The True Stories of a Former Gay Drunk in New York
January 15 2012 11:30 PM ET

The True Stories of a Former Gay Drunk in New York

Neal Broverman

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
December 22 2011 8:45 PM ET

Was There a Gay Casanova? 

Diane Anderson-Minshall

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

Healing Reading
December 22 2011 4:00 AM ET

Bookshelf: Healing Reading

Winston Gieseke

Seven new titles to guide your personal transformation in 2012.

Behind the Story What if Casanova Was Gay
December 21 2011 5:00 AM ET

Behind the Story: What if Casanova Was Gay? 

Diane Anderson-Minshall

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
December 19 2011 4:00 AM ET

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

Jeremy Kinser

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
December 12 2011 1:20 PM ET

LGBT Books Make History

Diane Anderson-Minshall

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

First Look Postcards from Divine
December 07 2011 4:00 AM ET March 07 2013 1:19 AM ET

Postcards from Divine

Michelle Garcia

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
December 03 2011 9:50 AM ET

Can We Put an End to the Gender Binary?

Advocate Contributors

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

Sex History And Lesbian Outlaws
December 03 2011 8:29 AM ET

Sex, History And Lesbian Outlaws

Advocate Contributors

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.

Advocate Bookshelf Best Non-Fiction Transgender Books
November 20 2011 1:15 PM ET

Bookshelf: Best Non-Fiction Transgender Books

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Bookshelf: Best Non-Fiction Transgender Books

Advocate Bookshelk Best Non-Fiction Transgender Books
November 19 2011 6:30 PM ET

Advocate Bookshelf: Best Non-Fiction Transgender Books

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Several great transgender non-fiction books everyone should read.

The Best Overlooked Books
November 17 2011 4:00 AM ET

The Best Overlooked Books

Advocate Contributors

The Advocate asked our readers to tell us their favorite but overlooked books you shouldn’t have missed in 2011.

Advocate Bookshelf Naked Women for the Holidays
November 14 2011 2:00 AM ET

Bookshelf: Naked Women for the Holidays 

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Here are eight of this year’s best photo tomes — some by women, a couple by men — that any lesbian or bisexual woman would love for a holiday gift.