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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 28 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Life as a Unicorn: A Journey from Shame to Pride and Everything in Between by Amrou Al-Kadhi
    Life as a Unicorn: A Journey from Shame to Pride and Everything in Between - by Amrou Al-Kadhi

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780008306106 | ISBN 10: 0008306109

    A heart-breaking and hilarious memoir about the author's fight to be true to themself.  WINNER OF A SOMERSET MAUGHAM AWARD SHORTLISTED FOR THE POLARI FIRST BOOK PRIZE 2020   Amrou knew they were gay when, aged ten, they first laid e ... more

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  • Cover image of book It Takes Blood and Guts by Skin, with Lucy O
    It Takes Blood and Guts - by Skin, with Lucy O'Brien

    £20.00   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781471194917 | ISBN 10: 1471194914

    The Lead singer of multi-million-selling rock band Skunk Anansie, solo artist, LGBTQ+ activist and all around trail blazer - Skin is a global icon, and she has been smashing stereotypes for over twenty-five years. Her journey from Brixton to one of t ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Dutiful Boy: A Memoir of a Gay Muslim
    A Dutiful Boy: A Memoir of a Gay Muslim's Journey to Acceptance - by Mohsin ZaidI

    £14.99   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781529110142 | ISBN 10: 1529110149

    A coming of age memoir about growing up queer in a strict Muslim household.  Mohsin grew up in a poor pocket of east London, in a devout shia Muslim community. His family were close-knit and religiously conservative.  From a young age, M ... more

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  • Cover image of book Unapologetic: A Black, Queer, and Feminist Mandate for Radical Movements by Charlene A. Carruthers
    Unapologetic: A Black, Queer, and Feminist Mandate for Radical Movements - by Charlene A. Carruthers

    £11.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780807039823 | ISBN 10: 0807039829

    A manifesto from one of America’s most influential activists which disrupts political, economic, and social norms by reimagining the Black Radical Tradition.  Drawing on Black intellectual and grassroots organizing traditions, including the Hai ... more

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  • Cover image of book How We Fight for Our Lives: A Memoir by Saeed Jones
    How We Fight for Our Lives: A Memoir - by Saeed Jones

    £10.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781501132742 | ISBN 10: 1501132741

    Jones tells the story of a young, black, gay man from the South as he fights to carve out a place for himself, within his family, within his country, within his own hopes, desires, and fears.   Through a series of vignettes, Jones draws reade ... more

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  • Cover image of book Naturally Tan: A Memoir by Tan France
    Naturally Tan: A Memoir - by Tan France

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780753553732 | ISBN 10: 0753553732

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER  'The book is meant to spread joy, personal acceptance, and most of all understanding. Each of us is living our own private journey, and the more we know about each other, the healthier and happier the world will b ... more

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  • Cover image of book Forced Out: A Detective
    Forced Out: A Detective's Story of Prejudice and Resilience - by Kevin Maxwell

    £14.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781846276804 | ISBN 10: 1846276802

    Kevin Maxwell was a dream candidate for the police force – he had a long-held desire to serve his community, a strong moral compass and a clear aptitude for both the strategic and practical aspects of policing. And, as a gay black man from a workin ... more

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  • Cover image of book We Have Always Been Here by Samra Habib
    We Have Always Been Here - by Samra Habib

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781529404869 | ISBN 10: 152940486x

    Triumphant and uplifting – a queer Muslim memoir about forgiveness and freedom.   A memoir of hope, faith and love, Samra Habib’s story starts with growing up as part of a threatened minority sect in Pakistan, and follows her arrival in Cana ... more

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  • Cover image of book Queer Asia: Decolonising and Reimagining Sexuality and Gender by J. Daniel Luther and Jennifer Ung Loh (Editors)
    Queer Asia: Decolonising and Reimagining Sexuality and Gender - by J. Daniel Luther and Jennifer Ung Loh (Editors)

    £18.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786995810 | ISBN 10: 1786995816

    A comprehensive, far-reaching study of queer identities and communities across Asia, re-envisioning the queer through Asian perspectives.   Queer studies is now a rapidly expanding field, as scholars from a variety of disciplines seek to addre ... more

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  • Cover image of book She Called Me Woman: Nigeria
    She Called Me Woman: Nigeria's Queer Women Speak - by Azeenarh Mohammed, Chitra Nagarajan and Rafeeat Aliyu (Editors)

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781911115595 | ISBN 10: 1911115596

