Category: Gay Lesbian Nonfiction

Same Sex Intimacies: Families of Choice and Other Life by Catherine Donovan,Brian Heaphy,Jeffrey Weeks

By Catherine Donovan,Brian Heaphy,Jeffrey Weeks

Our households are more and more an issue of selection, and the alternatives are widening for all time. this is often fairly actual of the non-heterosexual global, the place the final ten years have visible a favored recognition of similar intercourse partnerships and, to a lesser volume, of similar intercourse parenting.


Based on wide interviews with humans in numerous non-traditional relationships, this attention-grabbing new ebook argues that those advancements within the non-heterosexual international are heavily associated with wider alterations within the that means of relatives in society at huge, and that every can solid mild at the different.


Same intercourse Intimacies supplies brilliant debts of the various methods non-heterosexual humans were capable of create significant intimate relationships for themselves, and highlights the function of person company and collective endeavour in forging those roles: as associates, companions, mom and dad and as contributors of groups. This topical publication will supply compelling studying for college students of the relatives, sexuality and lesbian and homosexual stories.


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Gay Bombay: Globalization, Love and (Be)longing in by Parmesh Shahani

By Parmesh Shahani

Through a multi-sited ethnography in an online-offline neighborhood, Parmesh Shahani examines how net applied sciences, the media undefined, audiences and broader socio-historical contexts form homosexual id in modern city India. He realizes that the identification of a homosexual guy in the neighborhood is negotiated at the balance of the assumption of Indianness. For readers internationally considering India, Gay Bombay will function a memorable trip via quite a few transitions in city India.

 

 

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Queer Returns: Essays on Multiculturalism, Diaspora, and by Rinaldo Walcott

By Rinaldo Walcott

Queer Returns returns us to the scene of multiculturalism, diaspora, and queer during the lens of Black expression, identification, and the political. The essays query what it ability to stay in a multicultural society, how diaspora affects id and tradition, and the way the types of queer and Black and Black queer complicate the political claims of multiculturalism, diaspora, and queer politics. those essays go back us to foundational assumptions, claims, and positions that require new questions with out dogmatic answers.

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Wide-Open Town: A History of Queer San Francisco to 1965 by Nan Alamilla Boyd

By Nan Alamilla Boyd

Wide-Open city traces the historical past of homosexual males and lesbians in San Francisco from the flip of the century, while queer bars emerged in San Francisco's vacationer districts, to 1965, while a raid on a drag ball replaced the process queer heritage. Bringing to existence the remarkable personalities and colourful milieu that fueled this period, Nan Alamilla Boyd examines the tradition that built round the bar scene and homophile activism. She argues that the groups solid within bars and taverns functioned politically and, eventually, provided useful and ideological responses to the policing of San Francisco's queer and transgender groups. utilizing police and courtroom documents, oral histories, vacationer literature, and manuscript collections from neighborhood and nation files, Nan Alamilla Boyd explains the exceptional progress of San Francisco as a "wide-open town"—a city the place whatever is going. She additionally relates the early historical past of the homosexual and lesbian civil rights circulate that happened in San Francisco sooner than 1965.

Wide-Open city argues that police persecution solid debates approximately rights and justice that remodeled San Francisco's queer groups into the identity-based teams we see this present day. In its bright new version of bar and drag existence, its soaking up portrait of relevant figures within the groups, and its provocative chronicling of this era within the country's so much transgressive urban, Wide-Open city offers a desirable and vigorous new bankruptcy of yankee queer history.

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One of the Boys, Second Edition: Homosexuality in the by Paul Jackson

By Paul Jackson

utilizing a wide range of resources – together with long-closed court docket martial files, psychiatric and body of workers documents, unit conflict diaries, movies, and oral histories – Paul Jackson relates the fight of queer servicemen of all ranks and branches of the Canadian army to slot in to prevent wasting their careers and reputations. He argues that even supposing gay males have been usually authorised and well known inside their devices, in the event that they have been accused of gay behaviour, they have been subjected to psychiatric tests, courts-martial complaints, criminal phrases, and dishonourable discharges. An influential and eye-opening learn, the writer has up-to-date this seriously acclaimed paintings with a brand new preface that considers depictions of infantrymen serving within the struggle in Afghanistan and the continuing silence approximately gay servicemen and women.

