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0140137343
Paperback:The history of sexuality Paperback
Author: Foucault, Michel
Language: English, French
Interest category: Living & learning
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin
Resource type: Physical
Note: Tertiary Translation of: Histoire de la sexualit?
Title series: Penguin history
vii, 293p. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0415538653
Paperback:My new gender workbook, a step-by-step guide to achieving world peace through gender anarchy and sex positivity:2013:Second edition Paperback
Author: Bornstein, Kate
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Living & learning
Media class: Paperback
Edition: Second edition
Publisher: Routledge
Resource type: Physical
Note: Previous edition: published as My gender workbook. 1998 Published outside the British Isles With 'My New Gender Workbook', Bornstein brings theory down to Earth and provides a practical approach to living with or without a gender. Tertiary
xiii, 293 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm (pbk)
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0241388066
Hardback:Out of the shadows, reimagining gay men's lives:2019 Hardback
Author: Odets, Walt
Year: 2019
Language: English
Interest category: Living & learning
Media class: Hardback
Content type: Bibliography
Publisher: Allen Lane
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published outside the British Isles Even in our modern progressive world, it's not easy to be a gay man. While young gay men often come out more readily, even those from the most liberal of backgrounds still struggle to accept themselves and experience stigma, shame and difficulties with intimate relationships. They also suffer from ongoing trauma wrought by the AIDS epidemic, something that is all too often relegated to history. Drawing on a lifetime's work as a clinical psychologist, Walt Odets uses the stories of his patients as well as the stories of his own deep relationships with other gay men to illuminate these difficulties and how they may be overcome. He explores everything from how defining gay men as merely 'homosexuals' is reductive and damaging to their emotional lives, to the way stigma, shame and trauma continue to shift and follow gay men throughout their lives even as society becomes - on a surface level - more accepting. Tertiary
xv, 347 pages ; 24 cm (hbk)
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0230340989
Paperback:Televising queer women, a reader:2012:Second edition Paperback
Editor: Beirne, Rebecca
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Entertainment
Media class: Paperback
Edition: Second edition
Content type: Bibliography
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Resource type: Physical
Note: Previous edition: 2008 Published outside the British Isles This timely collection provides high-quality interdisciplinary essays which address lesbian and bisexual representation in popular television shows such as The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, E.R., Queer as Folk, Sex and the City, The L Word and The O.C. Tertiary
xi, 228 pages ; 22 cm (pbk)
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0199325359
Paperback:Trans bodies, trans selves, a resource for the transgender community:2014 Paperback
Editor: Erickson-Schroth, Laura
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Living & learning
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published outside the British Isles This is a groundbreaking, personal, and informative guide for the transgender population, covering health, legal issues, cultural and social questions, history, theory, and more. It is a place for transgender and gender-questioning people, their partners and families, students, professors, and guidance counselors, to look for up-to-date information on transgender life. Tertiary
720 pages ; 28 cm (pbk)
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0571338917
Paperback:Soho:2018 Paperback
Author: Scott, Richard
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: Literature & languages
Media class: Paperback
Content type: Poetry
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Resource type: Physical
Note: In this intimate and vital debut, Richard Scott creates an uncompromising portrait of love and shame, drawing upon his experience of London's gay communities. Examining how trauma becomes a part of the language we use, Scott takes us back to our roots: childhood incidents, the violence our scars betray, forgotten forebears and histories. The hungers of sexual encounters are underscored by the risks that threaten when we give ourselves to or accept another. But the poems celebrate joy and tenderness, too, as in a sequence re-imagining the love poetry of Verlaine. The collection crescendos to Scott's tour de force, 'Oh My Soho!', where a night stroll under the street lamps of Soho Square becomes a search for true lineage, a reclamation of stolen ancestors, hope for healing, and, above all, the finding of our truest selves. General adult
78 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0349008590
Paperback:Trans like me, a journey for all of us:2019 Paperback
Author: Lester, C. N.
