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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 45 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Fabulosa! The Story of Polari, Britain
    Fabulosa! The Story of Polari, Britain's Secret Gay Language - by Paul Baker

    £15.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781789141320 | ISBN 10: 178914132x

    Polari is a language that was used chiefly by gay men in the first half of the twentieth century. At a time when being gay could result in criminal prosecution – or worse – Polari offered its speakers a degree of public camouflage, a way of expre ... more

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  • Cover image of book Love and Resistance: Out of the Closet into the Stonewall Era by Jason Baumann (Editor)
    Love and Resistance: Out of the Closet into the Stonewall Era - by Jason Baumann (Editor)

    £17.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781324002062 | ISBN 10: 1324002069

    These indelible images are among the hundreds housed in the New York Public Library’s archive of photographs of LGBT history from photojournalists Kay Tobin Lahusen and Diana Davies.  This powerful collection — which captures the energy, hu ... more

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  • Cover image of book PRIDE: Fifty Years of Parades and Protests from the Photo Archives of the New York Times by New York Times
    PRIDE: Fifty Years of Parades and Protests from the Photo Archives of the New York Times - by New York Times

    £17.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781419737923 | ISBN 10: 1419737929

    It began in New York City on June 28, 1969.   When police raided the Stonewall Inn — a bar in the Greenwich Village neighborhood, known as a safe haven for gay men — violent demonstrations and protests broke out in response. The Stonewall ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pride: Photographs After Stonewall by Fred W. McDarrah
    Pride: Photographs After Stonewall - by Fred W. McDarrah

    £20.00   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786997128 | ISBN 10: 1786997126

    Foreword by Peter Tatchell and Hilton Als, and introduction by Allen Ginsberg and Jill Johnston.  The ultimate visual chronicle of life in New York's gay community following the Stonewall Riots, by the late Fred W. McDarrah, published in time ... more

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  • Cover image of book We Were Always Here: A Queer Words Anthology by Ryan Vance and Michael Lee Richardson (Editors)
    We Were Always Here: A Queer Words Anthology - by Ryan Vance and Michael Lee Richardson (Editors)

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781912489145 | ISBN 10: 1912489147

    From drag queens and discos, to black holes and monsters, these stories and poems wrestle with love and loneliness and the fight to be seen. By turns serious and fantastical, hilarious and confrontational, We Were Always Here addresses the fears, mys ... more

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  • Cover image of book Overshare: Love, Laughs, Sexuality and Secrets by Rose Ellen Dix and Rosie Spaughton
    Overshare: Love, Laughs, Sexuality and Secrets - by Rose Ellen Dix and Rosie Spaughton

    £16.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781409176411 | ISBN 10: 140917641x

    Rose and Rosie are known for their candid and hilarious YouTube videos... but now they are taking oversharing to a whole new level. Discussing sexuality, revealing secrets and empowering others, OVERSHARE is a book packed with Rose and Rosie’s uniq ... 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 The Oberon Book of Queer Monologues by Scottee (Editor)
    The Oberon Book of Queer Monologues - by Scottee (Editor)

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786823472 | ISBN 10: 1786823470

    The first collection of its kind, The Oberon Book of Queer Monologues chronicles over one hundred years of queer and trans performance.   Combining stage plays with spoken word and performance art, this anthology features over forty extracts f ... more

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  • Cover image of book David Bowie Made Me Gay: 100 Years of LGBT Music by Darryl W. Bullock
    David Bowie Made Me Gay: 100 Years of LGBT Music - by Darryl W. Bullock

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780715652992 | ISBN 10: 0715652990

    From the birth of jazz in the red-light district of New Orleans, through the rock 'n' roll years, Swinging Sixties and all-singing and all-dancing disco days of the '70s, to modern pop, electronica and reggae – the LGBT community has played a cruci ... more

