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- NYU Press 2014; US$ 118.50
In everyday language, masochism is usually understood as the desire to abdicate control in exchange for sensationpleasure, pain, or a combination thereof. Yet at its core, masochism is a site where power, bodies, and society come together. Sensational Flesh uses masochism as a lens to examine how power structures race, gender, and embodiment... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 31.00
Viele Menschen, die nicht ins heteronormative Raster der Gesellschaft passen, werden auch heute noch in verschiedenen Lebensbereichen benachteiligt. Forschung und Wissensvermittlung helfen, diesen Diskriminierungen und den damit in Verbindung stehenden Vorurteilen zu begegnen und Akzeptanz aufzubauen. So beschäftigen sich zahlreiche wissenschaftliche... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00
On June 24, 1973, a fire in a New Orleans gay bar killed 32 people. This still stands as the deadliest fire in the city's history. Though arson was suspected, and though the police identified a likely culprit, no arrest was ever made. Additionally, government and religious leaders who normally would have provided moral leadership at a time of crisis... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95
This candid book documents for the first time the U.S. Navy?s use of entrapment in pursuit of homosexuals in and around Newport, Rhode Island, during the early twentieth century. This most extensive systematic persecution of gays in American history occurred with the approval of Navy Secretary Josephus Daniels and Assistant Secretary Franklin Roosevelt,... more...
- Random House New Zealand 2014; Not Available
An achingly insightful coming-of-age novel about discovering sexuality and selfhood. Hungry Creek runs out over mudflats and curves around to a tidal beach. Hungry Creek is where everything is put that nobody wants: a dump, a zoo, a loony bin. It is also a magical place. 'I'm two bits of mismatched bikini. M doesn't seem to belong to E . . .' Jamie... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 29.95
In this gripping new book, legal expert Walter Frank offers an in-depth look at pivotal court cases in the struggle for gay rights. Along the way, he tells the story of the individuals who were willing to take risks by fighting for those rights. Bringing complex legal issues down to earth for the non-lawyer, Law and the Gay Rights Story not only... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00
Gay neighborhoods, like the legendary Castro District in San Francisco and New York?s Greenwich Village, have long provided sexual minorities with safe havens in an often unsafe world. But as our society increasingly accepts gays and lesbians into the mainstream, are ?gayborhoods? destined to disappear? Amin Ghaziani provides an incisive look at the... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 46.99
This new collection explores for the first time male sex work from a rich array of perspectives and disciplines. It aims to help enrich the ways in which we view both male sex work as a field of commerce and male sex worker themselves. Leading contributors examine the field both historically and cross-culturally from fields including public health,... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 46.00
Geschlechterrollen, sexuelle Orientierungen und Identitäten, Machtgefälle sowie vieles mehr sind schon seit Jahrzehnten im Fokus gender- und queertheoretischer Wissenschaften. Tiefgreifende Analysen, statistische Erhebungen und interdisziplinäre Forschungsvorhaben führen dabei neue und wichtige Erkenntnisse zu Tage. Doch wie hat sich dadurch unsere... more...