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De Sodoma a Chueca (G) (Spanish Edition) by Alberto Mira

By Alberto Mira

Historias de amor. Historias de odio. De secretos y escándalos. De disidencia, de complacencia. Historias de científicos, de militares, de policías y poetas; de curas y aristócratas, de rojos y fascistas. De placer y asco, filias y fobias, dignidad y patetismo. Historias de solidaridad. De largas noches de placer, de largos años en prisión (o de largos años en prisión por una breve noche de placer). Historias de mártires y verdugos, de quienes no son ni lo uno ni lo otro. l. a. historia de los angeles homosexualidad da lugar a situaciones ricas en conflicto y anécdota, y, sobre todo, de una variedad infinita, imposible de reflejar en un concepto único.

En nuestro país, los angeles homosexualidad sigue invisible en los angeles historia. O seen sólo como excepción o rareza. Pero cuestiones en torno a los angeles homosexualidad figuran de manera recurrente en debates culturales a lo largo del siglo XX, desde el regeneracionismo hasta el liberalismo de l. a. transición, pasando por el machismo franquista o las visiones intelectualizantes de los angeles identidad sexual. Este libro trata de rescatar algunas de estas historias en un recorrido por los modos en que los angeles homosexualidad se ha representado en nuestro país a lo largo del siglo XX en novelas, motion pictures, obras de teatro, ensayos y tratados científicos. Desde los dandis de principios de siglo, las plumas del mundo de los angeles farándula, los tratamientos médicos y policiales, las tapadas y los activistas hasta llegar a musculosas y gays mediáticos, homofobia y expresión de los angeles homosexualidad han tenido una prominencia que aquí se sistematiza por primera vez en términos históricos.

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There Goes the Gayborhood? (Princeton Studies in Cultural by Amin Ghaziani

By Amin Ghaziani

Gay neighborhoods, just like the mythical Castro District in San Francisco and New York's Greenwich Village, have lengthy supplied sexual minorities with secure havens in a regularly dangerous global. yet as our society more and more accepts gays and lesbians into the mainstream, are "gayborhoods" destined to vanish? Amin Ghaziani offers an incisive examine the origins of those targeted cultural enclaves, the explanations why they're altering at the present time, and their clients for the future.

Drawing on a wealth of evidence--including census info, opinion polls, 1000s of newspaper reviews from around the usa, and multiple hundred unique interviews with citizens in Chicago, essentially the most paradigmatic towns in America--There is going the Gayborhood? argues that political profits and societal reputation are permitting gays and lesbians to visualize expansive chances for a lifestyles past the gayborhood. The sunrise of a brand new post-gay period is changing the nature and composition of present enclaves around the kingdom, however the spirit of integration can coexist along the party of adjustments in refined and occasionally extraordinary ways.

Exploring the intimate courting among sexuality and town, this state of the art e-book finds how gayborhoods, just like the towns that encompass them, are natural and regularly evolving locations. Gayborhoods have nurtured sexual minorities through the 20th century and, regardless of the unstoppable forces of flux, will stay resonant and revelatory beneficial properties of city life.

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Affirmative Psychotherapy with Bisexual Women and Bisexual by Ronald C. Fox

By Ronald C. Fox

study the newest practical—and bisexually affirmative—approaches to supporting bisexual clients

Clinical paintings with bisexual consumers has conceptually shifted past the particular emphasis on both directly or lesbian and homosexual concerns. There are nonetheless, even if, too few psychotherapists who supply affirmative psychotherapy particular to bisexual matters. Affirmative Psychotherapy with Bisexual ladies and Bisexual males addresses the problems of bisexuals with an accepting and affirmative point of view, offering therapists with the most recent viewpoints, thoughts, and examine to successfully deal with bisexual consumers. prime specialists with affirmative-to-bisexuals views speak about difficulties particular to bisexuals and their existence, with an eye fixed towards supplying sensible, powerful remedy. detailed bisexual way of life matters are tested, equivalent to transgender concerns, polyamory, older bisexual men and women, and cultural changes, whereas supplying an emphasis on cultivating future health and a feeling of group in bisexual clients.

