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Refuse by Elliott Deline
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 80,500. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General(4.50 from 10 reviews)
Dean, a 22-year old female-to-male-transsexual, is no LGBT poster boy. Unemployed, depressed, mid-transition, friendless, and still living in the upstairs bedroom of his parents’ house, he can think of little to do but write his memoir. In the third person, he tells the tale of his would-be love affair with his college roommate, Colin, another trans man with a girlfriend and a successful band.
A Complicated Love by Dene Rossouw
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,040. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Parenting
A complicated love is a true story about a straight father and a gay son and lessons from their road trip. It packs an emotional punch as father and son share their poignant journey of discovery - each man ultimately learning that by letting go of old baggage they open their hearts and minds to accept each other. At its core is the enduring message of love in its purest form. AComplicatedLove.com.
I Know Very Well How I Got My Name by Elliott Deline
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 23,980. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
To the rest of the world, Dean is a teenage girl—an awkward, boyish teenage girl, but a girl nonetheless. Meeting Amy changes everything. A prequel to his critically-acclaimed novel Refuse, Elliott DeLine’s second book is about the prevailing myths surrounding bullying and abuse, and the hardships of being young and transgender without a community or a roadmap.
It's Not All About You! by Elisabeth Morrissey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,170. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2010 by Thursday Night Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships » Sex and culture, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Your husband tells you he’s transsexual. Do you drop him like a hot rock? Could it possibly work out? Read this book! Includes: the transsexual process, talking to others, assessing your relationship, finding therapists, maintaining your marriage, jealousy, helping your children adjust, and more. Also fcr the woman who falls in love with a transsexual. It's not all about him. It's about you.
Loving Someone Gay (Rev. 5th Edition) by Don Clark, PhD
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 102,010. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2010 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Sexual psychology, Nonfiction » Gay and 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.
Picture Perfect? by Kordale Lewis
Price: $5.29 USD. Words: 49,550. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Parenting
Picture Perfect? is an honest, soul-bearing memoir that pulls back the curtain on the story behind a family picture that went viral. With inspiring candor, Kordale Lewis describes his struggles with childhood sexual abuse, a drug-addicted mother, suicide, the trials of teen fatherhood, and more. His story provides a bold challenge for readers to redefine their own meaning of a perfect family.
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 and 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.
The Break Up Guide Woman Edition - How to End A Bad Relationship in 10 Easy Steps by Decarlos Stewart
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 23,260. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012 by Areial Stewart Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Dating and relationships, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / domestic partner abuse
Breaking up with a person is never an easy or fun thing to do. There is a lot of emotion that is associated with it Many men and women are not skilled enough to know the things that need to be done when going through Let The Break Up Help!
Momma Baby Mama: Story of a Knocked-Up Lesbian by Mindy Stokes
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 77,360. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Parenting, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Pregnancy and childbirth(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Two women's hilarious and yet serious journey of conception, pregnancy and motherhood while living in conservative, Baptist, stifling hot Florida.
Paulyanna: International Rent-boy by Paul Douglas Lovell
Price: $5.00 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.
The Gospel of Lazarus (The Disciple Whom Jesus Loved) by Tobias Skinner
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 20,560. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » History, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Jesus, the Gospels & Acts
The story of Jesus and the Beloved Disciple is a beautiful and intriguing love story, well worth being treated as serious literature and appearing between covers of its own. For this version of the story, editor Tobias Skinner has chosen to believe, for reasons set forth in the preface, that it was Lazarus who first wrote this version of the gospel.
I'm Not The Man I Used To Be by Kenna Dixon
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 68,880. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013 by Clay Reston. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
Informative, brutally honest, thought-provoking and funny, this is the true life story of a transgender person who, after five decades of secrecy, accepts the spirit trapped inside and sets it free.
Left-Hander in London: A Field Guide to Transgenders, Lesbians, Gays and Bisexuals - In the Family, On the Job and In the Pew by JJ Marie Gufreda
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,590. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
The candid, funny and sometimes surprising story of the transition when an ordinary Joe becomes a Jane. JJ’s sheer ordinariness is what makes this first-hand account so powerful. This could be your neighbor, coworker, cousin, brother or spouse. LHIL is a powerful, amusing and informative book about embracing your true inner self and moving beyond tolerance and acceptance to enjoying diversity.
Chelsea Station Issue 4 by Jameson Currier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,610. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013 by Chelsea Station Editions. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays
The fourth issue of Chelsea Station, the popular new literary magazine of gay writing, edited by Jameson Currier, features seven short stories, three essays, ten poems, and interviews, reviews and other writing relating to gay literature.
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 and 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).
Playing By the Rules by Justin Elzie
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 72,400. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011 by Rebel Satori Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
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.
Edge: Travels of an Appalachian Leather Bear by Jeff Mann
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 72,070. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014 by Lethe Press, Inc.. 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.
Head Figure Head: The Search for the Private Life of Rick Perry by Glen Maxey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 28,810. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
Glen Maxey has written a riveting tale of his investigation into Texas Governor Rick Perry's alleged homosexual activities over his entire career in electoral politics.