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20 Hot Potatoes Christians Are Afraid to Touch

Tony Campolo

235 pages    (W Pub Group)

Call #: 4487    LCC: BJ1251

ISBN 13: 9780849906558    ISBN 10: 0849906555

AIDS, women preachers, public schools, psychological counseling, homosexuality, and working mothers-these are some of the hot issues that many Christians avoid discussing. With insight and clarity, Tony Campolo confronts today's toughest social and moral questions while raising a few of his own.

AIDS, women preachers, public schools, psychological counseling, homosexuality, and working mothers-these are some of the hot issues that many Christians avoid discussing. With insight and clarity, Tony Campolo confronts today's toughest social and moral questions while raising a few of his own. [less]

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50 Ways to Support Lesbian and Gay Equality: The Complete Guide to Supporting Family, Friends, Neighborsor Yourself...

2005    208 pages    (New World Library)

LCC: HQ76.8.U5

ISBN 13: 9781930722507    ISBN 10: 1930722508

Written by straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered people and those that care about them, 50 Ways to Support Gay and Lesbian Equality is a compendium of informative, joyful, practical and poignant essays by well-known experts and leaders, each promoting understanding while suggested simple actions. Issues include:• Defining terminology (What a tranny? What’s gay baiting?)• Exploring family issues ("Should I come out to my parents on Thanksgiving?" "How can I [...]

Written by straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered people and those that care about them, 50 Ways to Support Gay and Lesbian Equality is a compendium of informative, joyful, practical and poignant essays by well-known experts and leaders, each promoting understanding while suggested simple actions. Issues include:• Defining terminology (What a tranny? What’s gay baiting?)• Exploring family issues ("Should I come out to my parents on Thanksgiving?" "How can I support a lesbian couple who want to have children?")• How to support gay rights around the worldA timely and much-needed guide, 50 Ways demonstrates positive ways for both straight and gay people to respond to everyday discrimination and misunderstandings, bringing the world closer to the true meaning of equality.A powerful call-to-action series, "Action Guides," was launched with the New York Times bestselling MoveOn’s 50 Ways to Love Your Country, followed by NCWO’s 50 Ways to Improve Women’s Lives. The third book in the series—50 Ways to Support Lesbians and Gays—features 50 personal, inspiring essays with "Action Guide" sidebars collected by bestselling Meredith Maran and series editor Angela Watrous. [less]

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A/K/A: A Novel

Ruthann Robson

1998    288 pages    (Stonewall Inn Editions)

LCC: PS3568.O3187

ISBN 13: 9780312198251    ISBN 10: 0312198256

An intricate and daring novel centered on the identities that two women create for themselves. Margaret Smyth is an escort for women who assumes different names and identities for each of her clients while struggling to finish law school to ensure your future. BJ, a soap opera actress under the name Jill Willis, has a melodramatic personal life that rivals that of the charater she plays on television. Initially strangers, as their identities begin to unravel, these two women are drawn--to each [...]

An intricate and daring novel centered on the identities that two women create for themselves. Margaret Smyth is an escort for women who assumes different names and identities for each of her clients while struggling to finish law school to ensure your future. BJ, a soap opera actress under the name Jill Willis, has a melodramatic personal life that rivals that of the charater she plays on television. Initially strangers, as their identities begin to unravel, these two women are drawn--to each other and to salvation. [less]

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Aaron Copland: The Life & Work of an Uncommon Man

Howard Pollack

1999    702 pages    (Henry Holt and Co.)

LCC: ML410.C756

ISBN 13: 9780805049091    ISBN 10: 0805049096

A candid and fascinating portrait of the American composer. The son of Russian-Jewish immigrants, Aaron Copland (1900-1990) became one of America's most beloved and esteemed composers. His work, which includes Fanfare for the Common Man, A Lincoln Portrait, and Appalachian Spring, has been honored by a huge following of devoted listeners. But the full richness of Copland's life and accomplishments has never, until now, been documented or understood. Howard Pollack's meticulously [...]

