Patricia Nell Warren

Patricia Nell Warren

Editorial Advisory Board member

At a Glance:

Patricia Nell Warren has been a Project Contributor since September 2004, has written 0 entries and currently lives in Beverly Hills, CA.


Patricia Nell Warren grew up on a Montana ranch and started publishing poetry and short fiction at age 17. Her bestselling gay novels -- notably The Front Runner, Harlan’s Race and Billy’s Boy -- started their print history in 1974 and continue today with groundbreaking choices of themes and characters. As an activist, she has been involved in women’s rights and free-speech cases that went to the U.S. Supreme Court. In recent years she turned to provocative editorials, writing about post-9/11 issues, youth, elders, AIDS politics and other issues. She also got active in politics, assisting with Democratic fundraising and serving as commission of education in the Los Angeles Unified School District. In 2006 she ran for city council in West Hollywood. Many prestigious awards have come her way, including the Barry Goldwater Award, the New York City Public Advocate Award, and the Independent Publisher Gold Medal. Wildcat Press is her own independent publishing imprint, with its website at Her personal page, with many posted editorials and articles, is

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Patricia Nell Warren: Recently Filed


Turning the Page: Bilerico Project Is Ending

Filed by Bil Browning | June 30, 2015 | 12:00 PM | comments

Projects are meant to be temporary and so was Bilerico Project. After more than a decade, it's time to wrap up our experiment and move on to something new.Read More

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MUST WATCH: John Oliver's Segment on Trans Rights

Filed by Bil Browning | June 29, 2015 | 9:30 AM | comments

If you missed last night's episode of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, you simply must watch his segment on transgender people and trans rights.Read More

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The 4M Strategy for LGBT Equality

Filed by Guest Blogger | June 27, 2015 | 11:25 AM | comments

We are witnessing a cultural war waged by the political, corporate, and theocratic right: a war to turn back all the gains progressive people have made over the years.Read More

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Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Marriage Equality

Filed by Bil Browning | June 26, 2015 | 10:04 AM | comments

In a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court has ruled in favor of same-sex marriage.Read More

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How Homosexuality Stopped Being a 'Disease'

Filed by Guest Blogger | June 25, 2015 | 1:45 PM | comments

In 1971, activists led by Frank Kameny stormed into the annual American Psychiatric Association conference and literally declared war. By 1973, the APA had surrendered.Read More