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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.
Holy Terror: Lies the Christian Right Tells Us to Deny Gay Equality
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,870. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
In this book, Mel White argues that the true goals of today's fundamentalists are to break down the wall that separates church and state, superimpose their "moral values" on the US Constitution, replace democracy with theocratic rule, and ultimately create a new "Christian America" in their image. They believe this is a Christian nation that must be returned forcibly to its Christian roots.
Neither Here Nor There
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
A memoir of a 7-decade struggle against guilt and fear to accept myself as both gay and as a Christian. It was a long journey with numerous detours and dead-ends, but in the end I gained some insight of what it means to be fully human and willing to take risks.
Leaving the Rest
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,080. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays
In Leaving the Rest, gay men open up and share their own personal experiences of being a gay alcoholic/addict and living as a sober gay man, including experiences leading to and following recovery.Addiction and recovery are often life-changing and lifelong issues for many gay men.
Irresistible Revolution
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,210. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
From one of the nation's best-known social justice leaders and community activists comes a strategic and informed argument about the pitfalls of limited political vision, and the benefits of an agenda that encompasses, yet moves beyond, equality.
For Colored Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Still Not Enough
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,850. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays
For Colored Boys addresses longstanding issues of sexual abuse, suicide, HIV/AIDS, racism, and homophobia in the African American and Latino communities, and more specifically among young gay men of color. The book tells stories of real people coming of age, coming out, dealing with religion and spirituality, seeking love and relationships, and creating their own sense of political empowerment.
America's Boy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,550. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Growing up "different" in the Ozarks is tough for a kid like Wade, especially with a wacky family and an all-American older brother. Wade's battle with himself- and the long road back to self-acceptance-forms the heart of this nostalgic, poignant, brutally funny and courageous memoir about what it means to be "normal," what it means to fit in, and, ultimately, what it means to be yourself.
10 Smart Things Gay Men Can Do to Improve Their Lives
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,670. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Gay men often say that after coming out they feel better at first, but for many it doesn't last. 10 Smart Things Gay Men Can Do to Improve Their Lives provides a thorough map for navigating through the difficult terrain of becoming the gay man you want to be in the context of your family, of your sexual health, and ultimately of a partnered relationship.
INCORRECT ENTERTAINMENT or Trash from the Past
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 80,560. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
A history of political incorrectness and bad taste in 20th Century American pop culture
Not Like Other Boys, Growing Up Gay by Marlene Fanta Shyer and Christopher Shyer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,130. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out
In alternating voices, this frank memoir chronicles the long journey mother and son took from a relationship of concealment and shame about Chris's homosexuality to one of acceptance and love. Marlene and Chris tell the story of their parallel lives during the troubled years each of them kept silent about their suspicions, all the while yearning to reveal the truth.
Minorities' Rights
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Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 83,380. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
An all-in-one-resource, Minorities' Rights is a comprehensive analysis of gay rights and same-sex marriage written during a tumultuous period and after the issue has been the subject of various constitutional amendments and high court challenges.
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.
One Trans Woman’s Spiritual Journey
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,990. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
A true story Transcending into womanhood in Phuket, Thailand Everyone sees what you appear to be... Few people experience what you really are... Because of the way we look... And because of the way society sees us...
Turkey, the Raw Guide
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Series: The Best of Perking the Pansies, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,200. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Have you ever wondered what it’s really like to pitch your tent in a foreign field, particularly a Muslim one? Guidebooks and travelogues only go so far. To get a real feel, you need to ask someone who’s been there, done that and bought all the fake designer t-shirts.
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).
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.
A Father's Angels
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,580. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
John Waldron had not intended to hire an undocumented worker, or several for that matter, but he needed help with caring for his two young sons. In A Father's Angels, his affecting and redeeming tribute to four Hispanic women and their families, these illegal angels helped redirect the lives of a new father and his children and provided invaluable life lessons on the true meaning of family.
The Gay Faith: Christ, Scripture, and Sexuality
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,620. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012 by Herms Press. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
The Gay Faith explains in clear, verifiable detail how the Bible affirms homosexuality as a birthright and lifestyle. For instance: The Old Testament does not prohibit homosexuality, despite modern contextual misinterpretation; Christ stated that some are born gay in Matthew 19:12 when examining the historical definition of "eunuch"; Paul never used the word "homosexuality"; and much, much more.
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.