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Queer Celebrity Trailblazers Celebrated In New Book

Celebrity fashion stylist Andrew Gelwicks wrote The Queer Advantage: Conversations with LGBTQ+ Leaders on the Power of Identity to celebrate LGBTQ athletes, artists, musicians, and actors after realizing “…my queerness was neither weakness nor an obstacle, but actually an advantage.” A few of the celebrities interviewed in the book include George Takei, Billie Jean King, and Adam Rippon.

PRH Launches Book The Vote To Increase Voter Turnout And Fight Disinformation

Penguin Random House, PEN America, Out of Print (OOP), and When We All Vote have joined forces to launch Book the Vote. The nonpartisan initiative has created a website,, with resources to understand current topics, voter registration information, and more with the goal of protecting voter’s rights and free speech. Launches #ShopLocalBookstores has launched #ShopLocalBookstores with a website that will help book lovers find ways to support local bookstores. The site offers tips and links to help you buy books (including audiobooks) from local bookstores and also how to share the campaign, use the hashtag, donate, and lists Black-owned bookstores and Latinx-owned bookstores.

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month With These 8 Books

This Hispanic Heritage month, pick up these books by Hispanic authors writing about feminism, immigration, heroism, and more, including titles like A Spy in the Struggle by Aya de León.