Best Books 2011: Authors' Choice

Lambda Literary queried a cadre of authors (Edmund White, Susan Stinson, Jewelle Gomez, Dennis Cooper, Kelli Dunham, and many more) to answer the question: what was your favorite LGBTQ book of 2011?… read more

Fall in Love: A Erotic Reading and Fundraiser

Fire & Ink, Inc. Invites You to: Fall in Love: A Erotic Reading and Fundraiser Saturday November 12, 2011, 7-10pm 213 Taaffe Place #114 Brooklyn, NY 11205 $25.00 per person at the door! Enjoy a fun-filled evening of food, festivities, music and a special reading featuring CHERYL CLARKE, REGINALD HARRIS, HERUKHUTI, G. WINSTON JAMES, ANA-MAURINE… read more

His Name Be Witness: The Genius of Marvin K. White

The good news, girl is that you eat the heart first so you will not love what you have to do next—divide up the brains. Do the unthinkable. Swallowing pride is only practice for chewing on the gristle of memory. Nothing tastes like it used to. And fortunately the more you eat the less used… read more

Cheryl Clarke: The Never-Ending Resource that is Black Queerness

“There is queer activism in the African diaspora and wherever that movement is, there is always cultural production.” I was introduced to the iconic Cheryl Clarke while organizing a conference on spirituality and sexuality with writer and scholar Ashon T. Crawley for the Newark Pride Alliance in Newark, NJ in 2008. Ashon and I marveled… read more