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Next Magazine covers the Bureau’s grand opening, November 15th

Next Magazine covers the Bureau’s grand opening. Photo gallery here.

Shelf Awareness, Friday, October 12, 2012

BGSQD in Shelf Awareness on Friday, October 12, 2012.

Interview with Jeremiah Moss on his blog Jeremiah’s Vanishing New York

Queer Books for NYC “In recent years, Manhattan has lost the last of its LGBT bookstores. Now The Bureau of General Services – Queer Division is looking to bring a queer independent bookstore and event space to Manhattan. I asked co-founder Greg Newton about their plans.” Read the interview here.

BGSQD in Lambda Literary Review

On July 5, 2012 Vanesa Evers mentioned the Bureau on the Lambda Literary Foundation website. “After the unfortunate news of several queer bookstores closing nationwide, it was great news to hear about the opening of  The Bureau of General Services – Queer Division. This store is planned to open late 2012 in [the] East Village [...]

The Bureau’s First Press

Publishers Weekly’s website posted an article on the health of independent bookstores in New York titled “Where Up Is the New Up: BEA 2012.” At the end of the third paragraph, reporter Judith Rosen writes: “after losing the country’s oldest gay and lesbian bookstore, Oscar Wilde Bookstore, in 2009, New York could be getting an [...]