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  • Cover image of book 50 Queer Music Icons Who Changed the World: A Celebration of LGBTQ+ Legends by Will Larnach-Jones
    50 Queer Music Icons Who Changed the World: A Celebration of LGBTQ+ Legends - by Will Larnach-Jones

    £10.00   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784881504 | ISBN 10: 1784881503

    Featuring beautifully illustrated portraits and profiles, 50 Queer Music Icons Who Changed the World is a tribute to queer ground breakers who changed the face of music and popular culture.   LGBTQ+ musicians have been pushing for change sinc ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Brother
    My Brother's Husband - by Gengoroh Tagame

    £16.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780349134574 | ISBN 10: 034913457x

    Yaichi is a work-at-home suburban dad in contemporary Tokyo; formerly married to Natsuki, father to their young daughter, Kana. Their lives suddenly change with the arrival at their doorstep of a hulking, affable Canadian named Mike Flanagan, who dec ... more

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  • Cover image of book Homintern: How Gay Culture Liberated the Modern World by Gregory Woods
    Homintern: How Gay Culture Liberated the Modern World - by Gregory Woods

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780300228748 | ISBN 10: 0300228740

    In a hugely ambitious study which crosses continents, languages, and almost a century, Gregory Woods identifies the ways in which homosexuality has helped shape Western culture. Extending from the trials of Oscar Wilde to the gay liberation era, this ... more

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  • Cover image of book Football
    Football's Coming Out: Life As a Gay Fan and Player - by Neil Beasley

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780992658564 | ISBN 10: 099265856x

    Being gay in football - as fan or player - is to risk the homophobia that has run through the game for years. But things are changing. Gradually a few brave professional players have come out. And someone like Neil Beasley now feels able to tell his ... more

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  • Cover image of book Female Trouble: A Queer Film Classic by Chris Holmlund
    Female Trouble: A Queer Film Classic - by Chris Holmlund

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781551526836 | ISBN 10: 1551526832

    The first title in the Queer Film Classic series to focus on the work of legendary director and cinematic camp icon John Waters, best known for the underground classic Pink Flamingos and his later more commercial works such as Crybaby, starring Johnn ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Queer Little History of Art by Alex Pilcher
    A Queer Little History of Art - by Alex Pilcher

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781849765039 | ISBN 10: 1849765030

    A Queer Little History of Art is a celebration of over 100 years of queer creativity.  Over the last century, many artists have made works that challenge dominant models of gender and sexuality. The results can be sexy or serious, satirical o ... more

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  • Cover image of book Queer British Art 1861-1967 by Clare Barlow
    Queer British Art 1861-1967 - by Clare Barlow

    £19.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781849764520 | ISBN 10: 1849764522

    The first publication on queer art to focus on a dramatic century of social and artistic change in Britain.   In 1861, the death penalty was abolished for sodomy in Britain, in 1967, homosexuality was finally decriminalised. Between these lega ... more

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  • Cover image of book Love is Love by Various artists and writers
    Love is Love - by Various artists and writers

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781631409394 | ISBN 10: 1631409395

    The comic industry comes together in honor of those killed in Orlando.  Co-published by two of the premiere publishers in comics — DC and IDW, this oversize comic contains moving and heartfelt material from some of the greatest talent in comics, m ... more

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  • Cover image of book For the Love of God, Marie! by Jade Sarson
    For the Love of God, Marie! - by Jade Sarson

    £16.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781908434777 | ISBN 10: 1908434775

    Marie is a girl with the gift of understanding, who is often misunderstood. At home and in her Catholic sixth form, she confounds family, friends and teachers with her innocent attempts to make everybody feel loved.  As we follow Marie from t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Documents of Contemporary Art: Queer by David J. Getsy (Editor)
    Documents of Contemporary Art: Queer - by David J. Getsy (Editor)

    £16.95   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780854882427 | ISBN 10: 0854882421

