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Gay Studies

  • Same-Sex Marriage: A Reference Handbook, 2nd Editionby David Newton

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 60.00

    According to Pew Research poll data, in 2001, the majority of Americans opposed same-sex marriage?57 percent against, 35 percent in support. As of 2015, a majority of Americans (55 percent) supported same-sex marriage, with 39 percent expressing opposition. The landmark Obergefell v. Hodges case, in which the U.S. Supreme Court held in a 5?4 decision... more...

  • America's War on Same-Sex Couples and their Familiesby Daniel R. Pinello

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    Presents oral histories of how same-sex-marriage bans impacted gay couples and their children, and how courts rescued those families. more...

  • Transby Rogers Brubaker

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 24.95 US$ 19.96

    In the summer of 2015, shortly after Caitlyn Jenner came out as transgender, the NAACP official and political activist Rachel Dolezal was ?outed? by her parents as white, touching off a heated debate in the media about the fluidity of gender and race. If Jenner could legitimately identify as a woman, could Dolezal legitimately identify as black?... more...

  • Evolution of Government Policy Towards Homosexuality in the US Militaryby James E. Parco; David A. Levy

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    Throughout history, homosexuality has been a complicating factor for men and women electing to serve in the armed forces of the United States. The right to serve became increasingly complicated when the Department of Defense responded to congressional legislation in 1993 by adopting a policy that later became known as " don?t ask, don?t tell " (DADT).... more...

  • FTMby Aaron Devor; Jamison Green

    Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 44.99

    In this ground-breaking study, Aaron Devor provides a compassionate, intimate, and incisive look at the life experiences of forty-five trans men. Emerging into 21st-century political and social conversations, questions persist. Who are they? How do they come to know themselves as men? What do they do about it? How do their families respond? Who are... more...

  • The Gift of Angerby Joe Solmonese; Judy Shepard

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2016; US$ 24.95

    Under Joe Solmonese's leadership, the Human Rights Campaign became the model other organizations look toward to create effective social and political change. Against daunting odds, HRC was instrumental in passing landmark national legislation such as the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr., Hate Crimes Prevention Act; repealing ?Don't Ask, Don't Tell?;... more...

  • Beyond Same-Sex Marriageby Ronald C. Den Otter; Elisabeth Sheff; Ronald C. Den Otter; Sonu Bedi; Janet Bennion; Mark Goldfeder; Yosef Razin; Diane Klein; Andrew Lister; Ameneh Maghzi; Mark Gruchy; Kristin McCarty; Maura Strassberg; Olivia Newman

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 89.99

    Although the Supreme Court ruling ended a legal challenge to same-sex marriage, the debate continues and no one seems to know what lies on the horizon. This edited volume contributes to the growing literature on post-marriage-equality marriage. This book is the first interdisciplinary approach to understanding the various historical, empirical, normative,... 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...

  • Going to Strasbourgby Paul Johnson

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 74.99 US$ 64.49

    A unique study of the role of the European Convention on Human Rights in eradicating discrimination and establishing legal equality on the grounds of sexual orientation in the United Kingdom, containing nineteen oral history accounts of applicants, legal professionals and campaigners. more...

  • Best Laid Plansby Terence E. McDonnell

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 35.00

    We see it all the time: organizations strive to persuade the public to change beliefs or behavior through expensive, expansive media campaigns. Designers painstakingly craft clear, resonant, and culturally sensitive messaging that will motivate people to buy a product, support a cause, vote for a candidate, or take active steps to improve their health.... more...