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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95
The Special Period in Cuba was an extended era of economic depression starting in the early 1990s, characterised by the collapse of revolutionary values and social norms, and a way of life conducted by improvised solutions for survival, including hustling and sex-work. During this time there developed a thriving, though constantly harassed... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2015; US$ 75.00
Video games have long been seen as the exclusive territory of young, heterosexual white males. In a media landscape dominated by such gamers, players who do not fit this mold, including women, people of color, and LGBT people, are often brutalized in forums and in public channels in online play. Discussion of representation of such groups in games... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00
While American gay fiction has received considerable scholarly attention, little has been given to developments in other English-speaking countries. This survey catalogs 254 novels and novellas by some 173 British, Irish and Commonwealth authors in which gay and bisexual male characters play a major role. Arranged chronologically from the appearance... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 175.00
This book is both a retrospective history of the gay community's use of electronic media as a way of networking and creating a sense of community, and an examination of the current situation, an analysis and critical assessment of gay/lesbian electronic media. Keith and Johnson use original interviews and oral history to delineate the place of electronic... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 17.00
This is the major autobiographical statement from Nobel laureate André Gide. In the events and musings recorded here we find the seeds of those themes that obsessed him throughout his career and imbued his classic novels The Immoralist and The Counterfeiters . Gide led a life of uncompromising self-scrutiny, and his literary works resembled... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 31.99
LGBT individuals and families are increasingly visible in popular culture and local communities; their struggles for equality appear regularly in news media. Interpreting LGBT History at Museums and Historic Sites provides a straightforward, accessible guidebook for museum and history professionals as they embark on such worthy efforts. ... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 14.99
The bestselling author of the definitive history of the AIDS epidemic, And the Band Played On , provides the most thorough analysis yet of the place of gay men and women in the US military Published during the same year the American military instituted Don?t Ask, Don?t Tell, and eighteen years before President Barack Obama repealed it, Conduct... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 17.99
Why should Americans who are not gay care about gay rights? In Created Equal, Michael Nava and Robert Dawidoff argue that the movement for gay equality is central to the continuing defense of individual liberty in America. Beginning with an examination of the determined assault on gay issues by the religious right, the authors show how this sectarian... more...
- Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 23.99
What are the consequences when international actors step in to protect LGBT people from discrimination with programs that treat their sexualities in isolation from the "facts on the ground"? Robert Lorway tells the story of the unexpected effects of The Rainbow Project (TRP), a LGBT rights program for young Namibians begun in response to President... more...
- Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 9.99
?Rogers made history.? ? Sports Illustrated Robbie Rogers knows better than most that keeping secrets can crush you. But for much of his life Robbie lived in paralyzing fear that sharing his big secret would cost him the love of his family and his career as a professional soccer player. So he never told anyone what was destroying his soul, both... more...