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Thomas, R. Eric

Summary: "R. Eric Thomas didn't know he was different until the world told him so. Everywhere he went--whether it was his rich, mostly white, suburban high school, his conservative black church, or his Ivy League college in a big city--he found himself on the outside looking in. In essays by turns hysterical and heartfelt, Eric redefines what it means to be an "other" through the lens of his own life...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 THOMAS, R. ERIC THO

Summary: This portrait of Jason Holliday, a black gay prostitute who dreams of a career as a nightclub performer, is drawn from twelve consecutive hours of filming in a New York City apartment.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC POR

Belovitch, Brian

Summary: In Trans Figured, Brian Belovitch shares his true story of life as a gender outlier and his dramatic journey through the jungle of gender identity. Brian has the rare distinction of coming out three times: first as a queer teenager; second as a glamorous transgender woman named Tish, and later, Natalia Gervais; and finally as an HIV-positive gay man surviving the AIDS crisis in the 1980s. From...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult Display, Call number: 921 BELOVITCH, BRIAN BEL

Buttigieg, Pete

Summary: Once described by the Washington Post as "the most interesting mayor you've never heard of," Pete Buttigieg, the thirty-six-year-old Democratic mayor of South Bend, Indiana, has improbably emerged as one of the nation's most visionary politicians. First elected in 2011, Buttigieg left a successful business career to move back to his hometown, previously tagged by Newsweek as a "dying city,"...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BUT

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B BUTTIGIEG BUT

White, Edmund

Summary: "City Boy" tells the story of White's years in 1970s New York, bouncing from intellectual encounters with Susan Sontag and Harold Brodkey to his erotic entanglements downtown to the city's burgeoning gay scene of artists and writers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WHITE, EDMUND WHI

Rannells, Andrew

Summary: When Rannells left Nebraska for New York City in 1997, he saw the city as a chance to start over. To transform the fiercely ambitious but sexually confused teenager he saw in the mirror into the Broadway leading man of his dreams. Here he shares the drama of failed auditions and behind-the-curtain romances, the heartbreak of losing his father at the height of his struggle, and the exhilaration...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Archetype 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RANNELLS, ANDREW RAN

Savage, Dan.

Summary: The sex-advice columnist for "Savage Love" draws on his experience with the It Gets Better campaign to share pithy insights into a range of topics including health care, gun control, and marriage equality.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SAVAGE, DAN SAV

Koresky, Michael

Summary: Films of Endearment is a heartwarming memoir, chronicling a young man's dynamic relationship with his mother, as told through the 80s movies they shared together, exploring themes of loss and resilience, the bonds between family, gender equality, and the birth of a critic's sensibility.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hanover Square Press 2021

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Jones, Cleve

Summary: A longtime LGBTQ and AIDS activist offes an account of his life from sexually liberated 1970s San Francisco, through the AIDS crisis, and up to his present-day involvement with the marriage equality battle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Display, Call number: 921 JONES, CLEVE JON

Buttigieg, Chasten

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Summary: "A moving, hopeful, and refreshingly candid memoir by the husband of former Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg about growing up gay in his small Midwestern town, his relationship with Pete, and his hope for America's future. Throughout the past year, teacher Chasten Glezman Buttigieg has emerged on the national stage, having left his classroom in South Bend, Indiana, to travel...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BUT

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BUTTIGIEG, CHASTEN BUT

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B BUTTIGIEG BUT

Buttigieg, Chasten

Summary: "A moving, hopeful, and refreshingly candid memoir by the husband of former Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg about growing up gay in his small Midwestern town, his relationship with Pete, and his hope for America's future. Throughout the past year, teacher Chasten Glezman Buttigieg has emerged on the national stage, having left his classroom in South Bend, Indiana, to travel...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. 0000

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: BOOK CLUB KIT 921 BUT

Snyder-Hill, Stephen.

