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Sinister Wisdom 90: Catch, Quench
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,140. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays
Let Sinister Wisdom 90: Catch, Quench catch you and quench your love of lesbian literature and culture! Catch, Quench explores the complexity of lesbians through stories on love, family, and conflict to conjure up your hunger for more—and satisfaction.
A Demon Named Martha
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,450. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Delivered with a macabre humor which oscillates between gut splitting satire and a dark psychological depth Forrester succeeds in weaving his interpretation of existential philosophy with the brute facts of existence. He is a master of kneading in obscure fascinating facts about specimens such as the clawed toad (Xenopus) and broader theories such as Freudian repression into everyday life.
Mambo Lips: A Memoir of a Girl who Found Strength in Being Different
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,680. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016 by Prominent Books, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out
This is the story of a young girl growing up in a fun, vibrant and sometimes dysfunctional Latino household. Much like all lives, she experiences her share of illnesses, deaths, births, loves and losses. Joie faces all of these with a strength unlike most as she discovers her lesbian self. This is a fascinating story of a child’s lesbian awakening and the power she derives from that.
Sinister Wisdom 92: Lesbian Health Care Workers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,690. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Sex and health
Sinister Wisdom 92: Lesbian Healthcare Workers is a special issue that focuses on lesbian healthcare workers, and particularly nurses. Workers and recipients of lesbian healthcare come together to share their personal experiences through essays, poems, and other imagery that highlight systemic issues, and express gratitude to the healers within the lesbian community.
Sinister Wisdom 94: Lesbians and Exile
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,150. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Sinister Wisdom 94: Lesbians and Exile confronts the challenges that face lesbians living where lesbian identity is still dangerous. Considering the many facets of exile and its relationship to lesbian identity, Lesbians in Exile, coedited by Joan Nestle and Yasmin Tambiah, addresses topics such as law and human rights, gender, ethnicity, culture.
Rupert Brooke
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,480. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
Keith Hale, editor of Friends & Apostles: The Correspondence of Rupert Brooke and James Strachey, 1905-1914, here examines the bowdlerization of Brooke in existing biographies and looks into the poet's self-proclaimed bisexual identity.
How-to Stop HIV Before it Stops You!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,340. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / AIDS & HIV
This little guide is for and about taking a proactive stance in not getting HIV /AIDS with the advanced treatment option known as PrEP, Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis. It also includes some information about emergency treatment for one time exposure to HIV called PEP.
The Transgender Monologues, Gender, Sexuality, and LGBT Life
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 63,540. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
This is a different, informative, and entertaining book regarding issues of life, which will interest LGBT people but mostly transgender people, their loved ones, and students/professionals in the social sciences. Within the 58 monologues are a close examination of everyday issues. The author, is the winner of the Best Storyteller Award at NYC Fresh Fruit Festival of 2012.
Identical Treatment in the Machine of the Law, The Quest for Transgender Civil Rights
Price: Free! Words: 38,490. Language: American English. Published: December 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
For an easy way to understand transgenderism and explain it to others read this book. Also, read this book's over 50 speeches that are loaded with ideas and arguments when lobbying for transgender civil rights. For a full discussion of transgenderism see this author's other book "Transgender Complete, A Virtual Handbook" also sold at most eBook retailers.
I'm A Bisexual
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,850. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015 by Gorillas With Scissors Press (GWSP). Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
A collection of ten personal essay detailing my journey of sexual evolution. This is my story of first accepting and then ultimately embracing my identity as a bisexual middle aged American man.
Vintage Male Swimmers
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 240. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays
Photographic expositions of ten young, fit, male swimmers of years gone by.
It's Life Jim...
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 37,540. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
It’s Life Jim . . . depicts a gripping, sincere and powerful journey of sexual and spiritual reconciliation, via the road of fundamentalist religion, into a far deeper and expansive experience. It reveals one man's battle against homosexuality, religious obsession, suicidal depression, guilt, shame and grief into the triumph of unconditional love and acceptance.
We Are Valid!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,480. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out
Everyone has identity struggles. What do I want to be when I grow up? What group do I belong too? For Transgender people, it goes well beyond that. The questions change to “Will I ever be the true me?”, “Do I belong at all?”
Germany's Gay Achievement
Price: Free! Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » History
A discussion of the gay male achievement of Germany from literature and art to the social sciences..
Transgender Complete, A Virtual Handbook
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,800. Language: American English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / general
This is the most complete book covering every aspect of the subject. It serves transgender people, loved ones, employers, and students/professionals by discussing transgender issues, how best to interact with them for a healthy relationship, and why they are ideal employees. It is based on 4 years of research and includes original research plus180 quotes of opinions by transgender women and men.
Leaving Normal: Adventures in Gender
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,810. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2015 by Weasel Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out
Leaving Normal: Adventures in Gender is creative nonfiction that takes an unflinching but humorous look at living as a butch in a pink/blue, boy-girl, M/F world.
Pencil Me In: A Trans Perspective in a Gendered World
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,080. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
Michael Eric Brown shares not only his personal life as a transgender man, but he also talks candidly about gender roles and societal expectations. Approaching the subjects with frankness and occasional humor, he shares his experiences as well as those of countless others in the transgender community in order to communicate openly what it means to be a transgender individual in today’s society.
Between Shadow and Sun: A Husband's Journey Through Gender - A Wife's Labor of Love
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 69,000. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
A revealing look at what it feels like for a person - and a family - to struggle with gender. Tina and Mary are especially effective at describing their experience for those who find it difficult to comprehend what it feels like to live in the "wrong" gender and why transition is so important.
Gender Diverse Parenting: A Raising My Boychick Collection
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Parenting
Arwyn Daemyir eloquently and persuasively presents the whys and hows of parenting with gender diversity in this collection of highly praised essays. Make sure all your children, especially those who may later reveal themselves to be lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender, are secure and confident in themselves, their gender, and your love and support for them.
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 and Lesbian » History
The classic anthology that introduced an unforgettable voice to a new generation.