Outwords Books, Gifts & Coffee

Milwaukee's Premier LGBT Bookstore and Giftshop

Welcome to Outwords Books!


October Calendar Special!
10% off All Calendars
15% off 3 or more!

Chilly Autumn Nights

Saturday, October 8 -- 4:00pm

Author! Author!!

Come join Novice Sister Eroti-Quill and the Brew City Sisters for an afternoon of fun, books, light refreshments, and lots of good cheer. The program, the publication Party for the LGBT anthology, Turn The Page, will feature readings from Mark Zubro and Tempeste O'Riley.

Proceeds to benefit Suicide Prevention and Awareness programs including the local chapter of the Trevor Project.

Please note: There will be a suggested donation at the door of $5.00.


Monday, October 10 -- 7:00pm

Outwords Men’s Book Group


The Outwords Men's Book Club in October will take place on Monday, October 10th @ 7:00pm. The group will discuss Cecil Dreeme, the extraordinary Gay novel by Theodore Winthrop.


Tuesday, October 11 -- 7:00pm

Lesbian Reading Group @ Outwords Books


In October, please come and join in on the discussion of Jenny Frame's delightful, heartfelt romance, Courting the Countess. The discussion will take place on Tuesday, October 11 @ 7:00pm.

Monday, November 14 -- 7:00pm

Outwords Men’s Book Group


The Outwords Men's Book Club in November will take place on Monday, November 14th @ 7:00pm. The group will discuss Jazz Moon, the debut novel by Joe Okonkwo.

Notable Authors Section

Back in 2008, Outwords Books created a very special display featurin g a selection of the Notable LGBT writers since the beginning of the 20th Century.  Having proved to be very popular, we've continued to keep the spotlight on such essential novelists as Oscar Wilde, Christopher Isherwood, Virginia Woolf, Sarah Waters and, of course, Marcel Proust. 

Outwords Books Online


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Thanks for visiting:

Welcome to www.outwordsbooks.com, newly re-launched and better than ever!

At the beginning of 2010, an unfortunate set of circumstances took our long-suffering shopping cart program off-line, our webmaster missing without a trace.

We've spent the last few weeks madly scrambling to come up with some options and are absolutely delighted to welcome you to our new website: www.outwordsbooks.com.

We've completed Stage One: currently on our website, you'll be able find out more about Outwords Books: where we are located, our hours, our resident book clubs and other upcoming events plus our monthly "Top Picks."

Just this week, we have been able to complete the Second and Final Stage: bringing to you our Online Store which features an array our our products including New Release Fiction, Hot New Non-Fiction, all of the latest Men's and Women's DVDs and much, much more.

We welcome your feedback! Please do not hesitate to contact us at outwordsbooks@msn.com to let us know how you think we are doing!


Since 1993, Outwords Books, Gifts & Coffee has offered a wide selection of LGBT-related books, DVDs, Music Cds and Rainbow Pride Gift Items. Located on Milwaukee's East Side, Outwords Books is convenient to both the "Green Line" and "30-Maryland" bus routes. We welcome you to browse our online store or better yet, please stop in for all the latest releases, personalized customer service and a damned good cup of coffee!

Open from: 11am to 7pm Monday to Thursday | 11am to 8pm Friday & Saturday | 12noon to 5pm Sunday 

Outwords Books, Gifts & Coffee 2710 N. Murray Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53211

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