A candid and fascinating portrait of the American composer. The son of Russian-Jewish immigrants, Aaron Copland (1900-1990) became one of America's most beloved and esteemed composers. His work, which includes Fanfare for the Common Man, A Lincoln Portrait, and Appalachian Spring, has been honored by a huge following of devoted listeners. But the full richness of Copland's life and accomplishments has never, until now, been documented or understood. Howard Pollack's meticulously researched and engrossing biography explores the symphony of Copland's life: his childhood in Brooklyn; his homosexuality; Paris in the early 1920s; the Alfred Stieglitz circle; his experimentation with jazz; the communist witch trials; Hollywood in the forties; public disappointment with his later, intellectual work; and his struggle with Alzheimer's disease. Furthermore, Pollack presents informed discussions of Copland's music, explaining and clarifying its newness and originality, its aesthetic and social aspects, its distinctive and enduring personality. [less]

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Aaron Copland's America: A Cultural Perspective

Gail Levin, William Gerdts, Judith Tick

2000    176 pages    (Watson-Guptill Publications)

LCC: ML410.C756.L48 2000

ISBN 13: 9780823001101    ISBN 10: 0823001105

Perhaps best known for "Appalachian Spring" and "Fanfare for the Common Man", Aaron Copland is widely recognized for helping to create a distinctive American presence in world music. What is less well known is that throughout his long career as a composer, Copland came to know some of the most remarkable artists of the 20th century - among them painters Charles Demuth, Thomas Hart Benton, Georgia O'Keeffe, Diego Rivera, Charles Sheeler and Stuart Davis; photographers Alfred Stieglitz and Paul [...]

Perhaps best known for "Appalachian Spring" and "Fanfare for the Common Man", Aaron Copland is widely recognized for helping to create a distinctive American presence in world music. What is less well known is that throughout his long career as a composer, Copland came to know some of the most remarkable artists of the 20th century - among them painters Charles Demuth, Thomas Hart Benton, Georgia O'Keeffe, Diego Rivera, Charles Sheeler and Stuart Davis; photographers Alfred Stieglitz and Paul Strand; composers Virgil Thomson and Darius Milhaud; choreographers Martha Graham and Agnes de Mille; and writers Hart Crane, e.e. cummings and Gertrude Stein. This volume, in conjunction with an exhibition at the Heckscher Museum in Huntington, Long Island, documents some of these little-known friendships and the direct exchange of ideas they engendered, and examines aesthetic parallels between Copland's music and the work of visual artists who were contemporaries. At the same time, it looks at how Copland's fascination with folk and popular culture, native and so-called primitive arts, jazz, cinema, and the search for an American national art gave form to his work, which represents not only his personal talent but powerful concerns that shaped the times. [less]

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ABC A Family Alphabet Book

Bobbie Combs

2001    32 pages    (Two Lives Pub)

LCC: HQ777.8

ISBN 13: 9780967446813    ISBN 10: 0967446813

Have fun with the kids, moms, dads and pets in this delightful book that celebrates LGBTQ families as it teaches young children the alphabet.

Have fun with the kids, moms, dads and pets in this delightful book that celebrates LGBTQ families as it teaches young children the alphabet. [less]

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Aberrations In Black: Toward A Queer Of Color Critique (Critical American Studies)

Roderick A. Ferguson

2003    192 pages    (Univ Of Minnesota Press)

LCC: PS374.N4

ISBN 13: 9780816641291    ISBN 10: 0816641293

The sociology of race relations in America typically describes an intersection of poverty, race, and economic discrimination. But what is missing from the picture-sexual difference-can be as instructive as what is present. In this ambitious work, Roderick A. Ferguson reveals how the discourses of sexuality are used to articulate theories of racial difference in the field of sociology. He shows how canonical sociology-Gunnar Myrdal, Ernest Burgess, Robert Park, Daniel Patrick Moynihan, and [...]

The sociology of race relations in America typically describes an intersection of poverty, race, and economic discrimination. But what is missing from the picture-sexual difference-can be as instructive as what is present. In this ambitious work, Roderick A. Ferguson reveals how the discourses of sexuality are used to articulate theories of racial difference in the field of sociology. He shows how canonical sociology-Gunnar Myrdal, Ernest Burgess, Robert Park, Daniel Patrick Moynihan, and William Julius Wilson-has measured African Americans' unsuitability for a liberal capitalist order in terms of their adherence to the norms of a heterosexual and patriarchal nuclear family model. In short, to the extent that African Americans' culture and behavior deviated from those norms, they would not achieve economic and racial equality. Aberrations in Black tells the story of canonical sociology's regulation of sexual difference as part of its general regulation of African American culture. Ferguson places this story within other stories-the narrative of capital's emergence and development, the histories of Marxism and revolutionary nationalism, and the novels that depict the gendered and sexual idiosyncrasies of African American culture-works by Richard Wright, Ralph Ellison, James Baldwin, Audre Lorde, and Toni Morrison. In turn, this book tries to present another story-one in which people who presumably manifest the dysfunctions of capitalism are reconsidered as indictments of the norms of state, capital, and social science. Ferguson includes the first-ever discussion of a new archival discovery-a never-published chapter of Invisible Man that deals with a gay character in a way that complicates and illuminates Ellison's project. Unique in the way it situates critiques of race, gender, and sexuality within analyses of cultural, economic, and epistemological formations, Ferguson's work introduces a new mode of discourse-which Ferguson calls queer of color analysis-that helps to lay bare the mutual distortions of racial, economic, and sexual portrayals within sociology. Roderick A. Ferguson is assistant professor of American studies at the University of Minnesota. [less]

