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Great news: Alison Bechdel and Eileen Myles have been honored with a fellowship for their contributions to the creative arts. The Guggenheim Fellowship will help these talents work creatively for a number of months without having to fret over funding. See the full list of fellows here.
Titanic, the Untold Gay Story: The story that spurred the famed Titanic film and numerous books wasn’t the full one. That’s why Hugh Brewster, author of RMS Titanic: Gilded Lives on a Fatal Voyage, dedicates a chapter called “Queer Lot of People” told through the eyes of a gay man, to his book.
“Clearly, there were just as many queer people a century ago as there are today,” Brewster said.
Check out the full video interview here.
Marine Corps Asks & Tells: New Book Explores the Transition from Gay Ban: The End of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, a collection of studies and essays by gays and straights alike, explores the repeal of “don’t ask don’t tell.” A celebratory work, the book includes factual information and first-person accounts of serving as an LGBT person. [NavyTimes]