A Southern Queer History. The first paperback original to deal with homosexuality was 's Men into Beastsa nonfiction work by George Viereck. This page was last edited on 3 Marchat Michael Bronski has noted that lesbian pulp fiction were far more numerous and popular than those that dealt with male homosexuality; he attributes this difference to the fact that while both lesbian and heterosexual women read the lesbian pulps, a major part of the market for these novels was heterosexual men. Gay pulp novels have been around since the s when the sale of paperback books proliferated. Plenty of them were trash, too. Michael Bronski, the editor of an anthology of gay pulp writing, notes in his introduction, "Gay pulp is not an exact term, and it is used somewhat loosely to refer to a variety of books that had very different origins and markets".
Likewise, Blair Niles ' novel Strange Brother appeared in paperback in
Banis says once Kemp and Greenleaf proved how much of a market there was for this type of fiction, other publishers soon joined in. Previously on Dangerous Minds: LGBT writers.
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