'Dying to Live' by Kim Baldwin & Xenia Alexiou

This the fourth in the authors’ Elite Operatives series. Here, Baldwin and Alexiou tell the tale of Zoe Anderson-Howe, the spoiled child of a business mogul. She is kidnapped by Columbian guerrillas, known as FARC, who want to ransom her for millions of her father’s money. She is taken deep into the Columbian jungle to… read more

Proud to Serve: Jo Ann Santangelo [Gallery]

Putting a Face on DADT Jo Ann Santangelo ‘s portrait project Proud to Serve features LGBT American service members who served their country in silence or were discharged under the current, “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy. Over the last two years Santangelo visited their homes and documented their stories. According to Santangelo, roughly 65K gay… read more

2010 in Review: Gays & the Military

From WWII To DADT One of the biggest LGBT literary trends of the past 15 months is also an important talking point in contemporary mainstream politics: gays and the military. From acclaimed WWII biographies to critical investigations of DADT to books on gender and war to romantic tales of service men and women, here is… read more

'One of the Boys: Homosexuality in the Military' by Paul Jackson

In 1992, the Canadian Forces allowed LGBT people to serve openly in the military, free from harassment and discrimination.  Today, Canadian LGBT military personnel can have military marriage ceremonies and they can participate in Pride Parades. An academic study conducted on behalf of The Center for the Study of Sexual Minorities in the Military at… read more

'Unfriendly Fire' by Nathaniel Frank

Lambda Award Finalist How the Gay Ban Undermines the Military and Weakens America To put it bluntly, members of today’s American military—whether on the home front or serving abroad—are quite literally living under the gun. They face persistent hostility, risking life and limb on a daily basis, and strive to do their job in spite… read more