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These Are Our Best LGBTQ Writers, According to the Lammy Awards

The winners of the 31st Lambda Literary Awards — also known as the Lammys — were feted at the Skirball Center in NYC last week. In addition to two dozen book award winners,...

These Are 3 Fabulous New Books about the Fine Art of Being Gay

See queer photographer Tom Bianchi’s intimate inspirations, meet an art lover who helped shape iconic institutions, and experience art after the Stonewall Uprising. Tom...

This Is Why Murray Bartlett Loves the New “Tales of the City”

Years after Looking, Murray Bartlett heads back to the City by the Bay to give an iconic queer story a new chapter. Once Upon a “Tales” In the 1970s, author and gay...

10 Reasons You Must Hear Jane Curtin Read “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”

If you enjoyed recent Melissa McCarthy-starring Oscar-contender Can You Ever Forgive Me?, should you listen to the audiobook of the memoir that inspired it? In a word: yes....

The Latest Health Crazes: Here’s What Gets Results — and What Doesn’t

Considering going keto? Concerned about your qi? Alarmed about whether you’re alkaline? We serve up five recent books about current health crazes and gauge the results. With...

Gaby Dunn’s Bad With Money Book Signing

WHAT: New York Times best-selling author, comedian, actor, and podcast host Gaby Dunn appears to read from and sign copies of her new book, Bad with Money: The Imperfect Art of...

Ike’s Mystery Man: Peter Shinkle with Bill Goldstein

In the summer of 2006, journalist Peter Shinkle first heard that his great-uncle Bobby, also known as Robert Cutler, had a secret that could have brought down the Eisenhower...

5 Queer Things in Melissa McCarthy Drama “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”

Much has been said about the fact that Can You Ever Forgive Me? is a sharp turn toward drama for comedy queen Melissa McCarthy, but you may be surprised to learn that this...

How Gay Is Jenifer Lewis’ “Mother of Black Hollywood”?

I dove into the audiobook version of Jenifer Lewis’ Mother of Black Hollywood without realizing what a fierce ally of the LGBTQ community she has been all along, but I’m...

What Marvel Hero Stan Lee Left the LGBTQ Community

Stan Lee, the man behind such superheroes as Spider-Man, the Black Panther, the Incredible Hulk and Daredevil — to name but a few — has died at 95. While his passing will no...

Never Be Royals? Follow Them in a New Book: “Modern Monarchy”

By Chris Jackson; Rizzoli; $45 from the real-life ratings juggernauts of their regal nuptials to the fictionalized recent history of Netflix’s The Crown, few subjects draw more...

Jill Soloway and Hannah Gadsby

Jessica Bennett, gender editor for The New York Times moderates a conversation with Jill Soloway, the Emmy-winning screenwriter, director and author, and Hannah Gadsby, star of...