August 29, 2014

Watch the ‘LGBTQI Book Saved My Life!’ Video

Posted on June 5, 2014 by in Videos & Trailers

The LGBTQI Book Saved My Life! campaign, a crowd-sourced video project conducted in conjunction with the Lambda Literary Awards (“Lammys”), was created to recognize LGBTQI literature of all types. (more…)

Watch the Trailer for the Second Season of ‘Orange is the New Black’

Posted on April 17, 2014 by in Videos & Trailers

Get ready to return to Litchfield prison. The trailer for the second season of the series Orange is the New Black was released this week, and things are looking particularly severe for the inmates this season.

Based on the bestselling memoir by Piper Kerman, the entire season will be released June 6 on Netflix.

Watch the Trailer for the Screen Adaptation of Larry Duplechan’s novel ‘Blackbird’

Posted on February 13, 2014 by in Videos & Trailers

The first trailer for filmmaker Patrik-Ian Polk’s screen adaptation of the novel Blackbird was released this week. The feature film, adapted from a novel by Lambda Literary award-winning author Larry Duplechan, centers on a charismatic young christian high school student who is grappling with his sexuality and familial tension. The film will close the Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) in Los Angeles, CA, which runs through February 17, 2014. (more…)

Watch the Young Lovers’ New Video “My Tears are Wasted (So Am I)”

Posted on January 8, 2014 by in Videos & Trailers

It’s great when one of our favorite queer writers becomes one of our favorite queer musicians. It is like killing two birds with one giant gay stone.

Writer/indie-rocker Brontez Purnell, under his band moniker Young Lovers, has released a new Bob Dylan inspired video for his song “My Tears are Wasted (So Am I).” The song is everything you would expect from Purnell: raw, sincere, and funny.

 

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Watch a Book Trailer for Sean Strub’s ‘Body Counts: A Memoir of Politics, Sex, AIDS, and Survival’

Posted on December 17, 2013 by in Videos & Trailers

Next month, Scribner is a releasing a new memoir from activist Sean Strub, Body Counts: A Memoir of Politics, Sex, AIDS, and SurvivalThe memoir is a detailed accounting of Strub’s personal struggles and triumphs during the height of the AIDS epidemic. (more…)

Authors Discuss the Impact of HIV/AIDS on their Personal Lives as Well as the Culture-at-Large

Posted on December 1, 2013 by in Videos & Trailers

World AIDS Day, held on December 1st of each year,  is “an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died.” (more…)

Watch a Book Trailer for Simon Doonan’s ‘The Asylum’

Posted on September 6, 2013 by in Videos & Trailers

It is fashion week here in New York City, which makes it a perfect time to pick up Simon Doonan‘s recently released fashion industry exposé The Asylum (Blue Rider Press).

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Watch the Trailer for the First-ever Screen Adaptation of a David Sedaris Story

Posted on August 15, 2013 by in Videos & Trailers

This fall a beloved David Sedaris story will get a big screen makeover. The film C.O.G. is based on the autobiographical story of the same name from the best-selling collection Naked. (more…)

Watch the Book Trailer for David Rakoff’s Final Book

Posted on May 27, 2013 by in News, Videos & Trailers

Last summer, the LGBT literary community suffered a huge loss when beloved writer and humorist David Rakoff died after a protracted battle with cancer.

This July, almost a year after his passing, Doubleday is posthumously releasing Rakoff’s first full length novel Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish. The never-before-published book is an expansive, humane, and witty examination of twentieth century America. (more…)

Watch the Teaser Trailer for Steven Soderbergh’s Liberace Biopic, ‘Behind the Candelabra’

Posted on March 5, 2013 by in Videos & Trailers

HBO has released a teaser trailer for Steven Soderberg’s Liberace biopic, Behind the Candelabra, based on the autobiographical novel by Liberace’s ex-lover Scott Thorson. The film, like the book, recounts “the tempestuous 6-year relationship between Liberace and his (much younger) lover [Thorson].” The film stars Matt Damon as Thorson and Michael Douglas as Liberace.
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