Queer Places:
Star of David Memorial Gardens North Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, USA, Plot Tiberias Garden

Image result for Stan LeventhalStan Leventhal (May 24, 1951 – January 15, 1995) was an American writer and magazine editor. Primarily known as the editor in chief of Heat Publications, a publisher of gay erotic magazines including Mandate, Torso and Inches,[1] he also wrote and published several works of LGBT literature in the 1980s and 1990s.[2] He published three novels and two short story collections during his lifetime; two additional novels were published following his death of AIDS in 1995.

In addition he founded Amethyst Press, a now-defunct publishing company which specialized in LGBT books,[2] including his own books and titles by Dennis Cooper, Bo Huston, Steve Abbott, Kevin Killian, Patrick Moore and Mark Ameen.[2]

He garnered three Lambda Literary Award nominations, in 1989 for Mountain Climbing in Sheridan Square, in 1990 for Fault Lines and in 1991 for Black Marble Pool.


  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/queerplaces/images/Stan_Leventhal#References