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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 57 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Live, Laugh, Lesbian: Navigating Life as a Lesbian in the 21st Century by Helen Scott
    Live, Laugh, Lesbian: Navigating Life as a Lesbian in the 21st Century - by Helen Scott

    £12.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781839978142 | ISBN 10: 1839978147

    "Sometimes, it's easy to feel like the only lesbian in the world - let alone in the village. But wherever you are with your sexuality, you've just picked up a book with the word 'lesbian' in the title and I know baby you would be so proud."  Fr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pretended: Schools and Section 28: Historical, Cultural and Personal Perspectives by Catherine Lee
    Pretended: Schools and Section 28: Historical, Cultural and Personal Perspectives - by Catherine Lee

    £16.00   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781915261694 | ISBN 10: 1915261694

    Pretended is a vivid historical, political and cultural account of schools and teaching under Section 28, a law that banned schools in the UK from promoting homosexuality as a 'pretended family relationship'.   Catherine Lee was a teacher in ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lesbian Love Story: A Queer History of Sapphic Romance by Amelia Possanza
    Lesbian Love Story: A Queer History of Sapphic Romance - by Amelia Possanza

    £20.00   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781529910872 | ISBN 10: 1529910870

    'A RARE TREAT ... UTTERLY FASCINATING' Julia Armfield | 'GORGEOUSLY, QUINTESESSENTIALLY LESBIAN' Lily Lindon | 'THOROUGHLY ENJOYABLE' Paula Akpan | 'PASSIONATE' Kate Charlesworth | 'A RADICAL ACT OF QUEER LOVE' Kestral Gaian | 'AN INCREDIBLE, AFFIRMI ... more

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  • Cover image of book As Good as a Marriage: The Anne Lister Diaries 1836-38 by Jill Liddington
    As Good as a Marriage: The Anne Lister Diaries 1836-38 - by Jill Liddington

    £25.00   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781526157355 | ISBN 10: 1526157357

    The BBC and HBO series Gentleman Jack brought Anne Lister to international attention, awakening tremendous interest in her diaries, which run to nearly five million words and are partly written in her secret code. They record in intimate detail Anne' ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gay Life Stories by Robert Aldrich
    Gay Life Stories - by Robert Aldrich

    £12.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9780500297032 | ISBN 10: 0500297037

    A fascinating portrait of gay men and women throughout time whose lives have influenced society at large, as well as what we recognize as today’s varied gay culture.  This book gives a voice to more than eighty people from every major conti ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ten Steps to Nanette: A Memoir Situation by Hannah Gadsby
    Ten Steps to Nanette: A Memoir Situation - by Hannah Gadsby

    £10.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781911630258 | ISBN 10: 1911630253

    There is nothing stronger than a broken woman who has rebuilt herself.’ Hannah Gadsby, Nanette  Multi-awardwinning Hannah Gadsby transformed comedy with her show Nanette, even as she declared that she was quitting stand-up. Now, she takes us th ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Long Field by Pamela Petro
    The Long Field - by Pamela Petro

    £14.00   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781915068170 | ISBN 10: 1915068177

    The paperback edition of the highly acclaimed memoir in which the American travel writer, Pamela Petro, writes a love letter to Wales and explores the meaning of 'hiraeth', a famously hard to translate word which approximates to a deep longing for an ... more

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  • Cover image of book All The Things She Said: Everything I Know About Modern Lesbian and Bi Culture by Daisy Jones
    All The Things She Said: Everything I Know About Modern Lesbian and Bi Culture - by Daisy Jones

    £9.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781529328059 | ISBN 10: 1529328055

    A modern, personal guide to the culture of queer women and everyone in between.  All The Things She Said explores the nature of 21st century queerness. Lesbian and bi culture is ever-changing and here, journalist Daisy Jones unpicks outdated ster ... more

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  • Cover image of book This Much is True by Miriam Margolyes
    This Much is True - by Miriam Margolyes

    £9.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781529379907 | ISBN 10: 1529379903

    BAFTA-winning actor, voice of everything from Monkey to the Cadbury's Caramel Rabbit, creator of a myriad of unforgettable characters from Lady Whiteadder to Professor Sprout, Miriam Margolyes, OBE, is the nation's favourite (and naughtiest) treasure ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel
    Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic - by Alison Bechdel

    £9.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781529116168 | ISBN 10: 1529116163

