The Advocate Bookshelf Banned Books Week
September 29 2011 6:00 PM ET

Bookshelf: Banned Books Week

Diane Anderson-Minshall

The list of banned books from the last year includes a children’s book about two real male penguins in the Central Park Zoo who raise a baby penguin named Tango.

Gay Indian Author Examines Sexual Politics
September 23 2011 8:00 AM ET

Gay Indian Author Examines Sexual Politics

Jeremy Kinser

Ghalib Shiraz Dhalla discusses his latest novel, The Two Krishnas, which examines the casualities caused by a married Hindu man who risks everything to have an affair with a much younger male lover.

How to Self-Publish and Not Perish in the Process
September 23 2011 4:00 AM ET

Op-ed: How to Self-Publish and Not Perish in the Process

George Snyder

A beginner’s how-to guide in seven deceptively easy steps.

The Advocate Bookshelf Conversations and Cosmos
September 20 2011 5:00 AM ET

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Advocate.com Editors

This week we have cocktails with mom, hit the road with Patti Smith, learn about gay Amish kids, journey to the fantastical Terre d’Ange for a finale, and find out what it was like to have a butch lesbian mom in the ‘50s.

Henry Rollinss Photo Realism
September 13 2011 6:00 AM ET

Henry Rollins's Photo Realism

Winston Gieseke

A punk icon rages at the world’s injustices and discusses how marriage equality keeps him hopeful about the future of humanity.

The Advocate Bookshelf Fallen Wizard of Oz
September 13 2011 4:00 AM ET

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Advocate.com Editors

This week we’re reading about lady cops in Georgia, a brilliant feminist playwright, freak photographer Diane Arbus, and a sci-fi world where people with a rare mutation can instantly switch genders.

The Advocate's Bookshelf: Memoirs
September 13 2011 4:00 AM ET

The Advocate's Bookshelf: Memoirs

Diane Anderson-Minshall

A roundup of what to read.

Michael Musto Dish Warmed Over
September 07 2011 4:00 AM ET

Michael Musto: Dish Warmed Over

Brandon Voss

As he celebrates the release of his new book Fork on the Left, Knife in the Back, the bridge-burning blogger and baron of blind items blabs about his hard-earned position as both historian and spokesman for the gay community.

The Advocate Bookshelf
September 06 2011 4:00 AM ET

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Advocate.com Editors

This week we're reading a feminist history of Broadway and a look at New York City through Andy Warhol's eyes, and we've even found some gay vampires you might fall for.

Perez Hilton Pink on the Inside
September 01 2011 4:00 AM ET

Perez Hilton: Pink on the Inside

Brandon Voss

Now releasing a children’s book, The Boy With Pink Hair, the new man behind the controversial brand explains why he’s a great role model for kids — even if he’ll never be Neil Patrick Harris.

Gay Pakistani Muslim Writer Ifti Nasim Dead at 64
July 25 2011 4:55 PM ET

Gay Pakistani Muslim Writer Ifti Nasim Dead at 64

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Ifti Nasim, the gay Pakistani Muslim poet who authored Myrmecophile (in English) and Narman (mostly in Urdu), died Friday following a heart attack.

Literary Losses Cheryl Burke and Taylor Siluwe
July 21 2011 3:55 PM ET

Literary Losses: Cheryl Burke and Taylor Siluwé

Diane Anderson-Minshall

The LGBT literary world experienced two cancer-related losses this summer: Cheryl Burke and Taylor Siluwé both passed away in June.

The Professor on the Dance Floor
July 18 2011 6:40 PM ET

The Professor on the Dance Floor

Advocate Contributors

There's more to the disco era than platform shoes, polyester shirts, and cocaine spoons. Hot Stuff, a new book about the phenomenon by Alice Echols, explores how the dance music genre that blossomed in the '70s shattered gender, racial, and sexual conventions.

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