'Gay Bar: The Fabulous, True Story of a Daring Woman and Her Boys in the 1950s' by Will Fellows & Helen P. Branson

In 1957, just as the obscenity trial over “Howl” was coming to a head, the Mattachine-associated Pan-Graphics Press published a much different cri de couer: Helen P. Branson’s Gay Bar. With an introduction by Blanche M. Baker, M.D., “America’s first advice columnist for homosexuals” who, according to historian and author Will Fellows, preferred the fluidity… read more

Amos Lassen's Top 11 Books of 2010 (so far)

Amos Lassen doesn’t think of himself this way, but he is one of the most influential Amazon reviewers in the nation — especially when it comes to the categories for gay romance, gay fiction, gay and lesbian erotica, DVD, and documentary. An Amazon Top 50 Reviewer and a member of the Amazon Vine Program—a highly-coveted,… read more