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Lgbtq America Today

Author : John C. Hawley
ISBN : UOM:39015079269455
Genre : Social Science
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Hundreds of alphabetically arranged biographical and topical entries survey the current state of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer American culture.
Category: Social Science

Encyclopedia Of Asian American Issues Today

Author : Edith Wen-Chu Chen
ISBN : 0313347514
Genre : Social Science
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This two volume encyclopedia set focuses on the full expanse of contemporary Asian American experiences in the United States. Drawing on over two decades of research, it takes an unprecedented look at the major issues confronting the Asian American community as a whole, and the specific ethnic identities within that community -- from established groups such as Chinese, Japanese, and Korean Americans to newer groups such as Cambodian and Hmong Americans. The volumes offer 110 entries on the current state of affairs, controversies, successes, and outlooks for future for Asian Americans. The set is divided into 11 thematic sections including diversity and demographics; education; health; identity; immigrants, refugees, and citizenship; law; media; politics; war; work and economy; youth, family, and the aged. Contributors include leading experts in the fields of Asian American studies, education, public health, political science, law, economics, and psychology.
Category: Social Science

Identities And Place

Author : Katherine Crawford-Lackey
ISBN : 9781789204803
Genre : Social Science
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With a focus on historic sites, this volume explores the recent history of non- heteronormative Americans from the early twentieth century onward and the places associated with these communities. Authors explore how queer identities are connected with specific places: places where people gather, socialize, protest, mourn, and celebrate. The focus is deeper look at how sexually variant and gender non-conforming Americans constructed identity, created communities, and fought to have rights recognized by the government. Each chapter is accompanied by prompts and activities that invite readers to think critically and immerse themselves in the subject matter while working collaboratively with others.
Category: Social Science

Proud Heritage People Issues And Documents Of The Lgbt Experience 3 Volumes

Author : Chuck Stewart
ISBN : 9781610693998
Genre : Social Science
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This groundbreaking three-volume reference traces the roots and development of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rights and issues in the United States from the pre-colonial period to the present day. • Highlights the social, cultural, and political developments of LGBT issues through biographies of key people, entries, legislation, and primary documents • Covers content mandated by the Fair, Accurate, Inclusive, and Respectful (FAIR) Education Act in California • Encourages critical inquiry and thinking by integrating factual content with speeches, letters, and biographies • Contains contributions from more than 70 academic scholars from across disciplines to give a broad perspective on the content • Includes state-by-state examinations of LGBT history and laws
Category: Social Science

Religion And Lgbtq Sexualities

Author : Stephen Hunt
ISBN : 9781351905084
Genre : Religion
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This compiled and edited collection engages with a theme which is increasingly attracting scholarly attention, namely, religion and LGBTQ sexuality. Each section of the volume provides perspectives to understanding academic discourse and wide-ranging debates around LGBTQ sexualities and religion and spirituality. The collection also draws attention to aspects of religiosity that shape the lived experiences of LGBTQ people and shows how sexual orientation forges dimensions of faith and spirituality. Taken together the essays represent an exploration of contestations around sexual diversity in the major religions; the search of sexual minorities for spiritual ’safe spaces’ in both established and new forms of religiosity; and spiritual paths formed in reconciling and expressing faith and sexual orientation. This collection, which features contributions from a number of disciplines including sociology, anthropology, psychology, history, religious studies and theology, provides an indispensable teaching resource for educators and students in an era when LGBTQ topics are increasingly finding their way onto numerous undergraduate, post-graduate and profession orientated programmes.
Category: Religion

Encyclopedia Of Contemporary Lgbtq Literature Of The United States 2 Volumes

Author : Emmanuel S. Nelson
ISBN : 9780313348600
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In this two-volume work, hundreds of alphabetically arranged entries survey contemporary lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and queer American literature and its social contexts. • Hundreds of alphabetically arranged entries discuss authors, literary works, movements, genres, and social issues • An alphabetical list of entries offers a quick survey of the encyclopedia's contents • A guide to related topics quickly and conveniently directs readers to entries likely to interest them • Bibliographies for specific entries help students find sources of additional information on specialized topics • A selected, general bibliography directs students to the most helpful print and electronic resources on contemporary LGBTQ American literature
Category: Literary Criticism


