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Bulletproof (A Matter of Time Book 5)

| December 16, 2016 | admin | 0

By Mary Calmes

Sequel to an issue of Time I & II

Jory Harcourt does not need to go searching for difficulty. anywhere he is going, it sort of feels to discover him—particularly while his associate, Sam Kage, is operating undercover on a federal job force.

After the recession forces him to shut his enterprise, Jory is going to paintings as a matchmaker and occasion planner. From there, it is just a question of time earlier than his great mouth and up-front perspective make him the rope in a tug-of-war among a belief fund child and a drug-smuggling felony. Then, as though that scenario were not tender adequate, Jory's undercover lover indicates up operating for the smuggler.

Between the boys who wish him and the lads who simply wish him useless, Chicago is getting a bit crowded for Jory, so at the recommendation of his brother, his boyfriend, and the FBI job strength, he heads for Hawaii... the place a major twist of fate threatens his caliber of lifestyles. Can Sam and Jory preserve the religion and end up that their courting rather is bulletproof?

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Secret Historian: The Life and Times of Samuel Steward, Professor, Tattoo Artist, and Sexual Renegade

| December 15, 2016 | admin | 0

By Justin Spring

Drawn from the key, never-before-seen diaries, journals, and sexual files of the novelist, poet, and college professor Samuel M. Steward, Secret Historian is a sensational reconstruction of 1 of the extra outstanding hidden lives of the 20th century. An intimate good friend of Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas, and Thornton Wilder, Steward maintained a mystery intercourse existence from formative years on, and documented those stories in brilliantly shiny (and frequently very humorous) detail.

After leaving the realm of academe to develop into Phil Sparrow, a tattoo artist on Chicago's infamous South country road, Steward labored heavily with Alfred Kinsey on his landmark intercourse examine. in the course of the early Sixties, Steward replaced his identify and id once more, this time to write down enormously literate, upbeat pro-homosexual pornography less than the identify of Phil Andros.

Until this present day he has been identified purely as Phil Sparrow―but a unprecedented archive of his papers, misplaced seeing that his demise in 1993, has supplied Justin Spring with the cloth for a really compassionate and brilliantly illuminating life-and-times biography. greater than only the tale of 1 notable guy, Secret Historian is a relocating portrait of gay lifestyles lengthy prior to Stonewall and homosexual liberation.
Secret Historian is a 2010 nationwide e-book Award Finalist for Nonfiction.

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4 Steps to Financial Security for Lesbian and Gay Couples: Expert Advice for Reducing Your Tax Burden, Increasing Your Wealth, and Protecting Each Other

| December 15, 2016 | admin | 0

By Harold L. Lustig

The 1st monetary consultant adapted solely TO LESBIAN AND homosexual ON the best way to safeguard THEIR resources whilst legislation FAIL

Lesbian and homosexual can in achieving strong, long term monetary security--but they should arm themselves with foresight, wisdom, and proof. That's what this ebook is all approximately. Now, drawing on greater than twenty years' adventure as a monetary adviser to lesbian and homosexual undefined, Harold L. Lustig has written the definitive monetary consultant for you and your partner.

Through Lustig's 4 easy-to-follow steps to fiscal security--PLAN, PLAN, PLAN; guard WHAT'S YOURS; imagine group; USE NON-CONVENTIONAL knowledge AND TAKE ACTION--this worthy ebook grants potential monetary innovations and up to date details on

- property planning--why it's in particular important for you and your enjoyed one
- Tax merits on hand to you--and to not legally well-known couples
- decreasing your tax load via charitable contributions and moving assets
- A family companion agreement--why it's severe in your monetary well-being
- keeping off the "gay penalty" on long term overall healthiness care and retirement plans
- suggestions for investment a school education--without shedding into the red
- Reentering the task marketplace while you're HIV positive
- deciding to buy and fine-tuning incapacity insurance
- The proof approximately joint ownership
And a lot more!