Affirmative Psychotherapy with Bisexual ladies and Bisexual males sensitively avoids the double commonplace lengthy held via therapists clinically treating heterosexual or lesbian and homosexual participants, displaying that an affirmative standpoint is legitimate and an important for the powerful remedy of bisexuals. This resource basically explains sensible concepts and discusses the newest study on bisexual matters comparable to age, tradition, heterosexual and bisexual combined undefined, and the polyamorous way of life with acceptable attractiveness and realizing. The booklet additionally explores worthwhile how you can strengthen profitable future health and aid providers particular to bisexual needs.

Topics in Affirmative Psychotherapy with Bisexual ladies and Bisexual males include:

  • affirmative psychotherapy strategies particular to bisexual ladies and bisexual men
  • desire for validation of bisexuality
  • methods for consumers to return to phrases with their bisexuality
  • functional value—and shortcomings—of the most healing faculties in supplying potent psychotherapy
  • transgender bisexuality, with illustrative case studies
  • wishes and problems with African-American bisexual clients
  • bisexual getting older issues
  • counseling heterosexual spouses of bisexual ladies and men
  • remedy methods for consumers who're bisexual and polyamorous
  • spotting and addressing the categorical wishes of other sub-groups of bisexual people
  • and more!

Affirmative Psychotherapy with Bisexual girls and Bisexual males is a vital addition to the literature of bisexual psychotherapy and is priceless to counselors, psychotherapists, marriage and relations therapists, social staff, psychiatrists, intercourse therapists, researchers, and educators within the fields of psychology, sociology, anthropology, sexuality, intercourse schooling, adolescent and grownup improvement, and neighborhood psychological health.

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Troubling Intersections of Race and Sexuality: Queer by Kevin K. Kumashiro,Kayla Chan,Stuart F. Chen-Hayes,Teddy

By Kevin K. Kumashiro,Kayla Chan,Stuart F. Chen-Hayes,Teddy Consolacion,Gordon de Frane,Michele Garrett,Raven E. Heavy Runner,Alexander Hakyun Hong,Didi Khayatt,Lisa W. Loutzenheiser,Lance McCready,Cristina M. Misa,Paula Ressler,Stephen T.Russell,Linda Schol

lately, researchers have significantly improved our knowing of the reviews of scholars of colour and of scholars who're homosexual, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, and wondering (ie. Queer). they've got supplied us with wealthy assets for addressing racism and heterosexism; in spite of the fact that, few have tested the original studies of scholars who're either queer and of colour, and few have tested the heterosexist or white-centered nature of anti-racist or anti-heterosexist schooling (respectively). What of the scholars and educators who stay and train on the intersection of race and sexuality?
By combining autobiographical debts with qualitative and quantitative examine on queer scholars of alternative racial backgrounds, those essays not just hassle the methods we expect in regards to the intersections of race and sexuality, in addition they provide theoretical insights and academic concepts to educators dedicated to bringing approximately change.

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Queer Tracks: Subversive Strategies in Rock and Pop Music by Doris Leibetseder

By Doris Leibetseder

Queer Tracks describes motifs in renowned track that deviate from heterosexual orientation, the binary gender process and stuck identities. This fascinating state-of-the-art paintings offers with the most important suggestions of present gender politics and queer concept in rock and dad tune, together with irony, parody, camp, mask/masquerade, mimesis/mimicry, cyborg, transsexuality, and dildo.
Based on a constructivist idea of gender, Leibetseder asks: ‘Which queer-feminist ideas are utilized in rock and dad music?’ ‘How do they function?’ ‘Where do they occur?’ Leibetseder's methodological approach is to find subversive recommendations in queer idea, that are extensively utilized in rock and pa song, with no assuming that those strategies have been first invented in thought. in addition, this booklet explains the place precisely the subversiveness is positioned in these concepts and in well known music.
With the aid of a brand new type of wisdom move the writer combines sociological and cultural theories with useful examples of rock and pa song. The subversive personality of those queer motifs is proven within the paintings of up to date renowned musicians and is while on the topic of classical discourses of the humanities.
Queer Tracks is a revised translation of Queere Tracks. Subversive Strategien in Rock- und Popmusik, initially released in German.

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