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Homosexuality. Lesbianism

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  • Fags, Hags and Queer Sistersby Dr Stephen Maddison

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 46.00

    Fags, Hags and Queer Sisters is a provocative account of the importance of women and cross-gender identification in gay male culture. It offers a range of cultural readings from Tennessee William's classic A Streetcar Named Desire and Forster's 'gay' novel Maurice through Pulp Fiction , queer lifestyle magazines, Roseanne , slash fan fiction... 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...

  • 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...

  • Gay and Lesbian Agingby PhD Gilbert Herdt; PhD Brian De Vries

    Springer Publishing Company 2003; US$ 99.99

    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 approaching... 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...

  • Getting Specificby Shane Phelan

    University of Minnesota Press 1994; US$ 67.50

    Phelan examines lesbian political theory and points out the pitfalls of a lesbian feminism that ignores the specificities of race. As she searches for a democratic identity politics, she explores the possibilities for lesbian community and for alliances with other groups, as well as the political goals of lesbian action. more...

  • 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...

  • The Globalization of Sexualityby Jon Binnie

    SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 46.00

    Explores the relationships between the national state, globalization and sexual dissidence. more...

  • Handbook of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Administration and Policyby Wallace Swan

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 275.00

    Recording issues and obstacles as well as groundbreaking victories in the recognition of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) rights in politics and policy, this landmark handbook introduces core considerations necessary for prompting governmental initiatives and social structures to better serve the GLBT population. Its impressive range... 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...