Saving Trans Author Carter Sickels
November 09 2012 8:00 AM ET

'Saving' Trans Author Carter Sickels

Sunnivie Brydum

Transgender author Carter Sickels is making waves in the literary community with his powerful storytelling that resists the temptation to make precious the hardships in rural Southern America.

Catching Up With Janis Ian
November 07 2012 5:00 AM ET

Catching Up With Janis Ian

Nazly Siadate

Janis Ian became a teen star when her song about interracial romance became a hit in 1967. Albums, a coming out, and a memoir followed. We caught up with Ian on tour and found her as interesting as ever.

Zombie Eye for the Living Guy
October 31 2012 4:00 AM ET

Recipe: Keep Your Undead LGBT Party Guests Happy

Sunnivie Brydum

Just in time for Halloween, gay author J.M. Hewitt takes readers six feet under with costume and culinary suggestions for a party befitting the zombie apocalypse.

Mystery and Unstoppable Sex and Rachel Maddow in 9 Audio Books You Should Listen To
October 25 2012 7:07 PM ET

Nine Audio Books You Should Listen To

Diane Anderson-Minshall

As we head into holiday season, many readers are gearing up for road trips. Best way to get through one? Audio books — they can be downloaded on your iPod or MP3 player or bought as CDs from several companies including the powerhouse (which works with Amazon and offers a variety of price plans including one book a month for $14.95) and the fiesty newcomer (which lets you stream as many books as you like for a flat monthly fee of $29.95). Here are just nine of our fave audio books with LGBT content.

Author Conversation Annameekee Hesik Jeremy Jordan King
October 19 2012 3:00 AM ET

Love, Labels, and YA Literature for Queer Kids

Sunnivie Brydum

In this exclusive author conversation, two out authors with new young adult books reflect on the important queer literature and real-life scenarios that inspired them.

Bookshelf Five Great Overlooked Lesbian Books From 2012
October 17 2012 5:00 AM ET

5 Great Overlooked Lesbian Books

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Every so often a great book about queer women goes overlooked, much to readers' chagrin.

Lee Lynch and Lori Lake on Lesbian Mystery, Police Raids, and Fairy Godmothers
October 16 2012 3:00 AM ET

Lee Lynch and Lori Lake on Lesbian Mystery, Police Raids, and Fairy Godmothers

Sunnivie Brydum

Legendary literary pioneer Lee Lynch and mystery novelist Lori L. Lake wax poetic about creating compelling characters, writing for a mainstream audience, and the importance of those lesbian scribes who came before them.