    Part of the acclaimed series of anthologies which document major themes and ideas in contemporary art. "[...] There has never been an anthology of artists' writings like Queer. It is an antidote to assimilation, a call for radical creativity, and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Queering Post-Black Art: Artists Transforming African-American Identity After Civil Rights by Derek Conrad Murray
    Queering Post-Black Art: Artists Transforming African-American Identity After Civil Rights - by Derek Conrad Murray

    £16.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784532871 | ISBN 10: 1784532878

    What impact do sexual politics and queer identities have on the understanding of blackness as a set of visual, cultural and intellectual concerns? In Queering Post-Black Art, Derek Conrad Murray argues that the rise of female, gay and lesbian ar ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cherry Grove, Fire Island: Sixty Years in America
    Cherry Grove, Fire Island: Sixty Years in America's First Gay and Lesbian Town - by Esther Newton

    £16.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780822355533 | ISBN 10: 0822355531

    First published in 1993, the award-winning Cherry Grove, Fire Island tells the story of the extraordinary gay and lesbian resort community near New York City.  This new paperback edition includes a new preface by the author. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gender Failure by Ivan E. Coyote and Rae Spoon
    Gender Failure - by Ivan E. Coyote and Rae Spoon

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781551525365 | ISBN 10: 1551525364

    "Being a girl was something that never really happened for me."(Rae Spoon)Ivan E. Coyote and Rae Spoon are accomplished, award-winning writers, musicians, and performers; they are also both admitted "gender failures." In their first collaborative boo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pink Triangle: The Feuds and Private Lives of Tennessee Williams, Gore Vidal, Truman Capote... by Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince
    Pink Triangle: The Feuds and Private Lives of Tennessee Williams, Gore Vidal, Truman Capote... - by Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince

    £15.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781936003372 | ISBN 10: 1936003376

    One hot summer night in 1945, three young American writers, each an enfant terrible, came together in a stuffy Manhattan apartment for the first time. Each member of this pink triangle was on the dawn of world fame Tennessee Williams for A Streetca ... more

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  • Cover image of book Love and Money: Queers, Class, and Cultural Production by Lisa Henderson
    Love and Money: Queers, Class, and Cultural Production - by Lisa Henderson

    £14.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780814790588 | ISBN 10: 0814790585

    Love and Money argues that we cant understand contemporary queer cultures without looking through the lens of social class. Resisting old divisions between culture and economy, identity and privilege, left and queer, recognition and redistribution, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Calling Dr. Laura: A Graphic Memoir by Nicole Georges
    Calling Dr. Laura: A Graphic Memoir - by Nicole Georges

    £14.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780547615592 | ISBN 10: 0547615590

    In a charming graphic memoir that Alison Bechdel calls "riveting," "disarming," and "haunting," a psychic reading spurs Portland 'zinester Nicole Georges to uncover an old secret about her father and the family story she never knew.   When Nic ... more

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  • Cover image of book Queer Style by Adam Geczy and Vicki Karaminas
    Queer Style - by Adam Geczy and Vicki Karaminas

    £17.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781847881960 | ISBN 10: 1847881963

    Queer Style offers an insight into queer fashionability by addressing the role that clothing has played in historical and contemporary lifestyles. From a fashion studies perspective, it examines the function of subcultural dress within queer communit ... more

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  • Cover image of book Loving the L Word: The Complete Series in Focus by Dana Heller (Editor)
    Loving the L Word: The Complete Series in Focus - by Dana Heller (Editor)

    £19.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781780764245 | ISBN 10: 1780764243

    The complete and groundbreaking The L Word is now out on DVD and this book makes the perfect companion, covering the series in its entirety. Loving The L Word picks up where Reading "The L Word": Outing Contemporary Television (I.B. Tauris, 2006 ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Trials of Radclyffe Hall by Diana Souhami
    The Trials of Radclyffe Hall - by Diana Souhami

    £14.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781780878782 | ISBN 10: 1780878788

