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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...

“1000 Tattoos” Will Help You Think Ink By Checking Out the Best of the Best

Once considered the purview of sailors and criminals, tattoos have increasingly become nearly ubiquitous in Western Culture. (There’s even a reality competition show about it...

Double Book Launch: Horse Crazy & Gone Tomorrow by Gary Indiana

About the Author: An actor, playwright, artist, poet, critic, and novelist who has chronicled the despair and hysteria of America in the late twentieth century, Gary Indiana was...

Kevin Allison’s RISK! Brings Its Tell-All Tales to Bookstores Nationwide

If you’ve ever enjoyed Kevin Allison’s too-raw-for-NPR storytelling podcast RISK!, then you’re sure to get a kick out of its just-released companion book, also titled RISK!...

Help for LGBTQ People Facing Bipolar Disorder

The LGBTQ community faces higher rates of mood disorders, but there may be new help recognizing and treating bipolar. In his new Book, Owning Bipolar Disorder (Citadel Press,...

“Head to Toe:” The Nude in Graphic Design

By Steven Heller and Mirko Ilic | Rizzoli New York, $50 This is a sublime look at the multifaceted ways nudity finds its way into graphic design by addressing how such images...

What LGBTQ Readers Will Find in Mark and Jay Duplass’ “Like Brothers”

From the Cohens to the Wachowskis, Hollywood loves a pair of creative siblings, but what do the Duplass Brothers offer in their recent memoir that goes beyond what they share on...

Lucy Comes Home Discussion and Book Signing

Attention Lucille Ball fans! Rizzoli Bookstore hosts a discussion and book signing of Lucy Comes Home: A Photographic Journey with author Christopher Ted Olsen in conversation...