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About time: Exploring the gay past

Martin B Duberman

1986    377 pages    (Gay Presses of New York)

LCC: HQ76.8.U5D83 1986

ISBN 13: 9780914017134    ISBN 10: 0914017136

This is a collection of documentary material and a selection of previously uncollected essays, speeches and reviews by the historian and gay activist, Martin Duberman. Part One contains rare documents from the past two centuries tracing the lives and opinions of both our gay and our homosexual ancestors. Part Two has been extensively revised and includes six new articles published as recently as 1991, covering such topics as coming out, bisexuality in the ancient world and reform in the gay [...]

This is a collection of documentary material and a selection of previously uncollected essays, speeches and reviews by the historian and gay activist, Martin Duberman. Part One contains rare documents from the past two centuries tracing the lives and opinions of both our gay and our homosexual ancestors. Part Two has been extensively revised and includes six new articles published as recently as 1991, covering such topics as coming out, bisexuality in the ancient world and reform in the gay rights movement. [less]

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Absent Father: Crisis and Creativity: The Myth of Danae and Perseus in theTwentieth Century (Arkana)

Alix Pirani

1990    224 pages    (Penguin Books)

LCC: BF723.F35P57 1988

ISBN 13: 9780140191646    ISBN 10: 014019164X

Paternal authority has been eroded with the growing phenomena of divorce and separation. The author examines this essential issue and illustrates the archetypal theme of the absent father and its consequences.

Paternal authority has been eroded with the growing phenomena of divorce and separation. The author examines this essential issue and illustrates the archetypal theme of the absent father and its consequences. [less]

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Academic Outlaws: Queer Theory and Cultural Studies in the Academy

William G. Tierney

1997    216 pages    (SAGE Publications, Inc)

LCC: HQ75.15

ISBN 13: 9780761906834    ISBN 10: 0761906835

Scholarly yet provocatively written, Academic Outlaws presents a discussion of how life in the academic world is experienced by gay men and lesbian women. Using a narrative style that mixes autobiography, case study data and fiction, William G Tierney provides timely insight into the challenges gays and lesbians face in higher education and proposes an alternative process for redefining long-established cultural norms.

Scholarly yet provocatively written, Academic Outlaws presents a discussion of how life in the academic world is experienced by gay men and lesbian women. Using a narrative style that mixes autobiography, case study data and fiction, William G Tierney provides timely insight into the challenges gays and lesbians face in higher education and proposes an alternative process for redefining long-established cultural norms. [less]

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ACCIDENTAL ACTIVIST: A Personal and Political Memoir, The

Candace Gingrich

1996    256 pages    (Scribner)

LCC: HQ75.4.G56

ISBN 13: 9780684824628    ISBN 10: 0684824620

When Candace Gingrich met Roseanne Barr at a GLAAD dinner in 1995, the actress said, "Don't worry, honey, I've got a weird brother, too." Candace laughed, and at the same time realized how significant the moment was: She was speaking to a celebrity at a gay rights fund-raiser about her conservative half-brother. Her lesbianism, and her relation to Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, had catapulted her to a position both exhilarating and terrifying. She had become, quite accidentally, an activist [...]

