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Harvard Law Review: Volume 127, Number 6 - April 2014
By Harvard Law Review
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
By Jeff Mann
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.
Collected Poems and Letters from America with Photographs and a New Introduction
By Rupert Brooke
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 78,570. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014 by Watersgreen House. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
This volume begins with a new introduction by Keith Hale tying Brooke's early poems to his Rugby romantic friendships and discussing Brooke's sexuality in some detail. The Collected Poems and Letters from America are then presented in their entirety together with the original introduction to the letters by Henry James.
There is Always Another Boogey Man
By Rodd Clark
Price: $8.99 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”
Ode to Boy: An Anthology of Same-Sex Attraction in Literature from Antiquity Through the First World War
By Keith Hale
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 177,920. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013 by Watersgreen House. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Gay & lesbian
A refreshingly readable collection of literature devoted to same-sex attraction from the ancient Greeks through the war poets. Includes works from Homer, Sappho, the Old Testament, Pindar, Plato, Catullus, Virgil, Horace, Plutarch, Ovid, Rumi, Hafiz, Michelangelo, Marlowe, Shakespeare, Byron, Disraeli, Thoreau, Melville, Whitman, Henry James, Wilde, Housman, Cather, Stein, Mann, Owen, & many more.
Paulyanna: International Rent-boy
By Paul Douglas Lovell
Price: $7.55 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)
By Dusk Peterson
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
By Kenna Henderson
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.
Holy Terror: Lies the Christian Right Tells Us to Deny Gay Equality
By Mel White
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,870. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
In this book, Mel White argues that the true goals of today's fundamentalists are to break down the wall that separates church and state, superimpose their "moral values" on the US Constitution, replace democracy with theocratic rule, and ultimately create a new "Christian America" in their image. They believe this is a Christian nation that must be returned forcibly to its Christian roots.
Neither Here Nor There
By John Suddath
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.
Leaving the Rest
By Leslie Smith
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,080. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays
In Leaving the Rest, gay men open up and share their own personal experiences of being a gay alcoholic/addict and living as a sober gay man, including experiences leading to and following recovery.Addiction and recovery are often life-changing and lifelong issues for many gay men.
Irresistible Revolution
By Urvashi Vaid
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,210. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
From one of the nation's best-known social justice leaders and community activists comes a strategic and informed argument about the pitfalls of limited political vision, and the benefits of an agenda that encompasses, yet moves beyond, equality.
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. Category: 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. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
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.
INCORRECT ENTERTAINMENT or Trash from the Past
By Ben Ohmart
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 80,560. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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. 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.
Minorities' Rights
By Levelt Francois
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 83,380. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
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.
Until Someone Gets Hurt, The Multi-Layered Crime Spree and Murder by a Master Criminal Enterprise
By Sherrie Lueder
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,240. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Sex scandal involving a once-famed San Francisco stockbroker and impoverished under-age Mexican boys, forgery, theft, art scheme, jewel heist, stolen identity, real estate schemes involving millions, and MURDER. "The breathtaking scope, complexity, and theatrics of this scam and these con men rival any Hollywood movie." --Kamala Harris, the Attorney General for the State of California
Chelsea Station Issue 4
By Jameson Currier
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,610. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013 by Chelsea Station Editions. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
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.