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James Baldwin: Jimmy's Blues, and Other Poems

James Baldwin: Jimmy's Blues, and Other Poems

USA 1989, 94 pp., brochure, € 19.95
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During his lifetime (1924–1987), James Baldwin authored seven novels, as well as several plays and essay collections, which were published to wide-spread praise. These books, among them »Notes of a Native Son«, and »Giovanni's Room«, brought him well-deserved acclaim as a public intellectual and admiration as a writer. However, Baldwin's earliest writing was in poetic form, and Baldwin considered himself ... Weiterlesen

James Baldwin: Jimmy's Blues and Other Poems

James Baldwin: Jimmy's Blues and Other Poems

USA 2014, 92 pp., brochure, € 18.95
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All of the published poetry of James Baldwin, including six significant poems previously only available in a limited edition. Baldwin's earliest writing was in poetic form, and Baldwin considered himself a poet throughout his lifetime. This new collection presents James Baldwin the poet, including all nineteen poems from »Jimmy's Blues,« as well as all the poems from a limited-edition volume ... Weiterlesen

Michael Bronski, Ann Pellegrini, Michael Amico (ed: »You Can Tell Just by Looking«

Michael Bronski, Ann Pellegrini, Michael Amico (ed: »You Can Tell Just by Looking«

And 20 Other Myths about LGBT Life and People. USA 2013, 190 pp., brochure, € 15.95
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This book breaks down the most commonly held misconceptions about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their lives. In »You Can Tell Just by Looking« three scholars and activists come together to unpack enduring, popular, and deeply held myths about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, culture, and life in America. Myths, such as »All Religions Condemn Homosexuality« and ... Weiterlesen

Michael Shelton: Family Pride

Michael Shelton: Family Pride

What LGBT Families Should Know about Navigating Home, School, and Safety in Their Neighborhoods. USA 2013, 191 pp., brochure, € 15.95
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This book is for queer parents, their families, and allies. It emphasizes community safety. While the national focus remains on the mistreatment of LGBT people in schools, the reality is that LGBT families also face hostility in various other settings - professional, recreational, and social. Drawing on his years as a community activist and on the experiences of LGBT parents, ... Weiterlesen

Hanne Blank: Straight

Hanne Blank: Straight

The Surprisingly Short History of Heterosexuality. USA 2012, 228 pp., brochure, € 24.95
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Like the typewriter adn the light bulb, the heterosexual was invented in the 1860s and swiftly transformed Western culture. The idea of »the heterosexual« was unprecedented. After all, men and women had been having sex, marrying, building families, and sometimes even falling in love for millennia without having any special name for behavior or emotions or identity. Yet, within half ... Weiterlesen

Kate Bornstein: A Queer and Pleasant Danger

Kate Bornstein: A Queer and Pleasant Danger

A memoir. USA 2012, 258 pp., hardbound, € 19.95
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»I was born male and now I've got medical and government documents that say I'm female - but I don't call myself a woman, and I know I'm not a man.« - Scientologist, husband and father, tranny, sailor, slave, playwright, dyke, gender outlaw, Buddhist - these are just a few words that have defined Kate Bornstein during her extraordinary life. ... Weiterlesen

J. Jack Halberstam: Gaga Feminism

J. Jack Halberstam: Gaga Feminism

Sex, Gender, and the End of Normal. USA 2012, 157 pp., brochure, € 24.95
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The author makes sense of the tectonic cultural shifts that have transformed gender and sexual politics in the last few decades. This colorful landscape is populated by symbols and phenomena as varied as pregnant men, late-life lesbians, SpongeBob SquarePants, and queer families. So how do we understand the dissonance between these real lived experiences and the heteronormative narratives that dominate ... Weiterlesen

Harlyn Aizley (ed.): Confessions of the Other Mother

Harlyn Aizley (ed.): Confessions of the Other Mother

Nonbiological Lesbian Moms Tell All! USA 2006, 173 pp., brochure, € 19.95
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After author Harlyn Aizley gave birth to her daughter, she watched in unanticipated horror as her partner scooped up the baby and said, »I'm your new mommy!« While they both had worked to find the perfect sperm donor, Aizley had spent nine months carrying the baby and hours in labor, so how could her partner claim to be their child's ... Weiterlesen

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