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- Gallery Books 2014; US$ 24.99
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95
Read the words they risked everything for! This landmark volume collects more than a hundred years of the most important public rhetoric on gay and lesbian subjects. In the days when homosexuality was mentioned only in whispers, a few brave souls stood up to speak for the rights of sexual minorities. In Speaking for Our Lives: Historic Speeches... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95
What do truckers do about their sexual needs on the road? This startling and unique study examines the on-the-road sex lives of Central American truck drivers. It takes a quantitative and qualitative look at the extent of homosexuality, prostitution, drug use, and vulnerability to HIV infection among these men who operate in a strangely unique sexual... more...
- Penguin Group US 2005; US$ 15.95
A cultural history of the customs, fashions, and figures of gay life in the twentieth and the early twenty-first centuries-and how they have changed us for the better. How the Homosexuals Saved Civilization presents a broad yet incisive look at how an unusual "immigrant" group, homosexual men, has influenced mainstream American society and has,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 17.00
Is there such a thing as an American gay culture--a set of styles, values, and behaviors that arises not from ethnicity or religion but from sexual orientation? How is that culture transmitted? And how is it likely to survive the depradations of homophobia and AIDS? These questions are explored by Browning, a reporter for NPR. From the Trade Paperback... more...
- NYU Press 2009; US$ 89.00
The LGBT agenda for too long has been dominated by pragmatic issues like same-sex marriage and gays in the military. It has been stifled by this myopic focus on the present, which is short-sighted and assimilationist. Cruising Utopia seeks to break the present stagnancy by cruising ahead. Drawing on the work of Ernst Bloch, José Esteban Muñoz... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2012; US$ 50.00
Mages of Manhood focuses on three gay paradises in Southeast Asia and the men who created them. It examines a manhood of savoring that challenges the male contests often inspired by nationalism and imperialism. It is also studies the obstacles gay men have faced in securing a voice as citizens. more...
- Doubleday Canada 2012; US$ 21.95
Gay is a phase. Not something people go through in adolescence, but, like feminism, a cultural, historical movement, on the way to something bigger. Through the prism of his own sexual past and present, with a wide array of references to pop culture, literature and history, Archer traces the rise and imminent fall of gay. Along the way, he cites historical... more...
- Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 11.64
Hauptbeschreibung Wenn Frauen und Männer sich nach oft langjährigen heterosexuellen Beziehungen in einen Menschen des eigenen Geschlechts verlieben, gerät ihre Welt ins Wanken. Nach einer Zeit der Verdrängung oder von einem Tag auf den anderen wagen sie den Schritt in eine neue Form der Beziehung, eine unbekannte Szene, eine andere Lebensart. Helga... more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 39.99
The Meaning of Gay traces the conflicts among San Francisco's gay men and with the dominant society, describing the broad range of meanings they came to ascribe onto 'gayness' between 1962 and 1972. Combining historical method, symbolic interaction, and the concerns of John Dewey's pragmatism, the book explains why gay men created the meanings they... more...