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  • LGBT Transnational Identity and the Mediaby Christopher Pullen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 105.00

    Offering a critical introduction into LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) transnational identity in the media, this book examines performances and representations within documentary and fiction oriented texts. An interdisciplinary approach is put forward, revealing new potentials for non western queer identity. more...

  • On Sexuality and Powerby Alan Sinfield

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 32.99

    It is widely supposed that the most suitable partner will be someone very much like oneself; gay fiction and cinema are often organized around this assumption. Nonetheless, power differentials are remarkably persistent -- as well as sexy. What are the personal and political implications of this insight? Sinfield argues that hierarchies in interpersonal... more...

  • Speaking Outby Shirleene Robinson

    Australian Academic Press 2010; US$ 14.99

    Based on the largest survey of gay, lesbian, bisexual, intersex, and queer reactions to violence and harassment ever undertaken in Australia, this book gives voice to the many victims who have suffered in the state once recognised as Australia's most homophobic. It tells of the barriers people face in dealing with the legal system, the reasons... more...

  • Our Lives Out Loudby Ann Louise Gilligan; Dr. Katherine Zappone; Abp. Desmond Tutu

    The O'Brien Press 2012; US$ 13.11

    When Katherine Zappone and Ann Louise Gilligan met it was love. But that love had consequences which brought this couple to the High Court, and beyond. Includes a foreword by Archbishop Desmond Tutu. more...

  • Transgender Migrationsby Trystan Cotten

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95

    Transgender Migrations brings together a top-notch collection of emerging and established scholars to examine the way that the term "migration" can be used not only to look at the way trans bodies migrate from one gender to the (an?) other, but the way that trans people migrate in the larger geopolitical contexts of immigration reform, the war on... more...

  • Families We Chooseby Kath Weston

    Columbia University Press 2005; US$ 26.99

    This classic text, originally published in 1991 and now revised and updated to include a new preface, draws upon fieldwork and interviews to explore the ways gay men and lesbians are constructing their own notions of kinship by drawing on the symbolism of love, friendship, and biology. more...

  • Transsexualismby Colette Chiland

    SAGE Publications 2003; US$ 48.00

    Transsexualism is a stimulating, proactive and important book. Colette Chiland does not back away from difficult issues. She forces all of us to look at our assumptions about t5ranssexualism and to re-examine what gender and sex really mean' - Christine Ware, author of Where Id Was: Challenging Normalization in Psychoanalysis 'In a nutshell,... more...

  • Teaching the Cat to Sitby Michelle Theall

    Gallery Books 2014; US$ 16.00

    A compelling memoir of a gay Catholic woman struggling to find balance between being a daughter and a mother raising her son with a loving partner in the face of discrimination. From the time she was born, Michelle Theall knew she was different. Coming of age in the Texas Bible Belt, a place where it was unacceptable to be gay, Theall found herself... more...

  • Queer Philosophyby Raja Halwani; Carol V. A. Quinn; Andy Wible

    Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 105.00

    The book is a collection of the presentations of the Society for Lesbian and Gay Philosophy from 1998 to 2008. The essays are organized historically, starting in 1998. Their topics cover virtually every philosophical field, and such that each is connected to gay and lesbian studies. Topics include how we are to understand sexual orientation, whether... more...

  • When The Opposite Sex Isn'tby Sandra L. Samons

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 56.95

    When there is uncertainty about the gender identity or social gender role of an individual, determining exactly who the opposite sex is can be a complicated question for both the transgender person and for those who seek to relate to her. Written in both an enlightened and a reader friendly style interspersed with vignettes, When the Opposite Sex... more...