Remembering Harper Lee

Lee told us things were not as they seemed and that was the overarching premise of To Kill a Mockingbird that turned it into one of America’s most iconic novels… read more

In Remembrance: Justin Chin

Chin was funny, he was outrageous, he was somber, he was serious, he was lighthearted, and he was vital… read more

'The Uncollected David Rakoff' by David Rakoff

David Rakoff was here. He made us laugh, he made us weep, he made us think. The Uncollected Works are some of his best and some of his not-so-best, but they are all him and as such, to be cherished… read more

A Queer Look at Harper Lee's 'Go Set a Watchman'

The eighty-nine-year-old Lee has long been a lesbian literary icon, and her protagonist, Scout Finch, a.k.a. Jean Louise, has been—along with Carson McCullers’ Frankie Addams in The Member of the Wedding—a girl that every young American lesbian grew up reading… read more

In Remembrance: Cate Culpepper

“It will be a less joyful holiday season this year without Cate Culpepper. But her books, stories, videos and musings live on. As does the memory of her indefatigable spirit.”… read more

Lesbian Mysteries for Fall

“Mischief Night. Halloween. Day of the Dead. Howling winds. Footsteps in the leaves. Murder most foul. Mysteries and autumn just go together. There’s nothing better than curling up with a good mystery on a chill autumn night.”… read more

Remembering Assotto Saint: A Fierce and Fatal Vision

“[Saint] knew he had to chronicle the black gay voices of AIDS or they would be lost. He had to collect the bits and pieces that would create a different kind of names quilt–the angry verses, the embittered stanzas, the breathy last couplets of the dying.”… read more