Summary: When ""Don't Ask, Don't Tell,"" the official U.S. policy on gays serving in the military, was repealed in September 2011, soldier Stephen Snyder-Hill (then Captain Hill) was serving in Iraq. Having endured years of this policy, which passively encouraged a culture of fear and secrecy for gay soldiers, Snyder-Hill submitted a video to a Republican primary debate (held two days after the repeal)....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 SNY

France, Tan

Summary: In this heartfelt, funny, touching memoir, Tan France, star of Netflix's smash-hit QUEER EYE tells his origin story for the first time. With his trademark wit, humor, and radical compassion, Tan reveals what it was like to grow up gay in a traditional Muslim family, as one of the few people of color in Doncaster, England. He illuminates his winding journey of coming of age, finding his voice...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FRANCE, TAN FRA

Zyda, Christopher

Summary: Christopher Zyda confronts the long-buried and painful memories of his harrowing fifteen-year journey-- a love story and coming-of-age tale during the early years of the AIDS crisis in Los Angeles. His book is filled with heart, optimism, and love, interspersed with Los Angeles history, gay and lesbian history, AIDS history, and the backdrop of the 1980s and 1990s.--From book jacket flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rare Bird Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ZYDA, CHRISTOPHER ZYD

Moore, Darnell L.

Summary: As a teenager, Moore was tall and awkward and constantly bullied for being gay. And one afternoon three boys from his neighborhood doused him with gasoline and tried lighting a match. What happens to the black boys who come of age in neglected, poor, heavily policed, and economically desperate cities that the War on Drugs and mass incarceration have created? It wasn't until Darnell was pushed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bold Type Books, an imprint of Perseus Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MOORE, DARNELL L MOO

Robinson, Frank M.

Summary: Frank M. Robinson (1926-2014) accomplished a great deal in his long life, working in magazine publishing, including a stint for Playboy, and writing science fiction such as The Power, The Dark Beyond the Stars, and thrillers such as The Glass Inferno (filmed as The Towering Inferno). Robinson also passionately engaged in politics, fighting for gay rights, and most famously writing speeches for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROBINSON, FRANK M. ROB

Birdsall, John

Summary: "The definitive biography of America's best-known and least understood food personality, and the modern culinary landscape he shaped. After World War II, a newly affluent United States reached for its own gourmet culture, one at ease with the French international style of Escoffier, but also distinctly American. Enter James Beard, authority on cooking and eating, his larger-than-life presence...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.5092 BIR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B BEARD BIR

Brown, Liz

Summary: "The unbelievable true story of Harrison Post--the enigmatic lover of one of the richest men in 1920s Hollywood--and the battle for a family fortune. In the booming 1920s, William Andrews Clark Jr. was one of the richest, most respected men in Los Angeles. The son of the mining tycoon known as "The Copper King of Montana," Clark launched the Los Angeles Philharmonic and helped create the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2021

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Ortile, Matt

Summary: "A debut collection of tender, biting essays on sex, dating, and identity from a gay Filipino immigrant learning to navigate race and resistance in America"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bold Type Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ORTILE, MATT ORT

Louganis, Greg

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Plume 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 797.24 LOU

Brammer, John Paul

Summary: The popular LGBTQ advice columnist and writer presents a memoir-in-essays chronicling his journey growing up as a queer, mixed-race kid in America's heartland to becoming the "Chicano Carrie Bradshaw" of his generation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BRA

Summary: Employing a mix of documentary, performance, poetry, and music in his work, the transformative filmmaker Marlon Riggs was an unapologetic gay Black man who defied a culture of silence and shame to speak his truth with resounding joy and conviction.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DOC SIG

Strub, Sean O'Brien

Summary: The political activist and founder of "POZ" magazine recounts his experiencesin New York during the height of the AIDS epidemic, his own transforming diagnosis with HIV, and his efforts as the executive director of the Sero Project.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 STRUB, SEAN O'BRIEN STR

Burks, Ruth Coker

Summary: "In 1986, twenty-six-year-old Ruth visits a friend at the hospital when she notices a door to one of the rooms is painted red. Nurses are drawing straws to see who will tend to the patient crying for his mother on the other side, all of them unwilling tohelp. Ruth immediately steps into the quarantined space herself, comforting the young man in his last moments. Before she realizes what she's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BURKS, RUTH COKER BUR

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