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1 A & F Quarterly A Very Emerson Christmas -- Christmas Issue 2000
Columbus, Ohio Abercrombie & Fitch 2000 Trade Paperback Good + Catalog 4to -- 10.5 In Tall 
280 pp. Faint pale yellow water stain along bottom of pp. 1-4, a few additional early pages rippled, rest of text clean. Lower corner of front cover thumbed. Spine crease. A fashion catalog-cum-magazine presented as a fictional family reunion scrapbook of Bryan Emerson and his siblings, four young men and a woman gathering at their posh childhood home in Hamilton, Mass. on the North Shore of Boston. Clothing is the usual Abercrombie & Fitch preppie gear, worn by blond, toned WASP specimens. Many casual bare-chested poses in color and black & white. Some models are shown stripped down to underwear. Cover shows the clan standing in front of a Georgian colonial, three of them holding geese. The inexplicable geese-holding pose is repeated several times in the inside pages. The catalog also includes 22 articles, including pieces on actors Chris Masterson, Hill Harper, William Shatner and Florence Henderson, gay Eagle Scout James Dale; R & B group Lucy Pearl; Rockette dancer Melanie Allen; boy band Hanson; an excerpt from a David Sedaris book; plus notes on best seller books, music, movies and video games. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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2 A & F Quarterly Summer 2002 Issue -- Paradise Found
Abercrombie & Fitch 2002 Summer 2002 Trade Paperback Very Good No Jacket Catalog 4to -- 11 in Tall 
280 pp. Light wear, thumbed. Spine uncreased. Text clean. In this fashion catalog/magazine, the first 119 pages are a color fashion spread showing A&F's mostly blond preppie models haviing a good time on a tropical island. Most shots pair a blond hunk with a blonde girl in various states of undress. A few group shots, including guys piled up in a group tackle. Magazine portion includes articles on actor Chris Evans, author Tom Robbins, comic creator Will Eisner, film reviews, music tidbits, horoscopes, etc. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 AA Grapevine Sober & Out
NY AA Grapevine Inc 2014 1938413407 / 9781938413407 Trade Papeback Nearly New 8vo -- 8 in Tall 
132 pp. Lightly read, no markings, spine uncrease. Glossy color photo on stiff wraps. An anthology of short testimonies (most 1 to 5 pp. each). Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender AA members share their experiences, strengths and hopes. Rear material includes list of 12 Steps and 12 Traditions. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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4 Advocate "Black & Gay" Cover -- August-September 2013 Issue
NY Here Media 2013 Magazine Very Good + Magazine 4to -- 10.75 in Tall 
78 pp. Lightly read, still close to new. Cover story by Darnell Moore examines what it's like to be black and gay in the US. Sidebars by Don Lemon, Laverne Cox, Aaron Walton, Doug Spearman and Janora McDuffie. Also material and photo on Wanda Sykes. Other articles include travel pointers for solo gay trips to Europe, interview with folksinger Michelle Shocked; feature on menswear designed for women; advance on HBT documentary "The Out List." Profile of Iceland's lesbian prime minister. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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5 Advocate A Day in the Life of Gay America-- August 2010 Issue
Los Angeles Here Media 2010 Magazine Very Good Magazine 4to 10.5 In. Tall 
48 pp. Color cover photo of barechested musician Jake Shears doing workout along the Hudson River. Cover feature is a photo essay (of selfies) showing gay people carrying on their daily activities on one particular day -- May 21, 2010. Lightly read. Other articles include features on HIV policy; gay Montreal, gay political staffers on Capitol Hill, the winding down of Don't Ask, Don't Tell; and film director Lisa Chodenko. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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6 Advocate Hillary Clinton Cover -- Februrary 2011 Issue
NY Here Media 2011 Magazine Very Good Ephemera 4to -- 11 in Tall By 8 in Wide 
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. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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7 Advocate November 2011 Issue -- A Day in Gay America; Adam Lambert Cover
Los Angeles Here Media 2011 Magazine Near Fine Ephemera 4to -- 10.75 in Tall 
