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Killing The Rainbow: Violence Against LGBT by RJ Parker
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,400. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Gay and 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.
Impossibly Glamorous (2017 Re-release): How a Misfit from Kansas Became an Asian Sensation by Charles St. Anthony
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 56,320. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Gay and 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.
Al borde siempre de caer. La mujer cubana a través de la poesía by Silvia Padrón Jomet
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,280. Language: Spanish. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Women Authors, Nonfiction » Gay and 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 by LD Books - Lectorum
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,810. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Sociology, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and 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?
From Both Sides Now: One Woman's to Love and Living Life to Its Fullest by Alexus Sheppard
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 70,830. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
What do you do when you realize at middle age that your entire life has been a lie? Allen struggled deeply with this very question, but what he didn’t realize was that the answers were already inside him. The answers dwelled in his feminine self that had been repressed since childhood in the form of the woman he would become: Alexus Sheppard. This is her story.
Defending Equality by Rob Clewley
Price: $2.79 USD. Words: 29,890. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Sociology
Defending Equality is about the history of the LGBT rights movement here in the United States as well as around the world and touches on key issues relating to LGBT rights and the challenges the movement has faced and continues to face. This work is told by political author and LGBT rights activist Rob Clewley
Gay Texting by Woody Miller
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,500. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Sex and health, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
Learn flirty text message strategies. Gay Texting offers techniques to make guys obsess over you. Learn clever ways to get his phone number, spark his interest, get guys to chase you, text something witty, and turn him on. This guide will help you handle that first phone call as well as post-date texting.
Secret Diaries Past & Present by Natasha Holme & Helena Whitbread
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,180. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out
Anne Lister (1791–1840) and Natasha Holme (1969–) are two lesbian diarists, two centuries apart, who conceal their sexuality behind an esoteric code of their own devising. Helena Whitbread and Natasha Holme investigate.
Outspoken: A Decade of Transgender Activism and Trans Feminism by Julia Serano
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,680. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
Julia Serano (author of Whipping Girl and Excluded) combines elements of memoir, historical account, gender theory, and activist philosophy in her third book, Outspoken. This collection (spanning a decade of her work as a writer and trans feminist) provides an insightful overview of where transgender activism has been, and compelling analysis of where it should head in the future.
San Francisco Daddy by Charles St. Anthony
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 21,910. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Dating and relationships, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
Charles St. Anthony dreamed of living in San Francisco his whole life, and after a sudden return to the USA from Japan, he makes his way to the Bay. In this novella-sized mini-memoir, Charles finds the humor in every situation—whether it be a series of dating fiascoes in the Castro or beating a path down to Silicon Valley. He takes you on a tour of the New Age Babylon by the Bay.
The Reluctant Man: How Fighting Transgender for 60 Years Influenced My Life by A.C. Llewellyn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,110. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2016 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
This is A.C. Llewellyn’s life story from age 4 to age 74. It is a memoir, with many layers. It is of the warts and all type, with no one getting off scot free or even lightly. Originally released in 2012 as Loki’s Joke under the pseudonym Penny Blackwell, this is a revised, re-titled and expanded edition released in the author’s own name.
Male Prostitution: Two Monographs by Paul Mathews
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,790. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016 by Warrior Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Sociology
The first paper describes aspects of male prostitution of Ermita (Manila, Philippines) in the 1980s and '90s. I suggest various reasons for such prostitution, how the boys reconcile their activities with church and morality, and how they construct their sexual identity. The second paper is a critique of "Being A Prostitute" in Australia, that unconvincingly suggests all such prostitutes are gay.
Bad Dyke: Salacious Stories from a Queer Life by Allison Moon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,940. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships » Sex and culture, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
Furry-style fox hunts, breaking into waterparks, and masturbating in trees. It’s all just part of the queer life of author and sex-educator Allison Moon. This collection of 18 memoirs celebrates the humor and tenderness of falling in and out of love and in and out of bed.
Bello come il Christallo by Chris Tamburini
Price: Free! Words: 28,930. Language: Italian. Published: July 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out
Mi chiamo Chris e ho 20 anni. La mia storia è rivolta a tutti, ma in particolare è dedicata a chi non accetta e a chi non si accetta. E a te, se vorrai ascoltare.
Advice from a Wild Deuce by Tiggy Upland
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,610. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Dating and relationships, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Entertainment
Quirky and extraordinary Tiggy Upland, the Wild Deuce, shares the best of her Ask Tiggy advice column for and about bisexuals. Between chapters of letters, she offers specific tips for coming out as a bisexual, amusing snippets of her performances, and more. Never has an essential LGBT resource been so thoroughly entertaining.
I Promised Not To Tell - Raising A Transgender Child by Cheryl B. Evans
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 49,680. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A must read for a parent, relative or friend of a gender questioning or transgender person. So much better than a textbook. It is a deeply personal and emotional parenting memoir told by the mother of a transgender child. This book is for anyone who would like to learn more about transgenderism. I Promised Not to Tell is beautifully written, you will not be disappointed!
From Bastard To Believer by Ronald Dunham
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,290. Language: American English. Published: June 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
The story of growing up in the 1950's and 1960's, coming to terms with one's sexuality and reconciling that sexuality to a true belief in God and what that means to me as a Christian. It is also the story of a personal journey toward that reconciliation and the trials and pitfalls I have had to go through to get to that place in my life.
Voice for the Silent Fathers by Eddie K. Wright
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,170. Language: American English. Published: June 1, 2016 by M Wright Group, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Parenting, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood
Eddie K. Wrights memoir detailing the controversial experience of being the young father of a son who would grow up to be the gayest man on the planet! His “No son of mine!” street gangster mentality evolves during his difficult life journey coming to realize that his responsibility as a loving father didn’t change just because his son is gay.
Where's the Mother? Stories from a Transgender Dad by Trevor MacDonald
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,910. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
“A deeply compelling memoir from a transgender man who birthed and breastfed his children – it’s informative, inspiring, and transformational.” – DIANA WEST, co-author of The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, 8th edition