The Embrace: Poetry by Rose Auslander

The Embrace So pale, he’s almost green, a bit yellow, slightly iridescent— in that second before he touches you, you wish you could make him pretty again.  Even through his overcoat you’ll feel...

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High Fidelity Transmission: The ABCs of the Politics of AIDS by Rajesh Talwar Reviewed by John Francis Leonard India, which actually has a low percentage of its...

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Memories of a Penitent Heart: Review

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Children’s Book Raises Funds for AIDS United, The Trevor Project

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That’s What Friends Are For: Review

That's What Friends Are For by Kenneth Sean Campbell CreateSpace Reviewed by John Francis Leonard LGBTQ people have families, of course. But for us, the families we create...

The Rest of It: Review

The Rest of It: Hustlers, Cocaine, Depression and Then Some, 1976–1988 by Martin Duberman Duke University Press Reviewed by Hank Trout Martin Duberman , a genuine giant among...

The Essential Randy Boyd: Review

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