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Imps of the Perverse: Gay Monsters in Film
By Praeger
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780275957612, isbn: 0275957616,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 270 reviews
Hollywood movies often portray gay people as being in some sense monstrous. This volume focuses on several filmmakers who have used the trope of the homosexual as monster in a way that subverts traditional cinema. Their movies reveal that the monster can be powerful and attractive, thereby showing gay people a way to claim power from being thought of as outcasts and obviating the notion of fitting in. This study will appeal to film scholars and to those interested in the portrayal of

Outspoken: Keith Howes' Gay News Interviews 1976-83 (Lesbian and Gay Archive Series)
By Cassell
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ean: 9780304333974, isbn: 0304333972,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 191 reviews
Includes interviews with Dame Edna Everage, Stephen Sondheim, David Hockney, Liberace, Dusty Springfield, Bette Midler, Jilly Cooper and more, reproduced in facsimile from the pages of Gay News..

Sociolegal Control of Homosexuality: A Multi-Nation Comparison (Perspectives in Sexuality)
By Springer
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ean: 9780306455322, isbn: 0306455323,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
Despite the gains made by gay rights movements throughout the world, there are still areas in which homosexuals and their relationships are targeted as immoral and criminal. Sociolegal Control of Homosexuality, a comprehensive, up-to-date examination of governmental and religious reaction to issues of sexual orientation in regions - such as Asia and the Middle East - not often covered in English language publications, includes: a sampling of international legislation, both proscriptive and

Lesbian Discourses: Images of a Community (Routledge Studies in Linguistics)
By Routledge
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ean: 9780415960953, isbn: 0415960959,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
Lesbian Discourses is the first book-length treatment of lesbian text and discourse. It looks at what changing images of community American and British lesbian authors have communicated since 1970, how this change can be traced in texts such as pamphlets, magazines and blogs, and why this change has taken place. At the heart of the book is a detailed linguistic analysis, which is embedded in a discussion of the relevant socio-political contexts and discourse practices, and supplemented by

Communal Feminisms: Chicanas, Chilenas, and Cultural Exile
By Lexington Books
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ean: 9780739110515, isbn: 0739110519,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 251 reviews
Communal Feminisms explores identity and exile from three different perspectives: theory, interviews, and imaginative literature. The first part of this book describes and defines exile within identity; the second part delivers ten interviews and examines the socio-historical construction of exile through feminine Chicano literature and Chilean literature created and circulated during the Pinochet regime; and the third part contains a collection of unpublished, original works from each author

Rhetorical Secrets: Mapping Gay Identity and Queer Resistance in Contemporary America (Albma Rhetoric Cult & Soc Crit)
By Brand: University Alabama Press
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mpn: 8 illustrations, ean: 9780817315061, isbn: 0817315063,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 177 reviews
Davin Allen Grindstaff, through a series of close textual analyses examining public discourse, uncovers the rhetorical modes of persuasion surrounding the construction of gay male sexual identity. In Part One, Grindstaff establishes his notion of the ''rhetorical secret'' central to constructions of gay male identity: the practice of sexual identity as a secret, its promise of a coherent sexual self, and the perpetuation of secrecy as a product and strategy of heteronormative

Gender and Realism in Plays and Performances by Women (American University Studies)
By Brand: Peter Lang Publishing
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ean: 9780820445977, isbn: 0820445975,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
Gender and Realism in Plays and Performances by Women addresses gender issues and the «creating» of gender in contemporary theatre (1970s-1990s) by British and American women. This book’s foci are the biological-essentialism vision of the gender category, Woman, as well as the deconstruction of gender as presented in plays and performance art by women. Artists discussed include Beth Henley, Sarah Daniels, Pam Gems, Jane Chambers, Peggy Shaw, and Holly Hughes.Used Book in Good Condition.

Gay and Lesbian Cultures in France (Modern French Identities)
By Brand: Peter Lang Pub Inc
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ean: 9780820459035, isbn: 0820459038,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 219 reviews
Lucille Cairns: Introduction--David M. Halperin: Gay identity after Foucault--Christopher Robinson: Identity and the pragmatics of reading--Michael Sibalis: 'La Lesbian and Gay Pride' in Paris: community, commerce and carnival--Steve Wharton: Pedes, PACS et pognon: establishing a community of French gay citizens?--Alastair Duncan: Gay men in the French AIDS-prevention campaigns, 1987-1998: a place in the Republic?--Pierre-Olivier de Busscher: Transformations du champ de l'homosexualite en

Homoplot: The Coming-Out Story and Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Identity (Gender, Sexuality, and Culture)
By Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers
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ean: 9780820488752, isbn: 0820488755,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 158 reviews
Homoplot analyses the lesbian, gay and bisexual coming-out story in fiction and autobiography from the late 1960s to the present day. These stories are recognised as an invaluable record of lesbian, gay or bisexual life. However, this book illuminates their equally vital role as active tools in the arduous project of creating gay, lesbian and bisexual identities – constructing the identities they seem to describe. Homoplot shows how a popular twist of the plot, or a single common character

Dimensiones de Genero del Consumo de Alcohol y Problemas Afines en America Latina y el Caribe (World Bank Discussion Papers) (Spanish Edition)
By Brand: World Bank Publications
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ean: 9780821351710, isbn: 0821351710,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 89 reviews
El informe examina las dimensiones de género del consumo de alcohol y los problemas relacionados con el alcohol en la región de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC). Se comprueba que el consumo de alcohol es una de las principales causas de la carga mundial de morbilidad, ubicándose como la cuarta causa de discapacidad entre los hombres en los países menos desarrollados. También revela que los hombres soportan la mayor parte de la carga de enfermedades relacionadas con el alcohol y que este

Bashers, Baiters, and Bigots: Homophobia in American Society
By Brand: Routledge
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ean: 9780918393029, isbn: 0918393027,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
The largest collection of articles on homophobia published to date, this volume does much to expand the concept of homophobia as well as to discuss related research. Homophobia includes theoretical analyses of the concept of homphobia, critiques and innovations pertaining to its assessment, and its relationship to the biological sex of respondents, their self-perceived sex roles, and their etiological theories of homosexuality.Used Book in Good Condition.

