The Advocate Bookshelf Conversations and Cosmos
September 20 2011 4:00 AM ET

Bookshelf 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 5:00 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 3:00 AM ET

  Bookshelf 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 3:00 AM ET

The Advocate's Bookshelf: Memoirs

Diane Anderson-Minshall

A roundup of what to read.

Michael Musto: Dish Warmed Over
September 07 2011 3:00 AM ET

Michael Musto: Dish Warmed Over

Brandon Voss

Celebrating 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 3:00 AM ET

 's Bookshelf 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 3:00 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 3:55 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 2:55 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 5:40 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.

Book Excerpt: Mind Your Manners in the Bedroom
June 27 2011 1:05 PM ET

Book Excerpt: Mind Your Manners in the Bedroom

Steven Petrow

Know how to satisfy your partner and what not to say in the heat of the moment — with his Steven Petrow's Complete Gay & Lesbian Manners for Every Occasion (written with Sally Chew), the author offers wise and witty advice for every occasion.

Book Excerpt: From Here To Eternity The Restored Edition
June 21 2011 5:00 AM ET

Book Excerpt: The Restored Edition

James Jones

James Jones's classic 1951 novel chronicled life on an Army base in Hawaii just before the bombing of Pearl Harbor as realistically as the era would allow. Now the censored passages that honestly depict homosexuality in the military have been restored.

Book Excerpt Mogul
June 16 2011 5:55 AM ET

Book Excerpt:  

Terrance Dean

BOOK EXCERPT: The author who once wrote about his own affairs with hip-hop's titans is taking a creative look at one man's rise to money and power as he falls in love.