Books tagged: lgbt

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Gays and Mental Health: Fighting Depression, Saying No to Suicide
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2010 by Mason Crest an Imprint of National Highlights, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Sex and health
Thousands of LGBT people feel misunderstood and trapped in a world of people who judge them. Many of these people falsely think that their only choice is to end their life. This book explores some of the factors that lead to mental health issues for gay people, and examines steps that can be taken to help reduce or eliminate these threats.
Smashing Stereotypes: What Does It Mean to Be Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgender?
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2010 by Mason Crest an Imprint of National Highlights, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
“That’s so gay!” The words we use every day have power and can easily have a negative impact on life. This book considers common stereotypes of the LGBT community, explores where they come from and what they mean, and lets you decide if they are actually valid. Find out about informational resources and how young people are taking action in their communities to combat crude stereotypes.
Feeling Wrong in Your Own Body: Understanding What It Means to be Transgender
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 8,910. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2010 by Mason Crest an Imprint of National Highlights, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
Is it possible to be born in the wrong body? Explore the answer to this question with an in-depth look at what it means to be transgender, based on the personal experiences of the men and women who have taken steps to transition. These experiences help uncover the reality of this often misunderstood group.
What Causes Sexual Orientation? Genetics, Biology, Psychology
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2010 by Mason Crest an Imprint of National Highlights, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Sex and health
Taking a look at the various theories of the origins of homosexuality, this book delves into the center of the LGBT struggle for civil rights and acceptance by society. While for centuries homosexuality was considered a mental illness, gay people today have the evidence of scientific research and the benefit of their community’s decades-long fight for acceptance to prove they deserve equality.
Statistical Timeline and Overview of Gay Life
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 10,970. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2010 by Mason Crest an Imprint of National Highlights, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » History
The LGBT community's history is one of pride in the midst of prejudice, oppression, and misunderstanding. Seeing the development of the LGBT identity and community over time, a person is stuck by the bravery of individual LGBT people and the community itself in its struggle for acceptance by society. This book catalogues the history that is the LGBT community's fight for freedom and visibility.
Homosexuality Around the World: Safe Havens, Cultural Challenges
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 9,160. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2010 by Mason Crest an Imprint of National Highlights, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
The degree of acceptance for the LGBT community varies considerably in different countries. As gay men and women from around the world share their personal stories and experiences, learn about the changing cultural attitudes and the national policies held from country to country regarding the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people.
Notes of a Deaf Gay Writer: 20 Years Later
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,320. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2010 by Handtype Press. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays
Raymond Luczak revisits the essay that brought him national attention for the first time. Originally published as a cover story in CHRISTOPHER STREET magazine in December 1990, rereading the essay prompted him to compare his feelings against what he'd felt back then. His reactions may surprise you.
Homophobia: From Social Stigma to Hate Crimes
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 8,130. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2010 by Mason Crest an Imprint of National Highlights, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
While homophobia and hate crimes seem to be new social and political issues, the fear and hatred of gay people has been present throughout history. Despite the many advances made by the LGBT community, homophobia continues to run rampant. Learn about the plight of LGBT people and explore ways young people—straight and gay—can work together to end the hatred and create a better future for all.
Go To Hell
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,200. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Go To Hell comes out of my life of struggle and not understanding the why. It is not just another self-help, “feel good” read. It is an experience. Go To Hell was created from my life experiences and, from them, the knowledge that life is not personal. Situations, incidents and circumstances, whether they are positive, negative or indifferent, will show up in your life.
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.