Despite detrimental legislation, you could safeguard your resources, offer for retirement, keep away from discriminatory consequences, and make sure that you just and your associate take pleasure in and percentage what you've earned jointly. From development and shifting wealth with existence assurance to making files that shield you whilst marital legislation don't, this transparent, shrewdpermanent, useful consultant offers the basic monetary info that each lesbian and homosexual couple wishes and merits.

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Queer: The Ultimate LGBT Guide for Teens

| December 15, 2016 | admin | 0

By Kathy Belge, Marke Bieschke

Youngster existence is tough adequate with the entire pressures young ones face, yet for teenagers who're LGBT (lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, or transgender), it’s even tougher. while do you decide to pop out? To whom? Will your pals settle for you? and the way in the world do you meet humans to date?

Queer is a funny, attractive, and sincere consultant that is helping LGBT kids pop out to family and friends, navigate their new LGBT social lifestyles, determine if a weigh down is usually queer, and get up opposed to bigotry and homophobia.

Queer also contains own tales from the authors and sidebars on queer historical past. It’s a must-read for any teenager who thinks they could be queer—or understands somebody who is.

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Irrepressible: The Jazz Age Life of Henrietta Bingham

| December 15, 2016 | admin | 0

Raised like a princess in a single of the main robust households within the American South, Henrietta Bingham used to be provided the helm of a publishing empire. as an alternative, she ripped throughout the Jazz Age like an F. Scott Fitzgerald personality: intoxicating and intoxicated, egocentric and shameless, seductive and tremendous, endearing and infrequently extraordinarily stricken. In big apple, Louisville, and London, she drove either males and girls wild with hope, and her early life blazed with intercourse. yet her love affairs with girls made her the topic of derision and brought on a physician to aim to remedy her queerness. After the rate and delight of her early many years, the toxicity of judgment from others, coupled together with her personal anxieties, led to years of habit and breakdowns. and maybe so much painfully, she grew to become a resource of embarrassment for her family--she was once classified "a three-dollar bill." yet forebears can turn into fairy-tale figures, specially once they defy culture and are spoken of basically in whispers. For the biographer and historian Emily Bingham, the key of who her great-aunt was once, and simply why her tale was once hid for thus lengthy, resulted in Irrepressible: The Jazz Age lifetime of Henrietta Bingham.

Henrietta rode the cultural cusp as a muse to the Bloomsbury staff, the daughter of the ambassador to the uk in the course of the upward push of Nazism, the seductress of royalty and athletic champions, and a pre-Stonewall determine who by no means buckled to conference. Henrietta's audacious physicality made her unforgettable in her personal time, and her ecstatic and harrowing existence serves as an amazing reminder of the tales that lie buried in our personal families.

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Cities and Sexualities (Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City)

| December 15, 2016 | admin | 0

By Phil Hubbard

From the hotspots of business intercourse via to the suburbia of twitching curtains, city existence and sexualities look inseparable. towns are the resource of our such a lot standard photos of sexual perform, and are the areas the place new understandings of sexuality take form. In an period of world enterprise and tourism, towns also are the hubs round which an international intercourse exchange is organised and the place digital intercourse content material is obsessively produced and consumed.

Detailing the relationships among sexed our bodies, sexual subjectivities and sorts of intimacy, Cities and Sexualities explores the function of the town in shaping our sexual lives. whilst, it describes how the activities of city governors, urban planners, the police and judiciary mix to supply towns during which a few sexual proclivities and tastes are normalised and others excluded. In so doing, it maps out the various sexual landscapes of the town - from areas of courtship, coupling and cohabitation via to websites of grownup leisure, prostitution, and pornography. contemplating either the normative geographies of heterosexuality and monogamy, in addition to city geographies of radical/queer intercourse, this e-book presents a different viewpoint at the courting among intercourse and the city.

Cities and Sexualities bargains a large evaluate of the cutting-edge in geographies and sociologies of sexuality, in addition to an empirically-grounded account of the sorts of wish that animate the erotic city.  It describes the varied sexual landscapes that characterise either the modern Western urban in addition to towns within the international South.  The e-book contains a wide selection of boxed case reports in addition to feedback for extra studying on the finish every one bankruptcy. it's going to entice undergraduate scholars learning Geography, city experiences, Gender reviews and Sociology.

