How old is the oldest chat-up line between men? Who was the first lesbian? Were ancient Greek men who had sex together necessarily gay? And what did Shakespeare think about cross-dressing? "A Little Gay History" takes objects ranging from A... read more

A Little Gay History: Desire and Diversity Across the World
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'I kill a man and most people forgive me. However, I love a man and many say this makes me an evil person.'
On 24 March 1962, when Emile Griffith stepped into the ring in Madison Square Garden to defend his world title against Benn... read more

August 2016

A Man's World: The Double Life of Emile Griffith
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'I kill a man and most people forgive me. However, I love a man and many say this makes me an evil person.' On 24 March 1962, when Emile Griffith stepped into the ring in Madison Square Garden to defend his world title against Benny Paret,... read more

October 2015

A Man's World — The Double Life of Emile Griffith
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From Christian Dior to Yves Saint Laurent and Alexander McQueen, many of the greatest fashion designers of the past century have been gay. Fashion and style have played an important role within the LGBTQ community, as well, even as early as the 18th century. This provocative book looks at the history ... read more

A Queer History of Fashion - From the Closet to the Catwalk
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How did everything get so dumb?..How did we become hostages to idiocy?..What must we do to be freed from a captor whose ransom note simply reads, 'D'oh'?..The deteriorating quality of our public debate... read more

A Short History of Stupid: The Decline of Reason and Why Public Debate Makes Us Want to Scream
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Saudi Arabia is where Islam's heart beats. But for gay Muslim filmmaker Parvez Sharma, the country presents two serious challenges: filming is forbidden in the country, and homosexuality is punishable by death. For Sharma, however, these ... read more

October 2017

A Sinner in Mecca: A Gay Muslim's Hajj of Defiance
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Category:

 History

This is Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls meets Amelia Earhart. It's the real-life story of a daring Australian woman who did something extraordinary - then met an early, mysterious end.
From the end of the Great War and into the 1920s, Alice Anderson was considered nothi... read more

April 2019

A Spanner in the Works
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In September, 1943, Adolf Hitler, furious at the ouster of Mussolini, sent German troops into Rome with plans to deport Rome's Jews to Auschwitz. Hitler also ordered SS General Karl Wolff, who had been Heinrich Himmler's chief aide, to occupy the Vatican an... read more

A Special Mission: Hitler's Secret Plot to Seize the Vatican and Kidnap Pope Pius XII
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Marlene Dietrich, Marilyn Monroe, Catherine Deneuve...Feted, adored and desired, successful movie actresses are icons of modern culture. But what was it that made them true stars? Was it looks, talent, drive, personality - or just plain luck... read more

A Star is Born: The Moment an Actress Becomes an Icon
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Neither queer theory nor queer activism has fully reckoned with the role of race in the emergence of the modern gay subject. In A Taste for Brown Bodies, Hiram Pérez traces the development  of gay modernity and its ... read more

A Taste for Brown Bodies: Gay Modernity and Cosmopolitan Desire
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 Non Fiction

Award-winning novelist Samuel R. Delany has written a book for creative writers to place alongside E. M. Forster’s Aspects of the Novel and Lajos Egri’s Art of Dramatic Writing. Taking up specifics (When do flashbacks work, and when should you avoid them? ... read more

About Writing - Delany, Samuel R.
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In this volume, teachers from urban, suburban, and rural districts join together in a teacher inquiry group to challenge homophobia and heterosexism in schools and classrooms. To create safe learning environments for all students they address key topics, inclu... read more

Acting Out: Combating Homophobia Through Teacher Activism
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