Books in category Social Science – Lesbian Studies

  • Straightforward

    Straightforward
    Ian Ayres, Jennifer Gerarda Brown

    The book is peppered with stories about real people and the decisions they have faced at home, in church, at work, in school, and in politics.

  • Homosexuality Law and Resistance

    Homosexuality, Law and Resistance
    Derek McGhee

    This book explores contemporary social theory and developments in the study of sexuality through the analysis of law and its practices.

  • No One Helped

    “No One Helped”
    Marcia M. Gallo

    Genovese’s life, including her lesbian relationship, also was obscured in media accounts of the crime. Fifty years later, the story of Kitty Genovese continues to circulate in popular culture.

  • Homo Economics

    Homo Economics
    Amy Gluckman, Betsy Reed

    This groundbreaking collection brings together a variety of voices from the worlds of journalism, activism, academia, the arts, and public policy to address issues including the recent economic history of the gay community, the community's …

  • Pederasty and Pedagogy in Archaic Greece

    Pederasty and Pedagogy in Archaic Greece
    William A. Percy

    Combining impeccable scholarship with accessible, straightforward prose, Pederasty and Pedagogy in Archaic Greece argues that institutionalized pederasty began after 650 B.C., far later than previous authors have thought, and was initiated …

  • Bashing Back

    Bashing Back
    Wayne Besen R

    Smart and funny, Besen delivers a knockout punch to the notion that liberalism stands for nothing and progressive means passive. From the author: “The columns I have chosen for this book touch on politics and people, comedy and culture.

  • The Fenway Guide to Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Health

    The Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health
    Harvey J. Makadon

    The Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health is the first truly comprehensive clinical reference to enhancing the health care and wellness of LGBT patients.

  • Trauma Stress and Resilience Among Sexual Minority Women

    Trauma, Stress, and Resilience Among Sexual Minority Women
    Kimberly F. Balsam

    This book is insightful reading for mental health, health, and social service professionals working with lesbian and bisexual clients or patients, in addition to activists and individuals who work for organizations serving the …

  • Interviews

    Interviews
    Gloria Anzald©ða, AnaLouise Keating

    Highly personal and always rich in insight, this memoir-like collection of interviews, arranged and introduced by AnaLouise Keating, not only will serve as an accessible introduction to Anzaldua's groundbreaking body of work but will also …

  • How the Religious Right Shaped Lesbian and Gay Activism

    How the Religious Right Shaped Lesbian and Gay Activism
    Tina Fetner

    In this accessible and grounded work, Tina Fetner uncovers a remarkably complex relationship between the two movementsa one that transcends political rivalry.

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