48 pp. Color cover shows Adam Lambert in black and heavy eye makeup. He provides the cover for Advocate's annual "A Day in Gay America" photo collage of both famous and ordinary people going about their lives. Other contents include a piece on the Obama administrations GLBT immigration policy; film director Roland Emmerich and his work on "Anonymous"; a piece on 3 new films about drag-ball culture, and an update on Tammy Baldwin's Senate candidacy. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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8 Advocate Magazine Matthew Mitcham Cover -- Aug. 26, 2008 Issue
NY LPI Media 2008 Edition 1013 Magazine Very Good Magazine 4to -- 10.75 in Tall 
64 pp. Lightly read, slight curling of corners. Cover features closeup ol Olympian diver Matthew Mitcham (shirtless, head. shoulders and chest. ) A preview of his prospects for the 2008 Olympics in Beijing and his status as a top-ranked gay athlete. Other articles relate to Air Force Major Margaret Witt, the death of Sen. Jesse Helms, Margaret Cho and Anna Faris. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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9 Allen, Ted; Kyan, Douglas; Filicia, Thom; Kressley, Carson, and Rodriguez, Jai Queer Eye for the Straight Guy: The Fab 5's Guide to Looking Better, Cooking Better, Dressing Better, Behaving Better, and Living Better
New York Clarkson Potter 2004 140005446x / 9781400054466 1st Edition Boards Very Good Very Good Ex Library 8vo- 8.5 In 
256 pp. glossy with color photos on most pages. Ex-library but with little wear. Stampings on inside covers, shelf label on spine. Mylar protector on dj. With glossary. Hip, sprightly written style pointers for young men of any orientation. This book covers a lot of territory -- not just fashion but also cooking, home design, etiquette and career. Inspired by the popular TV series of the same name. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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The Loyal Opposition: Struggling with the Church on Homosexuality, Amy DeLong; Tex Sample, Eds.
10 Amy DeLong; Tex Sample, Eds. The Loyal Opposition: Struggling with the Church on Homosexuality
Abingdon Press 2000 0687084253 / 9780687084258 3rd Printing Trade Papeback Very Good + 8vo -- 8 in Tall 
204 PP. appendices. Close to new, spine uncreased. No markings in text. 12 articles by gay-affirming Methodists who are resisting the United Methodist Church doctrine that excludes non-celibate gays from ministry. The denomiination's General Conference voted in 2016 to continue studying possible changes to its Book of Discipline over the next four years. A particularly powerful article describes the wrenching experience of a pastor who had to deal with the sudden suicide of a closeted gay man in his congregation. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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11 Andrews. Sidney A Fall to New Heights: A Love Crept in Un-awares
Bloomington Ind iUniverse.Com 2011 1450286984 / 978-1-450286985 First Edition Trade Paper As New No Jacket 8vo - 8.5 In Tall Inscribed By Author
244 pp. Virtually new, read only as review copy. Inscribed by author to reviewer. Spine uncreased. The author chronicles her slow progression into lesbian romance as 30-somethings. Now a retired nurse, Sidney Andrews relates how she and Kate met as young mothers in a prayer group in Connecticut. Their friendship gradually over several years deepened into a physical attraction and caused them to divorce their husbands and leave behind their children, although they tried to maintain contacts with their families as best they could. A story of how mutual love triumphed over the homophobia of their hetero friends and a pastor. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 Ann Charters Kerouac: A Biography
San Francisco Straight Arrow Books 1973 0879320559 / 9780879320553 First Thus Cloth Very Good Very Good 8vo --9.5 In Tall 
417 pp, 16 pp. b&w photos. White cloth, some soil to spine. Dust jacket has minor rubbing on spine edges, closed tear on rear panel, chip on corner. Text clean, no markings. Binding firm. A detailed portrait of Kerouac and his band of brothers -- Ginsburg, Neal Cassady and others of the Beat group of poets. With detailed reference notes, containing numerous anecdotes. The bibliographic portion was first published by Phoenix Bookstore; Straight Arrow published the book as a whole. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Before Night Falls, Arenas, Reinaldo
13 Arenas, Reinaldo Before Night Falls
NY Penguin Group 1994 0140157654 / 9780140157659 5th Paperback Printing Trade Paperback Near Fine No Jacket 8vo -- 7.75 In Tall 