    Fun Home is a fresh and brilliantly told memoir marked by gothic twists, a family funeral home, sexual angst and great books. Like Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis it's a story exhilaratingly suited to graphic memoir form. Meet Alison's father, obsessiv ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Breakup Monologues: The Unexpected Joy of Heartbreak by Rosie Wilby
    The Breakup Monologues: The Unexpected Joy of Heartbreak - by Rosie Wilby

    £16.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781472982308 | ISBN 10: 1472982304

    In 2011, comedian and podcaster Rosie Wilby was dumped by email... though she did feel a little better about it after correcting her ex's spelling and punctuation. Obsessing about breakups ever since, she embarked on a quest to investigate, understan ... more

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  • Cover image of book Notes from an Island by Tove Jansson and Tuulikki Pietila
    Notes from an Island - by Tove Jansson and Tuulikki Pietila

    £12.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781908745934 | ISBN 10: 1908745932

    We dreamed about what our new cabin would look like. The room would have four windows, one in each wall. Towards the south-east we’d need to see the big storms that rage right across the island, on the east we’d see the moon’s reflection in the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Easier Ways to Say I Love You by Lucy Fry
    Easier Ways to Say I Love You - by Lucy Fry

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781912408597 | ISBN 10: 1912408597

    A memoir on love, lust and attachment: one woman’s remarkable and candid account of transforming a difficult and uncomfortable love triangle into an honest polyamorous relationship.  Lucy Fry’s story opens with the heady and impassioned a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lyra McKee: In Her Own Words: Lost, Found, Remembered by Lyra McKee
    Lyra McKee: In Her Own Words: Lost, Found, Remembered - by Lyra McKee

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780571351459 | ISBN 10: 057135145x

    A memorial collection of writings by the murdered young journalist Lyra McKee - from viral articles to unpublished material - that celebrates her life, work and creative legacy: one that will live on.   When Northern Irish writer Lyra McKee w ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Secret to Superhuman Strength by Alison Bechdel
    The Secret to Superhuman Strength - by Alison Bechdel

    £16.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780224101905 | ISBN 10: 0224101900

    *A GUARDIAN AND OBSERVER 'BOOKS OF 2021' PICK*  From the bestselling, award-winning author of Fun Home.  All her life, Alison Bechdel has searched for an elusive secret. The secret to superhuman strength.   She has looked for ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mouths of Rain: An Anthology of Black Lesbian Thought by Briona Simone Jones (Editor)
    Mouths of Rain: An Anthology of Black Lesbian Thought - by Briona Simone Jones (Editor)

    £16.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781620975763 | ISBN 10: 1620975769

    A groundbreaking collection tracing the history of intellectual thought by Black Lesbian writers, in the tradition of The New Press’s perennial seller Words of Fire. "Briona Simone Jones’s anthology Mouths of Rain is an audacious, unapologetic ... more

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  • Cover image of book No Modernism Without Lesbians by Diana Souhami
    No Modernism Without Lesbians - by Diana Souhami

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781786694874 | ISBN 10: 1786694875

    The extraordinary story of how a singular group of women in a pivotal time and place - Paris, Between the Wars - fostered the birth of the Modernist movement.  Sylvia Beach, Bryher, Natalie Barney, and Gertrude Stein. A trailblazing publisher; a ... more

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  • Cover image of book High School: A Memoir by Tegan Quin and Sara Quin
    High School: A Memoir - by Tegan Quin and Sara Quin

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780349011981 | ISBN 10: 0349011982

    From iconic musicians Tegan and Sara comes a nostalgic memoir about high school, detailing their first loves and first songs in a compelling look back at their origin story.   Before they became international musicians and LGBTQ+ icons, twin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Letters from Tove by Tove Jansson, translated by Sarah Death
    Letters from Tove - by Tove Jansson, translated by Sarah Death

    £12.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781908745842 | ISBN 10: 1908745843

    Out of the thousands of letters Tove Jansson wrote a cache remains that she addressed to her family, her dearest confidantes, and her lovers, male and female. Into these she spilled her innermost thoughts, defended her ideals and revealed her heart. ... 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 The Life & Times Of Butch Dykes: Portraits of Artists, Leaders, and Dreamers Who Changed the World by Eloisa Aquino
    The Life & Times Of Butch Dykes: Portraits of Artists, Leaders, and Dreamers Who Changed the World - by Eloisa Aquino

    £17.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781621062288 | ISBN 10: 1621062287

