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Homosexuality. Lesbianism

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  • Political Institutions and Lesbian and Gay Rights in the United States and Canadaby Miriam Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 53.95

    Lesbian and gay citizens today enjoy a much broader array of rights and obligations and a greater ability to live their lives openly in both the U.S. and Canada. However, while human rights protections have been exponentially expanded in Canada over the last twenty years, even basic protections in areas such as employment discrimination are still... more...

  • A Companion to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studiesby George E. Haggerty; Molly McGarry

    Wiley 2008; US$ 240.00 US$ 208.00

    A Companion to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies is the first single volume survey of current discussions taking place in this rapidly developing area of study. Recognizing the multidisciplinary nature of the field, the editors gather new essays by an international team of established and emerging scholars Addresses the... more...

  • Same-Sex Marriage: Pro and Conby Andrew Sullivan

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 18.95

    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...

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

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 54.99

    Explores sexual identity development in cultural and historical context from an interdisciplinary paradigmatic perspective that emphasizes narrative and life story. Following a general introduction in which the volume editors explain the utility of a narrative approach to the study of sexual identity, the volume is organized into sections which deal... 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...

  • Same Sex, Different Politicsby Gary Mucciaroni

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 32.00

    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$ 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...