Year: 2019
Language: English
Interest category: Living & learning
Media class: Paperback
Content type: Bibliography
Publisher: Virago
Resource type: Physical
Note: Lester takes the reader through the most pressing questions in the transgender debate, combined with a charged personal narrative of what it means to be a transgender person today. 'Trans Like Me' shows us how we are all defined by ideas of gender, whether we live our lives as he, she or they, and how we can strive for authenticity in a world which often seeks to limit us by way of labels. It also covers hotly contested topics such as the rise in referrals for gender variant children, feminism's treatment of the trans community, and the mainstream media's 'trans moment', among much more. General adult
ix, 229 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0304337498
Paperback:Religion is a queer thing, a guide to the Christian faith for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people:1997 Paperback
Author: Stuart, Elizabeth
Year: 1997
Interest category: Religion
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Cassell
Resource type: Physical
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1447248171
Paperback:Inseparable, desire between women in literature:2013 Paperback
Author: Donoghue, Emma
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Literature & languages
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Picador
Resource type: Physical
Note: Love between women crops up throughout literature: from Chaucer and Shakespeare to Charlotte Bronte, Dickens, Agatha Christie, and many more. In 'Inseparable', Emma Donoghue examines how desire between women in literature has been portrayed, from schoolgirls and vampires to runaway wives, from cross-dressing knights to contemporary murder stories. Tertiary
x, 271 pages ; 24 cm (pbk)
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1451660731
Paperback:Does this baby make me look straight?, confessions of a gay dad:2012 Paperback
Author: Bucatinsky, Dan
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Living & learning
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Touchstone
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published outside the British Isles Poignant, humorous stories of parenthood, that obliterate the boundaries of gender and sexual orientation, from Dan Bucatinsky. General adult
ix, 244 p. ; 22 cm (pbk)
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1350000779
Paperback:Russian homophobia from Stalin to Sochi:2017 Paperback
Author: Healey, Dan
Year: 2017
Language: English
Interest category: Living & learning
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Resource type: Physical
Note: Examining nine 'case histories' that reveal the origins and evolution of homophobic attitudes in modern Russia, Dan Healey asserts that the nation's contemporary homophobia can be traced back to the particular experience of revolution, political terror and war its people endured after 1917. He explores the roots of homophobia in the Gulag, the rise of a visible queer presence in Soviet cities after Stalin, and the political battles since 1991 over whether queer Russians can be valued citizens. He also reflects on the problems of 'memorylessness' for Russia's LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) movement more broadly and the obstacles it faces in trying to write its own history. Tertiary
288 pages, illustrations (black and white) (pbk)
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147296618X
Paperback:In the closet of the Vatican, power, homosexuality, hypocrisy:2019 Paperback
Author: Martel, Frédéric
Translator: Whiteside, Shaun
Year: 2019
Language: English
Interest category: Religion
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Bloomsbury Continuum
Resource type: Physical
Note: Translated from the French The celibacy of priests, the condemnation of the use of contraceptives, the cover up of countless cases of sexual abuse, the resignation of Benedict XVI, misogyny among the clergy, the dramatic fall in Europe of the number of vocations to the priesthood, the plotting against Pope Francis - all these issues are clouded in mystery and secrecy. 'In the Closet of the Vatican' is a book that reveals these secrets and penetrates this enigma. It derives from a system founded on a clerical culture of secrecy which starts in junior seminaries and continues right up to the Vatican itself. It is based on the double lives of priests and on extreme homophobia. The resulting schizophrenia in the Church is hard to fathom. But the more a prelate is homophobic, the more likely it is that he is himself gay. General adult
576 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1509839380
Hardback:How to survive a plague, the story of how activists and scientists tamed AIDS:2016 Hardback
Author: France, David
Year: 2016
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Hardback
Content type: Bibliography
Publisher: Picador
Resource type: Physical
Note: The riveting, powerful and profoundly moving story of the AIDS epidemic and the grass-roots movement of activists, many of them facing their own life-or-death struggles, who grabbed the reins of scientific research to help develop the drugs that turned HIV from a mostly fatal infection to a manageable disease. General adult
x, 624 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates, illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 24 cm (hbk)
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1580051545
Paperback:Whipping girl, a transsexual woman on sexism and the scapegoating of femininity:07 07 Paperback
Author: Serano, Julia
Year: 07 07
Language: English
Interest category: Living & learning
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Seal
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published outside the British Isles A provocative manifesto, 'Whipping Girl' tells the powerful story of Julia Serano, a transsexual woman whose supremely intelligent writing reflects her diverse background as a lesbian transgender activist and professional biologist. General adult
280 p. ; 21 cm (pbk)
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158005224X
Paperback:Transgender History:2008 Paperback
Author: Stryker, Susan
Year: 2008
Language: English
Interest category: Living & learning
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Seal Press (CA)
Resource type: Physical
Title series: Seal Studies
208 (Pbk)
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1620406195
Hardback:The fate of gender, nature, nurture, and the human future:2016 Hardback
Author: Browning, Frank
Year: 2016
Language: English
Interest category: Living & learning
Media class: Hardback
Content type: Bibliography
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published outside the British Isles Frank Browning takes us into human gender geographies around the world, from gender-neutral kindergartens in Chicago and Oslo to femminielli weather casters in Naples, from conservative Catholics in Paris fearful of God and Nature to transsexual Mormon parents in Utah. As he shares specific and engaging human stories, he also elucidates the neuroscience that distinguishes male and female biology, shows us how all parents' brains change during the first weeks of parenthood, and finally how men's and women's responses to age differ worldwide based not on biology but on their earlier life habits. General adult
320 pages ; 24 cm (hbk)
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080787177X
Paperback:Coming out under fire, the history of gay men and women in World War II:c2010:20th anniversary ed. Paperback
Author: Berube, Allan
Year: c2010
Language: English
Interest category: Wars & warfare
Media class: Paperback
Edition: 20th anniversary ed.
