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The Essential Randy Boyd, Vol. 1 by Randy Boyd Amazon Digital Services Reviewed by John Francis Leonard In The Essential Randy Boyd its author gathers a powerful collection...

Edmund White: February 2008

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Randy Boyd: Writer & Advocate

Pathbreaker Writer & Long-Term Survivor Randy Boyd Revisits His Journey So Far in a New Collection by Chael Needle Photographed Exclusively for A&U by Sean Black Jalandhar Nayak,...

Black LGBT Health in the United States: Review

Black LGBT Health in the United States Edited by Lourdes Dolores Follins & Jonathan Mathias Lassiter Lexington Books Reviewed by C. Todd White The title of Black LGBT...

Don’t Call Us Dead: Review

Don't Call Us Dead by Danez Smith Graywolf Press Reviewed by John Francis Leonard Somewhere among a juxtaposition of race, gender, sexuality, and physicality lies the transformative poetry...

Owls Don’t Have to Mean Death: Review

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Love Slaves of Helen Hadley Hall: Review

Love Slaves of Helen Hadley Hall by James Magruder Chelsea Station Editions Reviewed by John Francis Leonard Five graduate students, their assorted friends and lovers, and a self-described...

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