Published by MTV Books (Pocket), New York, 1997
Trade Paperback. Condition: Fair. 1st Edition. Unpaginated, probably 200+ pp. Spine uncreased, text rippled in upper right area, but OK as reading copy. Slight thumbing. No markings. Written for the teen fan of "The Real World" reality TV series. Many color photos of cast members, snippets of information about the actors and the episodes. Includes an application form for aspiring actors. Special section on the Boston cast. Also includes material on filiming in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami and London. Size: 8vo - 9 In Tall.
Seller Inventory # 004801
Published by Here Media, NY, 2011
Magazine / Periodical
Magazine. Condition: Fair. 118 pp. on glossy stock. Rippled from exposure to dampness. Lightly read. Binding firm. A package of articles on Hollywood productions with gay and lesbian relevance. List of 50 all time best GLBT-related movies. Feature on Darren Criss, with 3 full page color photos and cover. Spring fashion spreads. Directors Cut article contains mini-interview snippets with Sebastian Silva, Dustin Lance Black, Eric Mendelsohn. Paul Jasmin photo spread showing young teens recapturing sullen moods of the 50s. Size: 4to -- 1 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 010096
Published by Plume (Penguin), NY, 1996
Trade Paperback. Condition: Good. 1st Paperback Edition. 306 pp., with 28 pp. b&w photos. With new epilogue by Louganis. Olympic diving medalist Greg Louganis recounts his sports career as a closeted gay who becomes infected with HIV and has a diving accident in Olympic competition. Eventually he disclosed his status as one of the first notable homosexual athletes to come out. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 002388
Published by House of Awansi Press, Toronto, 1977
Trade Paperback. Condition: Fair +. 1st Paperback Printing. 254 pp., source notes. No markings. Large 1-inch chip from top of front cover. Text OK. Taylor, a Globe and Mail correspondent, presents biographical sketches of six daring Canadians who found themselves by immersing themselves in other cultures. The six profiled are: Brig. James Sutherland Brown, Bishop White, James Houston, Herbert Norman, Emily Carr and Scott Symons. The Symons sketch recounts Symon's struggle against bourgeoise values, his fight for public tolerance of homosexuality and his turbulent affair with a teenaged boy.
Seller Inventory # 001045
Published by Picador USA (Farrar Straus and Giroux), New York, 2006
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good. 5th Printing. 315 pp. Spine slant, a few pointed dents in front cover. No markings or spine creases. LA Times describes this memoir of a gay adolescence "hilarious and horrifying." Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 005704
Published by Harper San Francisco, New York, 1993
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good. 1st Paperback Edition. 278 pp. No markings, thumbed, small smudge on front cover. Monette relates his boyhood in 1950s New England, becoming a scholarship townie at Andover, then to Yale and teaching as he struggled with acceptance of his homosexuality. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 005911
Published by LPI Media, Los Angeles, 2006
Magazine / Periodical
Magazine. Condition: Very Good. 80 pp. Lightly read. Cover story is about growing gay tourism in Istanbul. Other articles deal with New Orleans restaurants in the wake of Hurricane Katrina flooding; a gay cruise to the Galapagos Islands; Chicago; hotel gyms; Austin, Texas as a gay oasis; Montreal and actress Heather Matarazzo talking about the romantic aspects of New York City. Size: 4to -- 11 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 004961
Published by NY Times, NY, 2005
Magazine / Periodical
Newspaper Supplement. Condition: Very Good. 70 pp. Lightly read, slight wrinkling of edges. Light rippling. Cover article by Russell Shorts looks at the movement to stop gay marriage. Cover shows nuptial kiss of Donna Wheeler and Carol Toth in Provincetown, Mass. Other articles concern LA's inner city dance craze known as krumping. Also a design photo spread shows a house designed by architect Deborah Berke to David Horvitz and Francie Bishop Good in Fort Lauderdale. Size: 4to -- 11.25 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 004972
Published by Plume (New American Library), NY, 1986
Trade Paperback. Condition: Near Fine. 1st Paperback Edition. 244 pp. Light wear, no markings. With 8 pp. b&w photos. A series of detailed interviews with writer Truman Capote in the 1982-84 period. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 001661
Published by Pocket, NY, 1997
Cloth & Boards. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +. First Edition. 255 pp. with 8 pp. b&w photos. Unread, tight binding, slight shelf wear on dust jacket near spine. Includes Appendix of Galindo skating records and a glossary of skating terms. Rudy Galindo relates his ups and downs of his ice skating career and dealing with sexual identity issues. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 002466
Published by Harper & Row, NY, 1990
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good +. First Paperback Edition. 268 pp. Close to new, remainder mark on fore edge. Light toning. Spine uncreased. Text clean. A family suffers the slow death of its matriarch Louise. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 007175
Published by Harper San Francisco, New York, 1999
Trade Paperback. Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. 2nd Edition. 224 pp. Nearly new, no markings, spine uncreased. A very basic primer about gay sex and gay culture. Written for people just coming out to gay life and their relatives. It reflects U.S. conditions of the 1990s when homosexuality was still not widely discussed nor portrayed realistically in mass media and films. Revised and enlarged edition. The author writes in a factual, respectful and reassuring tone, letting gay people know they are not mentally ill. The section dealing with sexual techniques arguably are incomplete, giving short shrift to fellatio, mutual masturbation, fetishes, and frottage Size: 8vo -- 8 in. Tall.