When Candace Gingrich met Roseanne Barr at a GLAAD dinner in 1995, the actress said, "Don't worry, honey, I've got a weird brother, too." Candace laughed, and at the same time realized how significant the moment was: She was speaking to a celebrity at a gay rights fund-raiser about her conservative half-brother. Her lesbianism, and her relation to Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, had catapulted her to a position both exhilarating and terrifying. She had become, quite accidentally, an activist. This is the story of how a lesbian named Candace grew up surrounded by a loving, supportive family, went to college, came out of the closet, fell in love, worked hard at her job and played hard at rugby in a sleepy little town in Pennsylvania. Her life was quiet, her circle of friends tight, her family accepting of her girlfriend. But all the while, Candace's half-brother was realizing his political aspirations, gaining the ears of mighty, conservative politicians, and becoming a major presence in Congress. It wasn't until the Republican sweep of both houses in 1994, when Newt Gingrich became Speaker of the House, that Candace began listening to his political ideas. Newt had become conservative with a capital "C," aligning himself with antigay figures like Pat Robertson. How, Candace wondered, could her brother, the one who treated her girlfriend and their relationship with the utmost respect, be espousing discriminatory rhetoric? How could he vote to reject President Clinton's compromise on the gays-in-the-military issue, to prohibit use of federal funds for public schools that allow open discussion of gay concerns, to discharge people in the military who test HIV-positive, and to overturn a District of Columbia bill that allows unmarried couples to register as domestic partners, all without any stirrings of conscience? Though Candace was troubled, she did not speak out. It was not until a perceptive reporter "outed" her to the press that, suddenly, she was fielding phone calls from every network. And just as suddenly, she realized it was time to challenge her brother on his hateful policies. In The Accidental Activist, Candace Gingrich takes us on an intimate tour of life in the Gingrich family, growing up gay, and finding her activist voice. Her mother is convinced that she and Newt could find common ground if they just sat down and took the time. Until then, Candace will continue her crusade. A tireless lobbyist for gay issues and a political force in her own right, Candace, who was named Spokesperson for the Human Rights Campaign in 1995, is not giving up hope for Newt, but she's surely giving him a run for his money. [less]

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Actor's Book of Gay and Lesbian Plays, The

Eric Lane, Nina Shengold

1995    560 pages    (Penguin Books)

LCC: PS627.H67

ISBN 13: 9780140245523    ISBN 10: 0140245529

This exciting collection of contemporary plays explores a wide range of concerns facing gay men and lesbians. Presenting 17 one-act and full-length works by a new generation of American playwrights, this groundbreaking book reflects the diversity of voices emerging in today's theater.

This exciting collection of contemporary plays explores a wide range of concerns facing gay men and lesbians. Presenting 17 one-act and full-length works by a new generation of American playwrights, this groundbreaking book reflects the diversity of voices emerging in today's theater. [less]

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Acts of Disclosure: The Coming-Out Process of Contemporary Gay Men (Haworth Gay & Lesbian Studies)

Marc E Vargo

1998    188 pages    (Routledge)

LCC: HQ76.3.U5

ISBN 13: 9781560239123    ISBN 10: 1560239123

Confronting the psychological, social, sexual, legal, and political issues at stake in the coming-out process, Acts of Disclosure: The Coming-Out Process of Contemporary Gay Men uses research findings and first-hand accounts to help gay adolescents and men accept and embrace their sexual identity as an integral part of their being. Offering helpful advice and specific suggestions that will guide you through the coming-out process, this text also teaches family, friends, and colleagues how they [...]

Confronting the psychological, social, sexual, legal, and political issues at stake in the coming-out process, Acts of Disclosure: The Coming-Out Process of Contemporary Gay Men uses research findings and first-hand accounts to help gay adolescents and men accept and embrace their sexual identity as an integral part of their being. Offering helpful advice and specific suggestions that will guide you through the coming-out process, this text also teaches family, friends, and colleagues how they can support and encourage you in this challenge.A roadmap through the confusing process of coming to terms with your sexuality both privately and publicly, Acts of Disclosure walks you step-by-step through the stages of coming out, the emotions involved, the potential pitfalls, and the kinds of receptions you may meet. It points out both healthy and self-destructive coping strategies and teaches you how to take responsibility for your sexuality. You will find its discussions straightforward, honest, and direct, as it broaches the following topics: coming out in American schools expressing your sexual identity on the job the harmful effects of involuntary public exposure why some parents adjust better than others to the fact that they have a gay child the damaging effects of social myths attached to homosexuality the emotional and behavioral reactions wives have after discovering that their husbands are gay how to anticipate a possible “outing” against oneself and the advantages of coming out to prevent such an act compulsory social programming that may be deeply injurious to gay adolescents disclosing your sexual identity after the onset of AIDSGay males of all ages, parents, friends, children, therapists, psychologists, social workers, and educators who read Acts of Disclosure will realize their error in treating gay sexual identity as undesirable, shameful, or second-rate. As you turn the last page of this comprehensive and enlightening book, you will likely find yourself with an appreciation of gay male sexuality as well as with a better understanding of the complexities of human nature. [less]

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Acts of Faith, Acts of Love

Duggan McGinley

2004    256 pages    (Bloomsbury Academic & Professional)

LCC: BX4669

ISBN 13: 9780826415455    ISBN 10: 0826415458

In Acts of Faith, Acts of Love, McGinely explores the overlap of religious and sexual identities in the stories gay men write about themselves. The autobiographical writings of forty gay Catholics (or once Catholics) are analysed. The work is both literary and theological on the premise that experience constitutes one of the four sources of theological reflection, along with scripture, tradition, and reason. 'An important contribution to the ongoing discussion of homosexuality and religion... [...]

