By Christina Scharff
By Kadji Amin
By Judith Butler
By Yvette Taylor
Making house for Queer-Identifying non secular formative years charts younger people's realizing of faith, investigating the stories, offerings and identities of queer - lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, transgender - formative years serious about inclusive church buildings. instead of suppose that sexuality and faith, and for that reason Christianity, are separate and divergent paths, this e-book explores how they may collectively and complexly build each other in instances of religious-sexual citizenship. Taylor provides a methodological dialogue at the 'public sociology' of faith and sexuality reports, and gives an illustrative concentrate on noticeable fields frequently separated in disciplinary dis-orientations. those examples illustrate how participation shapes identifications; how marginalization and discrimination are controlled; and the way faith and sexuality function autos for varied different types of belonging, id and expression. 'Religion' and 'sexuality' are collectively built via gendered areas, on-line areas, and sensory areas.
By Rigoberto González
Bill Whitehead Award for Lifetime Literary success, Publishing Triangle
“Told in a sequence of unveiling vignettes and poems, González’s Autobiography of my Hungers turns moments of desire and wish into revelations of fact and self-awareness, growing the portrait of an artist that's complicated if now not totally complete.”—El Paso Times
“Through his provocative vignettes, González communicates a life of fight for confirmation and self-acceptance.”—Make/Shift
By David France
Winner of the fairway Carnation Prize for LGBTQ literature
Winner of the Lambda Literary Award for LGBT non-fiction
Shortlisted for the Wellcome publication Prize 2017
'This beautifully written chronicle will stand as a towering paintings in its box' Sunday Times
'Inspiring, uplifting and priceless interpreting' - Steve Silberman writer of Neurotribes, Financial Times
How to outlive a Plague via David France is the riveting, robust and profoundly relocating tale of the AIDS epidemic and the grass-roots flow of activists, lots of them dealing with their very own life-or-death struggles, who grabbed the reins of clinical study to assist improve the medicine that became HIV from a often deadly an infection to a potential ailment. all over the world, the 15.8 million humans taking anti-AIDS medicines at the present time are alive due to their efforts.
Not because the e-book of Randy Shilts's now vintage And the Band performed On in 1987 has a e-book sought to degree the AIDS plague in such brutally human, intimate, and hovering phrases.
Weaving jointly the tales of dozens of people, this is often an insider's account of a pivotal second in our heritage and one who replaced the way in which that scientific technological know-how is practised worldwide.
By Jennifer Terry
Terry's overarching argument is compelling: that homosexuality served as a marker of the "abnormal" opposed to which malleable, tenuous, and sometimes contradictory ideas of the "normal" have been outlined. one of many few histories to take into account homosexuality in either men and women, Terry's paintings additionally sticks out in its refusal to erase the company of individuals categorised as irregular. She records the myriad ways in which gays, lesbians, and different sexual minorities have coauthored, resisted, and remodeled the main strong and authoritative sleek truths approximately intercourse. presenting this background as a "useable past," An American Obsession is an essential contribution to the research of yankee cultural history.
By Jason Whitesel
To be fats in a thin-obsessed homosexual tradition may be tricky. regardless of affectionate in-group monikers for giant homosexual men–chubs, bears, cubs–the anti-fat stigma that persists in American tradition at huge nonetheless haunts those people who frequently exist on the margins of homosexual groups. In Fat homosexual Men, Jason Whitesel delves into the area of Girth & Mirth, a nationally recognized social membership devoted to immense homosexual males, illuminating the ways that those males shape identities and neighborhood within the face of adversity. In life for over 40 years, the membership has lengthy been a safe haven and ‘safe house’ for such males. either a partial insider as a homosexual guy and an interloper to Girth & Mirth, Whitesel deals an insider’s critique of the homosexual circulate, wondering even if the social results of the failure to be height-weight proportionate might be so severe within the homosexual community.
This e-book records performances at membership occasions and examines how members use allusion and campy-queer habit to reconfigure and reclaim their sullied physique photographs, targeting the varied tensions of marginalization and dignity that giant homosexual males adventure and the way they negotiate those tensions through their club to a size-positive team. in response to ethnographic interviews and in-depth box notes from greater than a hundred occasions at bar nights, café klatches, eating places, potlucks, vacation bashes, pool events, motion picture nights, and weekend retreats, the e-book explores the woundedness that comes from being relegated to an inferior place in homosexual hierarchies, and but celebrates how a few homosexual males can reposition the disgrace of fats stigma via carnival, camp, and play. A compelling and wealthy narrative, Fat homosexual Men provides a unprecedented glimpse into an unexplored measurement of weight and physique snapshot in American culture.
By Martin Kantor M.D.
This booklet is a useful source guide and survival consultant for homosexual males who frequently flip to friends, mom and dad, educators, or the media for path, in simple terms to come across deceptive myths approximately homosexual existence, resembling the inspiration that "coming out solves everything."
• encompasses a bibliography of precious assets and additional reading
• presents a thesaurus of significant terms
By Jeff Snyder