Northern California pastor exits church after controversy over anti-LGBTQ sign

A Northern California pastor has parted ways with his church following outrage over a sign outside the parish that read, “Bruce Jenner is still a man, homosexuality is still a sin.” The sign, shared on the pastor’s Facebook page, sparked protests and national news coverage. Justin Hoke announced... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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University of California, Springer Nature Sign Groundbreaking Open Access Deal

The University of California announced a groundbreaking open access publishing agreement with leading academic publisher Springer Nature, the largest open access agreement in North America to date, and the first for Springer Nature in the U.S. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Egmont signs LGBTQ romantic comedy from CWIP winner Steven

Electric Monkey has snapped up two more books from award-winning author Laura Steven. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-14 16:29:46 UTC ]
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Church refuses to hold launch for anti-Brexit anthology

An indie publisher has been forced to find a new venue to launch its anti-Brexit poetry anthology Bollocks to Brexit: An Anthology of Poems and Short Fiction after the church where it was due to be held refused to host the event, citing issues with political balance.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-20 07:09:36 UTC ]
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Stripes signs LGBTQ+ thriller by debut writer Darren Charlton

Little Tiger imprint Stripes Publishing has bought an LGBTQ+ YA thriller by debut author Darren Charlton. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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No Exit signs second Gangster novel from Goldberg

Oldcastle Books imprint No Exit Press has signed Gangster Nation, the "brilliant" new novel from Tod Goldberg. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In New Book, Priest Urges Church to Welcome LGBTQ Catholics

Deeply disturbed by the 2016 shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Father James Martin is using his new book, 'Building a Bridge,' to make the case that the Catholic Church needs to finally open its doors to members of the LGBTQ community. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pastor's church responds after he allegedly buys his way onto NYT bestseller list

'Outside counsel advised our marketing team to use Result Source,' Mars Hill Church said of Pastor Mark Driscoll's decision to pay a marketing company to ensure his book was a bestseller. 'While not uncommon or illegal, this unwise strategy is not one we had used before or since, and not one we... Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Anti-Extremism Versus Anti-Fascism

CONTEMPORARY FASCISM HAS MOVED faster than conventional book publishing can turn out the books to explain it. Two recent releases highlight markedly different approaches to the contemporary far right and a fundamental disagreement over how to contain its spread. Sociologist Cynthia... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-10-25 15:00:46 UTC ]
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Northern Lights launched to unite Scottish and Northern publishers

Bradford Literature Festival and Edinburgh Book Festival have joined forces to launch a new collaboration to unite publishers from Scotland and the North of England. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-27 18:45:49 UTC ]
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Springer Nature and University of California Renew Deal

The agreement Springer Nature is touting with the University of California is an extension of its 2020 arrangement for research articles. The post Springer Nature and University of California Renew Deal appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-08-10 13:02:10 UTC ]
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Star Signs to Live By

New books on astrology multiply as readers search for ways to take fate into their own hands. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Penguin Random House put up billboards displaying the work of LGBTQ authors in Texas and Florida.

In the midst of a deluge of book bans across the country, Penguin Random House has erected billboards featuring quotes from books by LGBTQ authors in six cities—New York City, Chicago, Dallas, Orlando, Miami and Austin. Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” law and Texas’ anti-trans youth healthcare bills... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-07-19 14:46:40 UTC ]
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Billboards with Quotes From LGBTQ Books Placed in Book-Banning States

For Pride month, Penguin Random House installed billboard with quotes from LGBTQ books in areas where LGBTQ books are being banned. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-07-11 20:07:06 UTC ]
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Pamela Paul criticized for anti-trans opinion about the word 'woman'

After the former book editor of the New York Times published an Op-Ed decrying trans-inclusive language, the online literary community spoke out. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-07-07 19:21:33 UTC ]
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A New York Library Bans Pride Displays and LGBTQ Kids’ Books, And Other Library Censorship Stories from Pride Month

Libraries from California to North Carolina to Utah to New York have seen their Pride displays challenged or removed this month. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Fame and the Evangelical Church: PW Talks to Katelyn Beaty

Beaty, whose career as a journalist began in 2012 before moving into religion publishing, remains a tenacious reporter as she analyzes why so many Christian leaders have become embroiled in scandal in her new book, 'Celebrities for Jesus' (Brazos, Aug 16). Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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LGBTQ Fiction Sales Surge in the U.S.

A recent report from NPD BookScan found that U.S. print book sales of LGBTQ fiction reached nearly 5 million units in 2021, doubling 2020 sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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JJ Abrams’ sci-fi series that was to be filmed in Northern Ireland cancelled

Production of Demimonde halted due to dispute between network HBO and directorA blockbuster science fiction series that was to be filmed in Northern Ireland has been cancelled in a dispute between the US television network HBO and the Hollywood director JJ Abrams.Crews that had started... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-06-09 12:00:19 UTC ]
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LGBTQ YA eBooks On Sale for $2-3 for Pride!

More than 20 popular LGBTQ YA ebooks are on sale for under $5 on Amazon right now. Grab these deals while they last! Continue reading at Book Riot

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