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Sinister Wisdom 97: Out Latina Lesbians
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,560. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays
It is an enormous pleasure to present Sinister Wisdom 97: Out Latina Lesbians, edited by Nívea Castro with Geny Cabral. Castro and Cabral have assembled an extraordinary collection of writing by Out Latina Lesbians including work by Janis Astor del Valle, Susana Cook, Alina Galliano, Alixa García, Marga Gomez, Cherríe Moraga, Monica Palacios, Bessy Reyna, and many more.
Sinister Wisdom 99: Pleasure
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,330. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays
Sinister Wisdom 99: Pleasure showcases new and returning writers to Sinister Wisdom. One of my pleasures is publishing our beloved lesbian-feminist writers, like Kitty Tsui and Cherry Muhanji, as well as newer writers like Denise Miller, Allison Berry, Sarah Neal, and many others. In this issue, you will find an array of incredible lesbian and queer writers.
Sinister Wisdom 95: Reconciliations
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,450. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays
Sinister Wisdom 95: Reconciliations is filled with creative and nourishing texts. Reconciling provocative work and opinions, Sinister Wisdom 95: Reconciliations responds to important facets in lesbian life and history.
The Climb
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,160. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Gay and lesbian
Read the heartwarming coming out story of Skyler Phoenix as he struggles to find love after his devout foster parents kick him out for being gay. Skyler thought he’d never love again after the fallout of having a secret boyfriend… until his eyes and heart set upon the handsome Kalin Mars.
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 and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Gay and 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.
Impossibly Glamorous (2017 Re-release): How a Misfit from Kansas Became an Asian Sensation
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
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
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
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
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
Defending Equality : The History of the Fight for LGBT Rights
Price: $3.29 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.