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All That Heaven Allows: Review

All that Heaven Allows: A Biography of Rock Hudson by Mark Griffin HarperCollins Reviewed by Hank Trout The title of Mark Griffin’s biography of Rock Hudson—All that...

Queer X Design: Review

Queer X Design: 50 Years of Signs, Symbols, Banners, Logos, and Graphic Art of LGBTQ by Andy Campbell, PhD Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers Reviewed by Hank...

How Online Dating Empowers Women Living with HIV: Nonfiction by Claire...

How Online Dating Empowers Women Living with HIV by Claire Gasamagera By the time we decided to meet in person, I had no idea how beautiful...

The Test: Nonfiction by Paul A. Aguilar

The Test by Paul A. Aguilar This past October was the thirtieth anniversary of discovering I had acquired the human immunodeficiency virus, aka HIV. I was...

Why Didn’t Someone Warn You About Prince Charming?: Review

Why Didn’t Someone Warn You About Prince Charming? by Jameson Currier Chelsea Station Edition Reviewed by John Francis Leonard In Why Didn’t Someone Warn You About Prince...

1988—A Footnote: Poetry by Brian Farrey-Latz

1988—A Footnote The kingdom of calculated silence has fallen, my children, my lovelies The unholy ramparts sundered under the strain of the Great Experiment An eight-year reign...

Men Touching: Review

Men Touching by Henry Alley Chelsea Station Editions Reviewed by John Francis Leonard In this beautifully wrought new novel, Henry Alley explores the complexities of a flawed leading...

HIV on TV: Review

HIV on TV: Popular Culture's Epidemic by Malynnda A. Johnson Lexington Books Reviewed by John Francis Leonard From the alarming news stories of the eighties, those “very special...

Life of David Hockney: Review

Life of David Hockney: A Novel by Catherine Cusset Translation by Teresa Lavender Fagan Other Press Reviewed by John Francis Leonard In Life of David Hockney, French author Catherine...

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