    “We decided to put together this collection of thirty narratives to correct the invisibility, the confusion, the caricaturising and the writing out of history.”   This stirring and intimate collection brings together 30 unique narratives t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Queer Africa: Selected Stories by Karen Martin and Makhosazana Xaba (Editors)
    Queer Africa: Selected Stories - by Karen Martin and Makhosazana Xaba (Editors)

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781780264639 | ISBN 10: 1780264631

    Queer Africa is a collection of unapologetic, tangled, tender, funny, bruising and brilliant stories about the many ways in which we love each other on the continent.   This collection draws together twenty-five stories selected from two ground br ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lives of Great Men: Living and Loving as an African Gay Man by Chike Frankie Edozien
    Lives of Great Men: Living and Loving as an African Gay Man - by Chike Frankie Edozien

    £11.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780995516236 | ISBN 10: 0995516235

    From Victoria Island, Lagos to Brooklyn, U.S.A. to Accra, Ghana to Paris, France; from across the Diaspora to the heart of the African continent, in this memoir Nigerian journalist Chike Frankie Edozien offers a highly personal series of contemporary ... more

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  • Cover image of book Live Through This: Surviving the Intersections of Sexuality, God, and Race by Clay Cane
    Live Through This: Surviving the Intersections of Sexuality, God, and Race - by Clay Cane

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781627782180 | ISBN 10: 1627782184

    This powerful book couldn’t come at a more timely juncture. With our deep misunderstanding of racial identity, the murder of transgender women increasing at an alarming rate, and the battle of faith and sexual orientation at churches across the cou ... more

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  • Cover image of book No Tea, No Shade: New Writings in Black Queer Studies by E.  Patrick Johnson (Editor)
    No Tea, No Shade: New Writings in Black Queer Studies - by E. Patrick Johnson (Editor)

    £24.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780822362425 | ISBN 10: 0822362422

    The follow-up to the groundbreaking Black Queer Studies, the edited collection No Tea, No Shade brings together nineteen essays from the next generation of scholars, activists, and community leaders doing work on black gender and sexuality.  Bui ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dirty River: A Queer Femme of Color Dreaming Her Way Home by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha
    Dirty River: A Queer Femme of Color Dreaming Her Way Home - by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781551526003 | ISBN 10: 155152600x

    A transformative memoir by a queer disabled woman of colour and abuse survivor. In 1996, poet Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, carrying only two backpacks, caught a Greyhound bus in America and ran away to Canada. She ended up in Toronto, where sh ... more

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  • Cover image of book Queer Brown Voices: Personal Narratives of Latina/o Lgbt Activism by Uriel Quesada, Letitia Gomez, and Salvador Vidal-Ortiz (Editors)
    Queer Brown Voices: Personal Narratives of Latina/o Lgbt Activism - by Uriel Quesada, Letitia Gomez, and Salvador Vidal-Ortiz (Editors)

    £17.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781477307304 | ISBN 10: 1477307303

    In the last three decades of the twentieth century, LGBT Latinas/os faced several forms of discrimination. The greater Latino community did not often accept sexual minorities, and the mainstream LGBT movement expected everyone, regardless of their et ... more

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  • Cover image of book Geisha of a Different Kind: Race and Sexuality in Gaysian America by C. Winter Han
    Geisha of a Different Kind: Race and Sexuality in Gaysian America - by C. Winter Han

    £17.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781479855209 | ISBN 10: 1479855200

    In gay bars and nightclubs across America, and in gay-oriented magazines and media, the buff, macho, white gay man is exalted as the ideal the most attractive, the most wanted, and the most emulated type of man. For gay Asian American men, often vi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Cambridge Companion to James Baldwin by Michele Elam
    The Cambridge Companion to James Baldwin - by Michele Elam

    £17.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781107618183 | ISBN 10: 1107618185

    This Companion offers fresh insight into the art and politics of James Baldwin, one of the most important writers and provocative cultural critics of the twentieth century. Black, gay, and gifted, he was hailed as a 'spokesman for the race', although ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black and Gay in the UK: An Anthology by Rikki Beadle-Blair and John R Gordon (Editors)
    Black and Gay in the UK: An Anthology - by Rikki Beadle-Blair and John R Gordon (Editors)

    £10.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780956971968 | ISBN 10: 0956971962

    A ground-breaking, provocative and diverse anthology of writing about black gay men's lives in the UK - essays, activist memoirs, (auto)biographies, poems and fiction, edited by multi-award-winning writers Rikki Beadle-Blair and John R Gordon.  Cont ... more

