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

The Gay and Lesbian Review

"A fascinating compilation…there is a lot of new information, even for those who consider themselves well-versed on the topic…as one digests the book, a narrative does develop beyond a mere parade of stats, and it is one of progress.” 

WGBH "Under the Radar"

Authors David Deschamps and Bennett Singer speak with WGBH about LGBTQ Stats, which is the March 2017 selection for “Bookmarked: The Under the Radar Book Club.”

Booklist (starred review)

Booklist calls LGBTQ Stats "an important and indispensable research tool for every library collection"


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