13 Best Gay & Lesbian Magazines

List Updated June 2020

Bestselling Gay & Lesbian Magazines in 2020


Frontiers Magazine - Feb. 18 - March 2, 2016 - Vol 34, No. 22 - Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Magazine - Gus Kenworth on cover

Frontiers Magazine - Feb. 18 - March 2, 2016 - Vol 34, No. 22 - Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Magazine - Gus Kenworth on cover
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2020

Ramona Blue

Ramona Blue
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2020
  • BALZER BRAY

Pick One To Cum [Arena Publications, 68 Pages, Over 250 All Color Photos] Adult Gay Male Interest

Pick One To Cum [Arena Publications, 68 Pages, Over 250 All Color Photos] Adult Gay Male Interest
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2020

Passport Magazine

Passport Magazine
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2020

Surpassing Certainty: What My Twenties Taught Me

Surpassing Certainty: What My Twenties Taught Me
BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2020
  • ATRIA

Passport [Print + Kindle]

Passport [Print + Kindle]
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2020

Dress Codes for Small Towns

Dress Codes for Small Towns
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2020

Honestly Ben

Honestly Ben
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2020
  • ARTHUR A LEVINE

The Well of Loneliness (Wordsworth Classics)

The Well of Loneliness (Wordsworth Classics)
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2020
  • Wordsworth Editions

Do Fathers Matter?: What Science Is Telling Us About the Parent We've Overlooked

Do Fathers Matter?: What Science Is Telling Us About the Parent We've Overlooked
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2020

Frontiers Magazine - May 12-25, 2016 - Vol 35, No. 2 - Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Magazine - Pride Season Preview

Frontiers Magazine - May 12-25, 2016 - Vol 35, No. 2 - Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Magazine - Pride Season Preview
BESTSELLER NO. 11 in 2020

Frontiers Magazine - May 28-June 10, 2015 - Vol 34, No. 3 - Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Magazine - LA Pride Guide 2015 - Adam Lambert on cover

Frontiers Magazine - May 28-June 10, 2015 - Vol 34, No. 3 - Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Magazine - LA Pride Guide 2015 - Adam Lambert on cover
BESTSELLER NO. 12 in 2020

Todd Oldham * South Beach * A.I.D.S. Vaccine * MTV's Gay 'Real World' * Jane Bowles * Gay & Lesbian Interest * May, 1999 Out Magazine

Todd Oldham * South Beach * A.I.D.S. Vaccine * MTV's Gay 'Real World' * Jane Bowles * Gay & Lesbian Interest * May, 1999 Out Magazine
BESTSELLER NO. 13 in 2020

Article Tips: Read More Magazines

Why should writers read more magazines? How can a magazine be beneficial to someone trying to improve their writing skills?

Benefits of Reading Magazines

One of the main benefits is that they can be a great inspirational tool. You could read one article and end up with a ton of ideas that you can use to write your own articles. You may be inspired to write something on the same subject or you may get an idea for something that is totally different from what you read but you will get ideas that you can use from reading magazines.

You can learn about structure and even different ways to express yourself. You can see the different ways articles are arranged with bullet points, number lists and even paragraphs that will help you see how each of these read so you can determine which method works the best depending on what topic you're writing about.

Another advantage associated with reading magazines is learning new words and seeing them being used in context. This can help you expand your vocabulary so you can make your articles more interesting. Many new writers have problems with grammar and the articles that you read in magazines will help teach you how to use words the right way so your articles can be grammatically correct.

What Type of Magazines Should You Read

Now that you know how beneficial reading magazines can be, you may be wondering what type of magazines you should be reading. There is a simple answer to this question, anything that you want to. It could be a magazine about home decorating or fishing, it doesn't matter. The key is to find articles that you have a personal interest in and ones that are at your level.

In other words, you don't want to read articles that you don't understand. If you need a dictionary to look up a word or more in each sentence, then it's above your level. On the other hand, it should have a few words that you need to look up to help expand your vocabulary. As your skills improve, you can advance your reading and move up to more complicated material. There are many benefits that you can enjoy when you read more magazines so isn't it time you got started?

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