In Acts of Faith, Acts of Love, McGinely explores the overlap of religious and sexual identities in the stories gay men write about themselves. The autobiographical writings of forty gay Catholics (or once Catholics) are analysed. The work is both literary and theological on the premise that experience constitutes one of the four sources of theological reflection, along with scripture, tradition, and reason. 'An important contribution to the ongoing discussion of homosexuality and religion... resounds with the authenticity and integrity of personal narrative and academic critique. Highly recommended.' Library Journal 'McGinley has done a great service... funny... heartbreaking' Human Development [less]

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Adam & Andy

James Asal

(Bookazine Company)

LCC: PN6727.A738

ISBN 13: 9780974442006    ISBN 10: 0974442003

Set in the fictional New England town of Woodfield, Connecticut, "Adam & Andy" is the story of two committed thirty-something men struggling to maintain their humor, sanity, and a clean house. Read their amazing adventures and lose yourself in the minutiae of their daily lives! Marvel at their strength and resolve as they wage war on careless ineptitude and bad coffee! Blast off into incredible fits of jealousy over their impossibly broad shoulders and comprehensive wardrobes!

Set in the fictional New England town of Woodfield, Connecticut, "Adam & Andy" is the story of two committed thirty-something men struggling to maintain their humor, sanity, and a clean house. Read their amazing adventures and lose yourself in the minutiae of their daily lives! Marvel at their strength and resolve as they wage war on careless ineptitude and bad coffee! Blast off into incredible fits of jealousy over their impossibly broad shoulders and comprehensive wardrobes! [less]

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Addressing Homophobia and Heterosexism on College Campuses

Elizabeth Cramer

2003    292 pages    (Routledge)

LCC: LC212.862

ISBN 13: 9781560233053    ISBN 10: 1560233052

This book presents an integrated approach toward changing attitudes about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) students, faculty, and staff on contemporary college campuses. From Addressing Homophobia and Heterosexism on College Campuses you can learn specific classroom techniques for handling homophobia and heterosexism in the classroom. This book tackles a wide variety of subjects including academic freedom, diversity training, nontraditional families, and religion, each of which [...]

This book presents an integrated approach toward changing attitudes about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) students, faculty, and staff on contemporary college campuses. From Addressing Homophobia and Heterosexism on College Campuses you can learn specific classroom techniques for handling homophobia and heterosexism in the classroom. This book tackles a wide variety of subjects including academic freedom, diversity training, nontraditional families, and religion, each of which plays an integral part in the sense of community found on any college campus. Addressing Homophobia and Heterosexism on College Campuses provides you with the basic tools to set up sensible programs that have worked for others in the past and can work for you in the future! In Addressing Homophobia and Heterosexism on College Campuses you'll also find: a list of helpful feature films and documentaries case studies from the US, Canada, and Australia methods to combat homophobia and heterosexism among social work students practical ways to set up Safe Zone or Allies programs techniques for reducing “trans-anxieties” lectures and role-playing games geared toward changing thoughts and live [less]

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Adrenaline (Plume)

James Dillinger

1988    1 pages    (Plume)

LCC: PS3554.I418

ISBN 13: 9780452260757    ISBN 10: 0452260752

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Adventures of Captain Alonso de Contreras, The

Philip Dallas (Editor, Translator), Alonso de Contreras

1989    193 pages    (Paragon House Publishers)

LCC: DP183.9.C6

ISBN 13: 9781557781680    ISBN 10: 1557781680

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Advocate College Guide for LGBT Students, The

Shane L. Windmeyer

2006    344 pages    (Alyson Publications, Inc.)

LCC: L901

ISBN 13: 9781555838577    ISBN 10: 155583857X

Based on student demand, the Advocate magazine and publisher Alyson Books have partnered to produce The Advocate College Guide for LGBT Students.  With advice from campus officials and LGBT college students -- the experts themselves - this easy to use guide is the perfect companion for the first generation of out LGBT students.This new guide profiles the 100 U.S. institutions with the top “Gay Point Average” on critical LGBT issues such as:Gay-affirmative policies Campus events [...]

