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A Survey of Gay Literature, Volume One: From Homer Through Lord Byron
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,910. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2018 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » History, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies
A Survey of Gay Literature Volume One is a collection of literature devoted to same-sex attraction from antiquity through Lord Byron.
TRANS/gressive: How Transgender Activists Took on Gay Rights, Feminism, the Media & Congress… and Won!
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,860. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2017 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » History
This is the inside story of how in just a few years, a handful of trans activists would come together in the face of enormous difficulties and opposition to launch from the very margins of society what would grow into the modern political movement for gender rights.
Pressing Matters (Vol 2)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,190. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » History, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian
The unique and authoritative history of how Trans rights activism began in the United Kingdom, and the people involved in that struggle. The book is framed as a memoir of the author, working at the heart of the action, and is backed up by original correspondence and plans.
Pressing Matters (Vol 1)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 142,950. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » History, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian
The unique and authoritative history of how Trans rights activism began in the United Kingdom, and the people involved in that struggle. The book is framed as a memoir of the author, working at the heart of the action, and is backed up by original correspondence and plans.
Tender Darkness: A Mary MacLane Sampler
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 84,770. Language: American English. Published: October 12, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » History
The classic anthology that introduced an unforgettable voice to a new generation.
I, Mary MacLane: A Diary of Human Days - Annotated Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,690. Language: American English. Published: October 8, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » History
Called first many times - first blogger, first New Woman, first female proto-Surrealist, first screen writer/star to break the fourth wall and directly address her audience (1917’s astonishing "Men Who Have Made Love to Me"), in her final book she is the first media icon to destroy the celebrity distance and expose her inmost doubts, her hopes, conflicted sexual history - her many inner worlds.
A Gay History of Italy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,950. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » History
The first gay male history of Italy from the Etruscans to the present time.
A Gay History of the United States
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,800. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » History
A Gay History of the United States is the most complete gay male history of the country to date.
The Watersgreen House Anthology of Gay Literature: From Antiquity Through the First World War
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 224,060. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & 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.
There is Always Another Boogey Man
You set the price! Words: 85,100. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » History
A Reckoning of Homosexual Serial Killers “A list of the 50 Worst of the Worst”
The King's Toads
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,140. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » History
The Boterels of Brittany effectively won the Battle of Hastings for William the Conqueror. Over the next century, the Boterel men stayed close to the king and prospered, sometimes through military support: sometimes through much more personal services - and they don't get much more personal! And the family spread in England and France - one line being the ancestors of George Washington!
Ode to Boy: An Anthology of Same-Sex Attraction in Literature from Antiquity Through the First World War
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 177,920. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » History
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.
Love, Christopher Street
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,690. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013 by Chelsea Station Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » History
The 26 original essays in Love, Christopher Street encompass revealing, intense, profound, funny, personal, and queer reflections that span forty years of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender life in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island and together create an LGBT love letter to New York City.
Gay Spirit: Myth & Meaning
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 110,360. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013 by White Crane Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » History, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Arguably the book that started the Gay Spirituality Movement. Publishers Weekly wrote: Cultural editor of the Advocate, Thompson here collects previously published articles and book excerpts from the magazine, each an attempt to define the status of gay men.
The Trouble with Harry Hay: Founder of the Modern Gay Movement (Updated Edition)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,590. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012 by White Crane Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » History
In a galvanizing sweep through the Twentieth Century, award-winning historian Stuart Timmons chronicles the story of the man who founded the modern gay movement. After decades of searching and struggle, Harry Hay created the Mattachine Society in 1950, the nation’s first gay political group. Today, LGBT activism is taken for granted. But over a half century ago, it required vision and courage.
Foodsluts at Doll & Penny's Cafe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,480. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Politics & society, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » History
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.