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 live in Russia and that you are not free to be yourself. Imagine that you met on the internet a beautiful Canadian named Meg. You are planning to meet for real in Ukraine hoping this love story will work.
You secretly plan your escape from Russia without knowing you will need the courage to escape from your family, then from the police, and that you will have to cross the Pacific Ocean by boat to reach Canada to live this love.
This story is not a fiction, it is Elena’s story she tells in the book “Talking to the Moon”.
It’s an incredible, unimaginable and extraordinary lesbian love story.
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.