes

Joseph Brownell April 24, 2012 0

K. Murry Johnson is set to unleash his vampire coming-of-age story in Atlanta with an author event sponsored by Brushstrokes and Mixx Thursday April 26th. In advance of his appearance, we caught up with

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Best Reads of 2011

Best Reads of 2011

Richard Labonte December 21, 2011 0

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Book Marks: Taking My Life, The Fog: A Novel of Desire and Reprisal, Happy Accidents, Nocturnal Omissions: A Tale of Two Poets

Book Marks: Taking My Life, The Fog: A Novel of Desire and Reprisal, Happy Accidents, Nocturnal Omissions: A Tale of Two Poets

Richard Labonte November 7, 2011 0

Taking My Life, by Jane Rule. Talonbooks, 284 pages, $19.95 paper. It’s good to go through all the boxes. That’s how scholar Linda M. Morra came across an astonishing, never-catalogued find: a posthumous autobiography,

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