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Gay Books, LGBT Literature, Gay Authors & More

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Do you consider yourself a die-hard lover of gay books and LGBTQ authors? Then check out our coverage of what’s happening in the world of queer literature. Despite society’s dwindling attention span, books remain a powerful force when it comes to modern storytelling. They give us a chance to see the world with a new perspective, and they give aspiring LGBTQ writers and authors the chance to express themselves. Gay books also give audiences access to new content that falls outside of what’s considered "mainstream." Some of your favorite books are probably filled with gay themes and characters, which in addition to making them great reads, is also a great way to ensure our community's visibility and representation. Whether you’re into trashy romance novels or heartfelt personal stories about what it’s like to be queer, there are gay books out there for you. Now dive into a pile of them and let us know your favorite.
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6 Books By British Authors That Are Essential Reading for Any Gay Man

These gay books written by UK authors will inspire and provoke gay men everywhere, from gay autobiographies to novels and self-help works

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You Need to See These Ridiculously Trashy Gay Pulp Novels

The ’60s was a wild time of free love, drugs … and really hilarious covers on gay pulp novels

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After He Traveled the World to Be With His Man, He Was Dumped. So He Turned It Into Poetry.

It took moving to the other side of the world and having his heart broken, but he got a great book of poetry out of it

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Help Spread the Gay Agenda With These 5 LGBTQ Children’s Books

These books, based on real-life people and historical events, offer colorful drawings and easy words for learning and enjoyment

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As a Young Man, Bram Stoker Wrote a ‘Love Letter’ to His Queer Literary Idol, Walt Whitman

One letter in particular has some scholars assuming that Stoker may have had a crush on the queer literary icon

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Did You Know Childhood Classic ‘Goodnight Moon’ Was Inspired by a Stormy Same-Sex Romance?

A tumultuous relationship between two women was actually the inspiration behind the beloved classic children’s book

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Love in the Ramble: An Exclusive Excerpt From the Book ‘Accidental Warlocks’

Filled with stories of endless parties, anonymous sex and the search for love, it’s a collection of stories about NYC of the ’70s and ’80s

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J.K. Rowling Just Confirmed That, Yep, Dumbledore and Grindelwald Definitely Had Sex

Harry Potter fans have known about the relationship for years, but now we’ve learned that it was more than just emotional

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A Chinese Author Will Go to Prison for 10 Years After Including Gay Sex in Her Novel

The novelist has been sentenced to a decade behind bars for her ‘gay sex novel’ because the country has strict laws against pornography

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RuPaul’s New Book ‘GuRu’ Is Here, a How-To Guide for Living One’s Truth

The new book is available today, and it’s an inspirational guide to defeating one’s inner demons and living your truth

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