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Harvard Law Review: Volume 127, Number 6 - April 2014
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 170,190. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Harvard Law Review, Apr. '14, includes scholarly articles and student research, and the annual survey of Developments in the Law. This year's topic is SEXUAL ORIENTATION & GENDER IDENTITY. The issue includes an article by Jill Anderson, "Misreading Like a Lawyer: Cognitive Bias in Statutory Interpretation," and one by Ryan Bubb & Richard Pildes, "How Behavioral Economics Trims Its Sails and Why."
Edge: Travels of an Appalachian Leather Bear
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,070. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014 by Lethe Press. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Travel
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.
There is Always Another Boogey Man
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,010. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » History
A Reckoning of Homosexual Serial Killers “A list of the 50 Worst of the Worst”
Paulyanna: International Rent-boy
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 141,300. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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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.
Fan Fiction Fan (Pixel-Stained: a documentary memoir of the electronic publishing revolution in gay genre fiction)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,360. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Entertainment
A decade before e-books and self-publishing shook up the publishing industry, an author faced a dilemma: When you've written stories in a genre that is rarely published, what do you do? This first volume in Dusk Peterson's memoirs on the rise of gay genre fiction e-publishing includes reminiscences, stories, and art from mdbl, Steve Berman, J.M Snyder, and Emily Veinglory.
Kenna / A Transgender Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,070. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013 by Clay Reston. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Sexual psychology
The true story of one person's lifelong struggle with gender dysphoria. Intriguing, highly informative and funny, this memoir takes the reader on the journey from initial self-awareness at age six through years of resistance and denial to final acceptance and the ultimate decision to assume a dramatically different role from the one assigned at birth.
Neither Here Nor There
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
A memoir of a 7-decade struggle against guilt and fear to accept myself as both gay and as a Christian. It was a long journey with numerous detours and dead-ends, but in the end I gained some insight of what it means to be fully human and willing to take risks.
Not Like Other Boys, Growing Up Gay by Marlene Fanta Shyer and Christopher Shyer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,130. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out
In alternating voices, this frank memoir chronicles the long journey mother and son took from a relationship of concealment and shame about Chris's homosexuality to one of acceptance and love. Marlene and Chris tell the story of their parallel lives during the troubled years each of them kept silent about their suspicions, all the while yearning to reveal the truth.
Turkey, the Raw Guide
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Series: The Best of Perking the Pansies, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,200. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Have you ever wondered what it’s really like to pitch your tent in a foreign field, particularly a Muslim one? Guidebooks and travelogues only go so far. To get a real feel, you need to ask someone who’s been there, done that and bought all the fake designer t-shirts.
Natalae... From Across The Universe
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Series: Social Awareness, Book 1 ยท , Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 162,910. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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.
A Father's Angels
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,580. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
John Waldron had not intended to hire an undocumented worker, or several for that matter, but he needed help with caring for his two young sons. In A Father's Angels, his affecting and redeeming tribute to four Hispanic women and their families, these illegal angels helped redirect the lives of a new father and his children and provided invaluable life lessons on the true meaning of family.
The Gay Faith: Christ, Scripture, and Sexuality
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,620. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012 by Herms Press. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
The Gay Faith explains in clear, verifiable detail how the Bible affirms homosexuality as a birthright and lifestyle. For instance: The Old Testament does not prohibit homosexuality, despite modern contextual misinterpretation; Christ stated that some are born gay in Matthew 19:12 when examining the historical definition of "eunuch"; Paul never used the word "homosexuality"; and much, much more.
Foodsluts at Doll & Penny's Cafe
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,490. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
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.
Undercover Girl: Growing up transgender
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 125,200. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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.
Gay: the tenth anniversary collection
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,660. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays
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.
Dear Franz, Advice for Everyman from the Duke of Merzenburg!
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You set the price! Words: 51,070. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Franz, the Duke of Merzenburg is here to answer all your questions! For years, he has opened up his heart and mind to billions of readers via his DearFranz.com advice column. In his new book, Franz shares some of his classic advice - from marriage to diet, to lifestyle to revenge! It's all there, waiting for you to read and absorb, instantly making you a better person: just like Franz!
Playing By the Rules
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 72,400. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011 by Rebel Satori Press. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
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.