Alison Bechdel Inside Her Head
June 15 2012 4:28 AM ET

Alison Bechdel: Inside Her Head

Ari Karpel

The lesbian author says of a new book about her mom: "I think people who are well-adjusted are not going to be interested in this story."

Discover the Winners of the Lambda Literary Awards
June 05 2012 6:15 PM ET

The Next Great LGBT Writers: Lambda Announces This Year's Winners

Lucas Grindley

The 24th annual Lambda Literary Award Winners, with winners in 24 different categories, were announced Monday and usher in a host of new names.

A Rabbi and Lesbian Walk Into a Bar
May 29 2012 3:10 PM ET

A Rabbi and Lesbian Walk Into a Bar

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Two Jewish lesbian authors, Fay Jacobs and Rabbi Andrea Myers, are known for using wit and wisdom in their

Coeditor of Pioneering Book on Lesbian Nuns Dies
May 25 2012 6:40 PM ET

Coeditor of Pioneering Book on Lesbian Nuns Dies

Trudy Ring

Rosemary Curb, coeditor of Lesbian Nuns: Breaking Silence, has died at age 72.

OpEd What My Characters Taught Me
May 25 2012 3:31 PM ET

How an Author Became an Ally

Liz Borino

A fiction author shares how creating a gay charactor for her debut novel made her a gay ally for life.

Toni Newman and Terrance Dean Are Gay and Transgender in a Hip Hop World
May 14 2012 3:30 AM ET

On Being Gay and Trans in a Hip-Hop World

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Transgender author Toni Newman, whose recent memoir I Rise: The Transformation of Toni Newman was a multiple nominee for the Lambda Literary Award and is being turned into a film, talks to gay author Terrance Dean, whose memoir Hiding in Hip Hop shook up the entertainment world.

Bookshelf Gay Catholics Suicidal Moms and the Polymorphous Perversity of Madonnas Big Toe
May 08 2012 1:08 PM ET May 14 2012 12:01 AM ET

On the Bookshelf: Gay Catholics, Madonna’s Toes

Diane Anderson-Minshall

With a fat gay Catholic kid, a suicidal, closeted mom, and essays on the perceived perversions of everything from Trekkies to Madonna, this week's books have plenty to offer readers who think truth is stranger than fiction.

Where The Wild Things Are Author Maurice Sendak Dies at 83
May 08 2012 10:31 AM ET

Maurice Sendak Dead at 83

Michelle Garcia

Author and artist Maurice Sendak died in Connecticut Tuesday morning after complications from a recent stroke. He was 83.  ---

New Book The Letter Q Sends the Younger You a Message
May 02 2012 7:30 AM ET

New Book Sends the Younger You a Message

Brett Edward Stout

The Letter Q is the most recent book addressing the issue of teen suicide and sheds the formalities of speaking to a broad audience you’ve never met. It is instead an anthology of letters from LGBT writers to their younger selves.