National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects across the country in the National Endowment for the Arts' (NEA) second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2017. Included in this announcement is an Art Works award of $25,000 to Lambda Literary to support the Writers Retreat for Emerging LGBTQ Voices, the LGBTQ Writers in Schools Program, and Lambda's national reading series. The NEA received 1,728 Art Works applications and will make 1,029 grants ranging from $10,000 to $100,000.
Artist Maria Izquierdo Barri has published a comic series book entitled "We Broke Up" focused on the different stages that follow a breakup.
Lambda Literary, the nation's leading organization advancing lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) literature, announced the winners of the 29th Annual Lambda Literary Awards (the "Lammys") at a ceremony hosted by multi-genre artist Justin Vivian Bond at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts in New York City. The ceremony brought together attendees, sponsors, and celebrities to celebrate excellence in LGBT literature and twenty-nine years of the groundbreaking literary awards.
Imagine that you are living in Russia and you are not free to be you. Imagine that you meet Meg, this beautiful Canadian girl on the Internet. You plan to meet for real in Ukraine in the hope that this love story works. You are planning to escape from Russia but what you did not expect is that you will have to escape your family, the police and take a boat trip across the Pacific Ocean to Canada to live this love.
This story is not a fiction, this is Elena's story that she tells in a book now translated into English and which will be released under the title "Talking to the Moon." Elena's story is incredible, unimaginable and extraordinary.
Lambda Literary, the global leader advancing LGBTQ literature, is pleased to announce the recipients of Lambda's Dr. James Duggins Outstanding Mid-Career Novelist Prizes. This year Lambda recognizes James Earl Hardy and Shani Mootoo.