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We Will Always Be Here
We Will Always Be Here
by Jenny Kalvaitis

Stories feature individuals across a wide spectrum of identities and from all corners of Wisconsin. Encourages young people to educate themselves, tell their own stories, be true to themselves, build communities, and get active.

Filthy Animals
Filthy Animals
by Brandon Taylor

Interconnected stories set among Midwestern artists and creative types center around a young man trysting with two dancers in an open relationship.

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The Guncle
The Guncle
by Steven Rowley

When Gay Uncle Patrick (GUP) for short, takes on the role of primary guardian for his young niece and nephew, he sets “Guncle Rules,” but learns that parenting isn’t solved with treats or jokes as his eyes are opened to a new sense of responsibility.

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Everybody (Else) Is Perfect
Everybody (Else) Is Perfect
by Gabrielle Korn

A collection of essays from the former editor of the lifestyle publication Nylon that reveals her struggle to overcome insecurities about her body and finding love as a lesbian in New York.

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The Engagement
The Engagement
by Sasha Issenberg

This account of the conflict over same-sex marriage in the U.S. follows it through courtrooms and war rooms, bedrooms and boardrooms, to shed light on every aspect of a political and legal controversy that divided Americans like no other.

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Gay Bar
Gay Bar
by Jeremy Atherton Lin

From the warren of cruising tunnels built beneath London in the 1770s to today's fluid queer spaces, the author takes readers on a time-traveling, transatlantic journey through generations of gay men in the places they created and claimed.

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Let's Get Back to the Party
Let's Get Back to the Party
by Zak Salih

Reconnecting with a childhood friend in the weeks after the Supreme Court marriage equality ruling, an art history teacher observes the contrast between his own closeted youth and the open relationships of a younger generation.

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Rainbow Milk
Rainbow Milk
by Paul Mendez

Follows nineteen-year-old Jesse McCarthy as he grapples with his racial and sexual identities against the backdrop of his Jehovah's Witness upbringing.

The Thirty Names of Night
The Thirty Names of Night
by Zeyn Joukhadar

Follows three generations of Syrian Americans who are linked by a mysterious species of bird and the truths they carry close to their hearts.

Hola Papi
Hola Papi
by John Paul Brammer

The popular LGBTQ columnist and writer presents a memoir though a series of essays that chronicle his life growing up as queer, mixed race kid and offers advice for young people facing the same journey.

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