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  • Cover image of book Living Out Islam: Voices of Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Muslims by Scott Siraj al-Haqq Kugle
    Living Out Islam: Voices of Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Muslims - by Scott Siraj al-Haqq Kugle

    £18.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781479894673 | ISBN 10: 1479894672

    2015 Israel Fishman Non-Fiction Award presented by the Stonewall Books Awards of the American Library Association  Muhsin is one of the organizers of Al-Fitra Foundation, a South African support group for lesbian, transgender, and gay Muslims ... more

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  • Cover image of book Queer African Reader by Sokari Ekine and Hakima Abbas (Editors)
    Queer African Reader - by Sokari Ekine and Hakima Abbas (Editors)

    £19.95   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780857490995 | ISBN 10: 0857490990

    As increasing homophobia and transphobia across Africa threatens to silence the voices of African Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) people, the Queer African Reader brings together a collection of writings, analysis and artisti ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Sexual History of the Global South: Sexual Politics in Africa, Asia and Latin America by Saskia Wieringa and Horacio Sivori (Editors)
    The Sexual History of the Global South: Sexual Politics in Africa, Asia and Latin America - by Saskia Wieringa and Horacio Sivori (Editors)

    £20.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781780324029 | ISBN 10: 1780324022

    The Sexual History of the Global South explores the gap between sexuality studies and post-colonial cultural critique. Featuring twelve case studies, based on original historical and ethnographic research from countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin Ame ... more

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  • Cover image of book Invisible Families: Gay Identities, Relationships, and Motherhood Among Black Women by Mignon Moore
    Invisible Families: Gay Identities, Relationships, and Motherhood Among Black Women - by Mignon Moore

    £22.95   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780520269521 | ISBN 10: 0520269527

    Mignon R. Moore brings to light the family life of a group that has been largely invisible gay women of color in a book that challenges long-standing ideas about racial identity, family formation, and motherhood. Drawing from interviews and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Unspeakable Love: Gay and Lesbian Life in the Middle East by Brian Whitaker
    Unspeakable Love: Gay and Lesbian Life in the Middle East - by Brian Whitaker

    £10.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780863564833 | ISBN 10: 0863564836

    Homosexuality is still taboo in the Arab countries. While clerics denounce it as a heinous sin, newspapers, reluctant to address it directly, talk cryptically of 'shameful acts' and 'deviant behaviour.' Despite growing acceptance of sexual diversity ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tommy Boys, Lesbian Men and Ancestral Wives: Female same-sex practices in Africa by Ruth Morgan & Saskia Wieringa
    Tommy Boys, Lesbian Men and Ancestral Wives: Female same-sex practices in Africa - by Ruth Morgan & Saskia Wieringa

    £14.95   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781770090934 | ISBN 10: 1770090932

    This unique book documents same sexuality in East and southern Africa. Eight of the chapters have been co-authored by women activists spanning six different countries. They have collected personal narratives on a range of issues related to sex and se ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gay Voices of the Harlem Renaissance by A. B. Christa Schwarz
    Gay Voices of the Harlem Renaissance - by A. B. Christa Schwarz

    £16.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780253216076 | ISBN 10: 0253216079

    This groundbreaking study explores the Harlem Renaissance as a literary phenomenon fundamentally shaped by same-sex-interested men. Christa Schwarz focuses on Counte Cullen, Langston Hughes, Claude McKay, and Richard Bruce Nugent and explores these ... more

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  • Cover image of book Moffies: Gay Life in Southern Africa by Bart Luirink
    Moffies: Gay Life in Southern Africa - by Bart Luirink

    £10.95   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9780864864420 | ISBN 10: 0864864426

    "Moffies" is an account of gay life in Southern Africa from 1990 to the present. It views the situation in each country of the subcontinent through the eyes of gays and lesbians living there, and tells of the triumphs and trials of homosexuals in Sou ... more

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  • Cover image of book Honey, Honey, Miss Thang: Being Black, Gay, and on the Streets by Leon E. Pettiway
    Honey, Honey, Miss Thang: Being Black, Gay, and on the Streets - by Leon E. Pettiway

    £26.99   paperback   (1996) - ISBN 13: 9781566394987 | ISBN 10: 1566394988

    Many straight Americans would never embrace homosexuals as neighbors, co-workers, or friends. Still less would they accept as equals those transgendered individuals who work the streets to provide themselves with drug money.   This book seeks ... more

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