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Homosexuality. Lesbianism

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  • Same Sex Intimaciesby Catherine Donovan; Brian Heaphy; Jeffrey Weeks

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 61.95

    Our families are increasingly a matter of choice, and the choices are widening all the time. This is particularly true of the non-heterosexual world, where the last ten years have seen a popular acceptance of same sex partnerships and, to a lesser extent, of same sex parenting. Based on extensive interviews with people in a variety of non-traditional... more...

  • The Culture of Queersby Richard Dyer

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 41.95

    For around a hundred years up to the Stonewall riots, the word used for gay men was 'queers'. In The Culture of Queers , Richard Dyer traces the contours of queer culture, examining the differences and continuities with the gay culture which succeeded it. Opening with a discussion of the very concept of 'queers', Dyer asks what it means to speak... more...

  • For the Love of Womenby Elisabeth Kirtsoglou

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 41.95

    This extraordinary book opens up the strange world of the 'parea' - a lesbian secret society based in a small-town bar outside Athens, whose members meet clandestinely to drink, dance and flirt. Though conducting intense sexual affairs under the noses of other customers, the parea's members - many of whom are married with children and have perfectly... more...

  • Lesbians and Lesbianismsby Claudette Kulkarni

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    Claudette Kulkarni explores lesbian experience from a Jungian and feminist perspective, through interviews with women who see themselves as lesbians or who are in a lesbian relationship. Although a feminist treatment of the subject challenges the heterosexism of Jungian theory, the author presents a link between theory and experience that is consistent... more...

  • A Queer Romanceby Paul Burston; Paul Burston Nfa; Colin Richardson

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 43.95

    It's here and it's queer - popular culture inhabits all our lives, whether it comes in the form of movies or magazines, TV or shopping. A Queer Romance brings together critics, writers and artists to debate the possibilites of popular culture for lesbians and gay men. In a collection that is in-yer-face but never out-to-lunch, the contributors variously... more...

  • The Politics and Poetics of Campby Morris Meyer

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    The Politics and Poetics of Camp is a radical reappraisal of the meaning and discourse of camp. The contributors look at both the meaning and the uses of camp performance, and ask: is camp a style, or a witty but nonetheless powerful cultural critique? The essays investigate camp from its early formations in the seventeenth and eighteenth century... more...

  • What a Lesbian Looks Likeby National Lesbian and Gay Survey

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 62.95

    The National Lesbian and Gay Survey is a mass observation project set up in 1985 to record the experience of lesbians and gay men. Since that time, lesbian and gay volunteers have provided accounts on a wide range of issues pertinent to lesbian and gay life. "What a Lesbian Looks Like" draws on this material to provide an anthology of personal writings... more...

  • Political Institutions and Lesbian and Gay Rights in the United States and Canadaby Miriam Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 53.95

    Lesbian and gay citizens today enjoy a much broader array of rights and obligations and a greater ability to live their lives openly in both the U.S. and Canada. However, while human rights protections have been exponentially expanded in Canada over the last twenty years, even basic protections in areas such as employment discrimination are still... more...

  • Edwin and Johnby James Sears

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 46.95

    In  Edwin and John, award-winning author James T. Sears interweaves diaries, letters and poems to craft an innovative first-person narrative history that details the hard realities of growing up gay in the South during the early decades of the 20th century.   Set against the backdrop of World War II and the post-war South, Edwin and John , provides... more...

  • Radical Records (Routledge Revivals)by Bob Cant; Susan Hemmings

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    The period between the publication in 1957 of the liberalising Wolfenden Report and the introduction in 1987 of the homophobic Section 28 was characterised by unprecedented optimism and political activism among lesbians and gay men in Britain. But the law and its shortcomings never determined their whole political and cultural agenda and Radical... more...