January 2016

The President’s Husband was published today by Dreamspinner Press.  So far the sales have been quite strong and it has even already moved onto the Dreamspinner Press Bestseller List. I […]

Two hours until the official release of The President’s Husband.  Who’s excited?  Me!!

And all who told it added something new, and all who heard it, made enlargements too.

Chapter One Only the Good Die Young   “EVAC! EVAC! We need emergency evac now!” Benji shouted at the top of his lungs into his radio for the umpteenth time. […]

The Boy Who Came In From the Cold

It appears that readers either loved or hated The Boy Who Came in from the Cold by B.G. Thomas (surprise, surprise — imagine getting unanimity among readers of any book ever […]

“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” — Dr. Seuss

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.

You are as young as your faith, as old as your doubt; as young as your self-confidence, as old as your fear; as young as your hope as old as your despair. In the central place of every heart there is a recording chamber. So long as it receives messages of beauty, hope, cheer and courage, so long are you young. When your heart is covered with the snows of pessimism and the ice of cynicism, then, and then only, are you grown old. And then, indeed as the ballad says, you just fade away.

It’s the son who finds the courage to come out as who he is, and the father whose love for that son overrides everything he’s been taught.

Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben was a Prussian-born military man. After an illustrious career, he found himself faced with allegations that he had engaged in homosexual relationships and had taken indecent liberties […]

On April 10, 1976, more than 100 Los Angeles police officers — armed with guns and aided by two tactical helicopters circling overhead — stage a massive raid on a […]

I suppose it shouldn’t come as too much of a shock — it is winter, after all. But after this winter starting out so warm, we were sort of lulled […]

This one is a couple of years old, but these photos are timeless. B.G. Thomas and Damon Suede, New York City, 2012.

In 1323, a thirty-year-old French Catholic subdeacon, Arnold of Verniolle, was found guilty of having committed sodomy with three local youths.  According to testimony, Arnold often took the youths — […]

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” –Mark Twain

We Need a Little Christmas

One of my recent photographic models. He was great fun to work with and we got some great photos. I know that Christmas is now past, but if anything ever […]

When Dr. David Hammond held the Bible on which his husband, Grayson Alexander, took the oath of office as Vice President of the United States, he anticipated four years of […]

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.

Winter found us at last. After the warmest December on record, there is no question whatsoever now that we are in the middle of winter. Last night was bitterly cold […]

“Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.” –Mark Twain

In 1925 I met several inverts in Chicago and conceived a society on the order of that existing in Germany at that time, Society for Human Rights and we published […]

“Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living.  The world owes you nothing.  I was here first.” –Mark Twain

The Lion and the Crow

I like Eli Easton and I’ve always enjoyed and admired her writing.  She is one of those few authors where I automatically buy whatever she writes.  I had serious doubts […]

The premise for my latest novel, The President’s Husband, is simple. To reach the widest range of voters as possible, a conservative president invites an exceedingly liberal man to run as […]