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Don't Shoot! I'm Coming Out -- How to "Man-Up" and Set Heterosexuals "Straight"

By: Benn Setfrey

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Hallandale Beach, Florida, PageTurner Publishing: 2006

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009781

ISBN: 0977428206

Condition: Very Good


237 pp. Light vertical crease to front cover. Lightly read, with library stampings. No markings in text. Spine uncreased. A former teacher who now is a consultant on professional development (and voiceover artist), Setfrey writes a frank autobiography about his youthful coming-out experiences and his liberation from homophobic churches. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In View more info

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Reeling in the Years: Gay Men's Perspectives on Age and Ageism

By: Bergling, Tim

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Binghamton, New York, Southern Tier Editions (Haworth Press): 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005705

ISBN: 1560233710

Condition: Fine


267 pp., bibliographic references. A readable discussion of the problems of ageism within the gay community. View more info

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Redeeming the Dream: The Case for Marriage Equality

By: Boies, David and Olson, Theodore, B.

Price: $5.50

Publisher: NY, Viking: 2014

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 010025

ISBN: 0670015962

Condition: Very Good


310 pp., 16 pp. glossy b&w photos., index. A few pages with ink underlining and asterisks. Black slash mark on top edge near spine. Light spine slant. Text mostly clean. A detailed memoir in which two leading lawyers describe the case that challenged California's Proposition 8 and established marriage equality nationwide. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in View more info

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Family Outing

By: Bono, Chastity (with Billie Fitzpatrick)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Co.: 1998

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 0503003796

ISBN: 0316102334

Condition: Very Good


259 pp. light smudge and edge crinkling on white dust jacket. Text clean, no markings or notes. Chastity Bono, as she was known in the 1990s, describes her lesbian coming-out experience and her relationship with her celebrity mother, Cher. An epilogue explains she has had limited contact with dad Sonny after his entry into Republican politics although they are reportedly on good terms. Note: A later book, Transition, traces Bono's acknowledgement of his transman identity and decision to have partial (upper) surgery. Buy both books and receive a $3 discount during order processing. View more info

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Transition: The Story of How I Became a Man

By: Bono, Chaz (with Fitzpatrick, Billie)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Dutton (Penguin Books): 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 0503003797

ISBN: 0525952144

Condition: Near Fine


245 pp. Nearly new. Previous owner's ID stamp on front free end paper. No other markings. The child of Sonny & Cher describes his second journey of awareness -- acknowledging his masculine nature. Includes several color photos. Combine with a purchase of "Family Outing" and receive a $3 discount during order processing. View more info

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She's Not the Man I Married: My Life with a Transgender Husband

By: Boyd, Helen

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Seal Pr: 2007

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 005682

ISBN: 1580051936

Condition: Very Good


311 pp., bibliography. Light edgewear near spine. No markings, still firm. Vertical crease on front cover a quarter inch from spine. Lightly thumbed. A wife writes with sympathy and humor about life with a husband who is a cross-dresser and is considering a sex change to complete his evolution as Betty. View more info

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She's Not There: A Life in Two Genders

By: Boylan, Jennifer Finney

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Broadway Books (Random House): 2004

Edition: Later Printing.

Seller ID: 009276

ISBN: 0767914295

Condition: Near Fine


300 pp. Nearly new, no markings, no spine creases. A poignant but often humorous memoir about a male-to-female sex-change operation. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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I'm Looking Through You: Growing Up Haunted, A Memoir

By: Boylan, Jennifer Finney

Price: $5.65

Publisher: NY, Broadway Books: 2008

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 005683

ISBN: 0767921755

Condition: Fine


279 pp., includes reader's guide. Nearly new, no creases or markings, firm binding. The author of the best-selling "She's Not There" tells more about her transgender evolution from James to Jennifer, and the Pennsylvania haunted house that was a setting for her discovery of being a gender misfit. The author teaches at Colby College. View more info

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A Queer Geography: Journeys Toward a Sexual Self

By: Browning, Frank

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Crown Publications: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007088

ISBN: 0517598574

Condition: Near Fine


Nearly new, tight, crisp. Lacks dj. No markings. Signed on title page. A look at how gay relationships vary by time, place and culture. Mostly written in the first person. Author also wrote "The Culture of Desire." View more info

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Running With Scissors

By: Burroughs, Augusten

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, Picador USA (Farrar Straus and Giroux): 2006

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 005704

ISBN: 0312425414

Condition: Very Good


315 pp. Spine slant, a few pointed dents in front cover. No markings or spine creases. LA Times describes this memoir of a gay adolescence "hilarious and horrifying." View more info

A Special Agent: Gay and Inside the FBI

By: Buttino, Frank; Buttino, Lou

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow & Co: 1993

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009208

ISBN: 0688119581

Condition: Good


351 pp. Gray boards with white spine tape. Ex-library with usual library stampings. Light to moderate wear. Mylar protector. 12 pp. b&w photos. Light spine slant. A gay FBI agent from upstate New York recounts his career as an investigator of organized crime, cut short when he was outed. Appendix gives the text of his liscrimination lawsuit against the FBI. Buttino Size: 8vo -- 9.5 In. View more info

