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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.
Holy Terror: Lies the Christian Right Tells Us to Deny Gay Equality
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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
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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.
Leaving the Rest
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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.
Pro-Gay and Ex-Gay Christians - Is There Room for Dialogue? Narratives and News on Christianity and Homosexuality during the 1990s (Narrative Nonfiction)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,920. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
In the late 1990s, most Christian denominations and other faiths remained deeply divided on the issue of homosexuality and related topics, such as gender roles. This collection of narratives and traditional news articles looks back at that tumultuous period, when Christians around the world engaged in battles and occasional dialogue in an attempt to determine the future of the Christian Church.
The Road to Dalhousie
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,800. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013 by Petra Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Travel memoir. Family and social relations. Gay community. Growing up and coming out in New Brunswick, Canada.
Irresistible Revolution
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
Minorities' Rights
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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.
The Womanist Musings Posts: Nascent Musing on Gender and Colonialism
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 21,130. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Critical theory
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?
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
"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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,980. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
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
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,860. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Sociology
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.
Chelsea Station Issue 4
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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.
From Wrongs to Gay Rights: Cruelty and Change for LGBT People in an Uncertain World
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,670. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
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.
Reading, Writing & No Arithmetic (Baeli On Series, #1)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,470. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Kelli Jae Baeli, Indie Author and Publisher with Lesbian Literati Press, and author of 31 books, numerous articles, stories and essays, shares some thoughts about the writing craft and the writer's life.