The election of Donald Trump as new US President has caused a lot of worry, particularly with the appointment of racist and anti-LGBT people to various government posts. There are recommendations for legal protection for members of the LGBT community here
Justin Trudeau, the Canadian Prime Minister, who recently appeared at Pride Toronto, has appointed an LGBTQ special advisor to help improve and enforce LGBTQ rights.
A shooting at a gay nightclub in Albany, New York left 3 injured.
British serial killer, Stephen Port, who killed 4 gay men, has received a life sentence.
Ellen DeGeneres has been given the Medal of Freedom by President Obama for her “courage and candour” in helping improve issues of equality and acceptance.
Lady Gaga spent Black Friday at the Ali Forney Center, an LGBTI homeless kids shelter, singing, talking and meditating with the people there, while Madonna spent Thanksgiving at the same shelter.
Kylie Minogue and other musicians gave support for same-sex marriage at the Australian ARIA Music Awards.
Articles by M/M Writers
Thought-provoking article on historical fiction and how people are represented by Alex Beecroft here.
New Festive Releases
(Some festive reviews here )
“A Christmas Hex: Winter Wonderland Collection” by Jordan L. Hawk (released 31 October)
“Gingerbread” by Avery Ford (released 7 November)
“A Family for Christmas” by Jay Northcote (released 16 November
“Santa Baby” by Heidi Cullinan (released 8 November)
Popular Books Released in November
“Riding the Tide” by M. A. Church
“Dark Magic” by Kayci Morgan
“Daring Fate” by Megan Erickson
“Romancing the Wrong Twin” by Clare London
“Rock” by Anyta Sunday
“The Necessary Deaths” by David C. Dawson
“Falling Down” by Eli Easton
“A Country Boy at Heart” by M. A. Church
“Dyeing to be Loved” by Aimee Nicole Walker
“Love at First Hate” by Muriel Garcia
“Catch Me” by Jerry Cole
“A Walk through Fire” by Felice Stevens
“Summer Lessons (Winter Balls Book 2)” by Amy Lane