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Gay & Lesbian studies books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Gay & Lesbian studies category. Presented with a red border are the Gay & Lesbian studies books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Queer Politics Identity, Culture, and American Democracy by Elizabeth A. (University of North Texas, USA) Oldmixon, Bethany (University of North Texas, USA) Blackstone, Wendy L. Watson Queer Politics Identity, Culture, and American Democracy
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In a very short time, LGBTQ issues have moved from the margins to the mainstream of American political life. The 1969 Stonewall Riots are commonly considered the start of the modern gay rights movement in the United States and within...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/11/2017

Queer Sinophone Cultures by Howard (University of Warwick, UK) Chiang Queer Sinophone Cultures
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The Sinophone framework emphasises the diversity of Chinese-speaking communities and cultures, and seeks to move beyond a binary model of China and the West. Indeed, this strikingly resembles attempts within the queer studies movement to challenge the dimorphisms of sex...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/10/2017

Forbidden Lives Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Stories from Wales by Norena Shopland Forbidden Lives Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Stories from Wales


Format: Paperback - Released: 17/10/2017

The Queerness of Childhood Essays from the Other Side of the Looking Glass by Anna Fishzon The Queerness of Childhood Essays from the Other Side of the Looking Glass

This volume explores two threads: the new presence of queer children in popular cultural works and psychoanalytic discourse, and the increasing attention to childhood and the figural child in queer studies. With essays discussing topics ranging from the adoption and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/10/2017

Victory The Triumphant Gay Revolution by Linda Hirshman Victory The Triumphant Gay Revolution

In the vein of Taylor Branch's classic Parting of the Waters, Supreme Court lawyer and political pundit Linda Hirshman delivers the enthralling, groundbreaking story of the gay rights movement, revealing how a dedicated and resourceful minority changed America forever-now available...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/10/2017

Queer Muslims in Europe Sexuality, Religion and Migration in Belgium by Wim Peumans Queer Muslims in Europe Sexuality, Religion and Migration in Belgium

Belgium was the second country in the world to introduce same-sex marriage.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

50 Years Legal Five Decades of Fighting for Equal Rights by Simon Napier-Bell 50 Years Legal Five Decades of Fighting for Equal Rights


Format: Hardback - Released: 25/09/2017

A Burst of Light and Other Essays by Audre Lorde A Burst of Light and Other Essays


Format: Hardback - Released: 13/09/2017

Coming Soon

Women in Relationships with Bisexual Men Bi Men By Women by Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli Women in Relationships with Bisexual Men Bi Men By Women

This book is an intimate journey into the experiences and insights of 79 Australian women in relationships with bisexual men. The research, revelations, and reflections in this book tell us much about global constructions and understandings of intimate relationships, sexual...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/12/2017

Queer Politics Identity, Culture, and American Democracy by Elizabeth A. (University of North Texas, USA) Oldmixon, Bethany (University of North Texas, USA) Blackstone, Wendy L. Watson Queer Politics Identity, Culture, and American Democracy
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In a very short time, LGBTQ issues have moved from the margins to the mainstream of American political life. The 1969 Stonewall Riots are commonly considered the start of the modern gay rights movement in the United States and within...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/12/2017

Queering Feelings A Critical Humanist Approach to Emotion and Sexuality by Lyndsey Moon Queering Feelings A Critical Humanist Approach to Emotion and Sexuality

This book focuses on queer feelings and the meanings assigned to 'queer' bodies, challenging the idea of 'emotions' as gendered and questioning the role of emotion in the designation of sexed and gendered bodies. From a critical humanist position, Queering...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/12/2017

Unveiling the Muse The Lost History of Gay Carnival in New Orleans by Howard Philips Smith, Henri Schindler Unveiling the Muse The Lost History of Gay Carnival in New Orleans
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Traditional Carnival has been well documented with a vast array of books published on the subject. However, few of them, if any, mention gay Carnival krewes or the role of gay Carnival within the larger context of the season. Howard...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/01/2018

Sexuality, Oppression, and Forced Migration by Claire (University of Southampton, UK) Bennett Sexuality, Oppression, and Forced Migration
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The book begins by introducing debates on the queer diaspora, paying particular attention to the forced displacement of homosexuals in the global South. Whilst there is increasing concern predominantly raised by human rights organisations regarding the criminalisation, stigmatisation and abuses...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/01/2018

Other books in this genre

Queer Business Queering Organization Sexualities by Nick Rumens Queer Business Queering Organization Sexualities

In this modern day and age, it is surprising that managerialist perspectives, practices and ideas are colonising the study of sexualities in organisation. A timely intervention into the contemporary vitality of queer theories, Queer Business is an innovative book length...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Queering Language, Gender and Sexuality by Tommaso M. Milani Queering Language, Gender and Sexuality

This volume showcases ten years of research on language, gender and sexuality informed by queer theory.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Queering Language, Gender and Sexuality by Tommaso M. Milani Queering Language, Gender and Sexuality

This volume showcases ten years of research on language, gender and sexuality informed by queer theory.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Cuba's Gay Revolution Normalizing Sexual Diversity Through a Health-Based Approach by Emily J. Kirk Cuba's Gay Revolution Normalizing Sexual Diversity Through a Health-Based Approach

This book explores the unique health-based approach that has been employed in Cuba to dramatically change attitudes and policies regarding sexual diversity since 1959.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Apples & Oranges My Journey Through Sexual Identity by Jan Clausen Apples & Oranges My Journey Through Sexual Identity


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/07/2017

Politics, Society and Homosexuality in Post-War Britain The Sexual Offences Act of 1967 and its Significance by Keith Dockray Politics, Society and Homosexuality in Post-War Britain The Sexual Offences Act of 1967 and its Significance

'The Sexual Offences Act of 1967 was ground-breaking in the UK and this book marks the fiftieth anniversary of its successful path to the statute book.
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/07/2017

The Gay and Lesbian Liberation Movement by Margaret Cruikshank The Gay and Lesbian Liberation Movement

First Published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor and Francis, an informa company.
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/06/2017

Exploring LGBT Spaces and Communities Contrasting Identities, Belongings and Wellbeing by Eleanor (Sheffield Hallam University, UK) Formby Exploring LGBT Spaces and Communities Contrasting Identities, Belongings and Wellbeing
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The phrase `LGBT community' is often used by policy-makers, service providers, and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people themselves, but what does it mean? What understandings and experiences does that term suggest, and ignore? Based on a UK-wide study...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/06/2017

Just Married Same-Sex Couples, Monogamy, and the Future of Marriage by Stephen Macedo Just Married Same-Sex Couples, Monogamy, and the Future of Marriage

The institution of marriage stands at a critical juncture. As gay marriage equality gains acceptance in law and public opinion, questions abound regarding marriage's future. Will same-sex marriage lead to more radical marriage reform? Should it? Antonin Scalia and many...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/04/2017

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