memoirs

LGBTQ

Armistead Maupin Is Still the Queer Literary Icon We Need

In 'Logical Family,' the author whose novels changed the course of American gay fiction tells a new kind of story: his own.
Manuel Betancourt
10.10.17
Views My Own

Reading 'What Happened' Sent Me Through the Five Stages of Grief

Before acceptance comes a whole lot of anger.
Eve Peyser
9.15.17
Books

Legendary Poet Eileen Myles’s New Book Is 'a Dog Memoir'

'Afterglow' is a book about dogs, narrated in part by Myles's dead pitbull, Rosie.
Whitney Mallett
9.12.17
Books

Richard Ford Hates Your Tweets

We caught up with the iconoclastic novelist to talk about 'Between Them,' his new memoir about his parents.
Hanson O'Haver
5.24.17
the vice reader

Everything You Wanted to Know About MILFs but Were Afraid to Ask Because You Are Going to Be a Priest

Read an excerpt from Patricia Lockwood's hilarious upcoming memoir, 'Priestdaddy.'
Patricia Lockwood
12.8.16
Stuff

Trump's America Includes Gay Conversion Therapy

"Freedom" and "safety," for the Republican Party, means freedom and safety for those who are a product of the "traditional marriage and family," and not for those marginalized Americans who need it most.
Garrard Conley
7.21.16
Film

What It Was Like to Be Stanley Kubrick's Assistant for Three Decades

In the memoir 'Stanley Kubrick and Me: Thirty Years at His Side', the director's longtime assistant sheds light on Kubrick's famously controlled sets and offers a unique portrait of one of the 20th century's most famous filmmakers.
Rod Bastanmehr
5.15.16
Stuff

Writer Ryan O’Connell Talks About His New Memoir, Being Gay, and Having Cerebral Palsy

"I never felt disabled enough and I never felt able-bodied enough, so it gave me a total complex."
Mitchell Sunderland
5.21.15
Stuff

The Weird, Sexy, Touching Emails of Writer Kathy Acker

This new book collects the passionate and discursive correspondence between the postmodern feminist/queer writer and Australian media theorist Ken Wark.
Lauren Oyler
3.17.15
NSFW

The Self-Proclaimed 'P. T. Barnum of Booty' Is Making Books Sexy Again

Dennis Hof, the owner of the Moonlite BunnyRanch, gives us the exclusive first look at his new memoir about his brothel business and his relationship with his "number-one bitch," Ron Jeremy.
Mitchell Sunderland
1.12.15
Stuff

Jenna Jameson Is Writing Books and Telling Men to Stop Victim Shaming

Jenna Jameson has gone from being the world’s most famous porn star to being a best-selling author, a self-described feminist, and a mother of two.
Alexis Neiers
10.25.14
Culture

Maya Angelou Is the Reason We Need International Whores’ Day

International Whores' Day, the most necessary holiday you’ve never heard of, is on Monday. In honor of Maya Angelou, let's take this opportunity to finally deal with the fact that she had sex for money. She seemed to have dealt with it just fine.
Allegra Ringo
5.30.14
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