    Portraits of women throughout history who have defied society's expectations of feminine behavior and appearance in order to live a more authentic life.  These short vignettes combine biographical sketches with evocative illustrations for an imp ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gentleman Jack: The Real Anne Lister by Anne Choma
    Gentleman Jack: The Real Anne Lister - by Anne Choma

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781785944048 | ISBN 10: 1785944045

    'There are more ways than one of being happy… I am living proof of this.'   Anne Lister was remarkable. Fearless, charismatic and determined to explore her lesbian sexuality, she forged her own path in a society that had no language to defin ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Butch Lesbians of the
    The Butch Lesbians of the '50s, '60s, and '70s Coloring Book - by Avery Cassell and Jon Macy (Editors)

    £16.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780997048797 | ISBN 10: 0997048794

    Meet real life butches from all around the world in The Butch Lesbians of the 50s, 60s, and 70s Coloring Book.  From our cover butch, badass Moroccan lover and reputed witch Cherifa Amina, to the ground-breaking curator Adrienne Fuzee, to Honey ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tove Jansson: Life, Art, Words: The Authorised Biography by Boel Westin
    Tove Jansson: Life, Art, Words: The Authorised Biography - by Boel Westin

    £14.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781908745569 | ISBN 10: 1908745568

    Translated from Swedish by Silvester Mazzarella.   The Finnish-Swedish writer and artist Tove Jansson achieved worldwide fame as the creator of the Moomin stories, written between 1945 and 1970 and still in print in more than twenty languages. ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness by Nagata Kabi
    My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness - by Nagata Kabi

    £10.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781626926035 | ISBN 10: 1626926034

    My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness is an honest and heartfelt look at one young woman's exploration of her sexuality, mental well-being, and growing up in our modern age.  Told using expressive artwork that invokes both laughter and tears, th ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Disappearing L: Erasure of Lesbian Spaces and Culture by Bonnie J. Morris
    The Disappearing L: Erasure of Lesbian Spaces and Culture - by Bonnie J. Morris

    £16.50   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781438461762 | ISBN 10: 1438461763

    Investigates the rise and fall of US American lesbian cultural institutions since the 1970s.  LGBT Americans now enjoy the right to marry — but what will we remember about the vibrant cultural spaces that lesbian activists created in the 19 ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tove Jansson: Work and Love by Tuula Karjalainen
    Tove Jansson: Work and Love - by Tuula Karjalainen

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780141978826 | ISBN 10: 0141978821

    The definitive illustrated biography of one of the most unique and beloved children's authors of the 20th century, the creator of the Moomins.   Tove Jansson (1914-2001) led a long, colourful and productive life, impacting significantly the politi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hope: My Life in Football by Hope Powell
    Hope: My Life in Football - by Hope Powell

    £16.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781472925565 | ISBN 10: 1472925564

    Hope Powell was a skinny little black girl from South London who only ever wanted to play football. Brought up in a violent home, she was actively discouraged from playing. The original Bend It Like Beckham girl, this is the amazing story of how a ki ... more

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  • Cover image of book What
    What's Your Pride Story? - by Various authors, compiled by Liverpool Pride and Writing on the Wall

    £2.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781910580127 | ISBN 10: 1910580120

    Everybody has a story to tell. These are ours... "Liverpool Pride is all about giving a platform for LGBT+ people in our region to demonstrate their unique culture, talent and spirit. The What's Your Pride Story? group write about their experience ... more

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  • Cover image of book Spectacles: A Memoir by Sue Perkins
    Spectacles: A Memoir - by Sue Perkins

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781405918558 | ISBN 10: 1405918551

    Spectacles is the hilarious, creative and incredibly moving memoir from much loved comedian, writer and presenter Sue Perkins. When I began writing this book, I went home to see if my mum had kept some of my stuff. What I found was that she had ... 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 In My Skin: My Life on and Off the Basketball Court by Brittney Griner
    In My Skin: My Life on and Off the Basketball Court - by Brittney Griner

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780062309358 | ISBN 10: 0062309358

    Hailed by ESPN as the world s most famous female basketball player, Brittney Griner, the dunking phenom and national sensation who is shattering stereotypes and breaking boundaries, now shares her coming-of-age story, revealing how she found her stre ... more

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  • Cover image of book Switching Teams by Dawn Elizabeth Waters
    Switching Teams - by Dawn Elizabeth Waters

    £13.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781457543074 | ISBN 10: 1457543079