Based on student demand, the Advocate magazine and publisher Alyson Books have partnered to produce The Advocate College Guide for LGBT Students.  With advice from campus officials and LGBT college students -- the experts themselves - this easy to use guide is the perfect companion for the first generation of out LGBT students.This new guide profiles the 100 U.S. institutions with the top “Gay Point Average” on critical LGBT issues such as:Gay-affirmative policies Campus events Queer student perspectives Housing for LGBT students Local gay hangouts Gay-friendly support resources Queer studiesTHE ADVOCATE COLLEGE GUIDE FOR LGBT STUDENTS is the product of nearly 5,000 online interviews with LGBT students and 500 online interviews with faculty and staff from campuses across the country. Not only does the guide rank the best LGBT campuses, but for the first time, you also hear the reasons why from the experts themselves—LGBT college students.“Finally! As the first generation of ‘out’ LGBT students prepares for college, they now have the information they need to choose the right campus....The product of thorough and thoughtful research, this guide will be an invaluable resource for LGBT students, their families, and anyone who wants a progressive campus.”—Kevin Jennings, Executive Director, Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) and editor of One Teacher in Ten [less]

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Affectionate Men

Ron Lieberman (Designed by), Russell Bush

1998    111 pages    (St. Martin's Press)

LCC: HQ1090

ISBN 13: 9780312182991    ISBN 10: 0312182996

In "Affectionate Men," photographic collector Russell Bush has assembled an album of images--daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, cartes-de-visite, cabinet cards, and ordinary Kodak prints--that form an idiosyncratic record of the affection between men, from the 1850's to the 1950's. The earliest daguerreotypes in the book was made in America around 1850- an image frozen in time long before the invention of the automobile, telephone, radio, or airplane. Over a period of one hundred years, we [...]

In "Affectionate Men," photographic collector Russell Bush has assembled an album of images--daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, cartes-de-visite, cabinet cards, and ordinary Kodak prints--that form an idiosyncratic record of the affection between men, from the 1850's to the 1950's. The earliest daguerreotypes in the book was made in America around 1850- an image frozen in time long before the invention of the automobile, telephone, radio, or airplane. Over a period of one hundred years, we can see the changing styles in clothes, hair, and attitudes, but what remains constant is the expression of affection and love between these men. Some may be gay, others assuredly not, but whatever the relationship, these images celebrate Walt Whitman's "dear love of comrades." [less]

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Affirmative Gay Relationships: Key Steps in Finding a Life Partner

Neil Kaminsky

2003    173 pages    (Harrington Park Pr)

LCC: HQ76.2.U5

ISBN 13: 9781560233633    ISBN 10: 156023363X

For many men, the search for a fulfilling long-term relationship often ends in heartbreak and frustration. Presents a step-by-step strategy for gay men serious about finding a life partner & establishing a committed relationship. Puts the focus on the individual to help understand what he wants & needs from a partner.

For many men, the search for a fulfilling long-term relationship often ends in heartbreak and frustration. Presents a step-by-step strategy for gay men serious about finding a life partner & establishing a committed relationship. Puts the focus on the individual to help understand what he wants & needs from a partner. [less]

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After Delores: A Novel

Sarah Schulman

1989    160 pages    (Plume)

LCC: PS3569.C5393

ISBN 13: 9780452262287    ISBN 10: 0452262283

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After Nirvana

Lee Williams

1997    208 pages    (HarperCollins Publishers)

LCC: PS3573.I44972 A69 1997

ISBN 13: 9780688152154    ISBN 10: 0688152155

"After Nirvana follows a group of drugged-out street kids in the Pacific Northwest, hardened survivors who ask for nothing from their parents, their government, or God. Davy - the narrator - chronicles his life on the street with his girlfriend Nikki, with a boy he loves named James, with a twisted older kid named Branch, and with assorted tricks and low-lifes." "Davy's relentless rush of words and images propels the story forward at breakneck pace. He tells you what music he is listening to ( [...]

