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Casa Susanna
Casa Susanna
Edited by Michel Hurst and Robert Swope
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781576877333
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Casa Susanna

Edited by Michel Hurst and Robert Swope


Format: Trade Paperback, 156 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $19.95

Some time ago, while at a New York flea market, inveterate collectors Michael Hurst and Robert Swope discovered a large body of snapshots: album after aged album of well-preserved images, taken roughly between the mid-50s and mid-60s, depicting a group of cross-dressers united around a place called Casa Susanna, a rather... Read more >
Balancing on the Mechitza
Transgender in Jewish Community
Edited by Noach Dzmura


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $16.95

***WINNER, 2011 Lambda Literary Award - Transgender Non-Fiction

While the Jewish mainstream still argues about homosexuality, transgender and gender-variant people have emerged as a distinct Jewish population and as a new chorus of voices. Inspired and nurtured by the successes of the feminist and LGBT movements in the Jewish world, Jews who... Read more >
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We Should All Be Feminists
We Should All Be Feminists
Written by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101872932
Our Price: $1.99
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We Should All Be Feminists

Written by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie


Format: eBook, 32 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $1.99

An eBook short.

What does “feminism” mean today? That is the question at the heart of We Should All Be Feminists, a personal, eloquently-argued essay—adapted from her much-viewed Tedx talk of the same name—by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the award-winning author of Americanah and Half of a Yellow Sun. With humor and levity... Read more >
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Dirt Work
Dirt Work
Written by Christine Byl
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807033272
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Dirt Work
An Education in the Woods
Written by Christine Byl


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $17.00

A lively and lyrical account of one woman’s unlikely apprenticeship on a national-park trail crew and what she discovers about nature, gender, and the value of hard work
 
Christine Byl first encountered the national parks the way most of us do: on vacation. But after she graduated from college, broke and ready...

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Sex and the Citadel
Sex and the Citadel
Written by Shereen El Feki
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307390295
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Sex and the Citadel
Intimate Life in a Changing Arab World
Written by Shereen El Feki


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2014
Price: $16.95

A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year

As the “Arab Spring” and its aftermath sweep streets and squares, parliaments and presidential palaces of the Middle East, Shereen El Feki—an award-winning Canadian-Egyptian journalist—has been looking at unrest a little closer to home: in the sexual lives of Arab men and women. The...

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Sex Workers Unite
Sex Workers Unite
Written by Melinda Chateauvert
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807061398
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Sex Workers Unite
A History of the Movement from Stonewall to SlutWalk
Written by Melinda Chateauvert


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $26.95

A provocative history that reveals how sex workers have been at the vanguard of social justice movements for the past fifty years while building a movement of their own that challenges our ideas about labor, sexuality, feminism, and freedom
 
Documenting five decades of sex-worker activism, Sex Workers Unite is a fresh... Read more >
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Sex Workers Unite
A History of the Movement from Stonewall to SlutWalk
Written by Melinda Chateauvert


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $26.95

A provocative history that reveals how sex workers have been at the vanguard of social justice movements for the past fifty years while building a movement of their own that challenges our ideas about labor, sexuality, feminism, and freedom
 
Fifty countries treat sex work as a legitimate job, and it... Read more >
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Fanpire
Fanpire
Written by Tanya Erzen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807006399
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Fanpire
The Twilight Saga and the Women Who Love it
Written by Tanya Erzen


Format: Trade Paperback, 184 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $18.00

An author immerses herself in the frenzied fandom of Twilight, the young-adult vampire romance series that has captivated women of all ages
 
Twilight, Stephenie Meyer’s young-adult vampire romance series, has captivated women of all ages, from teenagers who swoon over the film adaptations to college-educated women who devour the novels as a... Read more >
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Gaga Feminism
Gaga Feminism
Written by J. Jack Halberstam
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807010976
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Gaga Feminism
Sex, Gender, and the End of Normal
Written by J. Jack Halberstam


Format: Trade Paperback, 184 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $17.00

A roadmap to sex and gender for the twenty-first century, using Lady Gaga as a symbol for a new kind of feminism

Why are so many women single, so many men resisting marriage, and so many gays and lesbians having babies? 
 