    Dawn's comfortable existence as a stay-at-home wife and mother of three disappeared as soon as she came out as a lesbian. Although it would be one of the most difficult experiences of her life, it would also be one of the most liberating- at long las ... 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 Sculptor
    Sculptor's Daughter: A Childhood Memoir - by Tove Jansson

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781908745491 | ISBN 10: 1908745495

    Tove Janssons first book for adults drew on her childhood memories to capture afresh the enchantments and fears of growing up in Helsinki in the 1910s and 20s.  Described as both a memoir and a book of superb stories by Ali Smith, Janssons s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sylvia Townsend Warner: A Biography by Claire Harman
    Sylvia Townsend Warner: A Biography - by Claire Harman

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780241964439 | ISBN 10: 0241964431

    Winner of the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize "One of the most shamefully under-read great British authors of the past 100 years"(Sarah Waters) The poet Sylvia Townsend Warner rose to sudden fame with the publication of her classic feminist novel Lol ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sappho by Page duBois
    Sappho - by Page duBois

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784533618 | ISBN 10: 1784533610

    Sappho has been constructed as many things: proto-feminist, lesbian icon and even - by the Victorians - chaste headmistress of a girls' finishing school. Yet ironically, as Page DuBois shows, the historical poet herself remains elusive. We know that ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lesbian Crushes and Bulimia: A Diary on How I Acquired My Eating Disorder by Natasha Holme
    Lesbian Crushes and Bulimia: A Diary on How I Acquired My Eating Disorder - by Natasha Holme

    £13.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781500350505 | ISBN 10: 1500350508

    In 1989 nineteen-year-old Natasha is obsessively in love with her former teacher, Miss Williams. The tattoo she flashes around says so. Natasha meets Alex, a girl her own age, who questions her about the tattoo. An awkward romance is born.   In t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Double Pregnant: Two Lesbians Make a Family by Natalie Meisner
    Double Pregnant: Two Lesbians Make a Family - by Natalie Meisner

    £11.95   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781552666012 | ISBN 10: 1552666018

    Girl meets girl. Girl marries girl. They want to have babiesbut they need a little help.   Double Pregnant is author Natalie Meisners light-hearted, poignant and informative true story about starting a family with her wife Vivin. Because Vi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tomboys and Bachelor Girls: A Lesbian History of Post-War Britain 1945-71 by Rebecca Jennings
    Tomboys and Bachelor Girls: A Lesbian History of Post-War Britain 1945-71 - by Rebecca Jennings

    £15.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780719089923 | ISBN 10: 0719089921

    Using a rich array of oral histories and archival sources, Tomboys and Bachelor Girls provides the first detailed academic study of lesbian identity and culture in post-war Britain. Described by psychiatrists as immature and neurotic, and widely igno ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Animals and Other Family by Clare Balding
    My Animals and Other Family - by Clare Balding

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780241959756 | ISBN 10: 0241959756

    'I had spent most of my childhood thinking I was a dog, and I suspect I had aged in dog years. By the time I was ten I had discovered the pain of unbearable loss. I had felt joy and jealousy. Most important of all, I knew how to love and how to let m ... more

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  • Cover image of book Happy Accidents by Jane Lynch
    Happy Accidents - by Jane Lynch

    £7.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780007447589 | ISBN 10: 0007447582

    Best-known for her role in Glee, this is the hilarious and inspiring story of how Jane Lynch changed from a real-life Sue Sylvester to the happy and fulfilled actress she is today.  In 1974, a fourteen-year-old girl in Dolton, Illinois, had a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Are You My Mother? by Alison Bechdel
    Are You My Mother? - by Alison Bechdel

    £16.99   hardback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780224093521 | ISBN 10: 0224093525

    Alison Bechdel's Fun Home, her remarkable graphic memoir about her father, established itself immediately as a classic of the genre, being chosen as Time Magazine's Best Book of the Year for 2006, while The Times called it 'a profound and important b ... 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 Unbearable Lightness: A Story of Loss and Gain by Portia de Rossi
    Unbearable Lightness: A Story of Loss and Gain - by Portia de Rossi

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780857204110 | ISBN 10: 0857204114

    "I didn't decide to become anorexic. It snuck up on me disguised as a healthy diet, a professional attitude. Although there was a certain glamour to anorexics, I didn't want to be one. I just wanted to excel in dieting. And weighing in at 80 pounds o ... 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 The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister by Anne Lister, edited by Helena Whitbread
    The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister - by Anne Lister, edited by Helena Whitbread

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781844087198 | ISBN 10: 1844087190

