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Homosexuality. Lesbianism

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  • Global Emergence Of Gay & Lesbian Polby Barry Adam

    Temple University Press 2009; US$ 36.95

    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 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$ 20.69

    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...

  • An American Obsessionby Jennifer Terry

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 30.00

    Drawing on original research from medical texts, psychiatric case histories, pioneering statistical surveys, first-person accounts, legal cases, sensationalist journalism, and legislative debates, Jennifer Terry has written a nuanced and textured history of how the century-old obsession with homosexuality is deeply tied to changing American anxieties... more...

  • I Will Surviveby Leow Yangfa

    Monsoon Books Pte. Ltd. 2011; US$ 9.99

    ?I Will Survive: Personal gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender stories in Singapore? brings together real-life experiences of love, grace, faith, dignity and courage from 21 ordinary people who have survived extraordinary circumstances. Prefacing these stories are contributions from 5 local commentators who share their personal reflections on the... more...