1. The End of the Homosexual? by Dennis Altman
Dennis Altman connects what has happened within the changing queer world over the past forty years to larger social, political and cultural trends.
2. The Velvet Rage: Overcoming the Pain of Growing Up Gay in a Straight Man’s World (2nd edition) by Alan Downs
Drawing on contemporary research, the author’s own struggle with shame and anger, and stories from his patients, this empowering book passionately describes the stages of a gay man’s journey out of shame.
4. Behind the Candelabra: My Life with Liberace by Scott Thorson
This republished memoir by Liberace’s ex-lover is the basis for the new Steven Soderbergh HBO tele-film starring Michael Douglas as Liberace and Matt Damon as Scott Thorson, and features a new afterword written by Scott Thorson.