In Gaga Feminism: Sex, Gender, and the End of Normal, J. Jack Halberstam... Read more >
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Forrest Bess
Forrest Bess
Written by Chuck Smith, Foreword by Robert Thurman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576876220
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Forrest Bess
Key to the Riddle
Written by Chuck Smith
Foreword by Robert Thurman


Format: Hardcover, 168 pages
On Sale: June 11, 2013
Price: $40.00

Painter, fisherman, pseudo-hermaphrodite—Forrest Bess lived his life in obscurity at an isolated bait camp off the east coast of Texas. From 1949 through 1967, Bess showed at the Betty Parsons Gallery in New York City, alongside superstar artists such as Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko. Rediscovered after his death in 1977... Read more >
A Queer and Pleasant Danger
A Queer and Pleasant Danger
Written by Kate Bornstein
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807001837
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A Queer and Pleasant Danger
The true story of a nice Jewish boy who joins the Church of Scientology, and leaves twelve years later to become the lovely lady she is today
Written by Kate Bornstein


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $16.00

The true story of a nice Jewish boy who joins the Church of Scientology and leaves twelve years later to become the lovely lady she is today 


From the Hardcover edition. Read more >
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The Last Men on Top
The Last Men on Top
Written by Susan Jacoby
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307908476
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The Last Men on Top

Written by Susan Jacoby


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $2.99

A feminist—and the bestselling author of The Age of American Unreason—looks back at the last pre-feminist generation of men who supposedly had it all and asks: what exactly did they have?

How fabulous was life for men in the 1950s and early 1960s? How real is the world depicted by a television... Read more >
Conundrum

Written by Jan Morris


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2013
Price: $14.00

The great travel writer Jan Morris was born James Morris. James Morris distinguished himself in the British military, became a successful and physically daring reporter, climbed mountains, crossed deserts, and established a reputation as a historian of the British empire. He was happily married, with several children. To all appearances, he... Read more >
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Dirt Work
Dirt Work
Written by Christine Byl
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807001004
Our Price: $24.95
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Dirt Work
An Education in the Woods
Written by Christine Byl


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $24.95

A lively and lyrical account of one woman’s unlikely apprenticeship on a national-park trail crew and what she discovers about nature, gender, and the value of hard work
 
Christine Byl first encountered the national parks the way most of us do: on vacation. But after she graduated from college, broke and ready...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Dirt Work
An Education in the Woods
Written by Christine Byl


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $24.95

A lively and lyrical account of one woman’s unlikely apprenticeship on a national-park trail crew and what she discovers about nature, gender, and the value of hard work
 
Christine Byl first encountered the national parks the way most of us do: on vacation. But after she graduated from college, broke and ready...

Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Fanpire
The Twilight Saga and the Women Who Love it
Written by Tanya Erzen


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $24.95

An author immerses herself in the frenzied fandom of Twilight, the young-adult vampire romance series that has captivated women of all ages
 
Twilight, Stephenie Meyer’s young-adult vampire romance series, has captivated women of all ages, from teenagers who swoon over the film adaptations to college-educated women who devour the novels as a... Read more >
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Fanpire
Fanpire
Written by Tanya Erzen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807006337
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Fanpire
The Twilight Saga and the Women Who Love it
Written by Tanya Erzen


Format: Hardcover, 184 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $24.95

An author immerses herself in the frenzied fandom of Twilight, the young-adult vampire romance series that has captivated women of all ages
 
Twilight, Stephenie Meyer’s young-adult vampire romance series, has captivated women of all ages, from teenagers who swoon over the film adaptations to college-educated women who devour the novels as a... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Gaga Feminism
Sex, Gender, and the End of Normal
Written by J. Jack Halberstam


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $26.95

A roadmap to sex and gender for the twenty-first century, using Lady Gaga as a symbol for a new kind of feminism

Why are so many women single, so many men resisting marriage, and so many gays and lesbians having babies? 
 