    Radclyffe Hall was born in 1880 in Bournemouth in a house inappropriately named Sunny Lawn. Her mother drank gin in an attempt to terminate the pregnancy, and her father fled the family home.  At the mercy of a violent mother and sexually a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Art and Homosexuality: A History of Ideas by Christopher Reed
    Art and Homosexuality: A History of Ideas - by Christopher Reed

    £37.99   hardback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780195399073 | ISBN 10: 0195399072

    This bold, globe-spanning survey is the first book to thoroughly explore the radical, long-standing interdependence between art and homosexuality. It draws examples from the full range of the Western tradition, including classical, Renaissance, and c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Queering the Gothic by William Hughes & Andrew Smith (Editors)
    Queering the Gothic - by William Hughes & Andrew Smith (Editors)

    £15.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780719086434 | ISBN 10: 0719086434

    Queering the Gothic is the first multi-authored book concerned with the developing interface between Gothic criticism and queer theory. Considering a range of Gothic texts produced between the eighteenth century and the present, the contributors expl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Persistence: All Ways Butch and Femme by Ivan E. Coyote and Zena Sharman (Editors)
    Persistence: All Ways Butch and Femme - by Ivan E. Coyote and Zena Sharman (Editors)

    £16.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781551523972 | ISBN 10: 1551523973

    In the summer of 2009, butch writer and storyteller Ivan Coyote and gender researcher and femme dynamo Zena Sharman wrote down a wish-list of their favourite queer authors; they wanted to continue and expand the butch-femme conversation. The result i ... more

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  • Cover image of book City Boy: My Life in New York During the 1960s and 1970s by Edmund White
    City Boy: My Life in New York During the 1960s and 1970s - by Edmund White

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781408809426 | ISBN 10: 1408809427

    A memoir of the sociel and sexual lives of New York City's cultural and intellectual in-crowd in the tumultous 1970s, from acclaimed author Edmund White. In the 1970s Paris had fashion, London had the theatre, Berlin had a small painting scene, b ... more

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  • Cover image of book Queer Universes: Sexualities in Science Fiction by Wendy Gay Pearson, Veronica Hollinger and Joan Gordon (editors)
    Queer Universes: Sexualities in Science Fiction - by Wendy Gay Pearson, Veronica Hollinger and Joan Gordon (editors)

    £24.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781846315015 | ISBN 10: 1846315018

    Contestations over the meaning and practice of sexuality have become increasingly central to cultural self-definition and critical debates over issues of identity, citizenship and the definition of humanity itself. In an era when a religious authorit ... more

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  • Cover image of book 50 Years of Queer Cinema: 500 of the Best GLBTQ Films Ever Made by Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince
    50 Years of Queer Cinema: 500 of the Best GLBTQ Films Ever Made - by Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince

    £19.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781936003099 | ISBN 10: 1936003090

    As late as 1958, homosexuality couldnt even be mentioned in a movie, as proven by the elaborate lengths the producers of Tennessee Williams's swampy Cat on a Hot Tin Roof took to evade the obvious fact that its hero, Paul Newman, was playing it gay. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Theatre and Sexuality by Jill Dolan
    Theatre and Sexuality - by Jill Dolan

    £6.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780230220645 | ISBN 10: 0230220649

    Why is it useful to look at theatre and performance through the lens of sexual identity? How has commercial theatre embraced gay and lesbian work?   Theatre and Sexuality introduces critical methods and artistic practices that link drama, th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sex on Stage: Gender and Sexuality in Post-War British Theatre by Andrew Wyllie
    Sex on Stage: Gender and Sexuality in Post-War British Theatre - by Andrew Wyllie

    £21.50   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781841502038 | ISBN 10: 1841502030

    In the post-war period, theatre provided an important critique of the way in which British society engaged with issues of the politics of gender and sexuality. Sex on Stage examines how British playwrights brought gender politics including womens se ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Essential Dykes to Watch Out For by Alison Bechdel
    The Essential Dykes to Watch Out For - by Alison Bechdel

