“Two Summers on the Helen Marie” – Dolly Publishes a Book!

Author: , March 17th, 2018

Two Summers on the Helen Marie: Cruising the Inside Passage

We’re so excited for our friend Dolly – she just published her first book, a travel memoir:

I was a bit busy last week, so I did not get a chance to write a blog post; however, on March 1, I received the notice from Amazon that my book, “Two Summers on the Helen Marie: Cruising the Inside Passage”, had been accepted for publication.

The book is now available in paperback and Kindle editions on Amazon.com.

I am very excited about this, as this is my first book to be published. Oh, yes, I am already working on another book about my adventures, which will be about traveling with Frank. That may turn out to be a hilarious comedy. At any rate, it will be interesting, especially for those of you who know us.

Today I want to post pictures and talk a little more about the first trip I had on the Helen Marie with my brother, Lee, and his wife, Rosey. I was not able to put pictures in the book. Well, I could have done that, but it would have raised the cost of production so much, I did not feel it was feasible. I am only going to write and post pictures today of the Alaska excursion, and on Friday, I will write a post and include pictures of the second trip, to British Columbia. There are just too many photos to try to include both trips in one post.

By Dolly Goolsby – Full Story at SOURCE

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Exploring Transgender Cuba

Author: , November 21st, 2014

Trans Cuba

Mariette Pathy Allen’s TransCuba is as much an intimate peek into the everyday lives of Cuba’s trans female population as it is a visual record of the country’s growing oppenness to diversity under Raul Castro’s presidency.

Featuring vibrant, full-page photos of transgender women in their daily environments — from their homes, to neighborhood streets, to social outings with friends and partners — the collection’s interspersion of posed and candid photos are a far cry from the media’s sensationalistic portrayals of trans lives. Rather, the women are engaged in quiet, banal moments, or else are looking resolutely at the viewer, demanding to be seen on their own terms and turf.

By Mitch Kellaway – Full Story at the Advocate | Cuba Gay Travel Resources

Sexy New Book Showcases Erotic Gay Travel Stories

Author: , February 21st, 2014

Sensual TravelsProlific and passionate Michael Luongo was nominated for a Pulitzer for his investigative journalism on the killings of gay men in Iraq. He has co-written an academic treatise on gay tourism, and authored Frommer’s Buenos Aires.

Luongo’s intimate knowledge of gay life around the world makes him an ideal editor for the new anthology, Sensual Travels (Bruno Gmunder. $17.99. www.michaelluongo.com) that collects 20 elegantly written short stories of erotic encounters abroad.

Well-known contributors include Felice Picano, who maps out Tokyo’s gay nightlife with an anthropologist’s eye; Trebor Healey, who takes readers to the small city of Guanajuato, Mexico in a story rich with local traditions and symbols; and Jeff Man, who gets things nice and sticky with his “Bondage Tape in Budapest.”

Authored By Joseph Pedro – See the Full Story at Passport

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New Book Documents Gay Author’s Seven Month Journey

Author: , June 8th, 2010

Wander the RainbowSan Francisco–based author David Jedeikin today announced the release of his new memoir Wander the Rainbow. A rare collision of fate renders Jedeikin the only match for his ailing boyfriend in desperate need of a new liver.

The couple undergoes risky transplant surgery together – but its success doesn’t keep alive their relationship, which ends soon after in heartbreak and betrayal. The experience inspires an epic seven month journey across six continents and 29 countries, uncovering unsung travel gems and hotspots in unlikely places for the gay traveler.

The book will be released simultaneously in the U.S. and Canada in paperback and e-book formats. In celebration of San Francisco’s 40th Annual Gay Pride Celebration, author David Jedeikin will be appearing at the historic A Different Light bookstore, 489 Castro Street, on Tuesday, June 22 at 7:30 pm for a special reading and book signing.

Full Story from PR Newswire

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