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  • Male Bodies, Women's Souls

    Personal Narratives of Thailand's Transgendered Youth, 1st Edition

    By LeeRar Costa

    Get a detailed look at the Thai sex/gender system—through analysis of the personal stories from transgendered youth in ThailandThe Thai term sao braphet song (a “second type of woman”) describes males who reject the gender of masculinity for femininity. Male Bodies, Women’s…

    Paperback – 2007-02-05

  • Looking for Love in Faraway Places

    Tales of Gay Men's Romance Overseas, 1st Edition

    By Michael Luongo

    Real stories of gay men who found love and romance in distance lands Looking for Love in Faraway Places is a collection of true stories of gay men seeking--and finding--love and romance against overwhelming odds in exotic locations. Edited by noted travel writer Michael Luongo, this unique book is…

    Hardback – 2007-01-30

  • Gay Conservatives

    Group Consciousness and Assimilation, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth Cimino W

    Discover why LGBT voters support conservative political platforms that don’t benefit the LGBT communityRecent studies show that the vast majority of the LGBT community considers itself politically liberally. Yet nearly 25% of all LGBT voters helped re-elect George W. Bush in 2004—…

    Paperback – 2006-12-01

  • Identity Envy Wanting to Be Who We're Not

    Creative Nonfiction by Queer Writers, 1st Edition

    By Jim Tushinski, Jim Van Buskirk

    Gay men and lesbians present humorous and hard-hitting accounts of the need to belong . . . somewhere Why would a lesbian raised in a Jewish home have a sudden desire to be a tough-talking Catholic girl? And why would a gay man travel to Ireland in a desperate attempt to escape his “…

    Paperback – 2006-11-29

  • Head Over Heels

    Wives Who Stay with Cross-Dressers and Transsexuals, 1st Edition

    By Virginia Erhardt

    Candid, first-hand accounts of couples who stay together despite highly emotional gender issues. Head Over Heels gives voice to thirty ordinary women who live extraordinary lives as partners to crossdressers, transgenderists, and male-to-female transsexuals. These unique women discuss, with honesty…

    Paperback – 2006-11-14

  • Chasing Adonis

    Gay Men and the Pursuit of Perfection, 1st Edition

    By Tim Bergling

    What is it about some men that makes them an object of our deepest desires? And how far are we willing to go in pursuit of those desires?Chasing Adonis: Gay Men & the Pursuit of Perfection delves into one of the most central mysteries of gay life: What is it gay men find attractive in other…

    Paperback – 2006-11-07

  • A History of Women's Seclusion in the Middle East

    The Veil in the Looking Glass, 1st Edition

    By J Dianne Garner, Linn Prentis

    Learn how the seclusion of women can be used as a feminist defense against exploitation—and as an empowering forceInternationally acclaimed author Ann Chamberlin’s book, A History of Women’s Seclusion in the Middle East: The Veil in the Looking Glass is a critical…

    Paperback – 2006-10-12

  • Gay Tourism

    Culture and Context, 1st Edition

    By Gordon Waitt, Kevin Markwell

    The gay tourism industry—a progressive social force or a pull towards an oppressive status quo?The pink tourism dollar is now recognized as a highly profitable niche of the tourism market. Gay Tourism: Culture and Context critically investigates the emergence of a commercial gay tourism…

    Paperback – 2006-07-31

  • A Theology of Gay and Lesbian Inclusion

    Love Letters to the Church, 1st Edition

    By Donald G Hanway

    Encourage the Church to address the gift of human sexuality—how to view it, how to deal with it, and how it relates to spiritualityA Theology of Gay and Lesbian Inclusion: Love Letters to the Church challenges traditional church teachings that brand homosexuality as immoral, using pertinent…

    Paperback – 2006-07-13

  • Lesbian Widows

    Invisible Grief, 1st Edition

    By Victoria Whipple

    The unseen issues of grief and discrimination—lesbians becoming widows The death of a life partner poses unique challenges for lesbians. Lesbian Widows: Invisible Grief reveals the touching and very personal stories of twenty-five women, including the author, who were widowed at a young age…

    Paperback – 2006-05-08

  • A Gay Couple's Journey Through Surrogacy

    Intended Fathers, 1st Edition

    By Jerry Bigner, Michael Menichiello

    A deeply personal account of the trials and tribulations of the surrogacy journey!Surrogacy’s been coldly and unjustifiably called “baby buying” and “baby selling” and many states have banned it. But those insensitive terms do not tell the inspiring tale of a couple…

    Paperback – 2006-04-28

  • Sex and the Sacred

    Gay Identity and Spiritual Growth, 1st Edition

    By Daniel A Helminiak

    A down-to-earth look at the spiritual power of sexSex and the Sacred examines the spiritual dimension of human sexuality in a way that is free of religious affiliation but still open to traditional religion and belief in God. Dr. Daniel Helminiak, author of the best-selling What the Bible Really…

    Paperback – 2006-04-20

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