LGBTQ America: A Theme Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer History is a publication of the National Park Foundation for the National Park Service and funded by the Gill Foundation. Each chapter is written and peer-reviewed by experts in LGBTQ Studies. The chapters explore different aspects of LGBTQ history and heritage, tying them to specific places across the country. They include examinations of LGBTQ community, civil rights, the law, health, art and artists, commerce, the military, sports and leisure, and sex, love, and relationships.
Call Number: HQ1075 .K547 2013 (4th floor, Central Library)
Publication Date: 2012-12-28
Examines the latest work in biology, anthropology, psychology, and sociology; provides an original analysis of the gendered worlds of family, education, and work; and explores gender interactions, including friendship and love, sexuality, and violence.
Call Number: HQ23 .S479 2011 (4th floor, Central Library)
Publication Date: 2010-12-07
Each chapter is interesting and important in its own right; taken together, they advance gender theory and research by developing a complex conception of sexuality that explores intersections between and amongst theories, levels of analysis and identities, linking case studies to international trends and theoretical debates to everyday experiences.
Responding to a critical need for greater perspectives on transgender life in the United States, Genny Beemyn and Susan (Sue) Rankin apply their extensive expertise to a groundbreaking survey-one of the largest ever conducted in the U.S.-on gender development and identity-making among transsexual women, transsexual men, crossdressers, and genderqueer individuals
This new addition to The Policy Press's Short Guide series provides an accessible guide to the main developments in gender studies, identifying the key concepts in the field. The guide recognizes the impact that feminist thinking and gender studies have had on policy making.
Demonized by the Church throughout the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, homosexuals became the scapegoats of society, constantly facing exile or a brutal death. In 'Heroes and Exiles' the human cost of this long exile is told through the lives of the most eminent homosexual men and women in history.
This wide-ranging guide to current issues affecting lesbian and gay people not only covers marriage, but also deals with housing and employment discrimination, hate crimes, military service, and adoption.
Written by a social worker, popular educator, and member of the transgender community, this well-rounded resource combines an accessible portrait of transgenderism with a rich history of transgender life and its unique experiences of discrimination.