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Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic
Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic
by Alison Bechdel
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Fun Home, in concert with Craig Thompson's Blankets, was one of the works that proved to my doubting eyes that graphic novels could reach heights every bit as poetic, moving, and magical as the finest prose. Darkly funny but wholly sincere, the story of... (read more)

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I Am Not Myself These Days: A Memoir (P.S.)
I Am Not Myself These Days: A Memoir (P.S.)
by Josh Kilmer Purcell
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The New York Times bestselling, darkly funny memoirof a young New Yorker's daring dual life—advertising art director by day,glitter-dripping drag queen and nightclub beauty-pageant hopeful by night—was asmash literary debut for Josh... (read more)

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Forcing the Spring: Inside the Fight for Marriage Equality
Forcing the Spring: Inside the Fight for Marriage Equality
by Jo Becker
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Forcing the Spring begins on Election Night 2008, when a controversial California ballot initiative called Proposition 8—which removed the right of gay men and women to marry—passed alongside Barack Obamas stunning victory. Forcing the Spring... (read more)

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Gypsy Boy: My Life in the Secret World of the Romany Gypsies
Gypsy Boy: My Life in the Secret World of the Romany Gypsies
by Mikey Walsh
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An Eye-Opening Memoir of Growing Up Gypsy Mikey Walsh was born into a Romany Gypsy family. They live in a secluded community, and little is known about their way of life. After centuries of persecution, Gypsies are wary of outsiders, and if you choose... (read more)

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The Pink Triangle: The Nazi War Against Homosexuals
The Pink Triangle: The Nazi War Against Homosexuals
by Richard Plant
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This is the first comprehensive book in English on the fate of the homosexuals in Nazi Germany. The author, a German refugee, examines the climate and conditions that gave rise to a vicious campaign against Germanys gays, as directed by Himmler and his... (read more)

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A Queer History of the United States (ReVisioning American History)
A Queer History of the United States (ReVisioning American History)
by Michael Bronski
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Winner of a 2012 Stonewall Book Award in nonfiction A Queer History of the United States is more than a “who’s who” of queer history: it is a book that radically challenges how we understand American history. Drawing upon primary-source... (read more)

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The Reappearing Act: Coming Out as Gay on a College Basketball Team Led by Born-Again Christians
The Reappearing Act: Coming Out as Gay on a College Basketball Team Led by Born-Again Christians
by Kate Fagan
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Its hard enough coming out, but playing basketball for a nationally ranked school and trying to figure out your sexual identity in the closeted and paranoid world of big-time college sports—thats a challenge. Kate Fagans love for basketball and... (read more)

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Married women who love women
Married women who love women
by Carren Strock
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This book is is about women in heterosexual marriages who discover or come to terms with their lesbianism or bisexuality. It answers questions such as how women make this discovery, what they do once they realize their same-gender sexuality, how family... (read more)

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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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The End of San Francisco
The End of San Francisco
by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore
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"Mattilda is a dazzling writer of uncommon truths, a challenging writer who refuses to conform to conventionality. Her agitation is an inspiration." —Justin Torres, author of We the Animals The End of San Francisco breaks apart the conventions of... (read more)

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Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights
Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights
by Kenji Yoshino
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In this remarkable and elegant work, acclaimed Yale Law School professor Kenji Yoshino fuses legal manifesto and poetic memoir to call for a redefinition of civil rights in our law and culture. Everyone covers. To cover is to downplay a disfavored trait... (read more)

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The Velvet Rage: Overcoming the Pain of Growing Up Gay in a Straight Man's World
The Velvet Rage: Overcoming the Pain of Growing Up Gay in a Straight Man's World
by Alan Downs
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The gay male world today is characterized by seductive beauty, artful creativity, flamboyant sexuality, and, encouragingly, unprecedented acceptability in society. Yet despite the progress of the recent past, gay men still find themselves asking, "Are we... (read more)

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Redeeming the Dream: The Case for Marriage Equality
Redeeming the Dream: The Case for Marriage Equality
by David Boies
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The riveting inside story of the Supreme Courts landmark rulings on The Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8—by the two lawyers who argued the case   On June 26, 2013, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a pair of landmark... (read more)

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Forging Gay Identities : Organizing Sexuality in San Francisco, 1950-1994 (02 Edition)
Forging Gay Identities : Organizing Sexuality in San Francisco, 1950-1994 (02 Edition)
by Elizabeth A. Armstrong
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Unlike many social movements, the gay and lesbian struggle for visibility and rights has succeeded in combining a unified group identity with the celebration of individual differences. Forging Gay Identities explores how this happened, tracing the... (read more)

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A Desired Past: A Short History of Same-Sex Love in America
A Desired Past: A Short History of Same-Sex Love in America
by Leila J Rupp
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With this book, Leila J. Rupp accomplishes what few scholars have even attempted: she combines a vast array of scholarship on supposedly discrete episodes in American history into an entertaining and entirely readable story of same-sex desire across the... (read more)

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Darling: A Spiritual Autobiography
Darling: A Spiritual Autobiography
by Richard Rodriguez
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An award–winning writer delivers a major reckoning with religion, place, and sexuality in the aftermath of 9/11 Hailed in The Washington Post as “one of the most eloquent and probing public intellectuals in America,” Richard Rodriguez now... (read more)

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The Velvet Rage: Overcoming the Pain of Growing Up Gay in a Straight Man's World
The Velvet Rage: Overcoming the Pain of Growing Up Gay in a Straight Man's World
by Alan Downs
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Today’s gay man enjoys unprecedented, hard-won social acceptance. Despite this victory, however, serious problems still exist. Substance abuse, depression, suicide, and sex addiction among gay men are at an all-time high, causing many to ask... (read more)

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The Lesbian Menace: Ideology, Identity, and the Representation of Lesbian Life
The Lesbian Menace: Ideology, Identity, and the Representation of Lesbian Life
by Sherrie Inness
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Examines how lesbianism has been represented in American popular culture and how conflicting ideologies have shaped lesbian experiences and identity.... (read more)

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Swish: My Quest to Become the Gayest Person Ever
Swish: My Quest to Become the Gayest Person Ever
by Joel Derfner
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Joel Derfner is gayer than you. Dont feel too bad about it, though, because he has made being gayer than you his lifes work. At summer day camp, when he was six, Derfner tried to sign up for needlepoint and flower arranging, but the camp counselors... (read more)

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Flagrant Conduct (13 Edition)
Flagrant Conduct (13 Edition)
by Dale Carpenter
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No one could have predicted that the night of September 17, 1998, would be anything but routine in Houston, Texas. Even the call to police that a black man was "going crazy with a gun" was hardly unusual in this urban setting. Nobody could have imagined... (read more)

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