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Image Ace of Hearts: A Journey to Embracing the Asexual Identity
(98 Pages) Asexuality (an orientation where someone does not experience sexual attraction) is widely misunderstood. Or worse: ignored. Until it becomes common knowledge that asexuality exists as a sexual orientation, then people who DO relate on the spectrum will continue to struggle internally (feeling alone, broken, or flawed) and externally (in relationships, and life in general). The Lonely Ace of Hearts begins with a general introduction about asexuality as an orientation, debunking the most common myths, and then guides readers through the most common struggles. Defining and Understanding Your Identity. Achieving Self-Acceptance. Coming Out to Friends & Family. (Or, not.) Dealing with Loneliness. Love, Dating, Sex, and Relationships. This is not about "dealing with life as an asexual". This is about (ultimately) Embracing the Asexual Identity.
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Image Ahora que ya lo sabes: todo lo que me hubiera gustado saber antes de salir del armario
(248 Pages)
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Image Allies at Work: Creating a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Inclusive Work Environment
(159 Pages) In Allies at Work, Dr. David M. Hall explains the value and importance of creating an equitable work environment for all people regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. Dr. Hall carefully explains the business rationale for developing a strong allies program, the requisite steps to develop such a program, and the cultural competency necessary to properly understand the impact of the closet.
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Image Always My Child: A Parent's Guide to Understanding Your Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered, Or Questioning Son Or Daughter
(323 Pages) Offers advice and support for parents with adolescents dealing with sexual identity, personal confusion, bigotry, tension, and other challenges of being gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgendered.
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Image Black Queer Studies: A Critical Anthology
(393 Pages) While over the past decade a number of scholars have done significant work on questions of black lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered identities, this volume is the first to collect this groundbreaking work and make black queer studies visible as a developing field of study in the United States. Bringing together essays by established and emergent scholars, this collection assesses the strengths and weaknesses of prior work on race and sexuality and highlights the theoretical and political issues at stake in the nascent field of black queer studies. Including work by scholars based in English, film studies, black studies, sociology, history, political science, legal studies, cultural studies, and performance studies, the volume showcases the broadly interdisciplinary nature of the black queer studies project. The contributors consider representations of the black queer body, black queer literature, the pedagogical implications of black queer studies, and the ways that gender and sexuality have been glossed over in black studies and race and class marginalized in queer studies. Whether exploring the closet as a racially loaded metaphor, arguing for the inclusion of diaspora studies in black queer studies, considering how the black lesbian voice that was so expressive in the 1970s and 1980s is all but inaudible today, or investigating how the social sciences have solidified racial and sexual exclusionary practices, these insightful essays signal an important and necessary expansion of queer studies. Contributors. Bryant K. Alexander, Devon Carbado, Faedra Chatard Carpenter, Keith Clark, Cathy Cohen, Roderick A. Ferguson, Jewelle Gomez, Phillip Brian Harper, Mae G. Henderson, Sharon P. Holland, E. Patrick Johnson, Kara Keeling, Dwight A. McBride, Charles I. Nero, Marlon B. Ross, Rinaldo Walcott, Maurice O. Wallace
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Image Deconstructing Privilege: Teaching and Learning as Allies in the Classroom
(243 Pages) Although scholarly examinations of privilege have increased in recent decades, an emphasis on privilege studies pedagogy remains lacking within institutions. This edited collection explores best practices for effective teaching and learning about various forms of systemic group privilege such as that based on race, gender, sexuality, religion, and class. Formatted in three easy-to-follow sections, Deconstructing Privilege charts the history of privilege studies and provides intersectional approaches to the topic. Drawing on a wealth of research and real-life accounts, this book gives educators both the theoretical foundations they need to address issues of privilege in the classroom and practical ways to forge new paths for critical dialogues in educational settings. Combining interdisciplinary contributions from leading experts in the field-- such as Tim Wise and Abby Ferber-- with pedagogical strategies and tips for teaching about privilege, Deconstructing Privilege is an essential book for any educator who wants to address what privilege really means in the classroom.
