Gay's The Word 

66 Marchmont Street, London

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New & Prize-winning

Fiction, Nonfiction, Young Adult Fiction, Classics, Poetry, Plays, Rare Books, Coming Out, plus Gay's The Word and LGSM merchandise

in our new online shop!



Want to pre-order a hotly anticipated title?

Check out our Pre-Orders page for a selection of upcoming books with both 

UK and European shipping available online. 



Online and in shop, we host book launches, author signings, readings, and panel discussions.


We are the UK's oldest LGBT+ bookshop, opening in January 1979 at 66 Marchmont Street.


Online and in shop, we provide meeting space for community groups and resources.

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Another way to support

Gay's The Word

Want an alternative to Amazon?

Or a link to a non-LGBTQ book?


We've got our own shop front with recommended lists on the

brand new UK.

All purchases through our link mean we get 30% of the sale.

Plus, 10% goes to supporting UK bookshops all across the country. 

It's an indie win-win deal. 


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