Seller Inventory # 0503003737
Published by Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J., 1986
Cloth. Condition: Very Good +. No Jacket. First Edition. 199 pp. Very clean, text bright, still almost new. With afterwords from the co-authors. A sympathetic guide written for parents in an era when gay "coming out" was still rare for youth and overshadowed by fear of AIDS. With bibliography and information about the PFLAG organization.
Seller Inventory # 0503003807
Published by Marlowe & Co, New York, 2003
Boards. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 3rd Printing. 256 pp., with 8 pp. glossy b&w photos. Glossary of baseball terms. Close to new, text very clean, no markings. DJ has slight grease crayon marking. Billy Bean recounts his major-league baseball career from 1987-95, which included stints with the Detroit Tigers, Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Diego Padres. He disclosed his homosexuality after he left baseball. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 007058
Published by Avon Books, NY, 1990
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good. 3rd Printing. 159 pp., reference notes, index. Light spine creasing, spine slant. Text clean. A Cornell psychiatrist discusses the psyches of gay men. Robert Jay Lifton of CUNY praises the book as a "courageous, compassionate, ground-breaking study." Cover blurb: His clinically supported study explores the crippling effects of paternal rejection, Western society's homophobia and the difficulties gay men face in sustaining loving relationships." Size: 8vo- 8 in.
Seller Inventory # 0503003765
Published by Bantam, NY, 1981
Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Reprint. 309 pp. Moderate wear, some spine creasing, moderate toning. Binding sturdy. No markings. Lightly thumbed. Wilson sketches brief but revealing and highly anecdotal portraits of gay subcultures and their personalities in Los Angeles, New York, Portland, Salt Lake City, Santa Fe, Boston, Florida, etc. In a concluding self-critical chapter, White says writing the book radicalized him and moved him from "snobbism" toward socialism. Size: 12mo -- 7 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 007170
Published by Random House, NY, 1995
Trade Paperback. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +. 2nd Printing. 172 pp. Nearly new, no markings. Slight dj edge wear. Still close to new, gift quality Prominent gay journalist Michelangelo Signorile gives practical, non-ideological pointers on the coming-out process, which he divides into 14 steps. Step One, the hardest, is coming out to yourself. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 005519
Published by Price Stern Sloan, NY, 2000
Trade Paperback. Condition: Good +. First Edition. 130 pp. Slight rubbing on cornders but still close to new. Library stampings and remains of library card envelope on inside cover. A gentle, non-judgmental guide written by a gay man for adolescents exploring their sexuality. The writer takes the view that sexual orientation is either inborn or developed early in life. His book is designed to help gay-oriented kids accept themselves rather than fall into self-hatred. The book omits graphic descriptions of gay sexual acts, dealing instead with the feelings of attraction that lead to the acts. Size: 12 Mo -- 7.5 In Tall.
Seller Inventory # 005447
Published by New York Times, NY, 2004
Magazine / Periodical
Newspaper Supplement. Condition: Good. 146 pp. Thumbed, some wrinling of cover. All pages intact. Cover shows Ry Russon-Young, young woman raised by two lesbians. Cover story by Susan Dominus deals with young adults who have been raised in gay households -- how they compare with straight-household offspring. Other articles include profiles of two writers -- Canadian writer Alice Munro and Marilynne Robison who has written a historical novel about abolitionist John Brown.Plus a portfolio of photos by Matthew Pillsbury show interiors of NY museums after hours. Includes an ad insert of million-dollar properties for sale on the NYC real estate market. Size: 4to -- 11 in. Tall.
Seller Inventory # 005527
Published by Carroll & Graf(Avalon), NY, 2006
Boards. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +. Possible BCE. 360 pp. No markings, spine edge bumped, but very close to new. No retail price on dust jacket flap. Dust jacket edge crinkled. A novel about a gay astrologer who tries to forget about his romantic troubles with a summer in Provincetown. Dust jacket blurb calls it a "comic tale of karmic redemption." Author is a stand-up comic who helped organize the Funny Gay Males troupe. Size: 8vo -- 8 5 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 005732
Published by LPI Media, Los Angeles, 2008
Magazine. Condition: Very Good +. 96 pp. Lightly read, still close to new. Pete Wentz cover. Features include articles about Ultimate Fighting Championships and their homoerotic appeal, out tennis pro Francisco Rodriguez, travel article about Cape Town's gay attractions; vermouth and Manhattans, and a fashion spread on "The Pickup Game" (sweaty athletes in the park). Size: Folio -- 11 In Tall.
