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Confessions of the Other Mother: Nonbiological Lesbian Moms tell all!

By: Aizley, Harlyn

Price: $6.50

Publisher: BEACON: 8/10/2015

Seller ID: 9780807079638

ISBN: 0807079634

Condition: USED


A 2006 "Lambda Literary" finalist in the LGBT anthology category After author Harlyn Aizley gave birth to her daughter, she watched in unanticipated horror as her partner scooped up the baby and said, "I'm your new mommy " While they both had worked to find the perfect sperm donor, Aizley had spent nine months carrying the baby and hours in labor, so how could her partner claim to be their child's mommy? Many diapers later, Aizley began to appreciate the complexity of her partner's new role as the other mother. Together, they searched for stories about families like their own, in which... View more info

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Gay America: Struggle for Equality

By: Alsenas, Linas

Price: $7.00

Publisher: HARRY N ABRAMS INC:

Seller ID: 9780810994874

ISBN: 0810994879

Condition: USED


"Milestones of gay and lesbian life in the United States are brought together in the first-ever nonfiction book published specifically for teens." Profusely illustrated with archival images, the groundbreaking "Gay America "reveals how gay men and women have lived, worked, and loved for the past 125 years. Gays and lesbians play a very prominent role in American life today, whether grabbing headlines over political gains, starring in and being the subject of movies and television shows, or filling the streets of nearly every major city each year to celebrate Gay Pride. However, this was not al... View more info

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When Gay People Get Married: What Happens When Societies Legalize Same-Sex Marri

By: Badgett, M.V. Lee

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NEW YORK UNIV PR:

Seller ID: 9780814709306

ISBN: 0814709303

Condition: USED


Winner of the 2010 Distinguished Book Award from the American Psychological Association's 44th Division (the Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues)The summer of 2008 was the summer of love and commitment for gays and lesbians in the United States. Thousands of same-sex couples stood in line for wedding licenses all over California in the first few days after same-sex marriage was legalized. On the other side of the country, Massachusetts, the very first state to give gay couples marriage rights, took the last step to full equality by allowin... View more info

Misfit of the Family: Balzac and the Social Forms of Sexuality

By: Balzac/Lucey, Michael

Price: $6.00

Publisher: DUKE UNIV PR:

Seller ID: 9780822331933

ISBN: 0822331934

Condition: USED


In more than ninety novels and novellas, Honore de Balzac (1799-1850) created a universe teeming with over two thousand characters." The Misfit of the Family" reveals how Balzac, in imagining the dense, vividly rendered social world of his novels, used his writing as a powerful means to understand and analyze--as well as represent--a range of forms of sexuality. Moving away from the many psychoanalytic approaches to the novelist's work, Michael Lucey contends that in order to grasp the full complexity with which sexuality was understood by Balzac, it is necessary to appreciate how he conceived... View more info

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American Isherwood

By: Berg, James J/Freeman, Chris

Price: $7.50

Publisher: UNIV OF MINNESOTA PR:

Seller ID: 9780816683635

ISBN: 0816683638

Condition: USED


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By: Bloom, Amy

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 7/17/2012

Seller ID: 9780679456520

ISBN: 067945652X

Condition: USED


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Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women, And The Rest of Us

By: Bornstein, Kate

Price: $6.00

Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS: 3/27/2014

Seller ID: 9780679757016

ISBN: 0679757015

Condition: USED


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She's Not There: A Life in Two Genders

By: Boylan, Jennifer Finley

Price: $7.50

Publisher: BROADWAY BOOKS:

Seller ID: 9780385346979

ISBN: 0385346972

Condition: USED


The provocative bestseller "She's Not There "is the winning, utterly surprising story of a person changing genders. By turns hilarious and deeply moving, Jennifer Finney Boylan explores the territory that lies between men and women, examines changing friendships, and rejoices in the redeeming power of family. Told in Boylan's fresh voice, "She's Not There" is about a person bearing and finally revealing a complex secret. As James evolves into Jennifer in scenes that are by turns tender, startling, and witty, a marvelously human perspective emerges on issues of love, sex, and the fascinating re... View more info

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Mapping the Territory

By: Bram, Christopher

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9781593501433

ISBN: 1593501439

Condition: USED


Novelist Christopher Bram has been writing essays for twenty-five years. "Mapping the Territory," his first collection of nonfiction, ranges through such topics as the power of gay fiction, coming out in the 1970s in Virginia, low-budget filmmaking with friends in New York, and the sexual imagination of Henry James. He describes the heady experience of seeing his novel "Gods and Monsters" made into an Oscar-winning movie starring Ian McKellen, Brendan Fraser, and Lynn Redgrave; and he discusses why he and his partner of thirty years don't want to get married. Bram looks both into and out of... View more info

Rude Girls and Dangerous Women

By: Camper, Jennifer

Price: $8.50

Seller ID: 0963252658

ISBN: 0963252658

Condition: USED


Cartoons by Jennifer Camper. "A perverted, violent, juvenile anti-feminist who seems to have no boundaries whatsoever". -- Diane DiMassa. "In Jen Camper's universe of sexy, sweaty, swaggering... women, the only law is: Dykes Rule". -- Alison Bechdel View more info

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Why Marriage: The History Shaping Today's Debate Over Gay Equality

By: Chauncey, George

Price: $5.00

Publisher: BASIC BOOKS:

