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Homosexuality. Lesbianism

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  • 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...

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

    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? These questions invite a reconsideration of the way we think about queer theory, the category of the Human and the act of queering itself. This interdisciplinary volume of essays gathers together essays by international pioneering scholars in queer... more...

  • Queer Attachmentsby Professor Sally R Munt

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 49.95

    Why is shame so central to our identity and to our culture? What is its role in stigmatizing subcultures such as the Irish, the queer or the underclass? Can shame be understood as a productive force? In this lucid and passionately argued book, Sally R. Munt explores the vicissitudes of shame across a range of texts, cultural milieux, historical locations... more...

  • Queer Frenchby Mr Denis M Provencher

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    In this book Denis M. Provencher 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. In the light of recent political events and the perceived hegemonic role of US forces throughout the world, an examination... 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...

  • Before Homosexuality in the Arab-Islamic World, 1500-1800by Khaled El-Rouayheb

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 22.50

    Attitudes toward homosexuality in the pre-modern Arab-Islamic world are commonly depicted as schizophrenic?visible and tolerated on one hand, prohibited by Islam on the other. Khaled El-Rouayheb argues that this apparent paradox is based on the anachronistic assumption that homosexuality is a timeless, self-evident fact to which a particular culture... more...

  • Roman Homosexualityby Craig A. Williams

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 22.99 US$ 19.77

    Ten years after its original publication, Roman Homosexuality remains the definitive statement of this interesting but often misunderstood aspect of Roman culture. Learned yet accessible, the book has reached both students and general readers with an interest in ancient sexuality. This second edition features a new foreword by Martha Nussbaum, a... more...

  • LGBT Identity and Online New Mediaby Christopher Pullen; Margaret Cooper

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 45.95

    LGBT Identity and Online New Media examines constructions of LGBT identity within new media. The contributors consider the effects, issues, influences, benefits and disadvantages of these new media phenomena with respect to the construction of LGBT identities. A wide range of mainstream and independent new media are analyzed, including MySpace,... 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...