Reviews : Nonfiction

‘Cruising the Movies: A Sexual Guide to the Oldies on TV’ by Boyd McDonald

Author-pornographer Boyd McDonald spent most of his life finding ways to anthologize the countless modes in which the gay community exists. To do so, he founded Straight to Hell (S.T.H), an erotic zine-diary that included stories from men in the community, as well as explicit photographs. Spanning between 1940 and 1980, the stories contained within… read more

'Philip Sparrow Tells All' by Samuel Steward

Philip Sparrow Tells All show Samuel Steward’s development as a writer and a gay sophisticate; speaking on a wider range of topics—bodybuilding, cryptography, psychiatry, espionage, opera, pet cemeteries, Gertrude Stein, Chicago, and Paris… read more

'The Uncollected David Rakoff' by David Rakoff

David Rakoff was here. He made us laugh, he made us weep, he made us think. The Uncollected Works are some of his best and some of his not-so-best, but they are all him and as such, to be cherished… read more