Topics :: GLBT authors

Edmund White Talks Gay Rights and HIV in America

By Jeromy Carpenter | Sunday May 18, 2014
Edmund White is a prolific writer and an icon of the gay rights movement and the fight for equality for those living with HIV in America today. We discussed his books, his life and his thoughts on the gay rights movement and the HIV-positive community.

Killing His Darlings :: ’Boystown’ Scribe Marshall Thornton on ’Murder Book’

By Kilian Melloy | Thursday May 9, 2013
A series of mystery novels centered around a gay sleuth that delivers both thrills and heartbreak is like the Spanish Inquisition: To reference Monty Python, no one expects it. Author Marshall Thornton chatted with EDGE about the new novel, "Murder Book."

At Last, Kevin Killian’s ’Spreadeagle’

By John F. Karr | Thursday May 2, 2013
Describing Kevin Killian’s novel "Spreadeagle" as long-awaited isn’t, for once, a cliche. He started writing it in 1990, and even when he thought he’d finished the book, he found it facing a long and beleaguered road to publication.

Book Explores Space Between Disability, Identity

By Leanne Italie | Wednesday Nov 21, 2012
Gay, dyslexic and the survivor of near-death depression, writer Andrew Solomon has been acutely aware of his differences for most of his 49 years.

Gay Activist & Poet William Brandon Lacy Campos Dies at 35

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Nov 15, 2012
The LGBT community mourns the loss of gay rights activist, poet and author William Brandon Lacy Campos who died last week at the age of 35.

Inspirations: A Yaddo Pride Event Celebrating Our LGBT Writers

Tuesday Jun 5, 2012
Since opening its doors in 1926, Yaddo has welcomed a vast number of artists who, whether they knew it or not, were articulating the heart and soul of what would one day become the gay community.

Rainbow Rumpus Launches New Online Magazine for Teens with LGBT Parents

Friday May 6, 2011
Rainbow Riot, a new online magazine for teens with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) parents, has launched at www.rainbowriot.org to serve the 9 million young people with LGBT parents in the United States.

It’s Never Too Late for ’Letting Go of Living Straight’ :: Loren A. Olson on Coming Out in Mid-Life

By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Apr 14, 2011
Dr. Loren A. Olson, M.D., had long been married and raised children when he came out of the closet. That’s when his life expanded to new levels of joy and personal integrity. Olson hopes his memoir can serve as a how-to for other middle aged closeted men.

The Beekman Boys Help Green Festival Celebrate 10th Anniversary in San Francisco

Thursday Mar 24, 2011
The nation’s largest green consumer living event returns to San Francisco April 9-10 for its tenth anniversary, with ten stages and pavilions - as well as the Fabulous Beekman Boys.

Gay Sports Columnist Comes Out

By Kilian Melloy | Friday Jan 7, 2011
A sports writer at a conservative newspaper has come out of the closet--to the accolades of almost everyone.