BOOK REVIEW: My brother and his brother by Hakan Linquist

First published in Sweden in 1993, translated in 2002 to French, and now available in English in a radiant and limpid translation by the author himself. A short novel with...
Posted On 20 Jun 2017

BOOK REVIEW: Insomniac City by Bill Hayes

Insomniac City is both a meditation on grief and a celebration of life and a profound, life affirming celebration of the wonder of love, unexpected, un-invited and...
Posted On 16 Jun 2017

Polari First Book Prize, reveals 2017 longlist

Polari Literary Salon announces largest ever LGBT+ literary tour to celebrate 10th anniversary. The longlist for the Polari First Book Prize was announced last week at the...

BOOK REVIEW: Meg & Linus: Hanna Nowinski

Nowinski’s narrative which alternates between the perspectives of passionate, anxious, chubby gay nerd Linus, who has a desperate secret crush on barista Danny, and his...
Posted On 15 Jun 2017

BOOK REVIEW: Pages for Her: Sylvia Brownrig

This book left me touched and aching to read its predecessor, it shows the development of love and understanding as life moves on and how women learn to accept, empower and...
Posted On 13 Jun 2017

PREVIEW: All You Need is Love: Shanni Collins

All families come in different shapes and sizes, but they are all special when they love and respect each other. These fun rhyming stories are a celebration of the diversity...
Posted On 06 Jun 2017

BOOK REVIEW: Critical & Experiential : Dimensions in Gender and Sexual Diversity: Previn Karian

There are some profoundly interesting chapters in this book, that challenge as much as inform but anyone with an interest in proud, frank and non-pathologizing discussions of...
Posted On 04 May 2017

PREVIEW: New book will be first dedicated to work of iconic San Francisco photographer

This summer will see the publication of a new photographic book which records LGBT+ life in San Francisco during a seminal period in the development of the LGBT+ movement....

Spring issue of The Pink Humanist ready to download

The Pink Humanist is an online magazine published by the UK LGBT registered charity the Pink Triangle Trust (PTT). The magazine’s editor is Barry Duke who also edits the UK...

Former US Presidential candidate to speak at Brighton Dome

Former Democratic candidate for President of the United States Bernie Sanders will speak about his new book Our Revolution at a special Brighton Festival Extra event on...

BOOK REVIEW: Gay in the 80: From fighting for our rights to fighting for our lives : Colin Clews

Gay in the 80s examines a number of the events and issues in the UK, USA and Australia, giving a comprehensive perspective of LGBT reality during this decade The book covers...
Posted On 27 Apr 2017

BOOK REVIEW: When We Rise: Cleve Jones

When We Rise is not only the story of a hero to the LQBTQ community, but the vibrantly voice memoir of a full and transformative American life.
Posted On 24 Apr 2017

BOOK REVIEW: Jerusalem Ablaze: Orlando Ortega-Medin

There’s a touch of humour in these stories but overall the tone is dark, aggressive, full of shadow and unexpected finds, like a beach during a storm. He explores themes of...
Posted On 19 Apr 2017

‘My Mourning Year’ A memoir of bereavement, discovery and hope by Andrew Marshall

Andrew G. Marshall is a marital therapist with a practice helping couples in London and Sussex.He has penned eighteen self-help books about relationships, including the...