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Gay Studies

  • Seeing Straightby Jean Halley; Amy Eshleman

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 26.99

    Seeing Straight introduces students to key concepts in gender and sexuality through the lens of privilege and power. The book addresses tough topics like hate, violence and privilege, and institutionalized heteronormativity. This book is an ideal introduction to gender and sexuality that encourages students to question their own assumptions. more...

  • My Own Countryby Abraham Verghese

    Scribner 2016; US$ 8.99 US$ 6.50

    The memoir and first book from the author of the beloved New York Times bestseller Cutting for Stone . Nestled in the Smoky Mountains of eastern Tennessee, the town of Johnson City had always seemed exempt from the anxieties of modern American life. But when the local hospital treated its first AIDS patient, a crisis that had once seemed an ?urban... more...

  • Translating the Queerby Héctor Domínguez Ruvalcaba

    Zed Books 2016; US$ 29.95

    Examines how queer theory has migrated to and developed within Latin America and asks how far the queer can go as a conceptual tool. more...

  • Virgin Envyby Jonathan A. Allan; Cristina Santos; Adriana Spahr

    Zed Books 2016; US$ 29.95

    A queer exploration of our attitudes to virginity. more...

  • LGBTQs, Media and Culture in Europeby Alexander Dhoest; Lukasz Szulc; Bart Eeckhout

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Media matter, particularly to social minorities like lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people. Rather than one homogenised idea of the ?global gay?, what we find today is a range of historically and culturally specific expressions of gender and sexuality, which are reflected and explored across an ever increasing range of media outlets.... more...

  • Oscar Wilde Prefiguredby Dominic Janes

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 40.00

    ?I do not say you are it, but you look it, and you pose at it, which is just as bad,? Lord Queensbury challenged Oscar Wilde in the courtroom?which erupted in laughter?accusing Wilde of posing as a sodomite. What was so terrible about posing as a sodomite, and why was Queensbury?s horror greeted with such amusement? In Oscar Wilde Prefigured ,... more...

  • Queering Familiesby Carla A. Pfeffer

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 48.99 US$ 44.09

    While there is a growing body of literature on transgender men's experiences, relatively little exists to document the experiences of their partners. In Queering Families , Carla A. Pfeffer brings these experiences to life through interviews with the group most likely to partner and form families with transgender men: non-transgender (cisgender) women. more...

  • Gay Artby James Smalls

    Parkstone International 2016; US$ 9.95

    Dieses Buch versteht sich nicht als Lobschrift auf die Homosexualität. Die Studien des Kunsthistorikers James Smalls widmen sich vielmehr der Rolle der Homosexualität in der Kunstgeschichte und der Frage nach ihrem Beitrag zur emotionalen Entwicklung der Menschheit. In einer Zeit, da Vorurteile in vielen Ländern überwunden sind, bietet diese sachkundige... more...

  • Pride Paradesby Katherine McFarland Bruce

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 23.80

    On June 28, 1970, two thousand gay and lesbian activists in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago paraded down the streets of their cities in a new kind of social protest, one marked by celebration, fun, and unashamed declaration of a stigmatized identity. Forty-five years later, over six million people annually participate in 115 Pride parades across... more...

  • Inclusive Masculinities in Contemporary Footballby Rory Magrath

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Football has traditionally been an institution hostile toward sexual minorities. Boys and men in the sport have deployed high levels of homophobia for multiple reasons. However, the ground-breaking research within this book shows that intolerant attitudes toward gay men are increasingly being challenged. Based on unprecedented access to Premier League... more...