Reviews & MEDIA COVERAGE

The PBS NewsHour's Jeffrey Brown interviewed author Wendy Thomas Russell about her book, "Relax It's Just God," on Aug. 10, 2015. To see the interview, click here. 

The PBS NewsHour's Jeffrey Brown interviewed author Wendy Thomas Russell about her book, "Relax It's Just God," on Aug. 10, 2015. To see the interview, click here

The Atlantic, More and More States are Outlawing Gay-Conversion Therapy, July 10

The Westender, Trauma of Gay Conversion Therapy Explored in Peter Gajidic' Debut Memoir, June 4

The Seattle Lesbian, Healing by Memoir editorial by Peter Gajdics, June 3

KQED's The Spine, After Conversion Therapy, A Survivor's Sense of Pride, May 21

KFI, Live, on-air interview with Peter Gajdics, May 21

Q Voice NewsGay man who survived conversion therapy tells his story in book ‘The Inheritance of Shame’, May 18, 2017

Vice CanadaI Lost Six Years of My Life to Gay Conversion Therapy, May 17, 2017

This Magazine, What it was Like to Undergo Gay Conversion Therapy in Canada, May 17, 2017

LGBTQ NationWhat this survivor of conversion therapy endured will rip your heart out, May 17, 2017

Long Beach PostGay-Conversion Therapy Survivor Launches New Memoir With Two Long Beach Events, May 16, 2017

Largehearted BoyBook Notes - Peter Gajdics "The Inheritance of Shame", May 16, 2017

Long Beach Press-TelegramLong Beach publisher to release new memoir from survivor of gay conversion therapy, May 16, 2017

CKNW's The Simi Sara ShowLocal Author Details 6 Years In Gay Conversion Therapy In New Memoir, May 15, 2016

The Rumpus, Notable Los Angeles, May 15, 2016

Long Beach GazetteLong Beach Pride Week To Celebrate Peter Gajdics' New Book, May 8, 2017

Lambda Literary, Review of The Inheritance of Shame, April 25, 2017

Nudge, Review of The Inheritance of Shame, April 22, 2017

Kirkus ReviewsReview of The Inheritance of Shame, April 18, 2017

Matthew Shepard Foundation, Q&A with Peter Gajdics, April 11, 2017

Foreword ReviewsReview of The Inheritance of Shame, March 27, 2017

The How The Why Podcast, interview with Jennifer Volland and Wendy Thomas Russell, Feb. 13, 2017

Long Beach Post, With the News Industry in Crisis, Local Event to Address State of American Journalism, Dec. 5, 2016

Long Beach Press-Telegram, The Future of Journalism? Trump Changes Everything. Dec. 8, 2016

Long Beach Press-Telegram, Tim Grobaty Talks About Latest Book at Long Beach Mayor's First Book Event, Sept. 15, 2016

Long Beach Local News, Mayor Robert Garcia Launches Book Club Encouraging Residents to Read More Books, Aug. 16, 2016

Long Beach Star, Mayor's Book Club Announced, Long Beach columnist featured, Aug. 16, 2016

Everything Long Beach, Mayor Garcia Launches 'Mayor's Book Club, Aug. 16, 2016

Long Beach Post, Long Beach Mayor Launches Book Club to Support Literacy, Community and Local Authors, Aug. 16, 2016

Press-Telegram, Mayor's Book Club announced, Long Beach columnist featured, Aug. 16, 2016

Press-Telegram, Book writing: So much easier than writing the post-writing trail, April 4, 2016. 

C-SPAN, Book Discussion on I'm Dyin' Here: A Life in the Paper, April 2, 2016

Library JournalReview of Burdens by Water: An Unintended Memoir, March 15, 2016

Los Angeles Review of Books, Burdens and Privileges, March 9, 2016

Long Beach Business Journal, Owners Of New Book Publishing Company In Long Beach Aim For Great Writing And Design In All Form, March 1, 2016

Kirkus Reviews, I'm Dyin' Here: A Life in the Paper, March 1, 2016

Deborah Kalb's Book Blog, Q&A with Alan Rifkin, Feb. 23, 2016; Q&A with Tim Grobaty, Feb. 23, 2016

