‘Mean’ by Myriam Gurba

Mean chronicles Gurba’s sexual assault as well as her coming of age as a queer, mixed-race girl growing up in Southern California… read more

'Logical Family' by Armistead Maupin

The personal stories in Armistead Maupin’s new memoir, especially those about growing up in a racist, segregated South, could not have come out at a more relevant time… read more

‘The Inheritance of Shame: A Memoir’ by Peter Gajdics

The term “homosexual reparative therapy” conjures, for many of us, images of wrathful, bible-thumping parents dragging a 16-year-old into a church basement for an exorcism, or into a grim clinic for genital electroshock treatments…. read more