Gena M. Hymowech

Gena M. Hymowech

I'm a writer.

LGBT, entertainment, health, feminism, parenting, beauty

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Eleanor and Hick: The Love Affair That Shaped a First Lady

Eleanor and Hick: The Love Affair That Shaped a Fir...

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Mark Segal book review

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Book review: Kate Walter

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Dangerous When Wet review for Lambda Literary

I review Jamie Brickhouse's book.

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Lambda Literary review of Bad Dyke

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Party Animals Review

I review an excellent bio about the fabulous producer Allan Carr.

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‘She Ain’t Heavy, She’s My Mother’ by Bryan Batt | Lambda Literary

‘She Ain’t Heavy, She’s My Mother’ by Bryan Batt |...

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‘Travels with Casey’ by Benoit Denizet-Lewis

It’s a strange thing. We never really know what our pets are feeling, and yet we’re so often convinced they either love us or hate us. Consider Benoit Denizet-Lewis, author and owner of a nine-year-old Labrador-Golden Retriever mix. “Casey’s really good at looking miserable,” Denizet-Lewis complains to his psychoanalyst. He...

Nicola alex robert article
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Can Queer Authors Write Straight Characters?

5 Writers Set the Record Straight Last year, St. Martin’s Press published Spin, the first novel by Robert Rave. The book’s main character, Taylor Green, works in publicity just like Rave did, but unlike Rave, Green isn’t gay. This makes Rave an anomaly in a publishing world where “hot new...

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Can Straight Authors Write Queer Too?

In 2003, Allison Burnett’s debut novel Christopher was published. Since it features B.K. Troop, a gay protagonist, the editor just naturally assumed the author was gay as well. But he was not, and furthermore, he felt very uncomfortable upon learning that he would have to keep his heterosexuality a secret....