PR NewswireNew Long Beach Publishing Company Brown Paper Press Set to Debut Two Nonfiction Books, Feb. 22, 2016

KPCC's Take Two, Segment beginning at 1:32:35, Feb. 22, 2016

Long Beach Press-Telegram, Tim Grobaty rose from copy boy to star columnist, Feb. 22, 2016

Long Beach Post, Two Long Beach Entrepreneurs Seek to Bridge Gap Between Indie and Mainstream Publishing Operations, Feb. 19, 2016

Long Beach Press-Telegram, New Long Beach Publishing House Taps Writers' Dream to 'Trigger Nerves,' Feb. 17, 2016

UC Observer, Spiritual but Secular, November 2015

Godless Spellchecker Podcast, Episode #67: Secular Parenting, October 2015

Portland Family Magazine, Navigating Secular Parenting, Sept. 1, 2015

World Religion NewsAt what age should you introduce your children to religion?, Aug. 23, 2015

Why Evolution is True BlogA new book for secular parents: how to tell you kids about God and religion, Aug. 11, 2015

PBS NewsHour, The secular parent's guide to talking to kids about faith, Aug. 10, 2015

Orange County Register, Raising a Kid in a Secular Home, Aug. 4, 2015

OC Family, Raising a Kid in a Secular Home, August 2015

Cleveland.com and The Deseret News, How Do you Teach your Kids About Religion? Multitasking Moms and Dads, July 26, 2015

True Parent Magazine, Review and interview, July 1, 2015

Everyone's Agnostic Podcast, Interview with Wendy Thomas Russell, June 14, 2014.

Library Journal, Review of Relax, It's Just God, May 15, 2015

Skeptic Zone Podcast, Review of Relax, It’s Just God, May 10, 2015

Washington Post, 5 Ways to Talk to Your Kids About God, April 24, 2015

Los Angeles Post-Examiner, Excerpt from Relax, It’s Just God, April 9, 2015

The Baltimore Post-Examiner, Excerpt from Relax, It’s Just God, April 6, 2015

Baltimore Sun, Excerpt from Relax, It’s Just God, April 6, 2015

New York StatesmanExcerpt from Relax, It’s Just God, April 6, 2015

Time MagazineHow Do You Talk to Kids About God?, April 6, 2015

Jewish JournalHow Do You Talk to Kids About God?, April 6, 2015

Zocalo Public Square, How Do You Talk to Kids About God?, April 6, 2015

Freethought Radio, Interview with Wendy Thomas Russell, April 6, 2015

Friendly Atheist Blog, Your Child’s Going to Hear About Hell Anyway, So Should You Be the First to Bring It Up?, March 31, 2015

Richard Dawkins Foundation, Your Child’s Going to Hear About Hell Anyway, So Should You Be the First to Bring it Up?,  March 31, 2015

PBS NewsHour, 10 Commandments for Talking Your Kids About Religion, March 31, 2015

Author2Author Radio, Interview with Wendy Thomas Russell, March 31, 2015

Truth Revolt, 10 Commandments For Atheist Parents Raising ‘Tolerant’ Kids’, March 31, 2015

Friendly Atheist PodcastInterview with Wendy Thomas Russell, March 23, 2015

The Humanist Magazinereview of Relax, It’s Just God, March 31, 2015

No Longer Quivering Blog, Review: Relax, It’s Just God, March 31, 2015

The Freethinker, Review of Relax, It’s Just God, March 31, 2015

Deborah Kalb's Books Blog, Q&A with Wendy Thomas Russell, March 31, 2015.

AlterNet6 Reasons Parents Shouldn’t Wait Until Their Kids Are Older to Start Talking About Religion, April 2, 2015

Long Beach Grunion Gazette, Long Beach Author Helps Parents Talk About God, March 28 2015

Long Beach Press-TelegramNew Long Beach Publishing House Launches with Book About God, March 24, 2015

Salon, 4 Reasons I’m Glad I Came Out as an Atheist, March 21, 2015

AlterNet, 4 Reasons I’m Glad I Came Out as an Atheist, March 21, 2015

LAObserved, Relax, It’s Just God, March 18, 2015

Kirkus Reviews, Relax, It's Just God, March 1, 2015