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Homosexuality: Research Implications for Public Policy

By: Gonsiorek, John C. And Weinrich, James D. Eds.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Newbury Park California, Sage Pubns: 1991

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 007040

ISBN: 0803937644

Condition: Good +


295 pp. Light spine creasing, text bright with no markings. Textblock cracked at p. 161 but binding still firm and pages intact. An updated reader compiled when the psychology and psychiatric professions in the U.S. had agreed that homosexuality no longer should be classified as illness, but were facing opposition from right-wing Christians. The editors were among the pioneers of the movement to declassify homosexuality as a . The collection has 15 articles, about half of them co-authored by one or both editors. Among the papers: "Definition and Scope of Sexual Orientation" by the edit... View more info

Stranded

By: Grae, Camarin

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Tallahassee, NAIAD Press: 1991

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 009273

ISBN: 0941483991

Condition: Good


307 pp. Lightly used, rippled, corner crease on rear cover. Text clean.Spine crease. Tale of Jenna, an alien searching for friends on Earth, who is aided by 2 lesbians in a fight against a theocracy. Size: 8vo - 8.5 In Tall View more info

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Cherry Single

By: Gravois, Valory

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Belmont, California, Alchemist/Light Publishing: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 0503003769

ISBN: 0960065059

Condition: New


175 pp. New, but with light corner crease on front cover. From publisher's overstock. No remainder mark. Subtitled: A Transvestite Comes of Age. Story of a cross-dressing young man who ventures into the transvestite and transsexual underground of San Francisco. View more info

Beyond Acceptance: Parents of Lesbians and Gays Talk About Their Experiences

By: Griffin, Carolyn Welch;Wirth, Arthur G.;Wirth, Marian J.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice Hall: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 0503003807

ISBN: 0130759384

Condition: Very Good +


199 pp. Very clean, text bright, still almost new. With afterwords from the co-authors. A sympathetic guide written for parents in an era when gay "coming out" was still rare for youth and overshadowed by fear of AIDS. With bibliography and information about the PFLAG organization. View more info

Conversations with Capote

By: Grobel, Lawrence

Price: $3.50

Publisher: NY, Plume (New American Library): 1986

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 001661

ISBN: 0452258022

Condition: Near Fine


244 pp. Light wear, no markings. With 8 pp. b&w photos. A series of detailed interviews with writer Truman Capote in the 1982-84 period. View more info

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What Becomes of the Brokenhearted: A Memoir

By: Harris, E. Lynn

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday (Random House): 2003

Edition: 2nd Printing.

Seller ID: 009517

ISBN: 0385502648

Condition: Good +


266 pp. Mylar protector on dust jacket. Ex-library stampings. Still sturdy and text clean. Harris relates his struggles in a broken black family in Arkansas, his challenges in coming out as gay, and obstacles in launching a writing career. He self-published his first book but later ones became best-sellers. He died of a heart attack in 2009. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In View more info

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I Say a Little Prayer

By: Harris, E. Lynn

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday (Random House): 2006

Edition: BCE

Seller ID: 0503003889

ISBN: 0385512724

Condition: Very Good +


293 pp. Nearly new. Corners bumped; crease on flap of dj. No markings. A gay romance about a singer who relaunches his career after going back to church. View more info

The Poetics of Intimacy and the Problem of Sexual Abstinence

By: Hartwig, Michael J.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Peter Lang: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009088

ISBN: 0820448850

Condition: Near Fine


271 pp., with bibliography, index, reference notes. Close to new, light soil on white cover. Hartwig, a Boston-based consultant, argues that the Christian church's mandatory long-term celibacy required for those outside heterosexual marriage is harmful and compromises Christian morality. 8vo -- 9.25 in. View more info

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Talented Mr. Ripley

By: Highsmith, Patricia

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, Vintage Books (Random House): 1992

Edition: 4th Printing.

Seller ID: 005856

ISBN: 0679742298

Condition: Good +


290 pp. A few page corners creased, spine rolled. No markings. Binding firm. Cover shows Matt Damon as lead character in the film version, with Jude Law in the background. The is the Vintage Crime Black Lizard Edition. Highsmith's mystery tells the tale of Tom Ripley and his obsession with living the rich, carefree life of his friend Dickie Greenleaf. Size: 8vo --8 in Tall View more info

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Ripley's Game

By: Highsmith, Patricia

Price: $3.50

Publisher: NY, Vintage Crime/ Black Lizard (Random House_): 1993

Edition: 5th Printing -- Reprint.

Seller ID: 009342

ISBN: 0679745688

Condition: Very Good


285 pp. Light wear, rear cover has corner crease. Spine uncreased. No markings. Tom Ripley seeks revenge agaijnst a picture framer who ridiculed him. Size: 8vo -- 8 in. Tall View more info

Class Reunion

By: Hill, Linda

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Tallahassee, Florida,, NAIAD Press: 2000

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 005852

ISBN: 1562801783

Condition: Fine


162 pp. Spine and pages uncreased, bright. No markings, close to new. Green cover with illustration of thick glasses on top of a yearbook page. Lesbian romance about a triangle that plays out at a high school reunion. Hill is author of "Never Say Never." This is her second book published by NAIAD. View more info

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Lytton Strachey: The New Biography

By: Holroyd, Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Farrar Straus & Giroux: 1995

