Celebrate the End of Prop 8 with Jacket Copy’s List of Classic Gay Lit

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The dream team line-up of Carolyn Kellogg, Nick Owchar and David L. Ulin present LA Times book blog Jacket Copy’s list of 20 classic gay books in honor of the rejection of Proposition 8.

“On a day that will find many gay rights activists celebrating, we look to the books that have provided a richer understanding of the joys and challenges particular to gay life.”


Salvatore Pane is a writer based in Pittsburgh, PA. His fiction has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and has appeared, or is forthcoming, in Quick Fiction, Weave, We Are Champion, Corium Magazine and others. His debut graphic novel, The Black List, will see publication later this year from Arcana Comics. He blogs at www.salvatore-pane.com. More from this author →