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Gay & Lesbian studies books

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Recently Published

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

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

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

Coming Soon

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: 03/10/2017

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

Lesbian and Gay Memphis Building Communities Behind the Magnolia Curtain by Daneel Buring Lesbian and Gay Memphis Building Communities Behind the Magnolia Curtain

This work stands alone as a study of gender- and race-based communities and the interaction of gender, race, class, and religion in an American city in the recent past. The study addresses social and cultural issues both peculiarly Southern and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

Other books in this genre

Good As You From Prejudice to Pride - 30 Years of Gay Britain by Paul Flynn Good As You From Prejudice to Pride - 30 Years of Gay Britain

In 1984 the pulsing electronics and soft vocals of Smalltown Boy would become an anthem uniting gay men.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/04/2017

Edges Of The Rainbow LGBTQ Japan by Michel Delsol Edges Of The Rainbow LGBTQ Japan


Format: Paperback - Released: 04/04/2017

Listen, We Need to Talk How to Change Attitudes About Lgbt Rights by Brian Fraser Harrison, Melissa R. Michelson Listen, We Need to Talk How to Change Attitudes About Lgbt Rights
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Individuals typically resist changing their minds, but support for same-sex marriage increased from 35% to 61% between 2006-2016. What explains this anomaly?
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/03/2017

Community-Based Research on LGBT Aging by Brian de Vries Community-Based Research on LGBT Aging

The study of LGBT aging is in its infancy. In the absence of federal data on this often hidden population, community groups and organizations from across the country have taken it upon themselves to understand and assess the needs of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/03/2017

Indestructible Growing Up Queer, Cuban, and Punk in Miami (2nd Edition) by Cristy C. Road Indestructible Growing Up Queer, Cuban, and Punk in Miami (2nd Edition)


Format: Paperback - Released: 14/03/2017

Digital Queer Cultures in India Politics, Intimacies and Belonging by Rohit K. Dasgupta Digital Queer Cultures in India Politics, Intimacies and Belonging

Sexuality in India offers an expression of nationalist anxieties and is a significant marker of modernity through which subjectivities are formed among the middle class. This book investigates the everyday experience of queer Indian men on digital spaces. It explores...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/03/2017

Gay in the 80s From Fighting our Rights to Fighting for our Lives by Colin Clews Gay in the 80s From Fighting our Rights to Fighting for our Lives

The 80s wasn't the best decade for LGBT people around the world. Challenges included the rise of the New Right in the USA, Section 28 and the trial of Gay's the Word bookshop in the UK and the continuing criminalisation...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/02/2017

Encyclopedia of Homosexuality by Wayne R. Dynes Encyclopedia of Homosexuality

First published in 1990, The Encyclopedia of Homosexuality brings together a collection of outstanding articles that were, at the time of this book's original publication, classic, pioneering, and recent. Together, the two volumes provide scholarship on male and female homosexuality...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/02/2017

Cross-National Public Opinion about Homosexuality Examining Attitudes across the Globe by Amy Adamczyk Cross-National Public Opinion about Homosexuality Examining Attitudes across the Globe

Why are there big differences in attitudes about homosexuality? Using survey data from almost 90 societies, this book shows that cross-national differences in attitudes can largely be explained by the strength of democratic institutions, their level of economic development, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/01/2017

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