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Shattered Love: A Memoir

By: Chamberlain, Richard

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Regan Books (Harper Collins): 2004

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 007074

ISBN: 0060087447

Condition: Very Good +


246 pp., plus 17 pp. large B&W photos. Very close to new, no markings, spine uncreased. The stage and screen actor recounts his long journey from being a romantic leading man to an out gay actor later in his career. Short chapters, easy reading. View more info

Queer 13: Lesbian and Gay Writers Recall Seventh Grade

By: Chase, Clifford, Ed.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: NY, Rob Weisbach Books (William Morrow): 1999

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 004563

ISBN: 0588171613

Condition: Very Good +


261 pp. Nearly new, no markings, spine uncreased. A collection of brief essays by 25 men and women writers about the gay identity trials and tribulations they faced in junior high school. Contributors include Michael Albo, Gabrielle Glancy, Wayne Koestenbaum, Michael Lowenthal, Andrew Holleran, Jacqueline Woodson, et. al. A great resource for teenagers struggling with sexual confusion as well as 20- or 30-somethings still trying to figure it out. View more info

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Anatomy of Restlessness

By: Chatwin, Bruce

Price: $5.00

Publisher: E Rutherford, New Jersey, Penguin Group USA: 1997

Edition: 1st Paperback US Edition

Seller ID: 0503003705

ISBN: 0140256989

Condition: Very Good


205 pp., bibliography, spine uncreased. Light toning , thumbingand light soil. Text clean. An anthology of Chatwin's reflective travel pieces and memoirs from 1969 through 1989. B&w photo of Chatwin on front cover. 8vo-- 7.75 in. View more info

Tush

By: Cohen, Jaffe

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Carroll & Graf(Avalon): 2006

Edition: Possible BCE

Seller ID: 005732

ISBN: 0739471767

Condition: Near Fine


360 pp. No markings, spine edge bumped, but very close to new. No retail price on dust jacket flap. Dust jacket edge crinkled. A novel about a gay astrologer who tries to forget about his romantic troubles with a summer in Provincetown. Dust jacket blurb calls it a "comic tale of karmic redemption." Author is a stand-up comic who helped organize the Funny Gay Males troupe. View more info

The Penis Book

By: Cohen, Joseph

Price: $5.50

Publisher: NY, Broadway Books (Random House): 2004

Edition: Later Printing.

Seller ID: 009506

Condition: Fine


107 pp. on glossy stock. Close to new, small dent in bottom edge, dust jacket has some scuffing. No markings. A lighthearted collection of true facts and trivia mixed with urban legends about the penis. Presented from both a hetero and homosexual perspective. Many color photos, cartoons and graphics. Ideal joke gift or a facts-of-life resource for a teenager of any age. Photo of a banana adorns the front cover. You may laugh but you're likely to learn something new from this mini-book. Size: 12mo -- 7 in By 7 in Square Format View more info

Lesbian Nuns: Breaking Silence

By: Curb, Rosemary; Manahan, Nancy

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Tallahassee, Florida, NAIAD Press: 1985

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 0503003744

ISBN: 0930044622

Condition: Good +


383 pp., spine slant, some thumbing and spine creasing. Binding still firm. Text clean. A collection of nearly 50 testimonies from former nuns who came to terms with their lesbian identities. Published when Vatican II was promising a spirit of liberation and experimentation in the Catholic Church, now sadly replaced by a rigid return to patriarchal authority. Includes a glossary and a resource list. Contributors include Ginny Apuzzo, who later headed the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. View more info

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Dancing on the Moon: Short Stories About AIDS

By: Currier, Jameson

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Penguin: 1994

Edition: 1st Printing 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 004837

ISBN: 0140172726

Condition: Good


188 pp. Remainder slash mark on fore edge and half-title page. A half inch edge of front cover was clipped off and replaced by plain card stock, attached by a vertical strip of clear tape. Otherwise, the book is close to new, no spine creases or markings in the text. A collection of 10 short stories dealing with AIDS in various ways -- presenting both the patients and their survivors. Includes some stories previously published and some original. First published by Viking Penguin in 1993; this edition has a revised introduction. Striking cover art shows 4 young barechested men with upraised arm... View more info

Radclyffe Hall at The Well of Loneliness: A Sapphic Chronicle

By: Dickson, Lovat

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005719

ISBN: 0684145308

Condition: Very Good


236 pp., with 8 b&w photos and illustrations. Index. Light foxing on end papers. Dust jacket flap curled. No markings, bright gilt titling, cloth cover still fresh. An editor details the lesbian lover between Radclyffe Hall and Una Troubridge in England in the period of 1929 through 1963. View more info

Radclyffe Hall at The well of loneliness: A sapphic chronicle

By: Dickson, Lovat

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1975

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009351

ISBN: 0684145308

Condition: Good +


236 pp. Index. Library discard with stampings. Dust jacket with mylar protector, taped to cover. Moderate spine slant. Text clean. Biography of Radclyffe Hall and her lover Una Troubridge, pioneering out lesbians who shocked Britain's literary circles after World War 1. Author was literary executor for the couple. Size: 8vo View more info