The Only Way Through Is OUT : a happy-ever-after-coming-out memoir by Suzette Mullen

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IT’S NEVER TOO LATE FOR A NEW BEGINNING Next year’s Valentine’s Day seems ages away especially as we haven’t got through Thanksgiving yet, but nearly all of the Queerguru Team are suckers for a queer happy-ever-after story.  This one by  Suzette Mullen an author and a New York Times Modern Love contributor is an introspective, … Continue reading

Author, Journalist and Activist Paul Burston talks about his memoir “WE CAN BE HEROES”

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When you read a resume like PAUL BURSTON‘s you feel (a) totally exhausted and (b) that you really should achieve more with your own life! He’s a journalist, author, activist, one-time editor, and founder and host of POLARI the LGBTQ+ literary salon. Before we started talking to him we knew a little about his life as he had been one of the participants of Alexis Gregory‘s stunning verbatim piece Riot Act. We are still a little unsure why we had not tied him down for an interview, particularly as he is very much a significant figure in the UK”s queer community …….. and in fact in 2016, he featured in the British Council’s Global List of ‘33 visionary people promoting freedom, equality and LGBT rights around the world.. So when his memoir We Can Be Heroes was recently published it seemed the perfect time to catch up with this fascinating charming man of letters


Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews David Pevsner’s ‘very steamy’ ‘DAMN SHAME – A Memoir of Desire, Defiance and Show Tunes’

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David Pevsner’s book Damn Shame – A Memoir of Desire, Defiance and Show Tunes is exactly that. We join him on a conversational romp through New York and LA’s theatrical, gay sex and activism worlds from the 1980s to the present day.  Born in 1958 into a middle-class Jewish family in suburban Chicago, Pevsner grew … Continue reading

Queerguru reviews “Billy Flanagan : The (alleged) Happiest Man on Earth

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  According to Google, when most people think of the happiest man on earth a certain Tibetan monk comes to mind. And if you read up on him, you’ll discover why he deserves the title, and why he is not the subject of this meandering oddball documentary. The subject is in fact a song and … Continue reading

Todd Hughes talks about his memoir LUNCH WITH LIZABETH

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Todd Hughes, one half of queer filmmaking duo EBERSOLE HUGHES (Mansfield 6667, House of Cardin) …..the other half is his husband David Ebersole …. has published his first book: a memoir of the Hollywood star of the 40’s and 50’s LIZABETH SCOTT.

As a young man, Hughes had a major crush on her and eventually wangled an invitation to lunch. A friendship blossomed and Hughes became fixated with the actress and started to appreciate that she never got the same fame and recognition as her peers.

He talked with QUEERGURU about the book and how he went from fan to friend

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