The ’60s was a wild time of free love, drugs … and really hilarious covers on gay pulp novels
It took moving to the other side of the world and having his heart broken, but he got a great book of poetry out of it
These books, based on real-life people and historical events, offer colorful drawings and easy words for learning and enjoyment
One letter in particular has some scholars assuming that Stoker may have had a crush on the queer literary icon
A tumultuous relationship between two women was actually the inspiration behind the beloved classic children’s book
Filled with stories of endless parties, anonymous sex and the search for love, it’s a collection of stories about NYC of the ’70s and ’80s
Harry Potter fans have known about the relationship for years, but now we’ve learned that it was more than just emotional
These gay books written by UK authors will inspire and provoke gay men everywhere, from gay autobiographies to novels and self-help works
The novelist has been sentenced to a decade behind bars for her ‘gay sex novel’ because the country has strict laws against pornography
The new book is available today, and it’s an inspirational guide to defeating one’s inner demons and living your truth
“This, until recently, has been considered not only inappropriate but the abuse of children.”
A new Maurice Sendak book will soon hit shelves, ‘Presto and Zesto in Limboland’ is the gay legend’s final book, a collaboration with a long-time friend
Do you consider yourself a die-hard lover of gay books and LGBTQ authors? Then check out our coverage of what’s happening in the world of queer literature.
Despite society’s dwindling attention span, books remain a powerful force when it comes to modern storytelling. They give us a chance to see the world with a new perspective, and they give aspiring LGBTQ writers and authors the chance to express themselves. Gay books also give audiences access to new content that falls outside of what’s considered “mainstream.”
Some of your favorite books are probably filled with gay themes and characters, which in addition to making them great reads, is also a great way to ensure our community’s visibility and representation.
Whether you’re into trashy romance novels or heartfelt personal stories about what it’s like to be queer, there are gay books out there for you. Now dive into a pile of them and let us know your favorite.