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Gay & Lesbian studies

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  1. Queering Mestizaje

    Employs theories of postcolonial cultural studies to examine the notion of mestizaje - the mixing of races, and specifically indigenous people with European colonizers - and how this phenomenon manifests itself in three geographically diverse spaces: the US, Latin America, and the Philippines. Learn More
    £67.50

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  2. Respectably Queer

    Shows how queer activists are learning from the corporate model to leverage their differences to compete with other non-profit groups, enhance their public reputation or moral standing, and establish their diversity-related expertise. Learn More
    £33.50

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  3. Gay TV and Straight America

    Drawing on a wide range of political and cultural indicators to explain the sudden upsurge of gay material on prime-time network television in the 1990s, this book brings together analysis of relevant Supreme Court rulings, media coverage of gay rights battles, debates about multiculturalism, concerns over political correctness, and much more. Learn More
    £100.00

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  4. Homecoming Queers

    Provides a discussion of the multiple strategies used by queer Latina authors and artists in the US to challenge silence and invisibility within mainstream media, literary canons, and theater spaces. This work explores the multiple ways identity shapes and shades creative expression. Learn More
    £100.00

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  5. Laud Humphreys

    Laud Humphreys (1930-1988) was a pioneering and fearless sociologist, an Episcopal priest, and a civil rights, gay, and antiwar activist. This biography examines the groundbreaking work through the life of a complex man, and the life of the man through his controversial work. Learn More
    £59.95

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  6. Butch Queens Up in Pumps

    Provides the first comprehensive examination of the urban phenomenon known as Ballroom culture that first gained notoriety in the documentary Paris Is Burning in 1990. Butch Queens Up in Pumps uniquely explores the ways in which Black LGBT people in Detroit use performance and other cultural practices–such as alternative identity, kinship, and community formations–to contend with or alter the conditions in which they live. Learn More
    £69.95

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  7. Sex Science Self

    Arguer against accepting and defending any technology uncritically - especially, a technology that has become integrally related to identity. Specifically, Bob Ostertag examines the development of estrogen and testosterone as pharmaceuticals. He situates this history alongside the story of an increasingly visible and political lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender population. Learn More
    £71.50

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  8. Queering Classrooms

    Engages the reader in a dialogue about why teacher education must address LGBTIQ issues more openly and why teacher education programs should revise their curriculum to more fully integrate the needs of LGBTIQ learners. This volume also examines the different ways in which queer youth are present or invisible in schools, the struggles they face, and how teachers can be better prepared to reach them. Learn More
    £92.50

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  9. Queer People of Color in Higher Education

    Discusses the lived experiences of queer people of colour on college campuses. This book will create conversations and provide resources to best support students, faculty, and staff of colour who are people of colour and identify as LGBTQ. Learn More
    £92.50

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  10. Charles Ludlam Lives!

    Playwright, actor and director Charles Ludlam (1943-1987) helped to galvanize the Ridiculous style of theater in New York City starting in the 1960s. Although his Ridiculous Theatrical Company shut its doors, the Ludlamesque Ridiculous has continued to thrive. Sean F. Edgecomb focuses on neo-Ridiculous artists to trace the connections between Ludlam's legacy and their performances. Learn More
    £20.95

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  11. Global Perspectives on Gender and Sexuality in Education

    Each themed volume in this series draws on the research and innovative practices of investigators, academics, educators, politicians, administrators, and community organizers around the globe. This volume consists of three sections; each centred on an aspect of gender equity in the context of education. Learn More
    £92.50

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  12. Post-Borderlandia

    Examines why gender variance is such a core theme in contemporary Chicana and Chicanx narratives. This book considers how Chicanx butch lesbians and Chicana butch lesbians and Chicanx trans people as not only challenging heteropatriarchal norms, but also departing from mainstream conceptions of queerness and gender identification. Learn More
    £100.00

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  13. The Black Penguin

    A devout young boy in rural Ohio, Andrew Evans had his life mapped for him: baptism, mission, Brigham Young University, temple marriage, and children. But as an awkward gay kid, bullied and bored, he escaped into the glossy pages of National Geographic and the promise of the world atlas. The Black Penguin is his memoir, travel tale, and love story of his journey to the farthest reaches of the map. Learn More
    £18.50

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  14. Gay on God's Campus

    Although the LGBT movement has made rapid gains in the United States, LGBT people continue to face discrimination in faith communities. In this book, sociologist Jonathan S. Coley documents why and how student activists mobilize for greater inclusion at Christian colleges and universities. Learn More
    £29.95

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  15. Turning the Page

    Combining a close analysis of specific films and video programs with extensive interviews of industry professionals, Turning the Page demonstrates how queer storytelling in visual media has the potential to empower individuals, strengthen communities, and motivate social justice activism. Learn More
    £100.00

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