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  • The Missing Mythby Gilles Herrada

    SelectBooks, Inc. 2013; US$ 9.99

    In The Missing Myth, Gilles Herrada tackles the many questions about the role and meaning of homosexuality in the evolution of our species and the development of civilization: what evolutionary edge same-sex relationships have provided to the human species; what biological mechanisms generate the sexual diversity that we observe; why homosexual behavior... more...

  • Purple Proseby Kate Harrad

    Thorntree Press 2016; US$ 9.99

    Purple Prose: Bisexuality in Britain is the first of its kind: a book written for and by bisexuals in the UK. This accessible collection of interviews, essays, poems and commentary explores topics such as definitions of bisexuality, intersections of bisexuality with other identities, stereotypes and biphobia, being bisexual at work, teenage bisexuality... more...

  • Transpeopleby Christopher Acton Shelley

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2008; US$ 32.95

    Shelley studies both the inadvertent challenges that transpeople make to traditional sex and gender definitions, and the reactions of resistance, defensiveness, and phobias of non-trans people when sex and gender norms are challenged. more...

  • Queer Inclusions, Continental Divisionsby David Rayside

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2008; US$ 38.95

    Queer Inclusions, Continental Divisions is a timely examination of controversial policy areas in North America and a reasoned judgment on the progress of lesbian and gay issues in our time. more...

  • Sport and Gender Identitiesby Cara Carmichael Aitchison

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 59.95

    This important new book brings together gender studies and sexuality studies to provide original and critical insights into processes of identity formation in a wide range of sport-related contexts. The authors draw on contemporary debates concerning gender and identity from a range of disciplines including sociology, social and cultural geography,... more...

  • Major Conflictby Jeffrey McGowan

    Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 24.95

    A book that will move hearts and open minds, Jeffrey McGowan?s memoir is the first personal account of a gay man?s silent struggle in the don?t-ask-don?t-tell military, from a cadet who rose to the rank of major, left as a decorated Persian Gulf hero, and whose same-sex marriage was the first on the East Coast. Love of country and personal love combine... more...

  • Gay and Lesbian Weddingsby David Toussaint

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 18.00

    Comprehensive, fresh, and funny, Gay and Lesbian Weddings covers everything you need to know to plan the wedding of your dreams. Unlike other wedding planners, this one tackles the issues your heterosexual friends never had to consider. For instance, do you come out to Aunt Gloria before she receives the invitation and the shock of her life?... more...

  • Gay Rights and Moral Panicby F. Fejes

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 90.00

    Using the 1977 campaign against the Dade County Florida gay rights ordinance as a focal point, this book provides an examination of the emergence of the modern lesbian and gay American movement, the challenges it posed to the accepted American notions of sexuality, and how American society reacted in turn. more...

  • Lesbian and Gay Studiesby Theo Sandfort; Judith Schuyf; Jan Willem Duyvendak; Jeffrey Weeks

    SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 48.00

    This timely book seeks to demonstrate the coherence of lesbian and gay studies. It introduces the reader to the principal inter-disciplinary approaches in the field and critically assesses their strengths and weaknesses whilst asking: What is lesbian and gay studies? When did it emerge? And what are its achievements and research agenda? The gay and... more...

  • Homosexuality and Manliness in Postwar Japanby Jonathan D. Mackintosh

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    Japan?s first professionally produced, commercially marketed and nationally distributed gay lifestyle magazine, Barazoku (?The Rose Tribes?), was launched in 1971. Publicly declaring the beauty and normality of homosexual desire, Barazoku electrified the male homosexual world whilst scandalising mainstream society, and sparked a vibrant period... more...