Reviews

'Adult Onset' by Ann-Marie MacDonald

Voyeuristic close-ups, the escalation of fear in the reader, repeated, almost painful, moments of anticipation—Hitchcock would be applauding Adult Onset, Ann-Marie MacDonald’s third novel… read more

‘Bettyville’ by George Hodgman

Hodgman pictures himself as something of an outsider in his relationship to his family, to his hometown neighborhood, and to the gay community at large, and this point of view allows for observations about the past that are equally fond as they are insightful… read more

‘Petticoats and Promises’ by Penelope Friday

Serena Coleridge comes from a wealthy family in the town of Winterton, somewhere outside of London. By the year 1815, when Petticoats and Promises opens, she’s grown into a teenager alongside the beautiful Clara Battersley, her best friend and neighbor, who comes from a similar background with one exception—Clara’s mother is a woman of title…. read more

'It’s Not Over: Getting Beyond Tolerance, Defeating Homophobia, and Winning True Equality' by Michelangelo Signorile

Signorile marks his way through the various issues confronting LGBT advocates and activists today: ‘religious freedom’ laws that mask bigotry; the staggering human tragedy of LGBT youth suicide and homelessness; the epidemic of violence against transgender women of color; and media representations of LGBT folks that obscure our sex lives… read more