Introducing Stonewall Strong at Boston's Fenway Health, 10.30.17.

Are you the HERO 

or the victim of  

YOUR story?

"Incredibly powerful speaker"* available to help you, your class, organization, or conference participants learn how to re-frame your/their stories in a powerful new way. READ MORE

Check out Andriote's "Stonewall Strong" blog for Psychology Today, exploring what gay men's struggles and successes reveal about resilience and community.


Andriote interviewed about resilience on the Psych Central Show. Give a listen!

"Quite remarkable ... scrupulously researched and damn well written."

 Hank Trout, A & U Magazine


"A remarkable volume showing that individually and collectively, gay people have proven to be tough, thriving, resilient folk."

— Charles Sanchez, TheBody.com


"Through his own personal experiences, Andriote tells a much larger story of a societal transformation marked by historic psychological resilience in the face of antigay stigma, discrimination, and outright hatred. It is a story that will inspire any reader, regardless of their sexual orientation."

— Claire Nana, Psych Central


"Gloriously perceptive . . . a hybrid memoir and historical narrative chronicling his own and the LGBT community’s struggles with trauma and resiliency . . . colorfully illuminates pivotal periods in LGBT history."

— John Killacky, Gay and Lesbian Review Worldwide


"What kept me glued to the book is your honesty ... I can't recommend this book highly enough."

— Bill Nemitz, columnist, Portland (Maine) Press Herald


"A tour de force ... well-written, compelling, and highly informative."

— Kenneth Mayer, MD, Infectious Disease Attending and Director of HIV Prevention Research, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Medical Research Director,The Fenway Institute


"Andriote's book, Stonewall Strong, is truth telling at its best!"

— Rev. Elder Troy D. Perry, founder, Metropolitan Community Churches


"Stonewall Strong will inform and inspire readers of all sexual orientations and genders."

— Gregory M. Herek, Professor Emeritus, University of California, Davis; Author of the blog Beyond Homophobia (www.beyondhomophobia.com)



"Having lived among so many empowered gay men, Andriote believes he has the power to choose whether he will be a victim or victor in his own life story, an important theme of Stonewall Strong."

— Brian Bromberger, Bay Area Reporter


"[Stonewall Strong] is an instructive and inspiring book for anyone."

— Trenton Straube, POZ


"The narrative is simultaneously inviting, inclusive, reflective, and inspiring."

— Sarah Toce, Windy City Times


"John-Manuel Andriote's message in his latest book manages to be both simple and complex all at once; and most importantly, relevant to people from all walks of life who have needed to find their inner resilience in order to rise above their personal struggles."

— Holly M. LaPrade, The Bulletin (Norwich, Connecticut)


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