"After Nirvana follows a group of drugged-out street kids in the Pacific Northwest, hardened survivors who ask for nothing from their parents, their government, or God. Davy - the narrator - chronicles his life on the street with his girlfriend Nikki, with a boy he loves named James, with a twisted older kid named Branch, and with assorted tricks and low-lifes." "Davy's relentless rush of words and images propels the story forward at breakneck pace. He tells you what music he is listening to (Grunge, Post-Grunge, and Dance), what drugs he is taking (mostly Ecstasy, but some acid), but rarely reveals what he thinks or feels." "With his gritty depictions of America's underside, Williams captures the daily existence of these anesthetized teens, including their hypnotically raunchy scenes of gay and straight sex - usually performed for cash or drugs, sometimes for lust or love. Davy and his contemporaries don't waste time worrying about their future or whining about their past. They know it's all about the here and now, and that self-analysis is a luxury for those of us with too much time on our hands."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved [less]

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After the Ball: How America Will Conquer Its Fear and Hatred of Gays in the 90's (Plume)

Marshall Kirk, Hunter Madsen

1990    432 pages    (Plume)

LCC: HQ76.8.U5

ISBN 13: 9780452264984    ISBN 10: 0452264987

A compelling and compassionate work that never fails to stimulate. After the Ball is required reading for straights interested in understanding a minority that comprises 10% of the population and for gays who ar learning that the revolution is far from over.

A compelling and compassionate work that never fails to stimulate. After the Ball is required reading for straights interested in understanding a minority that comprises 10% of the population and for gays who ar learning that the revolution is far from over. [less]

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Afterglow: More Stories of Lesbian Desire (Lace Publications)

1994    192 pages    (Alyson Books)

LCC: PS648.L47

ISBN 13: 9781555833152    ISBN 10: 1555833152

With the excitement of new love, the remembrances of past lovers, Afterglow offers more well-crafted, imaginative, sexy stories of lesbian desire in the best-selling tradition of Bushfire

With the excitement of new love, the remembrances of past lovers, Afterglow offers more well-crafted, imaginative, sexy stories of lesbian desire in the best-selling tradition of Bushfire [less]

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Afterlife

Paul Monette

278 pages    (Avon Books (P))

LCC: PS3563.O523

ISBN 13: 9780380711970    ISBN 10: 0380711974

/Paul Monette Set against the big-city backdrop of Los angeles, Afterlife is a powerful novel of three AIDS widowers, all of whom lost their lovers in the same week--and who now must.

/Paul Monette Set against the big-city backdrop of Los angeles, Afterlife is a powerful novel of three AIDS widowers, all of whom lost their lovers in the same week--and who now must. [less]

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AIDS and Infections of Homosexual Men

Pearl Ma (Editor), Donald Armstrong (Editor)

1984    442 pages    (Elsevier Science & Technology Books)

LCC: RC200.1

ISBN 13: 9780914316381    ISBN 10: 0914316389

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AIDS and the Church, Revised and Enlarged: The Second Decade

Earl E. Shelp, Ronald H. Sunderland

1992    240 pages    (Westminster John Knox Press)

LCC: BV4460.7

ISBN 13: 9780664252021    ISBN 10: 0664252028

AIDS in the Church provides important information about the changing evolution of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, the persons it is affecting, and its global impact. It offers accurate scientific and sociological data and psychological insight. But most importantly, AIDS and the Church presents a compassionate and prophetic vision of how the church ought to respond to this global crisis.

AIDS in the Church provides important information about the changing evolution of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, the persons it is affecting, and its global impact. It offers accurate scientific and sociological data and psychological insight. But most importantly, AIDS and the Church presents a compassionate and prophetic vision of how the church ought to respond to this global crisis. [less]

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Akbar and Jeff's Guide to Life

Matt Groening

1989    (Pantheon)

LCC: PN6728.L49

ISBN 13: 9780679726807    ISBN 10: 0679726802

A peek at Akbar & Jeff's private lives--are they or aren't they? (And what's up with Ernie and Bert?)

A peek at Akbar & Jeff's private lives--are they or aren't they? (And what's up with Ernie and Bert?) [less]

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Alec Baldwin Doesn't Love Me and Other Trials from My Queer Life

Michael Thomas Ford

1997    256 pages    (Alyson Books)

LCC: PN6231.H57

ISBN 13: 9781555834319    ISBN 10: 1555834310

An irreverent, insightful, and wickedly funny humor collection that shows just how queer life really is.

An irreverent, insightful, and wickedly funny humor collection that shows just how queer life really is. [less]

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Alfred Stieglitz: A Biography

Richard Whelan, Jennifer Josephy

1995    662 pages    (Little Brown & Co (T))

LCC: TR140.S7

ISBN 13: 9780316934046    ISBN 10: 0316934046

A comprehensive biography of Alfred Stieglitz, pioneering photographer, influential tastemaker, and husband of Georgia O'Keeffe, offers an intimate look at his brilliant circle of artists and intellectuals, his innovative work, and his tumultuous personal life. 12,500 first printing.