Seller ID: 9780465009589

ISBN: 0465009581

Condition: USED


Angry debate over gay marriage has divided the nation as no other issue since the Vietnam War. Why has marriage suddenly emerged as the most explosive issue in the gay struggle for equality? At times it seems to have come out of nowhere-but in fact it has a history. George Chauncey offers an electrifying analysis of the history of the shifting attitudes of heterosexual Americans toward gay people, from the dramatic growth in acceptance to the many campaigns "against" gay rights that form the background to today's demand for a constitutional amendment. Chauncey illuminates what's at stake for b... View more info

Certain Terror

By: Cleaver, Richard

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 11/10/2013

Seller ID: 9780963551603

ISBN: 0963551604

Condition: USED


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As Nature Made Him: The Boy Who Was Raised As A Girl

By: Colapinto, John

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 3/17/2012

Seller ID: 9780060192112

ISBN: 0060192119

Condition: USED


In 1967, after a baby boy suffered a botched circumcision, his family agreed to a radical treatment. On the advice of a renowned expert in gender identity and sexual reassignment at Johns Hopkins Hospital, the boy was surgically altered to live as a girl. This landmark case, initially reported to be a complete success, seemed all the more remarkable since the child had been born an identical twin: his uninjured brother, raised as a boy, provided to the experiment the perfect matched control.The so-called twins case would become one of the most famous in modern medicine and the social sci... View more info

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As Nature Made Him: The Boy Who Was Raised as a Girl

By: Colapinto, John

Price: $5.00

Publisher: PERENNIAL:

Seller ID: 9780061120565

ISBN: 0061120561

Condition: USED


In 1967, after a twin baby boy suffered a botched circumcision, his family agreed to a radical treatment that would alter his gender. The case would become one of the most famous in modern medicine--and a total failure. As Nature Made Him tells the extraordinary story of David Reimer, who, when finally informed of his medical history, made the decision to live as a male. A macabre tale of medical arrogance, it is first and foremost a human drama of one man's--and one family's--amazing survival in the face of terrible odds. View more info

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As Nature Made Him: The Boy Who Was Raised as a Girl

By: Colapinto, John

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 10/24/2014

Seller ID: 9780060929596

ISBN: 0060929596

Condition: USED


In 1967, after a twin baby boy suffered a botched circumcision, his family agreed to a radical treatment that would alter his gender. The case would become one of the most famous in modern medicine -- and a total failure. As Nature Made Him tells the extraordinary story of David Reimer, who, when finally informed of his medical history, made the decision to live as a male. A macabre tale of medical arrogance, it is first and foremost a human drama of one man's -- and one family's -- amazing survival in the face of terrible odds. View more info

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Sexual Politics, Sexual Communities

By: D'emilo, John

Price: $7.50

Publisher: UNIV OF CHICAGO PR: 2/25/2016

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780226142678

ISBN: 0226142671

Condition: USED


With thorough documentation of the oppression of homosexuals and biographical sketches of the lesbian and gay heroes who helped the contemporary gay culture to emerge, "Sexual Politics, Sexual Communities" supplies the definitive analysis of the homophile movement in the U.S. from 1940 to 1970. John D'Emilio's new preface and afterword examine the conditions that shaped the book and the growth of gay and lesbian historical literature. "How many students of American political culture know that during the McCarthy era more people lost their jobs for being alleged homosexuals than for being C... View more info

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Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Who Boys:True Tales of Friendship Between Straight

By: De La Cruz, Melissa/Dolby, Tom

Price: $4.50

Publisher: PLUME:

Seller ID: 9780452289611

ISBN: 0452289610

Condition: USED


A literary celebration of one of the most important relationships in a straight girl's life--her gay best friend This collection of original essays goes beyond the banter to get to the essence of an intimate relationship like no other. With a foreword by "Tales of the City" author Armistead Maupin, "Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys" brings together pieces by National Book Award winner Andrew Solomon ("The Noonday Demon"), novelist Gigi Levangie Grazer ("The Starter Wife"), Barneys New York creative director Simon Doonan ("Nasty"), and many others from all walks of life. In addition to st... View more info

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Firebird

By: Doty, Mark

Price: $5.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS: 1/22/2015

Seller ID: 9780060931971

ISBN: 0060931973

Condition: USED


In Firebird, Mark Doty tells the story of a ten-year-old in a top hat, cane, and red chiffon scarf, interrupted while belting out Judy Garland's "Get Happy" by his alarmed mother at the bedroom door, exclaiming, "Son, you're a boy "Firebird presents us with a heroic little boy who has quite enough worries without discovering that his dawning sexuality is the Wrong One. A self-confessed "chubby smart bookish sissy with glasses and a Southern accent," Doty grew up on the move, the family following his father's engineering work across America-from Tennessee to Arizona, Florida to California... View more info

Stonewall: The Definitive Story of the LGBTQ Rights Uprising that Changed Americ

By: Duberman, Martin

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 9780593083987

ISBN: 0593083989

Condition: USED


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Joining the Tribe: Growing Up Gay and Lesbian in the '90s

By: Due, Linnea

Price: $6.00

Publisher: ANCHOR: 6/3/2017

Seller ID: 9780385475006

ISBN: 0385475004

Condition: USED


As our country struggles to accept its gay and lesbian citizens, the debate for gay civil rights often focuses on the issue of choice, with the majority of Americans believing that to be gay is a choice, one that's embraced for its lifestyle. This belief ignores the presence and experience of one segment of the gay and lesbian population: its youth. In "Joining The Tribe," journalist Linnea Due travels America to create a portrait of gay and lesbian teenagers as an endangered and vulnerable community whose diversity, courage, and resiliency will inspire gay and straight readers alike. By vivid... View more info