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For Colored Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Still Not Enough by Keith Boykin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,850. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays
For Colored Boys addresses longstanding issues of sexual abuse, suicide, HIV/AIDS, racism, and homophobia in the African American and Latino communities, and more specifically among young gay men of color. The book tells stories of real people coming of age, coming out, dealing with religion and spirituality, seeking love and relationships, and creating their own sense of political empowerment.
America's Boy by Wade Rouse
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,550. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
Growing up "different" in the Ozarks is tough for a kid like Wade, especially with a wacky family and an all-American older brother. Wade's battle with himself- and the long road back to self-acceptance-forms the heart of this nostalgic, poignant, brutally funny and courageous memoir about what it means to be "normal," what it means to fit in, and, ultimately, what it means to be yourself.
10 Smart Things Gay Men Can Do to Improve Their Lives by Joe Kort
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,670. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Sex and health
Gay men often say that after coming out they feel better at first, but for many it doesn't last. 10 Smart Things Gay Men Can Do to Improve Their Lives provides a thorough map for navigating through the difficult terrain of becoming the gay man you want to be in the context of your family, of your sexual health, and ultimately of a partnered relationship.
Edleston: Lord Byron's Boy Poems by Keith Hale
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 17,700. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » History, Fiction » Poetry » Gay & lesbian
A collection of romantic poems Byron wrote for John Edleston, Lord Clare, Earl Delawarr, Lucas Chalandrutsanos, and other boys. The collection spans Byron's life. Some poems for Edleston, Clare, and Delawarr were among the earliest verse he wrote; the poems to Chalandrutsanos were his very last. Selected and introduced by Keith Hale.
INCORRECT ENTERTAINMENT or Trash from the Past by Anthony Slide
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 80,560. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013 by Ben Ohmart. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Entertainment
A history of political incorrectness and bad taste in 20th Century American pop culture
Not Like Other Boys, Growing Up Gay by Marlene Fanta Shyer and Christopher Shyer by Marlene Fanta Shyer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,130. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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.
Minorities' Rights by Levelt Francois
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 83,380. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
An all-in-one-resource, Minorities' Rights is a comprehensive analysis of gay rights and same-sex marriage written during a tumultuous period and after the issue has been the subject of various constitutional amendments and high court challenges.
The Womanist Musings Posts: Nascent Musing on Gender and Colonialism by b. binaohan
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 21,130. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Critical theory, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
i started doing the guest posts at Womanist Musings about six of so months after i decided to start my own blog. the time period for the posts stretch almost a year (but there are only 36 posts because i missed quite a few weeks). one thing to mention, though, is that only 30 of the 36 posts were ever actually posted at Womanist Musings, the last six posts of this collection have never been posted
Don't You Know Who I Am Yet? by Jonathan Jaxson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
"Don't You Know Who I Am Yet?" is about a young man searching desperately for the acceptance and attention that his family could never provide. As a confused teenager, he eventually became addicted to the heightened atmosphere of Reality TV and was featured on countless shows. Jonathan shares those stories and his celebrity experiences as a publicist to the stars.
I Know Very Well How I Got My Name by Elliott DeLine
Price: $7.99 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.
If You Fall Down Seven Times Get Up Eight: Aspects of Practice for Gay and Lesbian Buddhists by Deshi
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,860. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Sociology, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Offers both male and female, beginner and veteran a discussion of those aspects of Buddhist practice which benefit gay people and which address current issues of prejudice and homophobia.
Lost Raven #4 by Bluewater Productions
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Sex and health(2.00 from 1 review)
Zak Raven is through with the 9-5 grind and is now an ex-attorney on a mission to relax. However a peaceful trip goes really wrong when he get shipwrecked on what he thinks is a deserted island. His only companions are his own words in his journal
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.
Transgender People - Practical Advice, FAQs and Case Studies by Des McCabe
Price: $4.87 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Human resource management, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
What is a ‘trans’-friendly workplace? What do we mean by Transgender and Transexual? Transgender People is an excellent introduction to the topic of transgender in the workplace. It delivers clarity with best practice advice, Case studies and FAQs. Essential for all staff - especially those in Management positions and those with responsibility for training, HR, equality and diversity matters.
From Wrongs to Gay Rights: Cruelty and Change for LGBT People in an Uncertain World by Colin Stewart
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,670. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Social Issues
In a world where 76+ countries still have laws against homosexuality, a same-sex kiss can lead to a prison sentence or even death. In those countries, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people face arrest for loving the wrong people. Here, in their own words, activists tell what’s going on.
One Trans Woman’s Spiritual Journey by Lorrainne Sade Baskerville
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,990. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
A true story Transcending into womanhood in Phuket, Thailand Everyone sees what you appear to be... Few people experience what you really are... Because of the way we look... And because of the way society sees us...
SEXED CELLULOID: QUEERING THE HETEROSEXUAL MALAYALAM CINEMA by Anand Mathew
Price: $25.56 USD. Words: 13,280. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013 by Unicorn & Pegasus Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays
Cinema is one structure among others that constructs sexuality. It may construct or destruct the structured ‘normative patterns’ of the socio-cultural understanding. The structured ‘normative patterns’ of the social set up direct an individual towards the designed norms of morality and vulgarity in order to cop him or her with the usual flow of collective consciousness. ...
Hollywood and the Killer Lesbian by Robert Cettl
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,610. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013 by Robert Cettl. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Amidst the socio-sexual upheavals of the 1970s, Hollywood used a re-envisioning of the detective character from traditional film noir to essay the threat to heterosexual patriarchy posed by transgressive homosexuality. Thus, in one 1972 film emerged American cinema's way of dealing with that threat - the archetype of the Killer Lesbian was cemented!
Turkey, the Raw Guide by Jack Scott
Series: The Best of Perking the Pansies, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,190. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012 by Springtime Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays
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.
Toward the Double Rainbow: An Hawaii Travel Tale by Gabriella West
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays
In this compelling short travel memoir, the author and her partner, Selena, travel to Kauai, Hawaii's garden island, in their first trip as a couple, staying at a new age-y women's guesthouse. The couple struggle with anger, misunderstandings, and a ghostly presence in the guesthouse that terrifies Selena. Will their trip to Hawaii end up tearing them apart?