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Eric Marcus (born November 12, 1958, New York City) is an American non-fiction writer. His works are primarily of LGBT
LGBT
interest, including Breaking the Surface, the autobiography of gay Olympic diving champion Greg Louganis, which became a #1 New York Times Bestseller and Making History: The Struggle for Gay
Gay
and Lesbian
Lesbian
Equal Rights, 1945–1990, which won the Stonewall Book Award. Other topics he's addressed in his writing include suicide and pessimistic humor. Marcus received his B.A. from Vassar College
Vassar College
in 1980 where he majored in Urban Studies. He earned his master's degree from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in 1984 and a master's degree in real estate development in 2003, also from Columbia University. He was an associate producer for Good Morning America
Good Morning America
and CBS Morning News. Marcus served on the Board and staff of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (ASFP), as National Board Member (2010 - 2014), Chair of the Loss & Bereavement Council (2011 - 2014) and Senior Director for Loss and Bereavement Programs from 2014 to 2015.[1] Works[edit]

The Male Couple's Guide: Finding a Man, Making a Home, Building a Life (HarperCollins, 1988, 1992, 1999) Making History: The Struggle for Gay
Gay
and Lesbian
Lesbian
Equal Rights, 1945 to 1990 (HarperCollins, 1992) Expect the Worst (You Won't Be Disappointed) (HarperSF, 1992) Is It a Choice? Answers to 300 of the Most Frequently Asked Questions About Gay
Gay
& Lesbian
Lesbian
People (HarperOne, 1993, 1999, 2005) Breaking the Surface: The Greg Louganis
Greg Louganis
Story (Random House, 1995; Plume, 1996) Icebreaker: The Autobiography of U.S. Figure Skating Champion Rudy Galindo (Pocket Books, 1997) Together Forever: Gay
Gay
& Lesbian
Lesbian
Couples Share Their Secrets for Lasting Happiness (Anchor Books, 1998, 1999) Making Gay
Gay
History: The Half-Century Fight for Lesbian
Lesbian
& Gay
Gay
Equal Rights (HarperCollins, 2002) Pessimisms: Famous (and Not So Famous) Observations, Quotations, Thoughts, and Ruminations on What to Expect When You’re Expecting the Worst (Anova Books, 2007) What If Someone I Know Is Gay? Answers to Questions about What It Means to be Gay
Gay
and Lesbian
Lesbian
(Simon Pulse, September 2007) Why Suicide? Questions & Answers About Suicide, Suicide Prevention, and Coping with the Suicide of Someone You Know (HarperOne, 2010)

References[edit]

^ "Staff Directory: Eric Marcus". afsp.org. Archived from the original on 2015-09-05. 

External links[edit]

Eric Marcus official website "Why Suicide?" official site

Authority control

WorldCat Identities VIAF: 67048387 LCCN: n86073560 ISNI: 0000 0000 8390 5630 SUDOC: 083522166 NDL: 00660044

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