'Blue Boy' by Rakesh Satyal

Lambda Award Winner Many gay coming of age stories, in fiction and in real life, share some common elements: the lonely protagonist who feels isolated and misunderstood, a disapproving father, a doting but bewildered mother, and a mob of cruel, taunting peers. Often there are many humiliating experiences, awkward attempts at friendship, budding sexuality, a… read more

'Mornings with Mailer: A Recollection of Friendship' by Dwayne Raymond

Here we have a literary memoir without a supporting cast of glitzy celebrities, no salacious gossip, and not a hint of sex.  And here’s the kicker:  I liked it! With Mornings with Mailer: A Recollection of Friendship, author Dwayne Raymond has crafted a well written and tender look into the last years of one of our most… read more

Interview: John Rechy

It’s safe to say that the gay literary world would be very different today if we didn’t have John Rechy. His 1963 classic, City of Night, about a sensitive hustler in an insensitive world, broke down barriers and paved the way for future generations. It’s difficult to find a contemporary gay writer, including this one,… read more