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Refuse
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,520. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
(4.56 from 9 reviews)
Dean, a 22-year old female-to-male-transsexual, is no LGBT poster boy. Unemployed, depressed, mid-transition, friendless, and still living in the upstairs bedroom of his parents’ house, he can think of little to do but write his memoir. In the third person, he tells the tale of his would-be love affair with his college roommate, Colin, another trans man with a girlfriend and a successful band.
It's Not All About You!
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,170. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2010 by Thursday Night Press. Category: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sex and culture
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Your husband tells you he’s transsexual. Do you drop him like a hot rock? Could it possibly work out? Read this book! Includes: the transsexual process, talking to others, assessing your relationship, finding therapists, maintaining your marriage, jealousy, helping your children adjust, and more. Also fcr the woman who falls in love with a transsexual. It's not all about him. It's about you.
Loving Someone Gay (Rev. 5th Edition)
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 102,010. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2010 by Lethe Press. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Sexual psychology
For more than three decades, clinical psychologist, Don Clark, has been speaking to the hearts and minds of gay people, their families, friends, teachers and helpers in the many editions of Loving Someone Gay. With compassion he has promoted communication across generations as well as revealing a path of understanding and reconciliation for parents, siblings, husbands and wives and more.
Undercover Girl: Growing up transgender
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 125,200. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1966, on the edge of a puberty she doesn't want, a transgender girl hears a news story, and knows there are other people like her. Will she ever become her true self? A story of love, hope, friendship, growing up, and acceptance, with some comedy and terror thrown in.
Momma Baby Mama: Story of a Knocked-Up Lesbian
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 77,360. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Parenting
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Two women's hilarious and yet serious journey of conception, pregnancy and motherhood while living in conservative, Baptist, stifling hot Florida.
There is Always Another Boogey Man
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,010. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » History
A Reckoning of Homosexual Serial Killers “A list of the 50 Worst of the Worst”
Ode to Boy: An Anthology of Same-Sex Attraction in Literature from Antiquity Through the First World War
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 177,920. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013 by Watersgreen House. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Gay & lesbian
A refreshingly readable collection of literature devoted to same-sex attraction from the ancient Greeks through the war poets. Includes works from Homer, Sappho, the Old Testament, Pindar, Plato, Catullus, Virgil, Horace, Plutarch, Ovid, Rumi, Hafiz, Michelangelo, Marlowe, Shakespeare, Byron, Disraeli, Thoreau, Melville, Whitman, Henry James, Wilde, Housman, Cather, Stein, Mann, Owen, & many more.
Out Spoken: A Vito Russo Reader, Reel Two
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,330. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 by White Crane Books. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Entertainment
Now assembled as a special two-volume edition for the very first time, A Vito Russo Reader is a companion piece to VITO, the highly-acclaimed new HBO documentary by filmmaker Jeffrey Schwarz. Reel Two contains the segments: Politics and Power, Out Takes, I'll Take Manhattan and Postscripts (with writing by Larry Kramer, Anne Russo and Assotto Saint).
Left-Hander in London: A Field Guide to Transgenders, Lesbians, Gays and Bisexuals - In the Family, On the Job and In the Pew
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,590. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
The candid, funny and sometimes surprising story of the transition when an ordinary Joe becomes a Jane. JJ’s sheer ordinariness is what makes this first-hand account so powerful. This could be your neighbor, coworker, cousin, brother or spouse. LHIL is a powerful, amusing and informative book about embracing your true inner self and moving beyond tolerance and acceptance to enjoying diversity.
Paulyanna: International Rent-boy
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 141,300. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Paulyanna: International Rent-boy is a honest and frank portrayal of a working-class male prostitute’s life. Early abandonment, poverty, lack of education and sexual abuse delivered Paul onto the streets. But, ever optimistic, he does not dwell too much on the past. Without added glamour or grit, Paul shares the raw accounts of his life as a rent-boy in the 90s, from London to Los Angeles.
Playing By the Rules
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 72,400. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011 by Rebel Satori Press. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
Elzie came out publicly on ABC Evening World News in January 1993. He became the first Marine discharged under Don't Ask, Don't Tell, and later reinstated, becoming the first Marine to challenge Don't Ask, Don't Tell with a Federal Court Case and went on to serve four years openly gay. Forward by David Mixner.
Kenna / A Transgender Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,070. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013 by Clay Reston. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Sexual psychology
The true story of one person's lifelong struggle with gender dysphoria. Intriguing, highly informative and funny, this memoir takes the reader on the journey from initial self-awareness at age six through years of resistance and denial to final acceptance and the ultimate decision to assume a dramatically different role from the one assigned at birth.
Chelsea Station Issue 4
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,610. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013 by Chelsea Station Editions. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
The fourth issue of Chelsea Station, the popular new literary magazine of gay writing, edited by Jameson Currier, features seven short stories, three essays, ten poems, and interviews, reviews and other writing relating to gay literature.
Collected Poems and Letters from America with Photographs and a New Introduction
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 78,570. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014 by Watersgreen House. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
This volume begins with a new introduction by Keith Hale tying Brooke's early poems to his Rugby romantic friendships and discussing Brooke's sexuality in some detail. The Collected Poems and Letters from America are then presented in their entirety together with the original introduction to the letters by Henry James.
Out Spoken: A Vito Russo Reader, Reel One
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,970. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012 by White Crane Books. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Entertainment
Now assembled as a special two-volume edition for the very first time, A Vito Russo Reader is a companion piece to VITO, the highly-acclaimed new HBO documentary by filmmaker Jeffrey Schwarz. Reel One contains the segments: Show People, A Lavender Lens and Russo on Film
Natalae... From Across The Universe
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Series: Social Awareness, Book 1 ยท , Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 162,910. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Lessons learned from a personal journey and struggle for peace A memoir Natalae Jaennae Alluneedis This book is about my personal journey through life from James to me, Natalae, how the expression of who I am has affected those around me, and ultimately how all of us are impacted… even you.
Fan Fiction Fan (Pixel-Stained: a documentary memoir of the electronic publishing revolution in gay genre fiction)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,360. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Entertainment
A decade before e-books and self-publishing shook up the publishing industry, an author faced a dilemma: When you've written stories in a genre that is rarely published, what do you do? This first volume in Dusk Peterson's memoirs on the rise of gay genre fiction e-publishing includes reminiscences, stories, and art from mdbl, Steve Berman, J.M Snyder, and Emily Veinglory.
Dear Franz, Advice for Everyman from the Duke of Merzenburg!
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You set the price! Words: 51,070. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Franz, the Duke of Merzenburg is here to answer all your questions! For years, he has opened up his heart and mind to billions of readers via his DearFranz.com advice column. In his new book, Franz shares some of his classic advice - from marriage to diet, to lifestyle to revenge! It's all there, waiting for you to read and absorb, instantly making you a better person: just like Franz!
Gay: the tenth anniversary collection
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,660. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays
Forty-seven essays on what it means to be gay today: the marriage fight, religion, politics, Mardi Gras, body image, drugs, HIV, media, families, babies, gender identity, sport, literature and arts. Steve Dow is a Melbourne-born, Sydney-based journalist and author whose original publication of Gay in 2001 was critically well-received.
Foodsluts at Doll & Penny's Cafe
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,490. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
In 1988, twenty year-old Tony Correia flies to Vancouver with a plane ticket he found in a classified ad. What begins as adolescent revenge soon becomes a lesson in Vancouver’s counterculture when Tony gets a job at Doll & Penny’s Café. With a cast of characters that include drag queens, prostitutes and the religious right, Foodsluts reminds us it’s not prostitution if you would do it for free.