Books

  • Hair-Raising Tale

    When Everett Maroon puts his mind to writing, there's no telling what might come out. Take the novel Super Queers he's shopping around. It's your...

  • Gay by Association

    Michael Ian Black once made out with Bradley Cooper. ''He wasn't yet People's Sexiest Man Alive,'' Black says. ''Had I known he would be that,...

  • Benign Fun

    Cancer may not be the funniest thing in the world. It's probably not even in your Top 10. But when cancer happens to a funny...

  • Photo Quality

    Things have a way of serendipitously knocking Scott Pasfield off course. Or, perhaps, back on course. In 1994, it was the avalanche out West that...

  • Religious Enrichment

    Jay Michaelson thought coming out would spell the end of his religious life. He was wrong. It became a new beginning. ''I really thought that...

  • Montgomery Co. Mensch

    In his 2006 novel, Hard, Wayne Hoffman presented a gay 1990s Manhattan struggling to strike a balance between ''safer sex'' and ''sex positive.'' With his...

  • Book It

    ''It's so rare these days that we have the opportunity to celebrate LGBT literature,'' says David Mariner of The Center, D.C.'s LGBT community center. ''We've...

  • Auntie Hero

    At first glance, the upcoming OutWrite ''Pioneers'' event at The Center, the area's LGBT community center, is already substantial, celebrating re-releases of two powerful books:...

  • Unorthodox Material

    Miryam Kabakov's new anthology features first-person narratives from queer Orthodox Jewish women In his writings, the influential 12th century Jewish philosopher Maimonides speaks of a...

  • The Atwood Anomaly

    For the novice, mention of Canadian author Margaret Atwood likely conjures thoughts of The Handmaid's Tale, her 1985 novel of an America at war with...