'The Road Home' by Michael Thomas Ford

The reason most accidents occur within five miles of home is that we think we’ve arrived, so we stop paying attention. Michael Thomas Ford explores this paradox in the life of a successful photographer, whose journey home promises astonishing surprises if he can learn to look around. As promised by the title, The Road Home… read more

Kate Clinton, Pioneer Award Recipient

“Reading powerful stories about ourselves is important, and the foundation’s commitment to supporting LGBT artists and writers is vital.” “When people come up to me after a show and say, ‘You were brilliant,’ I always say ‘That’s because you agree with me.’ But when I get called out at a show I think, ‘Excellent!’” Kate… read more

Larry Kramer, Pioneer Award Recipient

Receiving an Academy Award nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay at the wunderkind age of 24 could have ensured Larry Kramer gay literary lionization, but having earned a place at the table he didn’t sit quietly, hands folded, napkin neatly in his lap. Instead, he engaged in a conversation, still ongoing, that rarely makes people comfortable…. read more

'will grayson, will grayson' by David Levithan and John Green

“if i wasn’t such a lame excuse for a person something right might happen to me. it’s not fair because i didn’t ask for dad to leave, and i didn’t ask to be depressed, and i didn’t ask for us to have no money, and i didn’t ask to want to fuck boys, and i… read more