A comprehensive biography of Alfred Stieglitz, pioneering photographer, influential tastemaker, and husband of Georgia O'Keeffe, offers an intimate look at his brilliant circle of artists and intellectuals, his innovative work, and his tumultuous personal life. 12,500 first printing. [less]

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Alice B. Toklas Cookbook, The

Alice B. Toklas, Francis Rose (Illustrator), M. F. K. Fisher (Introduction by)

1984    320 pages    (HarperCollins Publishers)

LCC: TX719

ISBN 13: 9780061818769    ISBN 10: 0061818763

Toklas's rich mixture of menus and memories of meals shared with such famous friends as Wilder, Picasso, and Hemingway, originally published in 1954.

Toklas's rich mixture of menus and memories of meals shared with such famous friends as Wilder, Picasso, and Hemingway, originally published in 1954. [less]

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Alive and Well

Cuca Hepburn, Bonnie Gutierrez

1988    248 pages    (Ten Speed Press)

LCC: RA778.2 .H47 1988

ISBN 13: 9780895943248    ISBN 10: 0895943247

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All Families Are Different

Sol Gordon, Vivien Cohen

2000    50 pages    (Prometheus Books)

LCC: HQ535

ISBN 13: 9781573927659    ISBN 10: 1573927651

Is there such a thing as a "normal" family? Is one family better than another? Of course the answer to these questions is no, but children are often led to believe otherwise. Young people need to understand and appreciate that when it comes to families, they are all different!One of the world's most influential and loved authors of educational children's books, Dr. Sol Gordon has created an uplifting book for young people age four and older who are curious about just what it [...]

Is there such a thing as a "normal" family? Is one family better than another? Of course the answer to these questions is no, but children are often led to believe otherwise. Young people need to understand and appreciate that when it comes to families, they are all different!One of the world's most influential and loved authors of educational children's books, Dr. Sol Gordon has created an uplifting book for young people age four and older who are curious about just what it means to be part of a family. Some children, he explains, live with both parents, while others live with one or with step- or foster parents. Nowadays, we also find children being reared by aunts, uncles, or grandparents, as well as same-sex couples. The variety of possibilities is rich in its diversity. Separations, divorce, abuse, neglect, and sibling rivalries are an unfortunate part of life, but, Gordon emphasizes, they are not the child's fault.While the many illustrations show a variety of family situations to stimulate awareness and acceptance, the text places importance on children knowing they are loved by their family members-whomever they may be-and that no one's family is perfect. But children can play a very special and important role in making their home a happier one: "It's up to you to be the best person you can be and doing well in school will help you to be a better adult, or parent, when you grow up," Gordon says. [less]

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All the Rage: The Story of Gay Visibility in America

Suzanna Danuta Walters

2003    356 pages    (University of Chicago Press)

LCC: PN1992.8.H64

ISBN 13: 9780226872322    ISBN 10: 0226872327

From the public outing of Ellen DeGeneres and the success of Will and Grace to the vicious murder of Matthew Shepard, recent years have seen gay lives and images move onto the center stage of American public life. In this incisive and authoritative guide to the new gay visibility, Suzanna Danuta Walters argues that we now live in a time when gays are seen, but not necessarily known. Taking on the common wisdom that equates visibility with full integration, All the Rage maps the terrain on which [...]

From the public outing of Ellen DeGeneres and the success of Will and Grace to the vicious murder of Matthew Shepard, recent years have seen gay lives and images move onto the center stage of American public life. In this incisive and authoritative guide to the new gay visibility, Suzanna Danuta Walters argues that we now live in a time when gays are seen, but not necessarily known. Taking on the common wisdom that equates visibility with full integration, All the Rage maps the terrain on which gays are accepted as witty film accessories and sassy sitcom stars yet denied full citizenship. [less]

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All True Lovers

Sarah Aldridge

1991    282 pages    (A&M Books)

LCC: PZ4.A369

ISBN 13: 9780930044107    ISBN 10: 093004410X

This is a sensual, sensitive feast about two teenage women, growing up during the Great Depression and fighting their way out of the trials they inherit. It's a love sotry for and about all true lovers.

This is a sensual, sensitive feast about two teenage women, growing up during the Great Depression and fighting their way out of the trials they inherit. It's a love sotry for and about all true lovers. [less]

 
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