Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Studies
Sisters, Sexperts, Queers
Beyond the Lesbian Nation
Paperback ISBN: 0452268877
This collection of essays illustrates both the vitality and the variety within the lesbian community, with topics such as the politics of butch-femme identity, lesbian pop music stars, and class differences in the lesbian community. Original.
Are We Thinking Straight?
The Politics of Straightness in a Lesbian And Gay Social Movement Organization
1st Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0415977010
Explores the ways in which activists strategically use a 'straight' identity as a social movement tool in order to achieve the movement objectives. This book offers an analysis on the strategic deployment of a straight identity by an LGBT organization.
Homosexuality & Civilization
Hardcover ISBN: 067401197x
The author explores the relationship between same-sex love and civilization, comparing attitudes in the Christian west to classical Greek, Roman, Arab, Chinese, and Japanese views on the subject as they were influenced by religious superstition, political intrigue, and basic human desires.
The Ultimate Guide To Pregnancy For Lesbians
How To Stay Sane And Care For Yourself From Preconception Through Birth
2nd Edition Paperback ISBN: 157344216x
The Ultimate Guide to Pregnancy for Lesbians covers everything you need to make the thrilling and challenging journey to motherhood: from choosing a donor to tracking fertility to signing the right papers on the dotted lines. Rachel Pepper's lively, easy-to-read guide is the first place to go for up-to-date information and sage advice on everything from sex in the sixth month to negotiating family roles. Why a second edition? When the acclaimed first edition appeared, the author's daughter was only a few months old. This new edition takes into account the parenting know-how Pepper has developed over the intervening six years, as well as the evolving legal status of lesbian parents, and the increasing importance of the Internet for information on fertility, sperm banks, and donors. The resource section is greatly expanded, as are the sections on each trimester of pregnancy, on childbirth, and on life with a newborn. And Pepper provides more insight into preconception planning for both single lesbians and couples. An indispensable resource, The Ultimate Guide to Pregnancy for Lesbians is now bigger and better.
Christianity, Social Tolerance, and Homosexuality
Gay People in Western Europe from the Beginning of the Christian Era to the Fourteenth Century
Paperback ISBN: 0226067114
A comprehensive study of homosexuality in medieval Europe examines the interaction of social reality and moral argument and traces changes in public attitudes
Man Who Knew Too Much
Alan Turing And the Invention of the Computer
Paperback ISBN: 0393329097
Outlines the Bletchley Park mathematician's efforts to launch artificial intelligence innovations, describing his thwarted attempts to gain support for a programmable calculating machine, his contributions to cracking the Nazi Enigma code during World War II, and how the revelation of his homosexuality led to his tragic imprisonment and suicide. Reprint.
Hardcover ISBN: 185514400x
Recognises the important role of gay icons, and their contribution to contemporary culture and society. This book explores gay iconography through the portraits of historical and modern icons. It explores the role of image in defining perceptions of an individual's sexuality, style, strength and their potential iconic status.