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Very Positive Thinking: 100 Excellent Advices for a Healthy life with HIV in the 21st Century
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,530. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Sex & health, Essay » Sociology
Stick pages up on one whole wall in your house with the numbers 2026 and 2036 – and also on your computer screen. Time flies. Without noticing it, we will soon be in the year 2026 – and after that – in 2036. Can you imagine what treatments there will be for HIV in ten years' time? In twenty years' time?
The Gay Dating Rules: The Bible of Gay Dating
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,940. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Dating & relationships
Don’t meet him on-line! I know - it is a lot to ask. Any way you look at it, it is the easiest way to meet guys today. Between checking your e-mails and watching porn on your favorite porn-site, you must have an ad somewhere on-line. But remember! It is a rule! A person you are meeting on-line in most cases will have more than one ad.
Finding Us
You set the price! Words: 62,420. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Dating & relationships
Finding us is about a girl named Dylann who is just trying to figure out who she is when her girlfriend commits suicide. Dylann's life is thrown out of control as her unhealthy coping mechanisms slowly develop into something more.
TRANS/gressive: How Transgender Activists Took on Gay Rights, Feminism, the Media & Congress… and Won!
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,860. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2017 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » History
This is the inside story of how in just a few years, a handful of trans activists would come together in the face of enormous difficulties and opposition to launch from the very margins of society what would grow into the modern political movement for gender rights.
30 Days of Self-Love - a workshop for gay men.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,990. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Sex & health, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
The gay scene can be a hard place to accept ourselves and we often focus far too much on our weaknesses and forget to love ourselves. During this 30 day program for gay men focus on, exploring, accepting and loving the most important person in your life: you. Discover ways to inner calm, look at yourself with kindness and accept all the little flaws that make you so loveable.
Roxy's Discovery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 163,810. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Sex & health
From the first time Roxy picked up a softball bat, she was hooked and dreamed of becoming a great player however those dreams had to be put on hold when her mother became ill. It wasn't until she became a young woman did her life become her own again. She knew that her dreams as a child had passed her but then she met April who showed her that maybe they could still come true.
The Age of Civil War and Reconstruction: A Timeline for Children
Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » History, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
This outline of of the Civil War and Reconstruction serves as a useful study guide for children or for anyone who may be exploring this period of history for the first time. The outline collapses the complex events into a roster of key events that aid in understanding the Civil War and the Period of Reconstruction, which covers the years 1817 to 1877. The outline is simple, but comprehensive.
Why Straight Women Love Gay Romance
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,000. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017 by MLR Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Entertainment, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Politics & society
One of the world's biggest secrets is coming out...Why do straight women love gay romance? What is it that attracts straight women to the idea of two men falling in love? Is it the muscles? The mystery of the male mind? The idea of true love overcoming all odds? How has it changed who these women are and how they see the world?
Killing The Rainbow: Violence Against LGBT
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,400. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » History
Various acts of violence involving assault, torture, harassment, and sometimes even murder, have been carried out against members of the LGBT community. Homosexuals, bisexuals and transgender people have also faced constant discrimination in their everyday lives on the basis of their sexual orientation.
Il Lupo
Series: Nove Lune Nalee. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,860. Language: Italian. Published: March 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Sex & health, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Sex & health
La favola di Hansen dei lupi, colui che iniziò la fortuna del loro regno, viene narrata da secoli a Rand. Era così epica da divenire leggenda. Ma è successo davvero. In un tempo lontano, avvolto dalle nebbie, il Re Hansen chiese aiuto al Tempio. Gli venne chiesto di catturare un Lupo. Setsuna Yagami cover artist
Impossibly Glamorous (2017 Re-release): How a Misfit from Kansas Became an Asian Sensation
Price: Free! Words: 56,460. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Entertainment
Charles St. Anthony heard plenty of ‘Wizard of Oz’ jokes growing up in Kansas. After finding himself on some seedy dance floors in Kansas City, his quest for love and glamor — and his penchant for all things Japanese — carried Charles from Dorothy’s homeland to New York to Tokyo.
GIVING GOD MULLIGANS: Finding A Saner Christian Faith
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 19,570. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Growth, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies
Self-described 'former ex-con bipolar, gay pastor addict' shares his incredible journey from pulpit to prison in a light-heatred, honest easy-read that will engage you from start to finish. The author shares his personal story and how he rediscovered a saner, more Biblical faith.
More Sex, Drugs & Disco — San Francisco Diaries from the Pre-AIDS Era
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,090. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
In this sequel to "Sex, Drugs & Disco," Mark Abramson's diaries begin in January 1980 with optimism for the new decade. San Francisco was a beacon of freedom for gay men from around the world, and he was there to write down the details of most of his tricks, love affairs, and all the fleeting encounters in between. We were scarcely aware of how special those days.
Sex, Drugs & Disco — San Francisco Diaries from the Pre-AIDS Era
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,040. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Dating & relationships
In the 1970s, thousands of young gay men flocked to San Francisco. Mark Abramson, author of the best-selling "Beach Reading" mystery series and the AIDS memoir "For My Brothers," was one of them. In a time and place where sex was free, drugs were cheap, and the driving disco beat felt like it would go on forever, he landed in the great gay Mecca fresh out of college…
For My Brothers - A Memoir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,260. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies
Mark Abramson was a bartender during the worst years of the AIDS crisis, roughly from 1984 to 1996 when new life-saving drugs came on the market. He was also involved in several of the major fundraising events of the times, from gay bars to the waterfront piers of San Francisco and theaters in between. For My Brothers is filled with true stories of encounters with famous and not so famous people.
#Trans
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,590. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Transgender, Essay » Technology
#Trans is an essay collection featuring the works of twenty transgender and nonbinary writers as they share their experiences with online communities, video games, and dating apps--among other technologies. Each author's story breaks away from the typical transgender narrative that is predominantly hung up on surgery and instead focuses on discovery, community, and online worlds.
Al borde siempre de caer. La mujer cubana a través de la poesía
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,280. Language: Spanish. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Women Authors, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Sociology
He aquí un libro que no se detiene en la retórica de la poesía tradicional, sino que a través de sugestivas argumentaciones devela las inquietudes más íntimas de las artistas, testimonio del ser-actuar de la mujer contemporánea. Se encamina a lo social, cómo las poéticas femeninas evalúan el imaginario impuesto por el hombre y se encargan de redefinir el eros, la belleza, la libertad...
El desafío de la diversidad
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,810. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Sociology, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Politics & society
Entre los fenómenos de mayor resonancia actual están los relacionados con lo que llamamos "diversidad sexual". La creciente visibilidad de los grupos LGTB (lesbianas, gays, bi, y transexuales) y su lucha por la obtención de derechos civiles acorde a la época desafían prejuicios fuertemente arraigados. ¿Deberían aceptar y seguir nuestros hijos los mismos cánones que nuestros padres y abuelos?
Hermaphroque
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,190. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Sex & health, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Biblical Reference / General
A short story about discrimination in all aspects of our lives, torture, persecution and condemnation.
My Straight Best Friend
Price: Free! Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Dating & relationships
By telling the story of my friendship with my best friend, I hope to show appreciation to all of those people who have been a constant support to someone struggling with their sexuality.