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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.

Walt Whitman Poet Shaman

Walt Whitman, Poet-Shaman

In his new book Walt Whitman: Shamanism, Spiritual Democracy, and the World Soul, Jungian writer Steven B. Herrmann delves into the inner development, the bi-erotic imagination, and the shamanism of America’s seminal bard.

Writers Honored at Lammys

Writers Honored at Lammys

With comedian Lea DeLaria as master of ceremonies, leading LGBT writers including Edward Albee and Val McDermid were honored at the Lambda Literary Awards Thursday night.

Interview David Levithan

David Levithan's New Read

With Will Grayson, Will Grayson, David Levithan scores the first teen book with a gay main character to hit the New York Times bestseller list — something he says ten years ago was exhibit #1 of the world falling apart.

Deep Focus

Deep Focus

It’s a Vito Russo renaissance as the late activist and author of The Celluloid Closet is explored in a comprehensive new biography and documentary.

Reading is Fundamental

Reading is Fundamental

While gay literature thrives in some quarters, another venerable gay bookstore closes; is it as simple as blaming Amazon?

I Advocate Geri Jewell

I Advocate...Geri Jewell

Here’s what former Facts of Life star Geri Jewell, whose memoir I’m Walking as Straight as I Can is now in bookstores, is passionate about this month.

Bio Details Malcolm Xs Gay Life

Bio Details Malcolm X's Gay Life

A new biography discusses slain civil rights leader Malcolm X's “early homosexual relationship with a white businessman.”

Meredith Baxters Family Ties

Her Family Ties

Actress and author Meredith Baxter discusses her new book, Untied, why she would have preferred to come out in the classifieds, and what she really meant when she called her abusive ex-husband a "good guy."

Jodi Picoults Song for You

Jodi Picoult's Song For You

Best-selling author Jodi Picoult's latest novel tells the story of a lesbian couple struggling to conceive. But Sing You Home took a personal turn when her 17-year-old son came out while she was writing the book.

You Can Almost Touch It

You Can Almost Touch It

Enhancing a popular book about giant phalluses meant finding a way to make those appendages leap off the page.

Charles Perez Getting the Last Word

Charles Perez: Getting the Last Word

Charles Perez, the former television anchor and talk show host, has a new memoir that pulls no punches. Perez talks to The Advocate about Confessions of a Gay Anchorman, and why many TV journalists are stuck in the closet.

Watergates Gay Informant

Watergate's Gay Informant

It wasn't just Deep Throat. Washington, D.C.'s gay community had a hand in taking down the Nixon administration for the Watergate break-in