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Finding My Way
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 154,030. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out
This is the story of a Midwestern Protestant upbringing gone wrong. The struggle to rise above his roots to live a fulfilling life despite the attempts to keep him emotionally broken. It’s a journey of self-discovery. It’s a coming out story, a coming of age story. It’s the story of his struggle to rise above all those who would entangle him and keep him from rising above.
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.
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.
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..
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.
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.
It's Not Mean If It's True: More Trials From My Queer Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,880. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2015 by Lethe Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Gay and lesbian
The author of Alec Baldwin Doesn't Love Me and That's Mr. Faggot to You returns with more skewed observations on the strange state of the queer union. As fans of his previous collections have happily discovered, little escapes his attention, and no topic is too controversial or sacred to be tackled.
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 and 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.
Vintage Male Soldiers
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 370. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » History
Photographic expositions of ten young, fit, male soldiers of years gone by.
Mary MacLane's I Await the Devil's Coming: Annotated & Unexpurgated
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,370. Language: American English. Published: October 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays
She influenced Gertrude Stein, inspired F. Scott Fitzgerald, and was hotly discussed by everyday people - and America’s biggest writers. Yet despite sparking film, stage, and music projects today - and being endlessly quoted on the Internet - the writer behind the writing has remained unknown ... until now. Mary MacLane (1881-1929) paved the way for today's bloggers and feminists.
Chicago - The Stapleton 2016 Long Weekend Gay Guide
Series: Stapleton Gay Guides. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,930. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2015 and represented by Andrew Delaplaine. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Travel
Complete Gay Guide to CHICAGOLAND and Boystown, including lodgings, restaurants, attractions, outdoor sports, tours and excursions, shopping and everything else you'd want to do in the area - edited with an emphasis on the gay traveler. "One good thing about this handy guide is that it’s not ‘just gay.’ ---Johnnie W., Louisville