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Donations Pour In After Man Burns LGBT Books

A stack of book on fire.

  In a Facebook Live video posted on October 19, 2018, a man named Paul Dorr stole a number of LGBT-themed books from the Orange City Public Library and burned them in a barrel in front of the Prairie Winds Events Center in Orange City, Iowa. Shouting angrily into his camera, he read aloud from […]

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Just In Time for Summer Reading: The 28th Annual Lambda Literary Award Winners

Nicholas Wong accepts the Lambda Literary Award for his collection of gay poetry, “Crevasse,” published by Kaya Press.

Kate Clinton, writer, activist, and comedian, had the pleasure of announcing the winners of the 28th Annual Lambda Literary Awards at NY University Skirball Center for the Performing Arts on June 6th. There were over 500 guests at the event celebrating the creativity and great work being done by LGBT authors. It was Clinton’s fifth […]

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A Gay Couple Falls in Love in New Children’s Book, “Promised Land”

In Promised Land, an illustrated book for 5 to 10-year-olds, Prince Leo and Jack the Farm Boy fall in love—an affirming LGBT love story that’s already a big hit on Kickstarter.

  We may still be waiting for a lesbian Disney princess (or not, depending on your take on Elsa). Despite Disney’s slow progress many children’s books with same-sex couples are being published at a slow and steady rate. One of the latest children’s book with a prominent gay story line is Promised Land, by New […]

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Mark Hamill Is Okay With Luke Skywalker Being Gay

Mark Hamill at New Your Comic Con 2011 with the creative team from NEW-GEN.

  “If you think Luke is gay, of course he is,” said Mark Hamill, in an interview with The Sun. That sentence doesn’t look like a big deal, but it’s a big deal. Anyone who’s been in the Star Wars corner of nerdom for a while might remember that LucasArts’s former stance on homosexuality was […]

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California School Reading Lists Include LGBT-Themed Books

The newest reading list released by the California Department of Education are making history in the state: it is the first list that has ever included selected works that have lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender themes. California is no stranger to introducing controversial themes into its reading lists, but this new leap forward has predictably […]

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