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  • Same-Sex Marriage: Pro and Conby Andrew Sullivan

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.99

    With same-sex marriage igniting a firestorm of controversy in the press and in the courts, in legislative chambers and in living rooms, Andrew Sullivan, a pioneering voice in the debate, has brought together two thousand years of argument in an anthology of historic inclusiveness and evenhandedness. Among the selections included here: - The 2003 Massachusetts... more...

  • Choice and Coercionby Johanna Schoen

    The University of North Carolina Press 2005; US$ 26.00

    In August 2003, North Carolina became the first U.S. state to offer restitution to victims of state-ordered sterilizations carried out by its eugenics program between 1929 and 1975. The decision was prompted by newspaper stories based on the research of Johanna Schoen, who was granted unique access to summaries of 7,500 case histories and the papers... more...

  • The Story of Sexual Identityby Phillip L. Hammack; Bertram J. Cohler

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 48.99

    This book assembles a diverse group of scholars working within a new, pathbreaking paradigm of sexual science. The contributors are united in their commitment to the idea of "narrative" as central to the study of sexual identity, offering an analytic approach to social science inquiry on sexual identity that restores the voices of sexual... more...

  • Edwin and Johnby James Sears

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 95.00

    Edwin and John is a revealing look at queer history, detailing the struggles and joys of two openly gay men and their remarkable friends--including Prentiss Taylor, Carson McCullers, and John Bennett--coming of age in World War II and growing old in the post-war South. more...

  • Gay and Lesbian Agingby Gilbert Herdt; Brian De Vries

    Springer Publishing Company 2003; US$ 89.00

    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... more...

  • Christianity, Social Tolerance, and Homosexualityby John Boswell

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 27.50

    "Truly groundbreaking work. Boswell reveals unexplored phenomena with an unfailing erudition."—Michel Foucault John Boswell's National Book Award-winning study of the history of attitudes toward homosexuality in the early Christian West was a groundbreaking work that challenged preconceptions about the Church's past relationship to its gay... more...

  • Same Sex, Different Politicsby Gary Mucciaroni

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 27.50

    Why is it so much harder for American same-sex couples to get married than it is for them to adopt children? And why does our military prevent gays from serving openly even though jurisdictions nationwide continue to render such discrimination illegal? Illuminating the conditions that engender these contradictory policies, Same Sex, Different Politics... more...

  • Global Emergence Of Gay & Lesbian Polby Barry Adam

    Temple University Press 2009; US$ 35.95

    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...

  • 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... more...