One on One Justin Chin and Daphne Gottlieb

 One on One: Justin Chin and Daphne Gottlieb

LGBT author Justin Chin interviews fellow Californian and author Daphne Gottlieb, known for stitching together the ivory tower and the gutter just using her tongue, about writing for small audiences.

Colbert to Sendak How Can a Gay Man Write Kids Books

Colbert to Sendak: How Can a Gay Man Write Kids’ Books?

Watch Stephen Colbert show amazement that Maurice Sendak, who is gay, can write books for children, and discuss removing penises from the pictures in Sendak’s In the Night Kitchen.

Work Offers New Perspective on Stein Toklas Relationship

Work Offers New Perspective on Stein-Toklas Relationship

A new edition of Gertrude Stein’s Stanzas in Meditation “reveals the fraught and jealous relationship” between her and lover-editor Alice B. Toklas.

Advocate Bookshelf Best LGBT Erotica

Advocate Bookshelf: The Best One-Handed Reads

We're putting our bets on these (mostly brand-new) dirty tomes.

The True Stories of a Former Gay Drunk in New York

The True Stories of a Former Gay Drunk in New York

In Blackouts and Breakdowns, writer Mark Brennan Rosenberg chronicles a story familiar to many big-city gays: getting falling down drunk and doing very, very stupid things.

Was There a Gay Casanova

Was There a Gay Casanova? 

Several new books reimagine — some with more fictional flourish than others — the lives of LGBT historical figures.

Healing Reading

Bookshelf: Healing Reading

Seven new titles to guide your personal transformation in 2012.

Behind the Story What if Casanova Was Gay

Behind the Story: What if Casanova Was Gay? 

Author Marten Weber explains how he imagines in his new book a Casanova, the famous womanizer of romance literature, with a gay brother.

You Better Watch Out The Best, Worst, Most Deranged Holiday Films

Better Watch Out: Best, Worst, Most Deranged Holiday Films

What do killer Santas, a miserly Tori Spelling, and Tom Cruise at an orgy have in common? They all feature prominently in film critic Alonso Duralde's favorite Christmas movies.

LGBT Books Make History

LGBT Books Make History

Winners of the 2011 Rainbow Book Awards were announced last week.

First Look Postcards from Divine
March 07 2013 1:19 AM ET

Postcards from Divine

March 7 is the 25th anniversary of Divine's passing, and here we look back at some of her own travels.

Can We Put An End to the Gender Binary

Can We Put an End to the Gender Binary?

The diversity of gender identities and expressions necessitates entirely new ways of thinking and talking about gender.

Sex History And Lesbian Outlaws

Sex, History And Lesbian Outlaws

When We Were Outlaws goes from Angela Davis to Patty Hearst to radical lesbians to the Weather Underground to a neo-Nazi party hell-bent on blowing things up. And author Jeanne Cordova was right in the middle of everything.