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Secret Historian: The Life and Times of Samuel Steward, Professor, Tattoo Artist, and Sexual Renegade
Secret Historian: The Life and Times of Samuel Steward, Professor, Tattoo Artist, and Sexual Renegade
by Justin Spring
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Drawn from the secret, never-before-seen diaries, journals, and sexual records of the novelist, poet, and university professor Samuel M. Steward, Secret Historian is a sensational reconstruction of one of the more extraordinary hidden lives of the... (read more)

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Man down: Proof beyond a Reasonable Doubt That Women Are Better Cops, Drivers, Gamblers, Spies, World Leaders, Beer Tasters, Hedge Fund Managers, and Just about Everything Else
Man down: Proof beyond a Reasonable Doubt That Women Are Better Cops, Drivers, Gamblers, Spies, World Leaders, Beer Tasters, Hedge Fund Managers, and Just about Everything Else
by Dan Abrams
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In a book chock full of trivia, the author argues that women are better than men in just about every way imaginable, from managing money to flying planes to living longer. 50,000 first printing.... (read more)

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A Queer and Pleasant Danger
A Queer and Pleasant Danger
by Kate Bornstein
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The true story of a nice Jewish boy who joins the Church of Scientology and leaves twelve years later to become the lovely lady she is today ... (read more)

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Women's Ways of Knowing: The Development of Self, Voice, and Mind
Women's Ways of Knowing: The Development of Self, Voice, and Mind
by Mary F Belenky
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Despite the progress of the womens movement, many women still feel silenced in their families and schools. This moving and insightful bestseller, based on in-depth interviews with 135 women, explains why they feel this way. Updated with a new preface... (read more)

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Fat! So?: Because You Don't Have to Apologize for Your Size
Fat! So?: Because You Don't Have to Apologize for Your Size
by Marilyn Wann
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The Declining Significance of Homophobia: How Teenage Boys Are Redefining Masculinity and Heterosexuality (Sexuality, Identity, and Society)
The Declining Significance of Homophobia: How Teenage Boys Are Redefining Masculinity and Heterosexuality (Sexuality, Identity, and Society)
by Mark Mccormack
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Research has traditionally shown high schools to be hostile environments for LGBT youth. Boys have used homophobia to prove their masculinity and distance themselves from homosexuality. Despite these findings over the last three decades, The Declining... (read more)

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Female Chauvinist Pigs: Women and the Rise of Raunch Culture
Female Chauvinist Pigs: Women and the Rise of Raunch Culture
by Ariel Levy
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Meet the Female Chauvinist Pig -- the new brand of "empowered woman" who embraces "raunch culture" wherever she finds it. In her groundbreaking book, andlt;iandgt;New Yorkandlt;/iandgt; magazine writer Ariel Levy argues that, if male chauvinist pigs of... (read more)

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The L Life: Extraordinary Lesbians Making a Difference
The L Life: Extraordinary Lesbians Making a Difference
by Erin Mchugh
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There have been few cultural touchstones to open peoples eyes to everyday lesbian life—until now. Through fascinating interviews and stunning portrait photography, The L Life introduces us to the women who are changing our view of the world... (read more)

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The Richer Sex: How the New Majority of Female Breadwinners Is Transforming Sex, Love and Family
The Richer Sex: How the New Majority of Female Breadwinners Is Transforming Sex, Love and Family
by Liza Mundy
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A revolution is under way.  Within a generation, more households will be supported by women than by men. In The Richer Sex, Liza Mundy takes us to the exciting frontier of this new economic order: she shows us why this flip is inevitable, what... (read more)

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The Morning After
The Morning After
by Cynthia Enloe
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"Enloe contends that the U.S. military is masculine potency, writ large. But, what happens when the military begins to shrink? In pursuing this question, Enloe shows us the world through a feminist prism. Briskly paced and provocatively argued, The... (read more)

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Look Both Ways: Bisexual Politics
Look Both Ways: Bisexual Politics
by Jennife Baumgardner
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“A necessary read for those looking to expand their understanding of both bisexuality and the contributions of Third Wave feminism.”—Rebecca Walker, Bookforum   “Revealing, smart, titillating . . . Look Both Ways [cuts... (read more)

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Geek Girls Unite: How Fangirls, Bookworms, Indie Chicks, and Other Misfits Are Taking Over the World
Geek Girls Unite: How Fangirls, Bookworms, Indie Chicks, and Other Misfits Are Taking Over the World
by Leslie Simon
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What do Amy Poehler, Bjork, Felicia Day, Martha Stewart, Miranda July, and Zooey Deschanel have in common? Theyre just a few of the amazing women proving that “geek” is no longer a four-letter word. In recent years, male geeks have taken the... (read more)

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The Commitment: Love, Sex, Marriage, and My Family
The Commitment: Love, Sex, Marriage, and My Family
by Dan Savage
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Dan Savage’s mother wants him to get married. His boyfriend, Terry, says “no thanks” because he doesn’t want to act like a straight person. Their six-year-old son DJ says his two dads aren’t “allowed” to get... (read more)

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War Is Not Over When It's Over: Women Speak Out from the Ruins of War
War Is Not Over When It's Over: Women Speak Out from the Ruins of War
by Ann Jones
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From the renowned authority on domestic violence, a startlingly original inquiry into the aftermath of wars and their impact on the least visible victims: women In 2007, the International Rescue Committee, which brings relief to countries in the wake of... (read more)

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The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty Are Used Against Women
The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty Are Used Against Women
by Naomi Wolf
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 329-335) and index.... (read more)

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Rose: Love in Violent Times
Rose: Love in Violent Times
by Inga Muscio
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With trademark precision and razor-sharp wit, Inga Muscio explores the impacts of passive violence, abuse, war, and cultural trauma on our most intimate lives in order to uncover a path toward healthy and imaginative sex and love. Rose breaks new ground... (read more)

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Dirty! Dirty! Dirty!: Of Playboys, Pigs, and Penthouse Paupers-An American Tale of Sex and Wonder
Dirty! Dirty! Dirty!: Of Playboys, Pigs, and Penthouse Paupers-An American Tale of Sex and Wonder
by Mike Edison
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A wild and uncompromising history of four infamous magazines and the outlaws behind them, Dirty! Dirty! Dirty! is the first book to rip the sheet off of the sleazy myth-making machine of Hugh Hefner and Playboy, and reveal the doomed history of Hefners... (read more)

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College Girls: Bluestockings, Sex Kittens, and Co-Eds, Then and Now
College Girls: Bluestockings, Sex Kittens, and Co-Eds, Then and Now
by Lynn Peril
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A geek who wears glasses? Or a sex kitten in a teddy? This is the dual vision of the college girl, the unique American archetype born when the age-old conflict over educating women was finally laid to rest. College was a place where women found self... (read more)

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The Lives Our Mothers Leave Us: Prominent Women Discuss the Complex, Humorous, and Ultimately Loving Relationships They Have with Their Mothers
The Lives Our Mothers Leave Us: Prominent Women Discuss the Complex, Humorous, and Ultimately Loving Relationships They Have with Their Mothers
by Patti Davis
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The title The Lives Our Mothers Leave Us encapsulates what this book by Patti Davis is about. No matter what a woman achieves in her life, no matter how old she gets or whether or not she herself becomes a mother, she is always and forever a daughter... (read more)

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King of Shadows
King of Shadows
by Aaron Shurin
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Based on the author’s life as a gay man and a poet, King of Shadows is a collection of twenty-one autobiographical essays that circle in and around San Francisco since the 1960s. The three longest pieces deal with Aaron Shurin’s coming into... (read more)

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