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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.
Rupert Brooke
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,480. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
Keith Hale, editor of Friends & Apostles: The Correspondence of Rupert Brooke and James Strachey, 1905-1914, here examines the bowdlerization of Brooke in existing biographies and looks into the poet's self-proclaimed bisexual identity.
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.
The Transgender Monologues, Gender, Sexuality, and LGBT Life
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 63,540. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
This is a different, informative, and entertaining book regarding issues of life, which will interest LGBT people but mostly transgender people, their loved ones, and students/professionals in the social sciences. Within the 58 monologues are a close examination of everyday issues. The author, is the winner of the Best Storyteller Award at NYC Fresh Fruit Festival of 2012.
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.
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: 5,170. 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..
Transgender Complete, A Virtual Handbook
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 109,450. Language: American English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / general
This is the most complete book, current to May, 2016 covering every aspect of transgenderism. It serves transgender people, loved ones, employers, and students/professionals by discussing all the issues, how to interact for a healthy relationship, and why they are ideal employees. It is based on 4 years of full-time research, includes original research plus180 comments by transgender women and men
Pencil Me In: A Trans Perspective in a Gendered World
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,080. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
Michael Eric Brown shares not only his personal life as a transgender man, but he also talks candidly about gender roles and societal expectations. Approaching the subjects with frankness and occasional humor, he shares his experiences as well as those of countless others in the transgender community in order to communicate openly what it means to be a transgender individual in today’s society.
Between Shadow and Sun: A Husband's Journey Through Gender - A Wife's Labor of Love
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 69,000. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
A revealing look at what it feels like for a person - and a family - to struggle with gender. Tina and Mary are especially effective at describing their experience for those who find it difficult to comprehend what it feels like to live in the "wrong" gender and why transition is so important.
Gender Diverse Parenting: A Raising My Boychick Collection
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Parenting
Arwyn Daemyir eloquently and persuasively presents the whys and hows of parenting with gender diversity in this collection of highly praised essays. Make sure all your children, especially those who may later reveal themselves to be lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender, are secure and confident in themselves, their gender, and your love and support for them.
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: $5.00 USD. Words: 57,880. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2015 by Lethe Press, Inc.. 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.