In her newest fiction work, The Education of Queenie McBride, author Lyndsey D’Arcangelo writes compellingly about LGBT youth homelessness. She recently chatted with The Advocate about her new novel, the hurdles LGBT teens face, and what she has in store for us next. [Advocate]

New Book Tells the Stories of New Hampshire’s Transgender Residents: We Are New Hampshire: Transgender Lives in the Granite State follows 10 transgender people and their families. From family life to work-related issues, the nonfiction book details both how far we’ve come and the long road ahead until transgender people achieve acceptance and equality. Janson Wu, attorney for Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders, stated in a press release for the book:

“New Hampshire is the only New England state that does not have laws protecting its transgender residents from discrimination. We know there is much work to be done to educate the New Hampshire community about why these protections are needed. This book is another step toward that goal.” [ConcordMonitor]

Daryl Hine, Poet, Editor and Translator, Dies at 76: Daryl Hine, award winning poet and former editor of Poetry magazine, died last week at the age of 76. His partner, Samuel Todes, passed in 1994. Hine’s last work, a collection of poems, will hit bookstores next spring. [NYTimes]

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