Lambda Literary Goes to the Movies: Authors' Favorite Films

This week the Lambda Literary Review honors the impact movies and filmmakers have had on our lives.

To start off Lambda Literary Goes to the Movies week, here’s what some of our favorite LGBTQ authors (Staceyann Chin, Alan Hollinghurst, Ayana Mathis, and more) had to say about their favorite films…. read more

In The News: Hellfire, Treehouse Press, and the (Not-So) Rapture of Pregnancy

While perusing through upcoming December releases, I came across two books on the frequently fraught intersections between LGBTQ communities and organized religion: Queer Religion by Donald L. Boisvert and Jay Emerson Johnson, and Love is an Orientation: Participant’s Guide by Andrew Martin, from his earlier 2009 award-winning book, Love is an Orientation. … read more

The Other Side of Staceyann Chin [Audio]

Author Sassafras Lowrey talks with poet, memoirist and activist Staceyann Chin about her memoir, her childhood, how she thinks about her gay identity and how she deals with straight, white, male readers…. read more

'The Other Side of Paradise' by Staceyann Chin

Spoken word artist and political activist Staceyann Chin lowers her voice a few decibels to deliver a surprisingly quiet and touching memoir about growing up in Jamaica in the 70s and 80s. Though she’s born in the small town of Lottery and lives out her adolescence in the town of Paradise, Chin’s early years are… read more