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Survival House 1977

by Elizabeth Millard

In San Francisco during the late 1970s, Survival House provided housing and social services for homeless gay and transgendered people. Acting as a halfway house, the home offered a supportive community for those who struggled with their... Read More

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I Came Out For This?

by Kristine Morris

Lisa Gitlin’s story of first love has all the passion, drama, and roller-coaster ups and downs that most writings on the topic have, but with a difference—Gitlin’s heroine, Joanna Kane, is a Jewish lesbian writer who in her own... Read More

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The Manly Art of Seduction

Despite the more salacious connotations of the word, seduction can be an art form, believes author Perry Brass. Just as an artist lays out the colors on a palette before he can begin painting, “…a good seducer knows that only by... Read More

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In My Father's Shadow

If Chris Welles Feder’s new memoir were just another biography of the entertainment giant Orson Welles, it would still be cause for celebration among scholars and fans of the man and his work. Welles Feder has presented us more than a... Read More

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Together Forever

“There is no way around the simple fact that before a new soul can emerge the old soul first has to go through a few nasty little birth pangs,” says the author. He’s talking about forming gay marriages that work. He means that to... Read More

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Legacies of Love

by Elizabeth Millard

Like so many important research efforts, Legendary Love began with a passion for the truth. Author Winston Wilde recalls watching the TV show *Hawaii Five-0 as a teen and being struck by how “the gay guys were always portrayed as... Read More

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Chasing Adonis

by Courtney Arnold

Gay, straight, or otherwise, anyone who picks up a fashion magazine or flips on the television once in a while is probably familiar with the “mainstream” gay male prototype: stunningly handsome, always fashionable, and eternally... Read More

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Identity Envy

by Courtney Arnold

Rainbow just might be the new black. Pop stars declare their queerness in People magazine; aesthetically challenged heterosexuals are rescued by a bevy of primetime queens; and a love story about gay cowboys is nominated for multiple... Read More

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