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Sapphistries: A Global History of Love between Women (Intersections)

| December 15, 2016 | admin | 0

By Leila J. Rupp

From the traditional poet Sappho to tombois in modern Indonesia, girls all through heritage and all over the world have wanted, enjoyed, and had intercourse with different girls. In appealing prose, Sapphistries tells their tales, taking pictures the multitude of the way that diversified societies have formed lady same-sex sexuality throughout time and place.

Leila J. Rupp unearths how, from the time of the very earliest societies, the potential for love among girls has been recognized, even if it's feared, overlooked, or denied. We listen girls within the sex-segregated areas of convents and harems whispering phrases of affection. We see girls commencing to locate one another at the streets of London and Amsterdam, within the aristocratic circles of Paris, within the factories of Shanghai. we discover women’s wish and love for ladies assembly the sunshine of day as eastern schoolgirls fall in love, and lesbian bars and golf equipment unfold from Twenties Berlin to Fifties Buffalo. And we stumble upon an international of distinction within the twenty-first century, as transnational recommendations and lesbian identities meet neighborhood understandings of ways ladies may possibly love each one other.

Giving voice to phrases from the mouths and pens of girls, and from men’s prohibitions, experiences, literature, artwork, imaginings, pornography, and complaints, Rupp additionally creatively employs fiction to visualize chances while there is not any ancient evidence. Sapphistries combines lyrical narrative with meticulous old learn, delivering an eminently readable and uniquely sweeping tale of hope, love, and intercourse among girls all over the world from the start of time to the present.

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In the City of Shy Hunters

| December 15, 2016 | admin | 0

By Tom Spanbauer

Tom Spanbauer is likely one of the so much captivating writers in the US this present day, and within the urban of Shy Hunters, his first novel in ten years, is a "rich and colourful" portrait of latest York within the Nineteen Eighties, advised with "raw energy" (David Wiegand, San Francisco Chronicle). Shy, stricken with a stutter, and being affected by his sexuality, Will Parker involves ny to flee the provincial western cities the place he grew up. In manhattan, he reveals himself surrounded for the 1st time via those that comprehend and have fun his quirks and flaws. He additionally starts an unforgettable love affair with a risky, six-foot-five African-American drag queen and function artist named Rose. yet at the same time he's falling in love with Rose and transforming into into himself, Will needs to watch as AIDS escalates from a rumor right into a devastating tragedy. whilst a vicious rebel erupts in an area park, Will seizes the opportunity to pay off town for all it has taught him, in a climax that would depart readers shaken, fulfilled, and altered. "In the town of Shy Hunters is so finely crafted ... you will imagine you have been analyzing a modernist classic." -- Peter Kurth, Salon.com "Spanbauer's genius is living even within the asides ... teas[ing] out the real complexity of human love." -- Thomas McGonigle, The Washington put up ebook global "Ambitious and compelling ... a mix of the ghastly, the hilarious, and the apparently touching." -- John Hartl, The Seattle instances "In town of Shy Hunters has the earmarks of a literary landmark ... Its value and originality are unmistakable." -- Laura Demanski, The Baltimore Sun

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Transgender History (Seal Studies)

| December 15, 2016 | admin | 0

Covering American transgender heritage from the mid-twentieth century to this day, Transgender History takes a chronological method of the topic of transgender historical past, with every one bankruptcy masking significant events, writings, and occasions. Chapters disguise the transsexual and transvestite groups within the years following global conflict II; trans radicalism and social swap, which spanned from 1966 with the booklet of The Transsexual Phenomenon, and lasted during the early Nineteen Seventies; the mid-’70s to 1990—the period of id politics and the alterations witnessed in trans circles via those years; and the gender matters witnessed during the ’90s and ’00s.

Transgender History comprises informative sidebars highlighting prices from significant texts and speeches in transgender historical past and short biographies of key avid gamers, plus excerpts from transgender memoirs and dialogue of remedies of transgenderism in well known culture.

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