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

Nathaniel Frank Testifies in DADT Trial

Lambda Award finalist, Nathaniel Frank, was designated as the first expert witness for a historic Constitutional challenge to the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy. The federal trial, which is being brought by Log Cabin Republicans and tried pro-bono by White & Case LLP in Riverside, CA, began this week (July 14) with Frank’s testimony… 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

ALA's 2010 Stonewall Book Awards announced

Last week, the American Library Association (ALA) announced the winners of the 2010 Stonewall Book Awards. The Stonewall Book Awards Committee of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered Round Table announced the three winners — marking the first time such an award was given for Young Adult and children’s literature…. read more