The Amazon Trail

Lee Lynch’s most recent book, An American Queer, a collection of “The Amazon Trail” columns, was presented with the 2015 Golden Crown Literary Society Award in Anthology/Collection Creative Non-Fiction. This, and her award-winning fiction, including The Raid, The Swashbuckler, and Beggar of Love, can be found at: http://www.boldstrokesbooks.com/Author-Lee-Lynch.html. It’s nice that some non-gay writers include […]

Gay Icons: Bette Davis and Joan Crawford

Tony Guadagnino is a marketing consultant. Located in New Jersey, his clients are based across the country, focusing on social media to build their presence on the internet. He studied creative writing in college and is currently working his first novel on the subject of bullying. He lives with his partner Mark. A majority of […]

April Feature: Ananya Birla

Ananya is a singer-songwriter based between Mumbai, London and Los Angeles, and the first homegrown artist to go Platinum with an English language track in India – something she has now done four times, breaking the dominance of Bollywood music on the Indian music scene. Since signing with Universal Music India in 2016, the self-taught […]

Gay Icons

Tony Guadagnino is a marketing consultant. Located in New Jersey, his clients are based across the country, focusing on social media to build their presence on the internet. He studied creative writing in college and is currently working his first novel on the subject of bullying. He lives with his partner Mark. Gay Icons — […]

Love All

Love All A Book By Rachel Spangler Reviewed By Velvet Lounger As one of the senior tennis players on the women’s tennis tour, former star Jay Pierce has lived through the ups and downs of life on the court, as well as surviving vicious personal slander and the worst of the paparazzi. Making a final […]

January Feature Interview: Kenny Screven

Kenny Screven is a small town boy from Delaware that has recently gained the confidence to wear makeup despite being a guy. However, he wasn’t always this confident, growing up in a really conservative town made it difficult for him to be himself. Now he enjoys expressing himself through his passion for beauty. Although it […]

Seeing In The Dark

Belo Cipriani is a disability advocate, an award-winning journalist, the prize-winning author of Blind: A Memoir and Midday Dreams, and the spokesperson for Guide Dogs for the Blind. Learn more at: www.belocipriani.com Rise of D Lit In Publishing In a chilly November afternoon in 2008, I tapped my white cane down Shattuck Avenue in Berkeley, […]

The Amazon Trail: Going To The Doctor’s

Her most recent book, An American Queer, a collection of “The Amazon Trail” columns, was presented with the 2015 Golden Crown Literary Society Award in Anthology/Collection Creative Non-Fiction. This, and her award-winning fiction, including The Raid, The Swashbuckler, and Beggar of Love, can be found at: www.boldstrokesbooks.com/Author-Lee-Lynch.html “Visiting the doctor doesn’t have to be all gloom […]