'Carrie': The Horror Classic Gets a Lesbian Reboot

Kimberly Peirce was first recognized as a prominent female director after her groundbreaking debut film Boys Don’t Cry—the story of a transgender man who is murdered in Nebraska—became “the most acclaimed film of 1999.” Now, over a decade later, Peirce graces us with her exciting new film, the second book-to-screen adaptation of Steven King’s 1974… read more

Neil Patrick Harris is Writing a Memoir

Emmy Award-winning actor Neil Patrick Harris has recently signed a book deal with Crown Archetype. Buzz is the memoir will be “a work of imaginative nonfiction that delivers an interactive, nonlinear reading experience that breaks the boundaries of conventional memoir.” … read more

'PUSSY RIOT! A Punk Prayer for Freedom' Ebook Coming Soon

On September 21st, 2012 The Feminist Press at CUNY will be releasing PUSSY RIOT! A Punk Prayer for Freedom. From Pitchfork: [The eBook] will include letters from jail, translated courtroom statements, and tributes written by people Yoko Ono, JD Samson and Johanna Fateman of Le Tigre, Karen Finley, Justin Vivian Bond, and Eileen Myles. Proceeds… read more

Chronicling the Stories of LGBT Youth in America

We Are the Youth, a “photographic journalism project,” has been spreading the stories of LGBT youth throughout the United States since June 2010: Through photographic portraits and “as told to” interviews in the participants’ own voices, We Are the Youth captures the incredible diversity and uniqueness among the LGBT youth population. We Are the Youth… read more

'The Best American Poetry 2012' Launch Reading

Don’t miss this year’s The Best American Poetry launch reading on Thursday, September 20, 7:00 p.m. at The New School in New York City. Series Editor David Leham and Guest Editor Mark Doty will be presenting poets and poems from the 25th edition of the acclaimed series. Readers include queer poets: Eduardo C. Corral, Richard… read more

The Writers that Inspired Pussy Riot

Over the past few months, protesters have taken to the streets all over the globe—Hamburg, New York, Barcelona, Paris, Liverpool—all in support of Russian feminist punk-rock band, Pussy Riot’s right to freedom. Last Friday, Pussy Riot was sentenced to two years in prison by a Russian court. A participant in the Liverpool protest, said: Women… read more