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Janet, My Mother, and Me: A Memoir of Growing Up with Janet Flanner and Natalia Danesi Murray
Janet, My Mother, and Me: A Memoir of Growing Up with Janet Flanner and Natalia Danesi Murray
by William Murray
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Janet, My Mother, and Me is a charming, captivating memoir about a boy growing up in a household of two extraordinary women. William Murray was devoted to his mother, Natalia Danesi Murray, and to his mother's longtime lover, writer Janet Flanner. Even... (read more)

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The Lesbian History Sourcebook: Love and Sex Between Women in Britain from 1870 to 1970
The Lesbian History Sourcebook: Love and Sex Between Women in Britain from 1870 to 1970
by Alison Oram
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Covering a 100 year period, this book looks at women who loved other women, had sex with other women, who cross-dressed and who resisted heterosexuality. It is a search for lesbianism in the past, centering on women's sexual practices and feelings and... (read more)

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Mama's Boy, Preacher's Son: A Memoir
Mama's Boy, Preacher's Son: A Memoir
by Kevin Jennings
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Jennings's poignant, razor-sharp memoir describes growing up in poverty in the South, the death of his fundamentalist preacher father when he was eight, and his discovery of a world beyond poverty--a world of education and a world where it was possible... (read more)

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The Gay and Lesbian Liberation Movement (Revolutionary Thought/Radical Movements)
The Gay and Lesbian Liberation Movement (Revolutionary Thought/Radical Movements)
by Margaret Cruikshank
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Gay and lesbian liberation as a sexual freedom movement, as a political movement, and as a movement of ideas - historical roots, legal issues and links with other movements. The author emphasises the role of women.... (read more)

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Hero of Flight 93: Mark Bingham: A Man Who Fought Back on September 11
Hero of Flight 93: Mark Bingham: A Man Who Fought Back on September 11
by Jon Barrett
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Bravery in the face of unimaginable terror prevented greater tragedy on September 11, 2001, when a group of passengers overpowered the hijackers of American Airlines Flight 93. Their heroism and sacrifice inspired us all. One of these passengers was... (read more)

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Fairyland: A Memoir of My Father
Fairyland: A Memoir of My Father
by Alysia Abbot
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After his wife dies in a car accident, bisexual writer and activist Steve Abbott moves with his two-year-old daughter to San Francisco. There they discover a city in the midst of revolution, bustling with gay men in search of liberation—few of whom... (read more)

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At Least in the City Someone Would Hear Me Scream: Misadventures in Search of the Simple Life
At Least in the City Someone Would Hear Me Scream: Misadventures in Search of the Simple Life
by Wade Rouse
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We all dream it. Wade Rouse actually did it. Finally fed up with the frenzy of city life and a job he hates, Wade Rouse decided to make either the bravest decision of his life or the worst mistake since his botched Ogilvie home perm: to uproot his life... (read more)

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Center Square: The Paul Lynde Story
Center Square: The Paul Lynde Story
by Steve Wilson
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As a popular character actor and a regular on "The Hollywood Squares," Paul Lynde showed mainstream viewers that a gay man could be perceived as a stylish, funny man. This biography of Lynde paints a portrait of a man who reaped the rewards of frame, but... (read more)

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Homosexuality and Civilization (03 Edition)
Homosexuality and Civilization (03 Edition)
by Louis Crompton
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2003 Bonnie and Vern L. Bullough Book Award, Foundation for the Scientific Study of... (read more)

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Family outing
Family outing
by Chastity Bono
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From Chastity Bono, daughter of Sonny and Cher, heroine of the gay community, comes the first comprehensive guide to the coming-out process, written from the perspective of both gays and lesbians and their parents.... (read more)

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The Accidental Activist: A Personal and Political Memoir
The Accidental Activist: A Personal and Political Memoir
by Candace Gingrich
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When Candace Gingrich met Roseanne Barr at a GLAAD dinner in 1995, the actress said, "Don't worry, honey, I've got a weird brother, too." Candace laughed, and at the same time realized how significant the moment was: She was speaking to a celebrity at a... (read more)

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Gay Olympian: The Life & Death of Dr. Thomas Waddell
Gay Olympian: The Life & Death of Dr. Thomas Waddell
by Tom Waddell
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Tom Waddell perhaps did more to flout gay stereotypes than any other American. He was not effeminate; he was a world-class athlete. He was also a pheneomenon--a revelation to mainstream America when he appeared with his lover in People and on ABC's 20/20... (read more)

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Under the Rainbow
Under the Rainbow
by John Carlyle
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Actor John Carlyle got his big break in 1954. New to Hollywood, the twenty-three-year-old Carlyle was cast as the assistant director of the movie-within-a movie in George Cukor's A Star is Born. Although Carlyle's scene was later cut from the film —... (read more)

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Fire in the Belly: The Life and Times of David Wojnarowicz
Fire in the Belly: The Life and Times of David Wojnarowicz
by Cynthia Carr
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David Wojnarowicz was an abused child, a teen runaway who barely finished high school, but he emerged as one of the most important voices of his generation. He found his tribe in New Yorks East Village, a neighborhood noted in the 1970s and 80s for drugs,... (read more)

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Love Stories: Sex Between Men Before Homosexuality
Love Stories: Sex Between Men Before Homosexuality
by Jonathan Ned Katz
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In presenting stories of men's intimacies with men during the 19th century--in a world before the words "gay" and "straight" referred to sexuality--Katz dives into histories though diaries, letters, and poems, offering a clearer picture of how men... (read more)

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The Crimson Letter: Harvard, Homosexuality, and the Shaping of American Culture
The Crimson Letter: Harvard, Homosexuality, and the Shaping of American Culture
by Douglas Shand Tucci
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In a book deeply impressive in its reach while also deeply embedded in its storied setting, bestselling historian Douglass Shand-Tucci explores the nature and expression of sexual identity at Americas oldest university during the years of its greatest... (read more)

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To Believe in Women: What Lesbians Have Done for America - A History
To Believe in Women: What Lesbians Have Done for America - A History
by Lillian Faderman
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From the author of the acclaimed Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers, a landmark work of lesbian history that both "sets the record straight (or unstraight)" for all Americans and "provides a usable past" for lesbians "This is a book about how millions of... (read more)

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Homosexuality in Renaissance England (Between Men-Between Women: Lesbian & Gay Studies)
Homosexuality in Renaissance England (Between Men-Between Women: Lesbian & Gay Studies)
by Alan Bray
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Bray explores how men who engaged in sodomy reconciled this behavior with their society's violent loathing for the sodomite, and shows how a social more that had remained stable for centuries changed dramatically toward the end of the seventeenth century.... (read more)

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The Worlds of Lincoln Kirstein
The Worlds of Lincoln Kirstein
by Martin Duberman
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This rich and revelatory biography of Lincoln Kirstein, cofounder of the New York City Ballet and School of American Ballet, is filled with fascinating incidents and perceptions, and is being published for Kirstein's centenary. photos.... (read more)

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My Father and Myself
My Father and Myself
by J R Ackerley
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