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They called me Queer, Book Cover

They Called Me Queer

A new volume of South African queer stories. All too often the lives of queer people, and particularly of those who are also black, are erased from mainstream society. They Called Me Queer is a collection of essays written by South African Queer People of Colour who self-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex and asexual (LGBTQIA+). Across the …

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Lesbian Books

Lesbian literature includes works by lesbian authors, as well as lesbian-themed works by heterosexual authors. Even works by lesbian writers that do not deal with lesbian themes are still often considered lesbian literature. The first novel in the English language recognised as having a lesbian theme is Radclyffe Hall’s The Well of Loneliness (1928), which a British court found obscene …

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Lesbian Fiction Books

Lesbian Fiction Books to Read!

A small selection from stock which includes a huge range of lesbian fiction of all types. The Others – Siba Al-Harez A best-seller in Arabic. The Others is a literary tour de force, offering a glimpse into one of the most repressive societies in the world. Siba al-Harez tells the story of a nameless teenager at a girls’ school in …

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Anti-LGBTQ+ Books will not be Sold on Amazon

Amazon, one of the largest online sales sites in the world and also seen as the most valuable company, has announced that it will not sell books that show sexual identities as diseases other than heterosexual identities. Books showing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex identities as “mental illness” will no longer be sold on the Amazon. Amazon recently …

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Recommended Reading For Kids

Below are books recommended for children of LGBTI+ parents that cover a range of issues. Heather Has Two Mommies / Newman, Lesléa; Souza, Diana, ill. — Boston, Mass. Alyson Wonderland, c1989. Ironically, though this children’s book could not be gentler in tone or kinder in spirit, it became the focus of fierce censorship battles at local libraries across North America …

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FTM Related Books

Here Is A List of Female to Male Related Books… Bornstein, Kate. Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women, and the Rest of Us. Vintage Books, 1995. Bornstein, Kate. My Gender Workbook: How to Become a Real Man, a Real Woman, the Real You, or Something Else Entirely. Routledge, 1998. Brown, Mildred L. & Chloe Ann Rounsley. True Selves: Understanding Transsexualism-For Families, …

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Review of Neither Man Nor Woman: The Hijras of India

This book makes important contributions to the study of gender variance, sexuality, and South Asian cultures. It was awarded the Ruth Benedict Prize, given by the Society of Lesbian and Gay Anthropologists, and contains a forward written by the sexologist John Money. Nanda’s focus is the hijras, effeminate or androgynous males who do not fulfill a standard man’s role. She …

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