Bennett Singer

Bennett L. Singer is the editor of Growing Up Gay/Growing Up Lesbian and 42 Up, the co-editor (with David Deschamps) of Gay & Lesbian Stats, and the co-author (with David Deschamps) of LGBTQ Stats (all published by The New Press). He has served as producer/director or associate producer of a number of acclaimed documentary series, including the Emmy-, Peabody-, and duPont-Columbia-Award-winning Eyes on the Prize II, With God on Our Side, The Question of Equality, Brother Outsider, and Electoral Dysfunction. He served for eight years as executive editor of Time’s education program. He lives in Brooklyn.

News and Reviews

As this month’s Supreme Court Masterpiece Cakeshop decision reminds us, the struggle for first-class citizenship and equality continues.

Winner, 2018 American Library Association Stonewall Honor Book Award

The Michelangelo Signorile Show

Listen to Bennett Singer interviewed on Sirius XM’s The Michelangelo Signorile Show

The Big Think

Bennett Singer interviewed on The Big Think


Books by Bennett Singer

42 Up
“Give Me the Child Until He Is Seven and I Will Show You the Man”

Bennett Singer

Growing Up Gay/Growing Up Lesbian
A Literary Anthology

Bennett Singer

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer People by the Numbers

David Deschamps, Bennett Singer