A Sea of Stories: The Shaping Power of Narrative in Gay and Lesbian Cultures: A Festschrift for John P. DeCecco
By Brand: Routledge
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ean: 9781560239550, isbn: 1560239557,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 138 reviews
Take a look at how narrative has shaped gay and lesbian cultureA Sea of Stories: The Shaping Power of Narrative in Gay and Lesbian Cultures: A Festschrift for John P. De Cecco is an unforgettable collection of personal narratives that explores the historical, psychological, and sociological contexts of homosexuality in locations ranging from Nazi Germany to Colorado. Some of the prominent authors in this collection include David Bergman, Louis Crew, Diana Hume George, and Ruth Vanita. Scholars

Gender and Sexuality in 1968: Transformative Politics in the Cultural Imagination
By Palgrave Macmillan
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ean: 9780230618718, isbn: 0230618715,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 248 reviews
This unique volume brings together literary critics, historians, and anthropologists from around the world to offer new understandings of gender and sexuality as they were redefined during the upheaval of 1968..

And the Flag Was Still There: Straight People, Gay People, and Sexuality in the U.S. Military
By Brand: Harrington Park
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ean: 9781560238515, isbn: 1560238518,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 148 reviews
In this groundbreaking book, author Lois Shawver substantiates a heretofore unexamined rationale--the “etiquette of disregard”--for lifting the ban against gays in the military. Why do we have a ban on gay people in the military? Primarily it is because most of the military brass and the politicians who support them predict enormous havoc if the ban were lifted. Yet studies show that little would change if the ban were lifted, and in And the Flag Was Still There, Shawver uses both anecdotal

In the Pink: The Making of Successful Gay and Lesbian-Owned Businesses
By Routledge
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sku: 0926-WS1601-A03010-1560239417, ean: 9781560239413, isbn: 1560239417,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 174 reviews
If you're interested in opening a quaint cafe in the country with your lover, you might want to peruse In the Pink: The Making of Successful Gay and Lesbian Owned Businesses before you do. This smart and practical guide is a great motivational tool to start your own successful business, even if you're not sure exactly where to begin. You'll get personal insight into what over 650 gay and lesbian entrepreneurs have to say about why and how they started their businesses and--most

Hot! Spanish for Guys & Guys (English and Spanish Edition)
By Brand: Babelcom Inc
SKU: #XX-105-93-9799819
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sku: XX-105-93-9799819, ean: 9781885948236, isbn: 1885948239,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 136 reviews
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Irreconcilable Differences?: Intellectual Stalemate in the Gay Rights Debate
By Praeger
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ean: 9780275977214, isbn: 0275977218,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 298 reviews
In recent year, pro-gay and anti-gay rights activists have engaged in a struggle to sway public opinion in their favor through the use of ideologically charged rhetoric in an effort to win support from an undecided public. The author contends, however, that the debate is stalemated precisely because each side stereotypes and pathologizes the other's perspective, thereby becoming perfect enemies divided on every issue and with such intensity that consensus seems nearly impossible. Providing a

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Myths from the Arapaho to the Zuñi: An Anthology (American Indian Studies)
By Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers
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ean: 9780820452869, isbn: 0820452866,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 194 reviews
Gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered persons were at the center of a large body of myths in which they played important roles, from creators of earth and all life to heroes (male and female) in battle. From approximately 160 extant Native American myths, Jim Elledge has selected all those which would be most readily identifiable by contemporary readers as dealing with gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered individuals, as well as those which focus on them as prominent, if not main,

Queer Ideas: The Kessler Lectures in Lesbian & Gay Studies
By Brand: The Feminist Press at CUNY
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ean: 9781558614499, isbn: 1558614494,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 114 reviews
Exploring questions of sexuality and gender, this volume brings together ten core thinkers in the field of lesbian and gay studies and provides an essential introduction to this interdisciplinary field as well as the processes by which new—and queer—ideas are thought into being.The collection begins with Joan Nestle, exploring the outsider status of lesbians through the complex life of a working-class black lesbian born in the South, who lived in New York and experienced the transition from

Homosexuality in Renaissance and Enlightenment England: Literary Representations in Historical Context (Research on Homosexuality)
By Routledge
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ean: 9781560230199, isbn: 1560230193,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 164 reviews
This new book significantly contributes to an increased understanding of the gay and lesbian experience as it illuminates important works of literature and clarifies the status of same-sex desire in English literature from 1500--1760. Homosexual themes can be found throughout the literature of the English Renaissance and Enlightenment, but only rarely are they direct and unambiguous. The essays here are engaged in a vital and necessary process of re-historicizing and re-contextualizing

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