GLBT: Biographies and Autobiographies
Biographies of important gays and lesbians.

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The Confession by McGreevey, James E. and David France
Notes: James McGreevey made national news when as governor of New Jersey, he said, "I am a gay American." This telling memoir discusses his life before and after politics.
ISBN: 0060898623
Publisher: Regan
Published: 2006
Pages: 369 p.
Callnumber: MCN 05158796T
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Lincoln and Whitman: Parallel Lives in Civil War Washington by Epstein, Daniel Mark
Notes: Although these two great historical figures never met, Epstein finds a way to link them.
ISBN: 0345457994
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Published: 2004
Pages: 379 p.
Callnumber: 973.7092 L638EP
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We Must Love One Another or Die: The Life and Legacies of Larry Kramer by Mass, Lawrence D.
Notes: Larry Kramer first became controversial with his novel Faggots. As an AIDS activist he has made even more headlines.
ISBN: 0312220847
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Published: 1999
Pages: 400 p.
Callnumber: 818 K86ZW2
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The Mayor of Castro Street: The Life and Times of Harvey Milk by Shilts, Randy
Notes: This excellent biography of the assassinated city councilman makes for a compelling read.
ISBN: 0312523300
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Published: 1982
Pages: 388 p.
Callnumber: 979.461 M5995
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Red Carpets and Other Banana Skins by Everett, Rupert
Notes: So few movie stars have the nerve to come out--not so Rupert Everett, whose witty autobiography illuminates the closed world of Hollywood.
ISBN: 0446579637
Publisher: Warner Books
Published: 2007
Pages: 406 p.
Callnumber: 791.4302 EV27R
No Way Renee: The Second Half of My Notorious Life by Richards, Renee and John Ames
Notes: Having been born a male, Renee Richards caused a stir when she entered to play the U.S. Open tennis tournament as a woman in 1977. In this autobiography, Richards recounts her more mature years.
ISBN: 0743290135
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Published: 2007
Pages: 302 p.
Callnumber: 306.768 R392N
Kevyn Aucoin: a Beautiful Life: The Success, Strategies, and Beauty Secrets of a Legendary Makeup Artist by Diamond, Kerry
Notes: Famous beautiful women offer their remembrances of the makeup artist to the stars.
ISBN: 0743235835
Publisher: Atria Books
Published: 2004
Pages: 230 p.
Callnumber: 646.7209 AU22D2
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My Point- and I Do Have One by Degeneres, Ellen
Notes: When Ellen came out on television, she made the cover of Time magazine and paved the way for other gays and lesbians to come out.
ISBN: 0553099558
Publisher: Bantam Books
Published: 1995
Pages: 211 p.
Callnumber: 817 D363M
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Oscar Wilde: a Life in Letters, 1854-1900 by Wilde, Oscar
Notes: Wilde's great wit is revealed through a lifetime of letters.
ISBN: 0786719079
Publisher: Carroll & Graf
Published: 2007
Pages: 384 p.
Callnumber: MCN 05589878T
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Warrior Poet: a Biography of Audre Lorde by De Veaux, Alexis
Notes: Lorde's unpublished journals provide the basis for this biography of the outspoken activist poet.
ISBN: 0393019543
Publisher: W.W. Norton
Published: 2004
Pages: 446 p.
Callnumber: 811 L884ZD