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 0503003684

ISBN: 0374524653

Condition: Very Good


779 pp. Crease in spine, some thumbing, light wear overall. No markings. A mammoth biography and critical appreciation of literary critic Lytton Strachey. This work encompasses Holroyd's earlier research on Strachey, dating back to 1967-68, and adds new material and an epilogue. Several pages of glossy color and b&w photos. Basis for the film "Carrington," starring Emma Thompson and Jonathan Pryce. Holroyd's work delves deeply into Strachey's homosexuality and his long companionship with Dora Carrington. View more info

Dress Code

By: Howey, Noelle

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Picador (Farrar, Straus & Giroux): 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005834

Condition: Near Fine


322 pp. Nearly new, a few pages have diagonal creases. No markings. Howey recounts a childhood made confusing by a tomboy mother and a cross-dressing father. Author Thisbe Nissen cooments: "With disarming honesty and startling lucidity, Noelle Howey beautifully weaves together the stories of three people coming into themselves. Their lives are vibrantly drawn, re-created in such vivid detail on the page that we, as readers, are riveted and come to feel we truly understand how this family has come to be." View more info

February 2007 Issue -- Swimsuits; J.P Calderon Cover

By: Instinct Magazine

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Studio City, Calif, Instinct Publishing 200:

Seller ID: 005346

Condition: Very Good


88 pp. Nearly new, lightly read. Cover shows J.P. Calderon, former character of "Survivor" TV show; feature deals with his coming-out experiences. Annual swimsuit issue. Plus articles on sitcom actor Sean Maguire and movie actress Tara Reid. Travel piece on Maui. View more info

Pride 12 -- Obama Cover

By: InterPride Inc.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Cherry Hill, N.J., Full Media: 2012

Edition: Summer 2012.

Seller ID: 009519

Condition: Very Good


96 pp. Light wear, a few page corners curled. Cover has white background with a Steve Wilson illustration of Obama's head in swirling rainbow Pop Art style. Includes a half-page quote from Obama on his support of gay rights, plus similar statements from other straigh allies such as Hillary Clinton, Lisa Lampinelli, George Clooney, Cyndia Lauper, Ben Cohen et al. Also a vivid reminiscence by Tony Adams about his years as a closeted Catholic priest, including work at the Vatican. Feature on out athletes, past and present. List of gay-affirming wedding resorts. Schedule of Pride Festivals in 2012... View more info

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Being Homosexual: Gay Men and Their Development

By: Isay, Richard A.

Price: $3.70

Publisher: NY, Avon Books: 1990

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 0503003765

ISBN: 0380710226

Condition: Very Good


159 pp., reference notes, index. Light spine creasing, spine slant. Text clean. A Cornell psychiatrist discusses the psyches of gay men. Robert Jay Lifton of CUNY praises the book as a "courageous, compassionate, ground-breaking study." Cover blurb: His clinically supported study explores the crippling effects of paternal rejection, Western society's homophobia and the difficulties gay men face in sustaining loving relationships." View more info

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The Other Side of Silence: Men's Lives & Gay Identities - A Twentieth-Century History

By: John Loughery

Price: $6.50

Publisher: NY, Henry Holt and Co.: 1998

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 010118

ISBN: 0805038965

Condition: Near Fine


507 pp., 12 pp. glossy b&w historical photos. Close to new, no markings or creases. Slight thumbing. A detailed history of gay men's identity and political activity within the United States from 1900 and mostly closeted decades, to the coming-out era in the 1960s and 70s to national political activism in the 1990s. Includes 27 pp. of reference notes, index. A readable blend of scholarship and anecdotal narrative. Cover shows saillor and soldier walking hand in hand. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in. View more info

Under the Rainbow: Growing Up Gay

By: Kantrowitz, Arnie

Price: $4.50

Publisher: William Morrow & Co.: 1977

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 0503003804

ISBN: 0688031919

Condition: Very Good


255 pp., no markings. Memoir of a nerdy New Jersey Jewish boy coming out in the 1960s. With b&w photos of his evolution. View more info

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Desert Sons

By: Kendrick, Mark

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Lincoln Nebraska, Writers Club Press (iUniverse Star: 2001

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 0503003829

ISBN: 0595191304

Condition: Very Good +


347 pp. Light thumbing and lightly read. No markings. Light spine creasing. Set in the Morongo Basin of Southern California, this debut novel by Mark Kendrick tells of two teen boys coming out to one another and beginning a relationship. When Scott opens up to Ryan, their friendship is transformed into love. The book follows the thoughts and volatile emotions of a young adult gay relationship. Filled with both first-time wonder and teenage angst. Some critics might wonder how plausible the pollyannish plot might be, with each boy having an adult who is supportive of their gay love, plus genera... View more info

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Coming Up from the Down Low

By: King, James L. (with Careras, Courtney)

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Pub: 2005

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005863

ISBN: 1400098467

Condition: Very Good


191 pp., Ex-library but very few signs of wear. Library spine label, card envelope, stampings etc. No other markings. Mylar on dj. Author of "On the Down Low" provides a follow-up on closeted bisexual life in the black community. Includes a discussion of "how you can tell if your husband/boyfriend is DL." Also discussion of the black churches' responsibility. Size: 8vo --8.5 In Tall View more info