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The Watersgreen Anthology of World Literature: From Antiquity Through the First World War by Watersgreen House
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 223,700. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » History, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Watersgreen House presents the most extensive collection of literature devoted to same-sex attraction from the ancient Greeks through the war poets. This volume is perfect for gay literature courses or for the casual reader.
Transgenders in the U.S. Military: Policies, Problems, and Prospects - Transvestites, Drag Queens, Transsexual, Genderqueer, Comparative Perspectives, Medical Standards, Historical Evolution by Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 120,960. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this military study explores the policies, problems, and prospects related to transgenders serving in the U.S. military.
Lesbian Crushes in France: A Diary on Screwing Up my Year Abroad by Natasha Holme
Series: Lesbian Crush Diaries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,530. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out
In 1990 twenty-year-old Natasha finds herself in France on her university year abroad. She is ANGRY. Everyone should be a lesbian, or she will punish them for their oversight (particularly her bemused fellow English assistant friend, Ange).
Gay Men and The New Way Forward by Raymond L. Rigoglioso
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,750. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Sociology
How is being gay a gift? From a perspective seldom considered in mainstream gay—or straight—culture, Raymond L. Rigoglioso, founder of Gay Men of Wisdom, takes a fresh and open-hearted look at the critical roles that gay men play in the world. Organized around 14 Distinct Gay Male Gifts, Gay Men and The New Way Forward shows how gay men have become teachers for humanity.
No! Maybe? Yes! Living My Truth by Grace Anne Stevens
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,230. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
How Grace Stevens appeared to the world was not her true self. She shares her life story of denying, then questioning, and ultimately reaching self-acceptance along with the decisions and actions she took to achieve and live her truth.
Finding my Own Way to Happy and Gay by Barbara Castle-Farmer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,980. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / adolescence
An often hilarious often heartbreaking account of coming out by a young lesbian in 60s South Africa. It wasn’t all sliding along on buttered feet ... there was angst & anguish along the way, battles won, hopes lost, and many laughably embarrassing moments. And in spite of all the available reading, it’s no easier coming out today than it was last century - no matter where you live!
Manning Up: Transsexual Men on Finding Brotherhood, Family & Themselves by Mitch Kellaway
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,720. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Gay and lesbian
27 men who transitioned from female-to-male illuminate their roles as male community members: Fathers, sons, brothers, husbands, boyfriends, friends, and mentors. Offering an incredible range of cultural, class, ethnic, spiritual, and generational backgrounds, their writing addresses topics including birthing and raising children, gay male sexuality, facing racism, and finding solace in religion.
An American Queer: The Amazon Trail by Lee Lynch
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,300. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays
This collection of Lee Lynch's columns chronicles over a quarter century of queer life in the United States, from the last decades of the twentieth century into the twenty-first.
24 Soho by Gilbert Cartier
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,960. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural
A wild magic carpet ride filled with outlandish undertakings, secret bumps and mythical stops. Cartier's often torturous, always adventurous life so adroitly depicted here is ultimately a triumph of the human spirit.
Going Gay My Journey from Evangelical Christian Minister to Self-acceptance, Love, Life, and Meaning by Tim Rymel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,240. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out
Tim Rymel, a former Christian minister and leader in the ex-gay (reparative therapy) movement shares his story of coming to terms with his sexuality and rediscovering faith.
Queerly Beloved: A Love Story Across Genders by Diane Anderson-Minshall
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,550. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Imagine if, after fifteen years as a lesbian couple, your partner turned to you and said, "I think I'm really a man." What would you do? How would you respond? For Diane and Jacob (née Suzy) Anderson-Minshall this isn't a hypothetical question. It's what really happened.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 127, Number 6 - April 2014 by Harvard Law Review
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 170,190. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
Harvard Law Review, Apr. '14, includes scholarly articles and student research, and the annual survey of Developments in the Law. This year's topic is SEXUAL ORIENTATION & GENDER IDENTITY. The issue includes an article by Jill Anderson, "Misreading Like a Lawyer: Cognitive Bias in Statutory Interpretation," and one by Ryan Bubb & Richard Pildes, "How Behavioral Economics Trims Its Sails and Why."
Edge: Travels of an Appalachian Leather Bear by Jeff Mann
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,070. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014 by Lethe Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Travel, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
The autobiographical essays in Edge offer insight into the passions of acclaimed author Jeff Mann. These memories, insightful as they are endearing, range from his boyhood obsession with the gothic allure of Dark Shadows, to the doubt and pain of being a Southerner and so at the edge of the gay community, and the appeal of leather bars and bear culture.
Collected Poems and Letters from America with Photographs and a New Introduction by Rupert Brooke
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,570. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
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.
I'm Not The Man I Used To Be by Kenna Henderson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,250. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013 by Clay Reston. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Essay » Author profile
The true life story of a transgender person who, after five decades of secrecy, accepts the spirit trapped inside and sets it free.
Paulyanna: International Rent-boy by Paul Douglas Lovell
Price: $5.90 USD. Words: 141,300. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Travel(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.
Fan Fiction Fan (Pixel-Stained: a documentary memoir of the electronic publishing revolution in gay genre fiction) by Dusk Peterson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,360. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
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.
Holy Terror: Lies the Christian Right Tells Us to Deny Gay Equality by Mel White
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,870. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
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 by John Suddath
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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.