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Homosexuality. Lesbianism

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  • Christianity, Social Tolerance, and Homosexualityby John Boswell

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 27.50

    "Truly groundbreaking work. Boswell reveals unexplored phenomena with an unfailing erudition."?Michel Foucault John Boswell's National Book Award-winning study of the history of attitudes toward homosexuality in the early Christian West was a groundbreaking work that challenged preconceptions about the Church's past relationship to its gay members?among... more...

  • Global Emergence Of Gay & Lesbian Polby Barry Adam

    Temple University Press 2009; US$ 35.95

    Since the Stonewall rebellion in 1969, gay and lesbian movements have  grown from small outposts in a few major cities to a worldwide mobilization. This book brings together stories of the emergence and growth of movements in more than a dozen nations on five continents, with a comparative look that offers insights for both activists and those... more...

  • How the Religious Right Shaped Lesbian and Gay Activismby Tina Fetner

    University of Minnesota Press 2008; US$ 67.50

    While gay rights are on the national agenda now, activists have spent decades fighting for their platform, seeing themselves as David against the religious right’s Goliath. At the same time, the religious right has continuously and effectively countered the endeavors of lesbian and gay activists, working to repeal many of the laws prohibiting... more...

  • Gay and Lesbian Agingby Gilbert Herdt; Brian De Vries

    Springer Publishing Company 2003; US$ 89.00

    The year 2003 marks the 30th anniversary of the landmark "declassification" of homosexuality as a disease by the American Psychiatric Association--a watershed in the lives of gays and lesbians in the United States. For the first time in history, a generation of self-identified lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, and transgender individuals are... more...

  • Queering the Non/Humanby Professor Myra J Hird; Ms Noreen Giffney

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 154.95

    What might it mean to queer the Human? By extension, how is the Human employed within queer theory? Featuring essays by international pioneering scholars in queer theory, critical theory, cultural studies and science studies, this volume reconsiders the way we think about queer theory, the category of the Human and the act of queering itself. more...

  • Gay and Lesbian Subculture in Urban Chinaby Loretta Wing Wah Ho

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    This book contributes to a critical understanding of how Chinese same-sex identity in urban China is variously imagined; how it is transformed; and how it presents its resistances as China continues to open up to global power relations. Equally important, the book will 1) sharpen knowledge of China?s recent socio-economic change and political agenda,... more...

  • Unlimited Intimacyby Tim Dean

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 20.00

    Barebacking?when gay men deliberately abandon condoms and embrace unprotected sex?has incited a great deal of shock, outrage, anger, and even disgust, but very little contemplation. Purposely flying in the face of decades of safe-sex campaigning and HIV/AIDS awareness initiatives, barebacking is unquestionably radical behavior, behavior that most... more...

  • The Spectre of Promiscuityby Dr Christian Klesse

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95

    The Spectre of Promiscuity explores the diversity of gay male and bisexual relationship practices in the context of heteronormative citizenship and intra-social movement conflict, and highlights the complexity of power relations that circumscribe queer people's relationships. By providing rich empirical data, thoughtful analysis and theoretical... more...

  • Queer Attachmentsby Professor Sally R Munt

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 49.95

    In Queer Attachments, Sally R. Munt explores the vicissitudes of shame across a range of texts, cultural milieux, historical locations and geographical spaces. This passionately argued book is an interdisciplinary synthesis of cultural politics, emotions theory and narrative that challenges us to think about the queerly creative proclivities of shame. more...

  • Queer Frenchby Mr Denis M Provencher

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 134.95

    Drawing on material from a diverse array of media, Queer French examines the tensions between Anglo-American and French articulations of homosexuality and sexual citizenship in the context of contemporary French popular culture and first-person narratives. more...