Category: Gay Lesbian Nonfiction

Katherine V. Forrest: A Critical Appreciation by Phyllis M. Betz

By Phyllis M. Betz

top recognized for her Kate Delafield detective sequence, Katherine V. Forrest is famous as one of many preeminent figures in lesbian renowned literature. but her paintings has obtained little scholarly awareness. This serious examine explores Forrest’s whole physique of labor, together with her fiction and (perhaps extra importantly) her writing approximately writing, well known genres and her readers. Her technology fiction and romance novels are analyzed, with a spotlight at the purposes at the back of their enduring allure. Her most famed romance, Curious Wine, initially released in 1984, is still in print—a sturdiness a ways exceeding the common romance novel.

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Queer Theory and Brokeback Mountain (Film Theory in by Matthew Tinkcom

By Matthew Tinkcom

Queer concept and Brokeback Mountain examines queer idea because it has emerged some time past 3 a long time and discusses how Brokeback Mountain will be understood during the phrases of this box of scholarship and activism. prepared into elements, within the first part the writer discusses key canonical texts inside queer idea, together with the paintings of writers as Judith Butler, Michel Foucault, and Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick. He offers an historic account of the questions those students have posed to our knowing of sexualities-both normative and non-normative-in the background and in modern existence, in addition to a dialogue of the theories of sexuality and gender provided through those students as those phenomena form the reports of fellows and girls within the genital, physically, erotic, discursive, and cultural dimensions.
The moment half examines Ang Lee's 2005 function movie, Brokeback Mountain, in an effort to comprehend the claims and insights of queer idea. Tracing the film's model by means of screenwriter Larry McMurtry of Annie Proulx's 1997 brief tale of an analogous identify, this component to the booklet examines the film's narrative approximately working-class males within the rural mid-20th-century U.S. and the meanings of the sexual and emotional bond among the pair that develops over the process decades.

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Transformations of Gender and Race: Family and Developmental by Rhea Almeida

By Rhea Almeida

modifications of Gender and Race might help you develop into a greater therapist by way of arming you with new theories and practices that situation inclusiveness of identification, psyche, and tradition within the remedy room. This booklet considerably shifts present considering in systemic conception and perform with members, young ones, undefined, and households, supplying you with a clean point of view on operating together with your consumers of all cultural backgrounds and either genders.

In adjustments of Gender and Race: relations and Developmental views, you’ll become aware of awesome modern considering in cultural experiences, post-colonial concept, gender idea, queer idea, and scientific and learn paintings with a variety of populations who've been neglected and undertheorized. You’ll achieve a wealth of data and services from its individuals who've been immersed within the concerns they address.

The chapters in changes of Gender and Race offer a very good, cutting-edge bibliography of latest pondering in cultural reviews, post-colonial idea, and medical and learn paintings with a variety of populations who've been “overlooked and undertheorized.” the recent paradigms dicussed and practiced in modifications in Gender and Race motivate cultural multiplicity, inclusiveness, and knowing. A pallete of latest considering, this insightful publication will consultant you in:

  • how to carry range into the lived event of younger children
  • numerous theoretical paradigms
  • couples therapy
  • men’s paintings and children
  • addressing the intersections of gender, race, category, and tradition within the remedy room
  • transformations relating to race and gender
  • the inclusiveness of feminism

    A wealth of craftsmanship and sharp commentary that reaches out to complement and humanize remedy practices, adjustments of Gender and Race addresses the interactions among gender, classification, race, sexual orientation, and age. artistic and in-depth, this quantity articulates a standpoint that connects all of those contexts of strength oppression and privilege. you'll achieve a deeper knowing of diverse theoretical paradigms for operating with undefined, contributors, and youngsters that might enhance your practice.

