Outcry Over Novel Casting Hamlet's Father as Gay Pedophile

Subterranean Press has released Hamlet’s Father, a retelling of Hamlet where Prince Hamlet’s father is portrayed as a child molester murdered by one of his past victims, Horatio. First published in 2008, the book was authored by Orson Scott Card, who wrote in 2004: “the dark secret of homosexual society – the one that dares… read more

Rainbow Book Fair: Photo Gallery

Above Lambda Literary Award winner and current finalist Michael Klein @ The Rainbow Book Fair. For a recap of the fair read Jeff Adams’ dispatch. Photo (c) Heidi Russell… read more

6 of the Scariest Queer Horror Books Ever

UPDATED: In celebration of Halloween, we asked a few of our speculative fiction friends to share the scariest LGBT-relevant books they’ve ever read. Special thanks to Vince Liaguno for rallying his friends to contribute. Here’s the result. Jameson Currier, author of The Wolf at the Door: Some of my favorite ghost stories are by Ralph Adams… read more

'Alleys and Doorways' and 'Best Gay Stories 2009'

What is literature and why do we read it? Some insist that writing worthy of the designation “literature” is a very serious business.  Its content enacts our utopian and dystopian impulses, providing imaginary solutions to real problems while enabling us to critically and creatively examine the failings of our culture and society.  Its form pushes… read more

What do LGBTQ Teens Want? [UPDATE]

From author Malinda Lo, to publisher Arthur A. Levine, to librarian Arla Jones, eight Young Adult Lit experts give us 8 trends to look for in LGBTQ Teen Fiction. The results show a slight evolution in the way American teens are reading from how they consume their texts (download anyone?) to Vampire fatigue (shh, don’t tell… read more

21st Annual Lambda Literary Awards

LGBT Anthologies | LGBT Childrens/Young Adult | LGBT Drama | LGBT Nonfiction LGBT Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror | LGBT Studies | Bisexual | Transgender | Lesbian Debut Fiction | Gay Debut Fiction | Lesbian Erotica | Gay Erotica | Lesbian Fiction | Gay Fiction | Lesbian Memoir/Biography | Men’s Memoir/Biography | Lesbian Mystery | Gay Mystery | Lesbian… read more