‘Acting Out!: Combating Homophobia through Teacher Activism’ was deemed an Outstanding Academic Title this month by Choice, a journal published by the American Library Association. The book serves as a guide for teachers in the fight against displays of homophobia in schools. It was written by 10 Central Ohio educators. [SNP]

Tell All Book ‘Low Down dirty Shame’ Details Hollywood Stars’ Secret Sex Lives: In her upcoming book, Low Down Dirty Shame, author Natajah Burton claims to have had an affair with a famous female pop singer, among other famous celebrities. She will also give the dirty details of same-sex relationships among famous athletes. Burton claims to have written the book “to bring awareness to people that may be struggling with their sexuality that there are a lot of people that they may look up to that are actually, privately gay themselves.” [Examiner]

Authors Get Bold As Gay Literature Picks Up in India: India, a country where stories about same-sex relationships were once strictly taboo, has been slowly shifting its attitude toward gay literature. Shobhna S. Kumar, a representative of LGBT online store Queer Ink, said,“There are younger, newer writers coming on the scene, and publishers too are taking a chance. More queer fiction has come out in the last two years than ever before. It shows society is changing and that there is a market for such books.” [TimesOfIndia]

First Ever LGBT Speed Dating Night Held at the Library: On February 2nd, The San Francisco Public Library opened its doors for its first pre-Valentine’s Day LGBT speed dating night. Almost 40 book-loving singles participated in the event. [ABC]

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