317 pp. Close to new, no markings, spine uncreased, light toning. With movie promotional bookmark laid in. Translated by Dolores M. Koch. A vivid, emotional memoir of a gay writer's life in Cuba. Arenas recounts how Castro first inspired him and other young gays, but then Castro's secret police and informers ended up putting many gays, including Arenas, in prison. Cover shows actor Javier Bardem playing Arena in the film version of the memoir. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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14 Armistead Maupin Tales of the City
NY HarperPerennial 1900 0060964049 / 9780060964047 1989 Reissue Trade Paperback Near Fine 8vo -- 9.25 in Tall 
371 pp. Nearly new, slightly thumbed. Spine uncreased, no markings in text. Gift quality. A reissue of a collection of short stories telling the romantic adventures of yuppies living in an apartment house in San Francisco. Became the basis of a television series and film. First of six volumes. This edition has a light pastel border of geometric shapes framing a detail shot of a staircase leading up Barbary Street. First published as columns in the San Francisco Chronicle in the 1970s. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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Out of Sync, Bass, Lance
15 Bass, Lance Out of Sync
New York Simon Spotlight Entertainment (Simon & Schuster) 2007 1416585982 / 9781416585985 1st Paperback Edition Trade Paperback Very Good 8vo -- 8.25 in Tall 
195 pp. with 8 pp. of glossy color photos. Lightly read. Upper right corner nicked. No markings. Spine uncreased. Readable, conversational memoir of a boy-band star who hid his homosexuality for several years while he performed with NSync. 
Price: 5.50 USD
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16 Bassoff, Evelyn Silten Ph.D. Between Mothers and Sons: The Making of Vital and Loving Men
New York. E P Dutton 1994 0525938338 / 9780525938330 1st Printing Cloth and Boards Very Good No Jacket 8vo -- -- 8.75 in Tall 
275 pp. includes bibliography, notes, index. Lacks jacket. Very clean and bright text, no markings. Spine lightly scuffed and soiled. Firm, tight binding. Tan-colored endpapers. A personal account of child rearing by a psychologist. Includes a chapter on mothers of gay sons, another on stepmothers. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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A Queer Kind Of Love: A Pharoah Love Mystery (Stonewall Inn Mysteries), Baxt, George
17 Baxt, George A Queer Kind Of Love: A Pharoah Love Mystery (Stonewall Inn Mysteries)
NY St. Martin's Griffin 1995 0312131526 / 9780312131524 1st Paperback Edition Trade Paperback Very Good 8vo -- 8.25 in. 
279 pp. Almost new, no spine creasing, or markings. Gay black detective Pharoah Love finds himself dealing with divas, impersonators and mobsters in Manhattan. Fourth in the Love adventures, part of the Stonewall Inn Mysteries series. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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18 Bean, Billy;Bull, Chris Going the Other Way: Lessons from a Life in and Out of Major-League Baseball
New York Marlowe & Co 2003 1569244863 / 9781569244869 3rd Printing Boards Fine Near Fine 8vo -- 9.25 in Tall 
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. 
Price: 4.50 USD
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19 Benn Setfrey Don't Shoot! I'm Coming Out -- How to "Man-Up" and Set Heterosexuals "Straight"
Hallandale Beach, Florida PageTurner Publishing 2006 0977428206 / 9780977428205 First Edition Trade Papeback Very Good No Jacket Ex-Library 8vo -- 8.5 In 
237 pp. Light vertical crease to front cover. Lightly read, with library stampings. No markings in text. Spine uncreased. A former teacher who now is a consultant on professional development (and voiceover artist), Setfrey writes a frank autobiography about his youthful coming-out experiences and his liberation from homophobic churches. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Berendt, John
20 Berendt, John Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
NY Random House 1994 0679429220 / 9780679429227 Cloth & Boards Fine Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
388 pp. Price clipped from dust jacket flap. A nonfiction novel about the murder of a gigolo in Savannah. Highly atmospheric, with elements of voodoo woven in. Became basis of film. Author is a former editor at New York Magazine. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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