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The Globalization of Sexuality by Jon Binnie

By Jon Binnie

`Lively and interesting… the subjects of the chapters are good selected and canopy components within which a number of key debates have taken position' - Nina Wakeford, collage of Surrey

What are the family members among homosexuality, globalization and social conception? Why has the talk on globalization paid so little recognition to questions of sexuality? This well timed and stimulating e-book explores the relationships among the nationwide kingdom, globalization and sexual dissidence. The booklet makes a speciality of numerous key try out concerns to take advantage of and strengthen analysis:

· queer mobility

· migration and tourism

· the economics of queer globalization

· queer politics of post-colonialism

· the spatial politics of AIDS

· queer cosmopolitanism

· nationhood and sexual citizenship.

The ebook regains a big human measurement that has been conspicuously missed within the wider debate on globalization.

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Cuba’s Gay Revolution: Normalizing Sexual Diversity Through by Emily J. Kirk

By Emily J. Kirk

Cuba’s homosexual Revolution explores the original health-based strategy that used to be hired in Cuba to dramatically switch attitudes and rules relating to sexual variety (LGBTQ) due to the fact 1959. It examines leaders within the strategy to normalize sexual range, equivalent to the Federation of Cuban girls (FMC) and the nationwide middle of Sexual schooling (CENESEX). This publication is written for students drawn to LGBTQ concerns, Cuba, and Latin America.

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Relationship Therapy with Same-Sex Couples by Jerry Bigner,Joseph L. Wetchler

By Jerry Bigner,Joseph L. Wetchler

Use new wisdom of the LGBT tradition to ably tips same-sex undefined!

courting treatment with Same-Sex presents psychologists, therapists, social employees, and counselors with an summary of the array of therapy concerns they could face whilst operating with from the LGBT neighborhood. This e-book highlights the studies of therapists who've encountered matters specific to LGBT clients—especially these in intimate relationships. This exciting source covers medical matters, intercourse remedy, particular events, and coaching matters for aiding therapists effectively information same-sex undefined.

dating treatment with Same-Sex explores the therapist’s function in operating via common matters in therapy—such as conversation difficulties, infidelity, and decision-making—with a spotlight on how remedy should still fluctuate for same-sex undefined. this significant consultant additionally identifies which difficulties are designated to as a facet in their sexual orientation, together with gender function socialization and societal oppression. With this e-book, it is possible for you to offer applicable treatment with out over- or under-attributing a couple’s difficulties to their LGBT prestige.

This e-book exhibits how skilled therapists have built equipment for operating with:

  • homosexual and lesbian mom and dad
  • heterosexual spouses and ex-spouses
  • in HIV serodiscordant relationships
  • “lesbian mattress demise”
  • couple and relatives dynamics assisting transgender and sexual reassignment matters
  • and extra!

courting treatment with Same-Sex includes numerous gains that you can make the most of on your personal perform, together with the Sexual Orientation Matrix for Supervision (SOMS) to aid supervisors and running shoes in getting ready supervisees to paintings with lesbian, homosexual, and bisexual consumers. The e-book additionally deals guidance for heterosexual therapists who plan to paintings with same-sex and the way to beat any residual homophobia or heterosexual guilt. finally, this crucial sourcebook reports numerous articles, ebook chapters, books, and sites which are proper to same-sex and the therapists who paintings with them.

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Transgender Journey: Real Stories from Around the World by Tristan Skye

By Tristan Skye

*Digital model* In January 2015, I requested 10 questions. those questions have been spoke back by means of Transgender / Gender Queer participants from all over the global that integrated: all walks of lifestyles, all shapes, sizes and a while with diverse ideals and existence reports. I had no thought the profound responses i'd obtain. This ebook is an elaborate glance contained in the own lives of virtually forty humans situated in international locations spanning from the us all of the option to small dot at the map known as Slovenia. The phrases within this publication succeed in into the depths of the soul, awakening someone who choices it as much as learn. This ebook is ideal if you happen to are new to the adventure, for friends and family who are looking to research extra, or for someone who loves examining in regards to the attention-grabbing trips of others. you'll chortle, you'll cry. without doubt this publication will make an enduring influence on your brain (and center) for years yet to come. actual tales. actual Lives. actual Answers.

