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Do you consider yourself a die-hard lover of gay books and LGBTQ authors? Then check out our coverage of what’s happening in the world of queer literature. Despite society’s dwindling attention span, books remain a powerful force when it comes to modern storytelling. They give us a chance to see the world with a new perspective, and they give aspiring LGBTQ writers and authors the chance to express themselves. Gay books also give audiences access to new content that falls outside of what’s considered "mainstream." Some of your favorite books are probably filled with gay themes and characters, which in addition to making them great reads, is also a great way to ensure our community's visibility and representation. Whether you’re into trashy romance novels or heartfelt personal stories about what it’s like to be queer, there are gay books out there for you. Now dive into a pile of them and let us know your favorite.
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Danmei, a Chinese Version of the BL Genre, Is Proving Its Popularity Among Wider Audiences

In December 2021, the first volumes of three danmei light novels by Mo Xiang Tong Xiu were officially translated into English by publisher Seven Seas Entertainment, and they all debuted on the New York Times Best Sellers list. Heaven Official’s Blessing (Tian Guan Ci Fu) Vol. 1 debuted at #8, Grandmaster[…]

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We’re Low-Key Obsessed With These Ridiculously Fun, Trashy Gay Pulp Novels

The ’60s was a wild time of free love, drugs … and really hilarious covers on gay pulp novels

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After He Traveled the World to Be With His Man, He Was Dumped. So He Turned It Into Poetry.

It took moving to the other side of the world and having his heart broken, but he got a great book of poetry out of it

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Get Your Boys Love Manga Fix With These Top Titles and Swoon-Worthy Stories

Japanese Boys Love manga (BL) has been steadily gaining popularity over the past decade. For the non-indoctrinated, this type of manga depicts exactly what one would assume: the romance and sexual tension between two men. The genre was developed by a group of women in the 1970s — often called[…]

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