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Image El género en disputa: el feminismo y la subversión de la identidad
(316 Pages) Judith Butler es una de las feministas de referencia en el panorama filosófico actual y El género en disputa es un texto indispensable para el movimiento feminista. El género en disputa, obra fundadora de la llamada teoría queer y emblema de los estudios de género como se conocen hoy en día, es un volumen indispensable para comprender la teoría feminista actual: constituye una lúcida crítica a la idea esencialista de que las identidades de género son inmutables y encuentran su arraigo en la naturaleza, en el cuerpo o en una heterosexualidad normativa y obligatoria. Libro interdisciplinario que se inscribe simultáneamente en la filosofía, la antropología, la teoría literaria y el psicoanálisis, este texto es deudor de un prolongado acercamiento de la autora al feminismo teórico, a los debates sobre el carácter socialmente construido del género, al psicoanálisis, a los estudios pioneros sobre el travestismo, y también a su activa participación en movimientos defensores de la diversidad sexual. Así, con un pie en la academia y otro en la militancia, apoyada en su lectura de autores como Jacques Lacan, Sigmund Freud, Simone de Beauvoir, Claude Lévi-Strauss, Luce Irigaray, Julia Kristeva, Monique Wittig y Michel Foucault, Butler ofrece aquí una teoría original, polémica y desde luego subversiva, responsable ella misma de más de una disputa.
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Image Estate Planning for Same-sex Couples
(199 Pages) The legal landscape concerning same-sex relationships is changing. It is vital for lawyers to stay on top of these changes. Attorneys who represent lesbian and gay clients must provide creative estate planning that protects both parties to the relationship, their children and their future. This new book provides estate planning lawyers with an introduction to the issues faced by lesbian and gay clients. Also provided are forms and documents on CD-ROM that lesbian and gay clients need to prepare as part of a complete estate plan.
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Image Excluded: Making Feminist and Queer Movements More Inclusive
(336 Pages) While many feminist and queer movements are designed to challenge sexism, they often simultaneously police gender and sexuality—sometimes just as fiercely as the straight, male-centric mainstream does. Among LGBTQ activists, there is a long history of lesbians and gay men dismissing bisexuals, transgender people, and other gender and sexual minorities. In each case, exclusion is based on the premise that certain ways of being gendered or sexual are more legitimate, natural, or righteous than others. As a trans woman, bisexual, and femme activist, Julia Serano has spent much of the last ten years challenging various forms of exclusion within feminist and queer/LGBTQ movements. In Excluded, she chronicles many of these instances of exclusion and argues that marginalizing others often stems from a handful of assumptions that are routinely made about gender and sexuality. These false assumptions infect theories, activism, organizations, and communities—and worse, they enable people to vigorously protest certain forms of sexism while simultaneously ignoring and even perpetuating others. Serano advocates for a new approach to fighting sexism that avoids these pitfalls and offers new ways of thinking about gender, sexuality, and sexism that foster inclusivity rather than exclusivity.
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Image Family Pride: What LGBT Families Should Know about Navigating Home, School, and Safety in Their Neighborhoods
(240 Pages) An invaluable portrait and roadmap on how to thrive as an LGBT family The overwhelming success of Dan Savage’s “It Gets Better” YouTube project aimed at queer youth highlighted that despite the progress made in gay rights, LGBT people are still at high risk of being victimized. While the national focus remains on the mistreatment of gay people in schools, the reality is that LGBT families also face hostility in various settings—professional, recreational, and social. This is especially evident in rural communities, where the majority of LGBT families live, isolated from support networks more commonly found in urban spaces. Family Pride is the first book for queer parents, families, and allies that emphasizes community safety. Drawing on his years as a dedicated community activist and on the experiences of LGBT parents, Michael Shelton offers concrete strategies that LGBT families can use to intervene in and resolve difficult community issues, teach their children resiliency skills, and find safe and respectful programs for their children.
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Image Finding Out: An Introduction to LGBT Studies
(462 Pages) Extensively illustrated text/reader exploring the development and growth of LGBT identities and the interdisciplinary nature of LGBT studies.
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Image For Brown Girls with Sharp Edges and Tender Hearts: A Love Letter to Women of Color
(304 Pages) The founder of Latina Rebels and a "Latinx Activist You Should Know"(Teen Vogue) arms women of color with the tools and knowledge they need to find success on their own terms For generations, Brown girls have had to push against powerful forces of sexism, racism, and classism, often feeling alone in the struggle. By founding Latina Rebels, Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodríguez has created a community to help women fight together. In For Brown Girls with Sharp Edges and Tender Hearts, she offers wisdom and a liberating path forward for all women of color. She crafts powerful ways to address the challenges Brown girls face, from imposter syndrome to colorism. She empowers women to decolonize their worldview, and defy "universal" white narratives, by telling their own stories. Her book guides women of color toward a sense of pride and sisterhood and offers essential tools to energize a movement. May it spark a fire within you.
