The bearded queen's winning words, 'We are unity and we are unstoppable', were a pointed riposte to overt Russian hostility and Eastern European homophobia, and a watershed moment for LGBT campaigners. Her victory stirred massive support right across the continent in the gay community and beyond, and Conchita's inspirational book will undoubtedly attract that same support and goodwill.
A groundbreaking work of LGBT literature takes an honest look at the life, love, and struggles of transgender teens. Author and photographer Susan Kuklin met and interviewed six transgender or gender-neutral young adults and used her considerable skills to represent them thoughtfully and respectfully before, during, and after their personal acknowledgment of gender preference.
Set in the 19th century, Isabel Miller's classic lesbian novel traces the relationship between Patience White - an educated painter - and Sarah Dowling, a cross-dressing farmer. Their romantic bond does not sit well with the puritanical New England farming community in which they live and ultimately they are forced to make life-changing decisions that depend on their courage and commitment to one another.
Depicted as duplicitous, traitorous, and promiscuous, bisexuality has long been suspected, marginalized, and rejected by both straight and gay communities alike. Bi takes a long overdue, comprehensive look at bisexual politics
Gide's novel examines the inevitable conflicts that arise when a pleasure seeker challenges conventional society and, without moralizing, it raises complex issues involving the extent of personal responsibility.
Respected solicitor, father, grandfather and pillar of the community Luke Livingstone has hidden the truth about himself and his identity his whole life, and with nowhere left to run, he must become the person - the woman - he knows himself to be, whatever the cost.