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LGBT (or GLBT) is an initialism used since the 1990s as a self-designation by what was formerly known as the "gay community". It refers collectively to "lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender" people. In use since the 1990s, the term "LGBT" is an adaptation of the initialism "LGB", which itself started replacing the phrase "gay community" beginning in the mid-to-late 1980s, which many within the community in question felt did not accurately represent all those to whom it referred.

The term LGBT is intended to emphasize a diversity of "sexuality and gender identity-based cultures" and is someti...more

I'll Give You the Sun
Lies We Tell Ourselves
Unmade (The Lynburn Legacy, #3)
Maplecroft (The Borden Dispatches #1)
The Winter Long (October Daye, #8)
Full Disclosure (Nice Guys, #2)
Love Is the Drug
The Understatement of the Year (The Ivy Years, #3)
Adult Onset
How to Train Your Dom in Five Easy Steps
Fever Pitch (Love Lessons, #2)
No One Needs to Know


  • A Dash of Daube by Ashlyn Daube
    A Dash of Daube
    Release date: Aug 01, 2014
    Enter to win one of three copies of Ashlyn Daube's first anthology A Dash of Daube

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    Giveaway dates: Aug 21 - Oct 21, 2014
    3 copies available, 437 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Sotto Voce by Erin Finnegan
    Sotto Voce
    Release date: Oct 21, 2014
    Five print copies of "Sotto Voce", the debut novel by author Erin Finnegan.

    New York-based wine critic Thomas Baldwin can make or break careers with hi…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Sep 08 - Oct 21, 2014
    5 copies available, 481 people requesting
    Countries available: US
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    1 copy available, 169 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB
  • City of Heavenly Fire (The Mortal Instruments, #6)
    The Paying Guests
    Will Grayson, Will Grayson
    Lola and the Boy Next Door (Anna and the French Kiss, #2)
    I'll Give You the Sun
    Every Day (Every Day #1)
    Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
    The Miniaturist
    Bad Feminist: Essays
    The Dream Thieves (The Raven Cycle, #2)
    Tell the Wolves I'm Home
    Ancillary Justice (Imperial Radch, #1)
    Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls
    Maurice by E.M. ForsterBrokeback Mountain by Annie ProulxThe Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar WildeGiovanni's Room by James BaldwinTales of the City by Armistead Maupin
    Best Gay Fiction
    1,050 books — 1,261 voters

    Cut & Run by Abigail RouxHot Head by Damon SuedeZero at the Bone by Jane SevilleFish & Chips by Abigail RouxSticks & Stones by Abigail Roux
    m/m books you must read
    847 books — 687 voters

    Luck in the Shadows by Lynn FlewellingMagic's Pawn by Mercedes LackeyStalking Darkness by Lynn FlewellingTraitor's Moon by Lynn FlewellingMagic's Price by Mercedes Lackey
    Best Fantasy Books with Gay Main Characters
    502 books — 1,056 voters
    Hot Head by Damon SuedeTigers and Devils by Sean KennedyBear, Otter, and the Kid by T.J. KluneSomething Like Summer by Jay BellLatakia by J.F.  Smith
    M/M Books Written By Men
    920 books — 550 voters

    Boy Meets Boy
    Annie on My Mind
    Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
    Tipping the Velvet
    Will Grayson, Will Grayson
    Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic
    Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit
    The Miseducation of Cameron Post
    Keeping You a Secret
    Two Boys Kissing
    The Perks of Being a Wallflower

    Wally Lamb
    Wally Lamb We Are Water
    In We Are Water—the latest from the She's Come Undone scribe—family secrets surface as divorced mother of three Annie prepares to marry her lover, Viveca, in Connecticut.
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    Dani Alexander
    Peter to Austin: "Hard-ons don't make you think less. They make you think stupid. Which makes me think you must have one 24/7.
    Dani Alexander, Shattered Glass

    David Levithan
    I've always known I was gay, but it wasn't confirmed until I was in kindergarten. It was my teacher who said so. It was right there on my kindergarten report card: PAUL IS DEFINITELY GAY AND HAS VERY GOOD SENSE OF SELF.
    David Levithan, Boy Meets Boy

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    Literatura gay portuguesa Grupo sobre os livros e os autores da literatura gay de Portugal.

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    You are You You are You is a group about tolerance, respect and understanding. We warmly welcome you to join…more

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    London Queer Books Group This is a book club that focuses on queer literature, from the trashy to the highbrow. We read l…more

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    YA LGBT Books For anyone who enjoys LGBTQ books written for young adults. We're a friendly, supportive group t…more

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