Seller Inventory # 005765
Published by Here Media, NY, 2011
Magazine. Condition: Very Good. 48 pp. Light wear, a few corner creases. Cover story about Clinton's gay-friendly management of the State Department written by Kerry Eleveld. Other articles concern DADT repeal, ranking of gay-friendly cities, putting Minneapolis at No. 1; a flap about Smithsonian rejecting a video by gay artist David Wojnarowicz, review of a new Sal Mineo biography, item about David Cicilline's entry into Congress. Size: 4to -- 11 in Tall By 8 in Wide.
Seller Inventory # 009156
Published by Collier (Macmillan), NY, 1993
Trade Paperbakc. Condition: Very Good. 1st Paperback Edition. 329 pp. Light thumbing. Text clean, firm binding. Includes essays and interviews with death researcher Kubler-Ross on how AIDS patients deal with their prospects and the stigma attached to their disease, especially in the 1980 and 90s. She makes a special plea for prisoners with AIDS., mothers and children with AIDS and infants with AIDS. Size: 8v0 -- 8.25 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009196
Published by William Morrow & Co, NY, 1993
Cloth & Boards. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 351 pp. Gray boards with white spine tape. Ex-library with usual library stampings. Light to moderate wear. Mylar protector. 12 pp. b&w photos. Light spine slant. A gay FBI agent from upstate New York recounts his career as an investigator of organized crime, cut short when he was outed. Appendix gives the text of his liscrimination lawsuit against the FBI. Buttino Size: 8vo -- 9.5 In.
Seller Inventory # 009208
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, NY, 1975
Cloth. Condition: Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 236 pp. Index. Library discard with stampings. Dust jacket with mylar protector, taped to cover. Moderate spine slant. Text clean. Biography of Radclyffe Hall and her lover Una Troubridge, pioneering out lesbians who shocked Britain's literary circles after World War 1. Author was literary executor for the couple. Size: 8vo.
Seller Inventory # 009351
Published by Crown Pub, New York, 2005
Boards. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 191 pp., Ex-library but very few signs of wear. Library spine label, card envelope, stampings etc. No other markings. Mylar on dj. Author of "On the Down Low" provides a follow-up on closeted bisexual life in the black community. Includes a discussion of "how you can tell if your husband/boyfriend is DL." Also discussion of the black churches' responsibility. Size: 8vo --8.5 In Tall.
Seller Inventory # 005863
Published by Doubleday (Random House), NY, 2003
Boards with Cloth Spine Strip. Condition: Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 2nd Printing. 266 pp. Mylar protector on dust jacket. Ex-library stampings. Still sturdy and text clean. Harris relates his struggles in a broken black family in Arkansas, his challenges in coming out as gay, and obstacles in launching a writing career. He self-published his first book but later ones became best-sellers. He died of a heart attack in 2009. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In.
Seller Inventory # 009517
Published by Here Media, 2010
Magazine. Condition: Very Good. 88 pp. Light rippling, gently read, binding strong. Color head-and-shoulder photo of uncredited male model for a swimsuit fashion spread. Other features: Profile of Moroccan writer Abdellah Taiap; gay fraternity culture; British actor Ben Wishaw; fraternity organizer Stewart Have; Argentine photo blogger Augustin "Rambo" Vivero. Swimsuit models Danny Schwarz and Corey Saucier, photographed at Playa Mar Chiquita resort in Puerto Rico. Size: 4to -- 10.75 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009741
Published by Rising Tide Press, Huntington Station NY, 1993
Trade Paperback. Condition: Near Fine. 1st Printing. 156 pp. Faint pencil marks 1st page, else new. No spine creasing. Cover art by Evelyn Rysdek. Edited by Lee Boojamra and Alice Frier. An Alix Nicholson mystery involving the AIDS Quilt in Washington D.C. Freelance photographer Alix gets help from Mac, a lesbian congressional aide, in sorting it all out. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall.
Seller Inventory # 005886
Published by Simon & Schuster, NY, 1996
Cloth Strip and Boards. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 287 pp. Spine slanted. Binding strong. No markings except usual library discard stampings. Mylar protector. Colored endpapers. A bittersweet novel about Clyde, a gay college instructor in Cambridge, Mass., and his growing friendship with Ben, teenage son of a longtime friend. Clyde cautiously attempts to play a fatherly role in Ben's life, with mixed results. Size: 8vo -- 9.5 In.
Seller Inventory # 010081