    These remarkable diaries are a piece of lost lesbian history. Anne Lister defied the role of womanhood seen in the novels of Jane Austen: she was bold, fiercely independent, a landowner, industrialist, traveller ? and lesbian. She kept extensive diar ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gertrude and Alice by Diana Souhami
    Gertrude and Alice - by Diana Souhami

    £12.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781848851481 | ISBN 10: 1848851480

    Gertrude Stein and Alice Babette Toklas met on Sunday 8 September 1907, in Paris. From that day on they were together, until Gertrude's death on Saturday 27 July 1946.   This title presents story of their remarkable life together, of the path ... more

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  • Cover image of book We, Too, Must Love by Ann Aldrich
    We, Too, Must Love - by Ann Aldrich

    £13.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781558615274 | ISBN 10: 155861527x

    Three years after We Walk Alone, Ann Aldrich expands on her journalistic portraits of lesbian subcultures in and around New York to include: class questions; the diverse jobs lesbians held; social cliques; differences among the Village, Uptown, a ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Lesbian History of Britain: Love and Sex Between Women Since 1500 by Rebecca Jennings
    A Lesbian History of Britain: Love and Sex Between Women Since 1500 - by Rebecca Jennings

    £43.00   hardback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781846450075 | ISBN 10: 1846450071

    Drawing on a wide range of historical sources - court records, newspaper reports, medical records, novels, oral histories and personal papers - A Lesbian History of Britain presents the extraordinary history of lesbian experience in Britain. Covering ... more

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  • Cover image of book First Person Queer: Who We are (so Far) by Edited by Richard Labonte and Lawrence Schimel
    First Person Queer: Who We are (so Far) - by Edited by Richard Labonte and Lawrence Schimel

    £14.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781551522272 | ISBN 10: 1551522276

    In this amazing, wide-ranging anthology of non-fiction essays, contributors write intimate and honest first-person accounts of queer (gay/lesbian/bisexual/trans) experience: from coming out to "passing" as straight, to the devastation of meth addicti ... more

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  • Cover image of book Best Date Ever: True Stories That Celebrate Lesbian Relationships by Linda Alvarez
    Best Date Ever: True Stories That Celebrate Lesbian Relationships - by Linda Alvarez

    £9.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781593500092 | ISBN 10: 1593500092

    "I tried to select stories that would show a wide variety of special moments in women's lives and relationships: from love at first sight to loves that are still enduring after many years together; exclusive relationships and open ones; from ephemera ... 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 A Study of the Lives of Older Lesbians by Claassen, Cheryl. PhD
    A Study of the Lives of Older Lesbians - by Claassen, Cheryl. PhD

    £35.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780789024138 | ISBN 10: 0789024136

    This book is a unique, candid collection of the life experiences of forty-four lesbians between sixty-two and eighty-two years of age. This first-person view of lesbian history documents the struggles and achievements of the women who lived it. In th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rita Will: Memoir of a Literary Rabble-Rouser by Rita Mae Brown
    Rita Will: Memoir of a Literary Rabble-Rouser - by Rita Mae Brown

    £15.99   paperback   (1999) - ISBN 13: 9780553378269 | ISBN 10: 0553378260

    It is often said that the best comedy springs from hard times. And Rita Mae Brown has seen plenty of those.   In this irresistibly readable memoir, she recounts the drama of her birth as the illegitimate daughter of a flighty blue blood who l ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lesbian Polyamory Reader: Open Relationships, Non-Monogamy, and Casual Sex by Marcia Munson & Judith Stelboum (editors)
    The Lesbian Polyamory Reader: Open Relationships, Non-Monogamy, and Casual Sex - by Marcia Munson & Judith Stelboum (editors)

    £32.99   paperback   (1999) - ISBN 13: 9781560231202 | ISBN 10: 1560231203

    In reading The Lesbian Polyamory Reader: Open Relationships, Non-Monogamy, and Casual Sex, you'll quickly discover that the steps toward love and happiness are as easy as 1, 2, 3, and maybe even 4 or 5. And you'll find that if your own lesbian relati ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Stein, Gertrude
    The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas - by Stein, Gertrude

    £9.99   paperback   (1933) - ISBN 13: 9780141185361 | ISBN 10: 0141185368

    For Gertrude Stein and her companion Alice B. Toklas, life in Paris was based upon the rue do Fleurus and the Saturday evenings, and 'it was like a kaleidoscope slowly turning'. Picasso was there with 'his high whinnying spanish giggle', as were Ceza ... more

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