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Book Review

Honeypot

by Eileen Gonzalez

E. Patrick Johnson’s oral history "Honeypot" takes a unique approach to preserving the lives of black queer women who were raised in the American South. Using a fictional framework to recount real-life oral histories, Johnson presents... Read More

Book Review

An Army of Lovers

by Eileen Gonzalez

Jamie Anderson’s cultural survey "An Army of Lovers" focuses on revolutionary women’s music and how it influenced others. Women’s music—music by, for, and about women—addresses topics from love and healing to racism and... Read More

Book Review

Trans+

by Eileen Gonzalez

Kathryn Gonzales and Karen Rayne’s accessible "Trans+" covers the challenges that transgender, nonbinary, and questioning teenagers and young adults are likely to face. "Trans+" is a guide through the joys and risks of coming out,... Read More

Book Review

Queer Faith

by Claire Foster

What do Madonna, George Michael, and Lady Gaga have in common with Petrarch? A lot, according to Melissa E. Sanchez’s new book, "Queer Faith". The book unpacks the secular language that Western culture uses to talk about love and race... Read More

Book Review

Unashamed

by Kristine Morris

For LGBTQ Christians, especially those in evangelical churches, the decision to come out can mean being shunned, dismissed from church leadership or service positions, and made to feel eternally excluded from God’s love. Despite these... Read More

Book Review

The Stonewall Riots

by Rebecca Hussey

Marc Stein’s The Stonewall Riots: A Documentary History is an essential collection of primary sources including newspaper articles, opinion pieces, court documents, and photos that place a central event in LGBTQ+ history in context.... Read More

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