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ISBN : UCSC:32106017987774
Genre : Academic libraries
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Travels In A Gay Nation

Author : Philip Gambone
ISBN : STANFORD:36105215456414
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Collects candid interviews from members of the LGBTQ community in the United States, including David Sedaris, George Takei, and Tammy Baldwin.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

School Library Journal

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ISBN : PSU:000059815471
Genre : Children's libraries
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Bibliographic Index

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105211722868
Genre : Bibliographical literature
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Category: Bibliographical literature

Library Journal

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ISBN : UCSC:32106017989127
Genre : Libraries
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Category: Libraries

Feminist Collections

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ISBN : UCR:31210024059485
Genre : Feminism
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Category: Feminism

A Queer History Of The United States For Young People

Author : Michael Bronski
ISBN : 9780807056134
Genre : Young Adult Nonfiction
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Named one of the Best Nonfiction Books of 2019 by School Library Journal Queer history didn’t start with Stonewall. This book explores how LGBTQ people have always been a part of our national identity, contributing to the country and culture for over 400 years. It is crucial for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth to know their history. But this history is not easy to find since it’s rarely taught in schools or commemorated in other ways. A Queer History of the United States for Young People corrects this and demonstrates that LGBTQ people have long been vital to shaping our understanding of what America is today. Through engrossing narratives, letters, drawings, poems, and more, the book encourages young readers, of all identities, to feel pride at the accomplishments of the LGBTQ people who came before them and to use history as a guide to the future. The stories he shares include those of * Indigenous tribes who embraced same-sex relationships and a multiplicity of gender identities. * Emily Dickinson, brilliant nineteenth-century poet who wrote about her desire for women. * Gladys Bentley, Harlem blues singer who challenged restrictive cross-dressing laws in the 1920s. * Bayard Rustin, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s close friend, civil rights organizer, and an openly gay man. * Sylvia Rivera, cofounder of STAR, the first transgender activist group in the US in 1970. * Kiyoshi Kuromiya, civil rights and antiwar activist who fought for people living with AIDS. * Jamie Nabozny, activist who took his LGBTQ school bullying case to the Supreme Court. * Aidan DeStefano, teen who brought a federal court case for trans-inclusive bathroom policies. * And many more! With over 60 illustrations and photos, a glossary, and a corresponding curriculum, A Queer History of the United States for Young People will be vital for teachers who want to introduce a new perspective to America’s story.
Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Always My Child

Author : Kevin Jennings
ISBN : UOM:39015063344181
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Offers advice and support for parents with adolescents dealing with sexual identity, personal confusion, bigotry, tension, and other challenges of being gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgendered.
Category: Family & Relationships

A Queer History Of The United States

Author : Michael Bronski
ISBN : 9780807044391
Genre : History
File Size : 66.89 MB
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“In the age of Twitter and reductive history, we need a complex, fully realized, radical reassessment of history—and A Queer History of the United States is exactly that. Along the way, there are enough revelations and reassessments to fuel dozens of arguments about how we got to where we are today. I don't know when I have enjoyed a history so much.” —Dorothy Allison, author of Bastard Out of Carolina
Category: History

Finding Out

Author : Michelle A. Gibson
ISBN : 9781452235288
Genre : Social Science
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By combining accessible introductory and explanatory material with primary texts and artifacts, this text/reader explores the development and growth of LGBT identities and the interdisciplinary nature of sexuality studies. Authors Meem, Gibson, and Alexander clearly situate debates and readings within clear contexts (History, Literature and the Arts, Media and Politics), providing students with a coherent framework and comprehensive introduction to LGBT studies. While this emerging field is complex, multifaceted, and interdisciplinary (and therefore often inaccessible to students), Finding Out - through its instructional apparatus, primary texts, and organization - provides the ideal introduction for today's students.
Category: Social Science