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Image Gay & Lesbian Medical Rights: How to Protect Yourself, Your Partner, and Your Family
(219 Pages) Synopsis: Gay & Lesbian Medical Rights is a comprehensive guide to you and your partner's rights in the medical system. Written in a straightforward, easy-to-understand style, this long-awaited title provides all the information you need to protect yourself and your partner during routine medical care, an illness or crisis, and when planning for the future. It covers a range of issues important to every gay person, his or her partner, and family, including: Telling your doctor you are gay or lesbian -- Partner notification laws -- Policies concerning blood, organ, and sperm donations -- Finding GLBT-friendly therapists, couples therapists and addiction-treatment facilities -- Ways to get financial assistance for medical care -- Finding and qualifying for drug trials -- Accessing infertility treatment -- Gay & Lesbian Medical Rights goes on to explain how to protect your rights using health care directives, living wills, hospital visitation authorizations, wills, emergency contact cards, DNRs, assisted suicide, powers of attorney, and HIPAA consents. Financial concerns-including health insurance, long-term care insurance, and your partners' responsibility for medical bills are also discussed. You'll also learn about your partner's rights with regard to end-of-life concerns (autopsies, hospice, funeral and burial), life insurance, retirement-plan beneficiaries, transferring assets, and family leave/bereavement leave. A special section covers rights regarding children-how to authorize treatment for a child who isn't legally yours, how to choose a guardian, how to take family leave when a child joins your family, and much more. Specific information is also provided for seniors and TG individuals about their particular medical rights and concerns. Gay & Lesbian Medical Rights is the essential guide that will answer all of your questions, including many you never would have thought to ask!
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Image Gay & Lesbian Parenting Choices: From Adopting Or Using a Surrogate to Choosing the Perfect Father
(223 Pages) Helps prospective gay and lesbian parents determine the best path to parenthood, explaining the different types of adoptions, legal considerations, and concerns specific to gay individuals.
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Image Guide to Getting It on
(672 Pages) Proudly Announcing the 10th Edition of the GUIDE TO GETTING IT ON Few people had heard of Bumble and Hinge when the last edition of the "Guide To Getting It On" went to press four years ago. No one in their right mind would have guessed that Chaturbate would become the 28th most popular website in the US, or that women in college would pay for their tuition by selling pics on a website called OnlyFans. And good luck to any guy who calls a woman to ask her for a date instead of texting, because she'll probably think he's a stalker. Anyone who says "Why would we need a new edition of a book on sex?" needs to throw away their flip phone and wake up. Each new edition of the "Guide to Getting It On" has risen to the challenge of helping young adults negotiate an ever changing landscape of sex and relationships, and the new 10th edition is no different. Today's young adults are the first generation who began watching the most explicit porn in history on their phones in Middle School. They have very different expectations and needs from a book on sex today than when the first edition of 'The Guide' was published more than twenty-five years ago and was praised as one of the best books on sex ever written. At a time when YouTube has become the source of all wisdom, the 10th edition of the "Guide To Getting It On" remains the one book on sex that people still want to buy, read and share with a partner. And for readers who value videos, several chapters of the 10th edition have links to videos that were made to go with the book.
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Image Helping Your Transgender Teen: A Guide for Parents
(75 Pages)
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Image Henry and Glenn Forever and Ever
(32 Pages) In the latest installment of the greatest love story ever told, Glenn's mother, freshly unearthed from beneath the bricks, moves in with him and Henry. Without giving too much away, Glenn's mommy issues come to the surface as she critiques his art, replaces his wardrobe, scrubs their dungeon, and recalls his childhood. Glenn tries to sell his signature to a UPS driver, takes a punch, and has some daydreaming adventures with a plunger. Henry, "a loud guy with a good work ethic," shows his darker side and indifference to a fan as he drinks black coffee and bonds with Glenn over their distaste for their own bands; two men who suffer best alone together. Additional pin up art by Andy Belanger, Katie Skelly, and Tom Scioli. Darkest and best issue yet.
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Image How Homophobia Hurts Children: Nurturing Diversity at Home, at School, and in the Community
(224 Pages) In this compelling and sympathetic volume, the,President of the Arizona Psychological Association,and Chair of its Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual Issues,Committee breaks down the myths surrounding,homosexuality that still pervade many schools and,school playgrounds, and presents successful,practices and policies that can make schools not,only a safer place, but can help GLBT youth to,understand that they can grow up to lead normal,happy lives, with hopes and dreams for the future.
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Image Lea's Book of Rules for the World
(208 Pages) The lesbian standup comic uses her Italian Catholic heritage, gynecologist, and show-biz experiences as fodder for her wit in this collection of side-splitting essays on the follies and foibles of modern life. Original.
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Image Men's Lives
(600 Pages) Intended to be used as either a core text or as a supplement, this work includes recent research by feminist scholars and pro-feminist men.