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published outside the British Isles Tertiary
xix, 377 p., [16] p. of plates, ill., ports. ; 24 cm (pbk)
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0863564836
Paperback:Unspeakable love, gay and lesbian life in the Middle East:2011:Revised and updated edition Paperback
Author: Whitaker, Brian
Year: 2011
Language: English
Interest category: Living & learning
Media class: Paperback
Edition: Revised and updated edition
Content type: Bibliography
Publisher: Saqi Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: Previous edition: 2006 Drawing long-overdue attention to the rights of homosexuals in the Middle East, Brian Whitaker paints a disturbing picture of people who live secretive, fearful lives, often jailed, or beaten and ostracised by their families, or sent to be 'cured' by psychiatrists. General adult
259 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0750990139
Paperback:Playing gay in the golden age of British TV:2019 Paperback
Author: Bourne, Stephen
Year: 2019
Language: English
Interest category: Entertainment
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
Resource type: Physical
Note: With homosexuality only being partially decriminalised in the UK in 1967, the progression of LGBTQ rights and representation has seen marked improvement, especially over the last decade. One of the primary influencers for that change in social perception has been the small screen: from its invention in 1927, the television set has found its place in virtually every home in the country, and from its programming the attitudes of its viewers are shaped and moulded. This book provides an exploration of gay representation on British TV from the 'golden age' to the introduction of the first mainstream gay soap character. General adult
224 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm (pbk)
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0701187042
Paperback:Quest for justice, towards homosexual emancipation:c1992 Paperback
Author: Grey, Antony
Year: c1992
Language: English
Interest category: Living & learning
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Sinclair-Stevenson
Resource type: Physical
Note: 'Quest for Justice' is the inside story of the battle for the Wolfenden reforms, told by one of its main protagonists. General adult
xv, 304 p., [8] p. of plates, ill., ports. ; 24 cm (pbk)
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1408704129
Hardback:Closet queens, some 20th century British politicians:2015 Hardback
Author: Bloch, Michael
Year: 2015
Language: English
Interest category: Great Britain-history & travel
Media class: Hardback
Content type: Bibliography
Publisher: Little, Brown
Resource type: Physical
Note: In this volume, biographer Michael Bloch turns his attention to the men of British politics who were forced to lead double lives. Outwardly conforming to the requirements of heterosexual middle class society, many twentieth-century British politicians had illicit, clandestine and often thrilling queer sex lives. Some sought relationships with men of their own class, others with 'rough trade' and some confined themselves to fleeting, anonymous encounters in public places. General adult
xvi, 320 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates, illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm (hbk)
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1408824744
Paperback:Unspeakable things, sex, lies and revolution:2014 Paperback
Author: Penny, Laurie
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Living & learning
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Resource type: Physical
Note: Smart, clear-eyed and irreverent, 'Unspeakable Things' is a fresh look at gender and power in the 21st century which asks difficult questions about dissent and desire, money and masculinity, sexual violence, menial work, mental health, queer politics and the Internet. Journalist and activist Laurie Penny draws on a broad history of feminist thought and her own experience in radical subcultures in Britain and America to debate cultural phenomena from economic justice and the Occupy movement, through eating disorders and social control, to online dating and freedom of speech. General adult
xii, 267 pages ; 22 cm (pbk)
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178474204X
Paperback:Don't call us dead, poems:2018 Paperback
Author: Smith, Danez
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: Literature & languages
Media class: Paperback
Content type: Poetry
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
Resource type: Physical
Note: Award-winning poet Danez Smith is a groundbreaking force, celebrated for deft lyrics, urgent subjects and performative power. 'Don't Call Us Dead' opens with a heartrending sequence that imagines an afterlife for black men shot by police, a place where suspicion, violence and grief are forgotten and replaced with the safety, love and longevity they deserved back here on Earth. General adult
Title series: Chatto poetry
88 pages ; 23 cm (pbk)
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1551522365
Paperback:Queersexlife, autobiographical notes on sexuality, gender & identity:06 08 Paperback
Author: Goldie, Terry
Year: 06 08
Language: English
Interest category: Living & learning
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Arsenal Pulp
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published outside the British Isles Evocative of Pat Califia-Rice and Kate Bornstein, whose best works explore gender and sexuality through personal memoir, this forthright and candid collection of essays on gender and queer sexuality is imbued with the author's own experiences. General adult
240 p. ; 23 cm (pbk)
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1573443182
Paperback:The transgender child, a handbook for families and professionals:2008 Paperback
Author: Brill, Stephanie A.
Author: Pepper, Rachel
Year: 2008
Language: English
Interest category: Living & learning
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Cleis
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published outside the British Isles The authors use extensive research and interviews, as well as years of experience working in the field, to cover gender variance from birth through college. General adult
200 p. ; 21 cm (pbk)
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