    £20.00   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780224087063 | ISBN 10: 0224087061

    When Alison Bechdel's unflinching graphic memoir, Fun Home, was published in 2006 it was met with universal acclaim and named by many reviewers as the graphic book of the year, bringing her once-underground work to a wider audience. Cape is now proud ... more

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  • Cover image of book Reading "Brokeback Mountain" Essays on the Story and the Film by Jim Stacy
    Reading "Brokeback Mountain" Essays on the Story and the Film - by Jim Stacy

    £37.50   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780786430444 | ISBN 10: 0786430443

    This collection offers fifteen critical essays on Annie Proulx's short story Brokeback Mountain and its controversial film adaptation by screenwriters Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana and director Ang Lee.  Each essay explores the short story, th ... more

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  • Cover image of book The View From Here: Conversations with Gay and Lesbian Filmmakers by Matthew Hays
    The View From Here: Conversations with Gay and Lesbian Filmmakers - by Matthew Hays

    £19.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781551522203 | ISBN 10: 1551522209

    The history of gay and lesbian cinema is a storied one, and one that became much larger with the recent success of Brokeback Mountain, Capote, and Transamerica. But the history of gay and lesbian filmmakers is its own story. In The View from Here, qu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Queering the Popular Pitch by Editor(s) - Sheila Whiteley, Jennifer Rycenga
    Queering the Popular Pitch - by Editor(s) - Sheila Whiteley, Jennifer Rycenga

    £38.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780415978057 | ISBN 10: 041597805x

    Queering the Popular Pitch is a new collection of 19 essays that situate queering within the discourse of sex and sexuality in relation to popular music. This investigation addresses the changing debates within gay, lesbian and queer discourse in rel ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Queer History of the Ballet by Peter Stoneley
    A Queer History of the Ballet - by Peter Stoneley

    £27.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780415972802 | ISBN 10: 0415972809

    Designed for students, scholars and general readers with an interest in dance and queer history, A Queer History of the Ballet focuses on how, as makers and as audiences, queer men and women have helped to develop many of the texts, images, and legen ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Young Man
    A Young Man's Passage - by Julian Clary

    £9.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780091908720 | ISBN 10: 0091908728

    A Young Man's Passage is Julian's telling of his own rise and fall as Britain's most famous, uncompromising queen.  After a happy suburban upbringing, only briefly ruffled by the brutality of the monks at his school, Julian packed his bags for ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Way We Are Now: Gay and Lesbian Lives in the 21st Century by Edited by Ben Summerskill
    The Way We Are Now: Gay and Lesbian Lives in the 21st Century - by Edited by Ben Summerskill

    £18.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780826487858 | ISBN 10: 0826487858

    The arrival of civil partnership in Britain in 2005 was welcomed with a Sun editorial celebrating the forthcoming wedding of Elton John and David Furnish. Beneath the headline 'Gay Pride' the newspaper - once doggedly hostile to homosexuality - claim ... more

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  • Cover image of book Reading The L Word: Outing Contemporary Television by Kim Akass & Janet McCabe (editors)
    Reading The L Word: Outing Contemporary Television - by Kim Akass & Janet McCabe (editors)

    £11.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781845111793 | ISBN 10: 1845111796

    The L Word captured international attention when it first appeared on American screens in January 2004. The groundbreaking primetime drama from Showtime is about a group of lesbian & bisexual friends living & loving in Los Angeles, and challenges tr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tropics of Desire: Interventions from Queer Latino America by Jose Quiroga
    Tropics of Desire: Interventions from Queer Latino America - by Jose Quiroga

    £19.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9780814769539 | ISBN 10: 0814769535

    From its sweaty beats to the pulsating music on the streets, Latin/o America is perceived in the United States as the land of heat, the toy store for Western sex. Drawing on diverse cultural examples such as the performance of bolero and salsa, ... more

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