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Homosexuality. Lesbianism

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  • Out In The Southby Carlos Dews

    Temple University Press 2009; US$ 31.95

    In this book gays and  lesbian from the Deep South to East Texas and Appalachia speak from vivid personal experience and turn an analytical eye on the South and its culture. Some contributors examine the power of traditional Southern attitudes toward race and religion, and consider the "don't ask, don't tell" attitude about homosexuality... more...

  • Women's Rights?by Masae Kato

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 49.95

    This book analyses the debates between handicapped people's movement and women's movement in Japan about the issue of selective abortion focusing on the concept of 'right'. more...

  • Backward Glancesby Mark Turner

    Reaktion Books 2004; US$ 27.00

    An exploration of the history of male street cruising. more...

  • Queer Political Performance and Protestby Benjamin Shepard

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    From the birth of the Gay Liberation through the rise of the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) in 1987, the global justice movement in 1994, the largest day of antiwar protest in world history in February 2003, the Republican National Convention protests in August 2004, and the massive immigrant rights rallies in the spring of 2006, the streets... more...

  • One Hundred Years of Homosexualityby David M Halperin

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 41.95

    Halperin's subject is the erotics of male culture in ancient Greece. Arguing that the modern concept of "homosexuality" is an inadequate tool for the interpretation of these features of sexual life in antiquity, Halperin offers an alternative account that accords greater prominence to the indigenous terms in which sexual experiences were constituted... more...

  • The Lesbian Heresyby Sheila Jeffreys

    Spinifex Press 1993; US$ 16.95

    A critique of the lesbian sex industry's efforts to profit from women's oppression. more...

  • Love upon the Chopping Boardby Claire Maree; Marou Izumo

    Spinifex Press 2000; US$ 12.95

    This autobiography, duobiography, love story, cross-cultural reflection, and lesbian history explores the personal and political attachments of lesbians in Japan and Australia. more...

  • Faeries, Bears, and Leathermenby Peter Hennen

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 25.00

    Over time, male homosexuality and effeminacy have become indelibly associated, sometimes even synonymous. In Faeries, Bears, and Leathermen , Peter Hennen contends that this stigma of effeminacy exerts a powerful influence on gay subcultures. Through a comparative ethnographic analysis of three communities, Hennen explores the surprising ways that... 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... 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...