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Natalae... From Across The Universe by Natalae Jaennae Alluneedis
Series: Social Awareness, Book 1 · , Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 162,910. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Transgender
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.
The Clouds Still Hang by Patrick C Notchtree
Price: $5.25 USD. (Free!) Words: 247,990. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Coming out
"The Clouds Still Hang" is a trilogy based heavily on the author's life telling a story of love and loyalty, betrothal and betrayal, triumph and tragedy; novels that chart one man's attempts to rise above the legacy of a traumatic childhood. It is a trilogy because it is written in three sequential parts, each long enough and able to stand alone; but it forms one long story.
Undercover Girl: Growing up transgender by Jill Davidson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 125,200. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Transgender
In 1966, on the edge of a puberty she doesn't want, a transgender girl hears a news story, and knows there are other people like her. Will she ever become her true self? A story of love, hope, friendship, growing up, and acceptance, with some comedy and terror thrown in.
More Sex, Drugs & Disco — San Francisco Diaries from the Pre-AIDS Era by Mark Abramson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,090. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
In this sequel to "Sex, Drugs & Disco," Mark Abramson's diaries begin in January 1980 with optimism for the new decade. San Francisco was a beacon of freedom for gay men from around the world, and he was there to write down the details of most of his tricks, love affairs, and all the fleeting encounters in between. We were scarcely aware of how special those days.
Paulyanna: International Rent-boy by Paul Douglas Lovell
Price: $5.00 $3.50 USD. (30% off!) Words: 141,300. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Gay & 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.
Girl in the Dream: Stephanie (Sydney) Castle Heal, A Transgender Life by Margot Wilson
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 171,310. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Transgender
Stephanie (Sydney) Castle Heal is an advocate, activist and elder in the Canadian transgender community. Girl in the Dream is a first person narrative that details Stephanie’s transgender journey from male to female. Her dream marks a pivotal moment in her young life when her gender dysphoria made itself manifest. What follows is a candid view into her life prior to and following her transition.
The Trouble with Harry Hay: Founder of the Modern Gay Movement (Updated Edition) by Stuart Timmons
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.
Outspoken: A Decade of Transgender Activism and Trans Feminism by Julia Serano
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,680. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Transgender
Julia Serano (author of Whipping Girl and Excluded) combines elements of memoir, historical account, gender theory, and activist philosophy in her third book, Outspoken. This collection (spanning a decade of her work as a writer and trans feminist) provides an insightful overview of where transgender activism has been, and compelling analysis of where it should head in the future.
The Double: Male Eros, Friendships, and Mentoring—From Gilgamesh To Kerouac by Edward C Sellner
Price: $9.00 $3.60 USD. (60% off!) Words: 145,510. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013 by Lethe Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Friendship, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies
This book examines the concept of the Double in history and literary sources, from the earliest known literature, The Epic of Gilgamesh, to the life and writings of the 20th-century Beat writer, Jack Kerouac. Drawing upon his knowledge of theology, Jungian psychology, literature, and the history of Christian spirituality, Ed Sellner explains this inner figure, reflected in close friendship.
For My Brothers - A Memoir by Mark Abramson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,260. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies
Mark Abramson was a bartender during the worst years of the AIDS crisis, roughly from 1984 to 1996 when new life-saving drugs came on the market. He was also involved in several of the major fundraising events of the times, from gay bars to the waterfront piers of San Francisco and theaters in between. For My Brothers is filled with true stories of encounters with famous and not so famous people.
Gay: the tenth anniversary collection by Steve Dow
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,650. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies
Forty-seven essays on what it means to be gay today: the marriage fight, religion, politics, Mardi Gras, body image, drugs, HIV, media, families, babies, gender identity, sport, literature and arts. Steve Dow is a Melbourne-born, Sydney-based journalist and author whose original publication of Gay in 2001 was critically well-received.
Out Spoken: A Vito Russo Reader, Reel Two by Vito Russo
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,330. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 by White Crane Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Entertainment, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
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).
Loving Someone Gay (Rev. 5th Edition) by Don Clark, PhD
Price: $4.00 $1.60 USD. (60% off!) Words: 102,010. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2010 by Lethe Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Sexual psychology, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Coming out
For more than three decades, clinical psychologist, Don Clark, has been speaking to the hearts and minds of gay people, their families, friends, teachers and helpers in the many editions of Loving Someone Gay. With compassion he has promoted communication across generations as well as revealing a path of understanding and reconciliation for parents, siblings, husbands and wives and more.
Hollywood Gays by Boze Hadleigh
Price: $9.99 $6.99 USD. (30% off!) Words: 101,300. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Entertainment, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
In this rare, no-holds-barred collection of interviews with Hollywood icons from the Golden Age of movies—Cary Grant, Anthony Perkins, Liberace, Cesar Romero, among others—renowned entertainment journalist and historian Boze Hadleigh goes straight to the source and opens the film worlds closet door onto another era. Secret love affairs, confessions, gossip about the personal lives of other closete
Amar a Alguien Gay by Don Clark, PhD
Price: $3.00 $1.20 USD. (60% off!) Words: 102,060. Language: Spanish. Published: April 28, 2011 by Lethe Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Sex & health, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Gay & lesbian
Por más de tres décadas, el psicólogo clínico, Don Clark, ha estado hablando a los corazones y mentes de la gente gay, sus familias, amigos, maestros, y ayudantes en las múltiples ediciones de Loving Someone Gay (Amar A Alguien Gay).Con ésta más reciente edición actualizada de su famoso libro, Don Clark ilumina una luz clara a nuestro futuro en el siglo veintiuno.
Pressing Matters (Vol 2) by Christine Burns
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.
Rhapsody: Notes on Strange Fictions by Hal Duncan
Price: $8.00 $3.20 USD. (60% off!) Words: 121,330. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014 by Lethe Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Acclaimed author & critic Hal Duncan turns his analytic eye towards the development and current state of speculative fiction in the pages of Rhapsody. Duncan's trademark wry humor and suffer-no-fools approach to critiquing the genre will make this book more than a resource for students of the field—anyone who enjoys reading tales of the fantastical and strange can find Duncan's insight worthwhile.
The Reluctant Man: How Fighting Transgender for 60 Years Influenced My Life by A.C. Llewellyn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,110. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2016 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Transgender
This is A.C. Llewellyn’s life story from age 4 to age 74. It is a memoir, with many layers. It is of the warts and all type, with no one getting off scot free or even lightly. Originally released in 2012 as Loki’s Joke under the pseudonym Penny Blackwell, this is a revised, re-titled and expanded edition released in the author’s own name.