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Westward Ho(mo): Gold Rush Gays

CULTURE | By Michael Flanagan | Nov 23
Exactly how wild was the Wild West in San Francisco? One thing which seems clear from paintings and drawings of the 19th century is that there was a lot of same-sex dancing going on.

Queer Comics: A Few of Comic Books' More Groundbreaking LGBT Characters

CULTURE | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Oct 19
Just who's who and who's gay in the four-color world of comics? The question is sometimes open to interpretation, but increasingly just open as gay superheroes emerge from the closet.

LGBT History Month :: Freddie Mercury and Armistead Maupin

CULTURE | By Mike Halterman | Oct 12
October is LGBT History Month. Each week throughout the month, Hotspots will be profiling two of the people named to Equality Forum's LGBT History Month icon list, to showcase the great things LGBT people have done, and are doing.

Robert Patrick: One of Nation's Oldest Gay Playwrights on Being Part of Theater History

THEATRE | By Henrik Eger | Oct 10
Robert Patrick is the author of "Kennedy's Children" and "The Haunted Host," one of America's oldest gay plays, now celebrating its 50th anniversary. He opens up about his colorful past in this interview.

Better Than Fiction :: William J. Mann on Murder and Mayhem in 'Tinseltown'

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 25
Wiliam J. Mann has written novels, and he's written biographies; he's explored dramatic fiction, and he's produced well-researched histories. Now he brings both those fields of expertise together in the real-life murder mystery "Tinseltown."

Jim Provenzano's Tales Of Love

BOOKS | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Aug 17
Author Jim Provenzano is a hopeless romantic. He's also a staunch advocate for people with disabilities. He brings those two elements together in "Every Time I Think of You" and its just-published sequel, "Message of Love."

Celebrating Charles Warren Stoddard

BOOKS | By Peter Garland | Aug 12
Charles Warren Stoddard (1843-1909) might be called the George Washington of the gay movement in San Francisco, for he published the first relatively open homosexual novel.

Two Cubans Talking :: A Conversation with Johnny Diaz

BOOKS | By Jesse Monteagudo | Aug 9
Johnny Diaz chats about his fifth novel, the newly published "Looking for Providence."

A Mini-Guide to Satisfying Summer Reads

BOOKS | By Mike Halterman | Jul 13
When you hit the beach this season, don't forget to bring a good book. Here are our picks for Summer 2014's hottest LGBT titles.

Gay Noir, Killer ’80s :: Marshall Thornton on ’From the Ashes’

BOOKS | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 7
Marshall Thornton has just seen Book 6 in his ’80s gay detective series published; he’s also got a new comic novel out. The versatile novelist chats with EDGE about noir, humor, and the dark days of The Plague.

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