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FTM: Female-to-Male Transsexuals in Society by Aaron Devor,Jamison Green

By Aaron Devor,Jamison Green

In this ground-breaking learn, Aaron Devor offers a compassionate, intimate, and incisive examine the existence reports of forty-five trans males. rising into 21st-century political and social conversations, questions persist. who're they? How do they arrive to understand themselves as males? What do they do approximately it? How do their households reply? who're their enthusiasts? What does it suggest for everybody else? to reply to those and different questions, Devor spent years compiling in-depth interviews and getting to know the lives of transsexual and transgender humans. the following, he strains the typical and important occasions that coalesce into trans identities, culminating in gender and intercourse ameliorations. utilizing trans men’s personal phrases as illustrations, Devor appears at how youth, youth, and grownup studies with relatives, friends, and enthusiasts paintings to form and make clear their photographs of themselves as males. With a brand new creation, Devor positions the quantity in twenty-first century debates of identification politics and community-building and offers a window into his personal self-exploration because of his research.

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Quentin Crisp: The Profession of Being. A Biography by Nigel Kelly

By Nigel Kelly

English author and raconteur Quentin Crisp (1908–1999) turned a star and homosexual icon on the age of 60 with the book and televising of his 1968 memoir, The bare Civil Servant. Unapologetically unconventional, he stuffed books and articles together with his witticisms and evaluations on pop culture, and packed theaters world wide along with his one-man convey An night with Quentin Crisp. This biography chronicles Crisp’s lifestyles, together with his delivery in pre–World conflict I England; his existence as a homosexual adolescence at the streets of London; his early makes an attempt at writing and job-seeking; his access into the area of modeling; and his surprising good fortune overdue in lifestyles. With this definitive chronicle, Quentin Crisp and his designated worldview are once more on display.

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Sexpolitiques: Queer Zones 2 (LA FABRIQUE) (French Edition) by Marie-Hélène Bourcier

By Marie-Hélène Bourcier

Avec Sexpolitique. Queer quarter 2, Bourcier récidive et reprend là où trois ans plus tôt elle nous avit laissés : sur cette region cellular et brûlante qu'est l. a. frontière entre los angeles sexualité, les genres, l. a. race et l'espace public. Jamais le sujet n'a semblé plus pressant. A l'heure rose et arc-en-ciel, à l'heure du mariage homosexual et du homosexual pleasant, Bourcier frappe fortress avec comme cible première l. a. République ou plutôt ce qu'il en reste, "la Rep" avec son hétérocentrisme et son racisme viscéral. Derrière l. a. Rep rose, c'est l'homonormalité bon teint qui se dresse, derrière los angeles Rep de l'intégration, c'est l'impudence post-coloniale qui proceed de dépolitiser ou de victimiser les minorités sexuelles, de style et ethniques. Mais alors que pour les Américains, l. a. politique des différences et des post-identités peut espérer contrecarrer l'évangéliste Bush, l'auteur montre qu'en France, c'est l'élitisme idéologique faux-fuyant du régime républicain assorti d'un intellectualisme prudent qui domine et bloque les minorités et les politiques respectueuses de l. a. diversité. Bourcier suggest donc une impitoyable généalogie des maîtres et des savoirs en chef, n'épargnant ni Bourdieu (et ses blocages anti-féministes), ni l. a. reine psychanalyse transphobe (ZAP los angeles psy) non plus que le lesbianisme radical qui méconnaît les bienfaits des concert events de Madonna en frac. Et quand l'auteur évoque Foucault, ce n'est pas l'intégrale, l'intégriste, le souci de soi, ou un Foucault momifié et béatifié qui émerge mais un Foucault actualisé, hybride, cyborgisé, d'autant plus séducteur et politique. Une des forces des livres de Bourcier consiste à surimposer les espaces de controverses pour faire émerger les aberrations identitaires qui nourrissent tant les prétentions politiciennes classiques que les revendications homosexual et lesbiennes. Mais elle n'oublie pas de visibiliser les subcultures émergentes, les nouvelles formes de résistance politico-sexuelle, l. a. révolte des anormaux, los angeles post-pornographie, les masculinités, les fémininités et les nouveaux corps qui surgissent dans un monde décidément trop étroit.

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