In Gaga Feminism: Sex, Gender, and the End of Normal, J. Jack Halberstam... Read more >
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Finding Fernanda
Two Mothers, One Child, and a Cross-Border Search for Truth
Written by Erin Siegal


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $16.00

A compelling, dramatic narrative of how an American housewife discovered that the Guatemalan child she was about to adopt had been stolen from her birth mother, shedding light on the alarming and growing problem of international adoption fraud.

Over the past five years, over 100,000 children were adopted into the United States... Read more >
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A Queer and Pleasant Danger
The true story of a nice Jewish boy who joins the Church of Scientology, and leaves twelve years later to become the lovely lady she is today
Written by Kate Bornstein


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 1, 2012
Price: $25.95

A stunningly original memoir of a nice Jewish boy who joined the Church of Scientology and left twelve years later, ultimately transitioning to a woman. A few years later, she stopped calling herself a woman and became famous as a gender outlaw. 

Kate Bornstein—gender theorist, performance artist, author—is set to change lives... Read more >
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A Queer and Pleasant Danger
A Queer and Pleasant Danger
Written by Kate Bornstein
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807001653
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A Queer and Pleasant Danger
The true story of a nice Jewish boy who joins the Church of Scientology, and leaves twelve years later to become the lovely lady she is today
Written by Kate Bornstein


Format: Hardcover, 280 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2012
Price: $24.95

The true story of a nice Jewish boy who joins the Church of Scientology and leaves twelve years later to become the lovely lady she is today Read more >
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The Erotic Margin
The Erotic Margin
Written by Irvin C. Schick
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781680650
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The Erotic Margin
Sexuality and Spatiality in Alterist Discourse
Written by Irvin C. Schick


Format: Trade Paperback, 328 pages
On Sale: February 29, 2012
Price: $29.95

Gender and sexuality have long held an important place in western attitudes towards the people and regions of the world—from the titillating accounts of harem life in the Middle East to terrifying captivity narratives of North America. The Erotic Margin is a first attempt to pull together the large, disparate, and... Read more >
Queer (In)Justice
Queer (In)Justice
Written by Joey L. Mogul, Andrea J. Ritchie and Kay Whitlock
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807051153
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Queer (In)Justice
The Criminalization of LGBT People in the United States
Written by Joey L. Mogul, Andrea J. Ritchie and Kay Whitlock


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $19.00

Winner of the 2011 PASS (Prevention for a Safer Society) Award from the National Council on Crime and Delinquency

A groundbreaking work that turns a “queer eye” on the criminal legal system, Queer (In)Justice is a searing examination of queer experiences—as “suspects,” defendants, prisoners, and survivors of crime. The authors unpack queer... Read more >
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American Plastic
American Plastic
Written by Laurie Essig
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807003237
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American Plastic
Boob Jobs, Credit Cards, and Our Quest for Perfection
Written by Laurie Essig


Format: Trade Paperback, 248 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $20.00

The story of how credit and cosmetic surgery have created a subprime mortgage crisis of the body.

In this provocative book, sociologist Laurie Essig traces the history of plastic surgery, tracks the effect of fashion and porn on our desire to "fix" ourselves, and explores our image- and youth-obsessed culture. In over... Read more >
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Idols
Idols
Written by Gilles Larrain, Contribution by Ryan McGinley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576875858
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Idols

Written by Gilles Larrain
Contribution by Ryan McGinley


Format: Hardcover, 144 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $35.00

“I can’t remember when I first saw the book Idols by Gilles Larrain. All I know is that ever since I got it, it’s been a huge influenceon me. Idols is one of the best photographic books I’ve ever seen. It was published in 1973 and is a collection of studio... Read more >
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