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Image Men's Lives
(60 Pages)
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Image Microaggressions in Everyday Life: Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation
(352 Pages) Praise for Microaggressions in Everyday Life "In a very constructive way, Dr. Sue provides time-testedpsychological suggestions to make our society free ofmicroaggressions. It is a brilliant resource and ideal teachingtool for all those who wish to alter the forces that promote painfor people." —Melba J. T. Vasquez, PhD, ABPPPresident, AmericanPsychological Association "Microaggressions in Everyday Life offers an insightful,scholarly, and thought-provoking analysis of the existence ofsubtle, often unintentional biases, and their profound impact onmembers of traditionally disadvantaged groups. The concept ofmicroaggressions is one of the most important developments in thestudy of intergroup relations over the past decade, and this volumeis the definitive source on the topic." —John F. Dovidio, PhD Professor of Psychology, YaleUniversity "Derald Wing Sue has written a must-read book for anyone whodeals with diversity at any level. Microaggressions in EverydayLife will bring great rewards in understanding and awarenessalong with practical guides to put them to good use." —James M. Jones, PhD Professor of Psychology and Directorof Black American Studies, University of Delaware "This is a major contribution to the multicultural discourse andto understanding the myriad ways that discrimination can berepresented and its insidious effects. Accessible and welldocumented, it is a pleasure to read." —Beverly Greene, PhD, ABPP Diplomate in ClinicalPsychology and Professor of Psychology, St. John'sUniversity A transformative look at covert bias, prejudice, anddiscrimination with hopeful solutions for their eventualdissolution Written by bestselling author Derald Wing Sue,Microaggressions in Everyday Life: Race, Gender, and SexualOrientation is a first-of-its-kind guide on the subject ofmicroaggressions. This book insightfully looks at the various kindsof microaggressions and their psychological effects on bothperpetrators and their targets. Thought provoking and timely, Dr.Sue suggests realistic and optimistic guidance forcombating—and ending—microaggressions in oursociety.
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Image One Teacher in Ten
(301 Pages) All new accounts by teachers about the struggle to be out and proud in America's schools.
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Image Our Place on Campus: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Services and Programs in Higher Education
(273 Pages)
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Image Putting Out: The Essential Publishing Resource for Lesbian and Gay Writers
(132 Pages) "Putting Out" is the essential reference tool for all lesbians and gays who write to reach an audience. In this edition, Dotson has updated entries to include email addresses for book publisher, magazines, newspapers and news letters. Also included are helpful articles from authors like Patricia Nell Warren and Scott O'Hara.
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Image Supporting Transgender and Gender Creative Youth: Schools, Families, and Communities in Action
(260 Pages) <I>Supporting Transgender and Gender Creative Youth brings together cuttingedge research, social action methods, and theory on the topic of transgender youth and gender creative children. Organized in three sections covering theoretical and clinical, educational, and community perspectives, the chapters specifically address issues and challenges in education, social work, medicine, and counseling as well as recommendations that are relevant for parents, families, practitioners, and educators alike. The result is a well-researched and accessible book that will provide support and knowledge to a broad audience of individuals invested in improving the social worlds of gender diverse children and youth.
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Image The Book of Gay & Lesbian Quotations
(415 Pages) Reflecting a gay and lesbian perspective on life, a treasury of three thousand quotations, organized by subjects ranging from youth and aging to art and literature, features words of wisdom from Gore Vidal, Walt Whitman, Tennessee Williams, Cole Porter, Plato, Quentin Crisp, Dorothy Allison, and other notables. Original.
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Image The Invisible Orientation: An Introduction to Asexuality
(240 Pages) A finalist for the 2015 LAMBDA Literary Award. What if you weren’t sexually attracted to anyone? A growing number of people are identifying as asexual. They aren’t sexually attracted to anyone, and they consider it a sexual orientation—like gay, straight, or bisexual. Asexuality is the invisible orientation. Most people believe that “everyone” wants sex, that “everyone” understands what it means to be attracted to other people, and that “everyone” wants to date and mate. But that’s where asexual people are left out—they don’t find other people sexually attractive, and if and when they say so, they are very rarely treated as though that’s okay. When an asexual person comes out, alarming reactions regularly follow; loved ones fear that an asexual person is sick, or psychologically warped, or suffering from abuse. Critics confront asexual people with accusations of following a fad, hiding homosexuality, or making excuses for romantic failures. And all of this contributes to a discouraging master narrative: there is no such thing as “asexual.” Being an asexual person is a lie or an illness, and it needs to be fixed. In The Invisible Orientation, Julie Sondra Decker outlines what asexuality is, counters misconceptions, provides resources, and puts asexual people’s experiences in context as they move through a very sexualized world. It includes information for asexual people to help understand their orientation and what it means for their relationships, as well as tips and facts for those who want to understand their asexual friends and loved ones.
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