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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...

  • Encyclopedia of Lesbian and Gay Histories and Culturesby George Haggerty; Bonnie Zimmerman

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 450.00

    Beginning in 1869, when the study of homosexuality can be said to have begun with the establishment of sexology, this Encyclopedia offers accounts of the most important international developments in an area that now occupies a critical place in many fields of academic endeavours. While gays and lesbians have shared many aspects of life, their histories... 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...

  • Queer Theoriesby Donald E. Hall; Julian Wolfreys

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2002; US$ 38.00

    Queer Theories explores and aggressively expands the provocative new field of sexual identity studies. It covers the history of the terms 'gay' and 'lesbian' as identity categories, the reclamation of the word 'queer' as a term of radical self-identification, and the recent challenges to sexual identity studies posed by transgender and bisexual... more...

  • Homoerotic Sensibilities in Late Imperial Chinaby Cuncun Wu

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    Homoerotic Sensibilities in Late Imperial China is the richest exploration to date of late imperial Chinese literati interest in male love. Employing primary sources such as miscellanies, poetry, fiction and 'flower guides', Wu Cuncun argues that male homoeroticism played a central role in the cultural life of late imperial Chinese literati elites.... 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...

  • 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...

  • Feminist Reviewby The Feminist Review Collective

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 39.95

    This Special Issue of Feminist Review maps the field of contemporary lesbian politics and culture and highlights lesbians' special contribution to debates at the heart of feminism. more...

  • Closet Spaceby Michael P. Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 63.95

    Is the closet just a metaphor? Closet Space provides a highly original account of the spatial metaphor of "the closet", and is the first geography text to focus on this important issue. Using a variety of research techniques and materials, the book explores the closet through texts including: * the oral histories of gay men in the UK and US * the... 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...