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Goals: Megan Rapinoe Launches 'The Call In' Book Club

Goals: Megan Rapinoe Launches 'The Call In' Book Club

Aug 16, 2021

Megan Rapinoe is such a fan of #MeToo pioneer Tarana Burke that the soccer star chose Burke's upcoming memoir, "Unbound," for her new book club before she had even read it.

Goals: Megan Rapinoe Launches 'The Call In' Book Club

Goals: Megan Rapinoe Launches 'The Call In' Book Club

Aug 16, 2021

Megan Rapinoe is such a fan of #MeToo pioneer Tarana Burke that the soccer star chose Burke's upcoming memoir, "Unbound," for her new book club before she had even read it.

Review: 'Dark City: The Lost World of Film Noir' A Guide Through Genre Darkness and into Light

Review: 'Dark City: The Lost World of Film Noir' A Guide Through Genre Darkness and into Light

By Bill Biss | Aug 13, 2021

Eddie Muller's writing style is fedora-fine, perfectly nuanced and factual to the utmost degree.

Hungary Adds New Restrictions on Sale of LGBTQ+-Themed Books

Hungary Adds New Restrictions on Sale of LGBTQ+-Themed Books

Aug 8, 2021

Hungary's government on Friday ordered booksellers to place children's books that depict homosexuality in "closed packaging," the latest move in an escalating campaign that rights groups have decried as an assault on the LGBTQ+ community.

Review: 'Marilyn & Me' a Visual Dive Into Iconic Memories

Review: 'Marilyn & Me' a Visual Dive Into Iconic Memories

By Bill Biss | Aug 7, 2021

Just as Marilyn Monroe intended, she knocked Elizabeth Taylor off the cover of almost every fashion and entertainment publication around the world.

Literary Loss: Anthony Veasna So's 'Afterparties: Stories'

Literary Loss: Anthony Veasna So's 'Afterparties: Stories'

By Brian Bromberger | Aug 4, 2021

Published after his death, Anthony Veasna So's story collection includes characters haunted by memories of genocide, especially the older parents, aunties, and uncles who experienced trauma before escaping Cambodia.

Review: Truths and Consequences in P.J. Vernon's 'Bath Haus'

Review: Truths and Consequences in P.J. Vernon's 'Bath Haus'

By Jim Piechota | Aug 3, 2021

In P.J. Vernon's dynamic and exhilarating follow-up to his 2018 debut, he explores what happens when a cheating boyfriend meets a sexy, vendetta-driven psycho at a bathhouse.

Author Charles Casillo on the Untold Story Between Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomery Clift

Author Charles Casillo on the Untold Story Between Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomery Clift

By Steve Duffy | Aug 1, 2021

Author Charles Casillo talks about the turbulent, life-changing relationship he explores in his new book about two of Hollywood's most beautiful stars — Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomery Clift.

Review: Classic Fairy Tales Get an Ursine Makeover in 'Burly Tales'

Review: Classic Fairy Tales Get an Ursine Makeover in 'Burly Tales'

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 1, 2021

Love's many enchantments are a recurring theme in "Burly Tales," an anthology that takes a fresh look at classic fairy tales through a gay Bear lens. The results are fresh, funny, and romantic.

Mena Suvari Explains Writing about Kevin Spacey in New Book

Mena Suvari Explains Writing about Kevin Spacey in New Book

By Alicia Rancilio | Jul 29, 2021

Mena Suvari wants to explain her reasoning for writing about Kevin Spacey on the set of their 1999 film "American Beauty" in her new book "The Great Peace" (Hachette).

Irish Wise: Graham Norton's Novel, 'Home Stretch'

Irish Wise: Graham Norton's Novel, 'Home Stretch'

By Brian Bromberger | Jul 27, 2021

Norton's new gay-inclusive novel is an unexpectedly insightful, character-driven delight that is as binge-worthy and compelling as any trending Netflix series.

Booksellers Association Apologizes for Anti-Trans Mailing

Booksellers Association Apologizes for Anti-Trans Mailing

By Hillel Italie | Jul 16, 2021

The American Booksellers Association is apologizing for sending a publication widely criticized as anti-transgender, Abigail Shrier's "Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters," in a recent mailing to independent stores.

Hungary: Writers, Bookstores Brace for Ban on LGBTQ Content

Hungary: Writers, Bookstores Brace for Ban on LGBTQ Content

By Justin Spike | Jul 16, 2021

Some bookstores in Hungary put up notices telling customers that they sell "non-traditional content." The move is a response to a new law that prohibits "depicting or promoting" homosexuality and gender transitions in material accessible to children.

Derek Frost's 'Living and Loving in the Age of AIDS'

Derek Frost's 'Living and Loving in the Age of AIDS'

By Jim Piechota | Jul 13, 2021

In this honest and poignant remembrance of the years before, during, and after the scourge of AIDS, celebrated designer, photographer, and artist Derek Frost escorts readers into the dark, devastating heart of the 1980s and beyond.

Review: 'Rainbow Milk' is an Ambitious Debut from an Important New Voice in LGBTQ+ Fiction

Review: 'Rainbow Milk' is an Ambitious Debut from an Important New Voice in LGBTQ+ Fiction

By Lewis Whittington | Jul 13, 2021

British journalist Paul Mendez makes a stunning debut as a novelist, with dual stories of generational journeys of a Jamaican ex-boxer who emigrates to England.

Hungary Issues Fine Over Book Featuring 'Rainbow Families'

Hungary Issues Fine Over Book Featuring 'Rainbow Families'

By Justin Spike | Jul 7, 2021

Hungarian authorities fined the distributor of a children's book that features a family with same-sex parents using a law prohibiting unfair commercial practices, fueling an debate over recent government steps seen as limiting the rights of LGBT people.

Review: 'Alec' is an Inspired Sequel to E.M. Forster's 'Maurice"

Review: 'Alec' is an Inspired Sequel to E.M. Forster's 'Maurice"

By Lewis Whittington | Jul 6, 2021

Author William Di Canzio fills in more of Alec's life experience before he meets Maurice; later, he never loses his feral edge, and moral courage when he risks everything to be with Maurice.

Review: Gary Braver Teams with Tess Gerritson for Steamy Thriller 'Choose Me'

Review: Gary Braver Teams with Tess Gerritson for Steamy Thriller 'Choose Me'

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 1, 2021

Bio-medical thriller author Gary Braver after an 11 year hiatus, teaming with prolific New York Times best-selling writer Tess Gerritsen for a #MeToo-era thriller that chills and provokes.

Swords! Sandals! Sex! Back to Ancient Rome One Last Time with Out Novelist Steven Saylor

Swords! Sandals! Sex! Back to Ancient Rome One Last Time with Out Novelist Steven Saylor

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 1, 2021

Out author of historical fiction (and gay erotica) Steven Saylor chats with EDGE about his third and final novel in the sweeping "Roma" series — and why he may never write another novel again.

Review: 'Dominus' the Triumphant Conclusion to a 1,000-Year Historical Saga

Review: 'Dominus' the Triumphant Conclusion to a 1,000-Year Historical Saga

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 29, 2021

Out novelist Steven Saylor has entertained readers for thirty years. "Dominus" completes his epic family saga of Ancient Rome, and works the author's familiar magic, melding fact and fiction into a unique whole.

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