Dr. Charles Silverstein is a licensed psychologist in private practice in New York City. He is best known for his presentation before the Nomenclature Committee of the American Psychiatric Association that led to the removal of homosexuality as a mental illness from the organization’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual.
Felice Picano’s first book was a finalist for the PEN/ Hemingway Award. Since then, he has published twenty volumes of fiction, poetry, and memoirs. Considered a founding member of modern gay literature along with other members of the Violet Quill Club, he founded two publishing companies: SeaHorse Press and Gay Presses of New York. Among his award-winning books are the novels Like People in History, The Book of Lies, and Onyx. He lives in Los Angeles.
Very informative with a lot to read.
This book is full of helpful information and advice and, again, I highly recommend this book to anyone new to the gay scene, or even just as a reference.
I haven't had time to sit down and actually start to read the book but I have began flipping through it and what I have read is very well written.
I couldn't lay it down! I was constantly reading about things new to me. Oh, to take back a few years!Published 6 days ago by William T. Armstrong
I am a gay virgin. I wanted to learn more about how to express my preference so as to attract men. It did not do that for me, though the descriptions of "proper" behavior... Read morePublished 27 days ago by Stephanie
I thought the original paperback version was more helpful. i bought the Kindle version because it was so handy. It's a useful and interesting, non-titillating book. Kind of dry. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Patrick J. Milligan
I have earlier versions of this work, but especially enjoyed the beautiful artwork of Joe Phillips that serve as illustrations for the various entries. Read morePublished 5 months ago by John G.
I gave this book as a gift to someone who recently immigrated to the U.S., and found it challenging to navigate issues such as language, terminology, dating, sexuality, gender... Read morePublished 8 months ago by DA