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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 >
Last Gift of Time
Last Gift of Time
Written by Carolyn G. Heilbrun
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307802149
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Last Gift of Time

Written by Carolyn G. Heilbrun


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: July 20, 2011
Price: $13.99

When she was young, distinguished author and critic Carolyn Heilbrun solemnly vowed to end her life when she turned seventy. But on the advent of that fateful birthday, she realized that her golden years had been full of unforeseen pleasures. Now, the astute and ever-insightful Heilbrun muses on the emotional and... Read more >
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It's Always Darkest Before Dawn
It's Always Darkest Before Dawn
Contribution by Eric C. Shiner and Ladyfag, Photographed by Jeremy Kost
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576875681
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It's Always Darkest Before Dawn

Contribution by Eric C. Shiner and Ladyfag
Photographed by Jeremy Kost


Format: Hardcover, 80 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2011
Price: $49.95

For nearly a decade, through his enigmatic and compelling Polaroids, Jeremy Kost has been telling the stories of New York nights from within its hottest party spots.

In 2002, while staying with friends in Chelsea, Kost borrowed the camera of one of his hosts and took it to The Cock. Ever since that fateful night... Read more >
Nina Here Nor There
Nina Here Nor There
Written by Nick Krieger
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807000922
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Nina Here Nor There
My Journey Beyond Gender
Written by Nick Krieger


Format: Trade Paperback, 216 pages
On Sale: May 10, 2011
Price: $15.00

Honor Book for the 2012 Stonewall Book Awards in non-fiction 

The next-generation Stone Butch Blues--a contemporary memoir of gender awakening and a classic tale of first love and self-discovery.

Ambitious, sporty, feminine “capital-L lesbians” had been Nina Krieger’s type, for friends that is.  She hadn’t dated in seven years, a period of... Read more >
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Nina Here Nor There

Written by Nick Krieger


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 10, 2011
Price: $15.00

Honor Book for the 2012 Stonewall Book Awards in non-fiction 

The next-generation Stone Butch Blues--a contemporary memoir of gender awakening and a classic tale of first love and self-discovery.

Ambitious, sporty, feminine “capital-L lesbians” had been Nina Krieger’s type, for friends that is.  She hadn’t dated in seven years, a period of... Read more >
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The Sweetest Thing
The Sweetest Thing
Written by Mischa Merz
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583229286
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The Sweetest Thing
A Boxer's Memoir
Written by Mischa Merz


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $18.95

Journalist and amateur boxer Mischa Merz fulfills a long-held ambition to travel across the United States and compete in a series of amateur boxing tournaments. On this wild and fascinating journey she meets her idols, including Lucia Rijker of Million Dollar Baby fame, and some other truly extraordinary characters. Merz discovers... Read more >
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Queer (In)Justice
Queer (In)Justice
Written by Joey L. Mogul, Andrea J. Ritchie and Kay Whitlock
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807051160
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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: Hardcover
On Sale: February 15, 2011
Price: $27.95

A groundbreaking work that turns a “queer eye” on the criminal legal system, and winner of the 2011 PASS (Prevention for a Safer Society) Award from the National Council on Crime and Delinquency
 
Drawing on years of research, activism, and legal advocacy, Queer (In)Justice is a searing examination of queer experiences--as "suspects," defendants...

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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: eBook
On Sale: February 15, 2011
Price: $27.95

A groundbreaking work that turns a “queer eye” on the criminal legal system
 
Drawing on years of research, activism, and legal advocacy, Queer (In)Justice is a searing examination of queer experiences--as "suspects," defendants, prisoners, and survivors of crime. The authors unpack queer criminal archetypes--like "gleeful gay killers," "lethal lesbians," "disease spreaders," and... Read more >
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Bad Shoes & The Women Who Love Them

Written by Leora Tanenbaum
Illustrated by Vanessa Davis


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $13.95

Bad Shoes & the Women Who Love Them is a lighthearted wake-up call to women to make informed decisions when buying and wearing fashionable shoes. Arming the reader with essential facts, citing medical literature as well as leading podiatric surgeons and orthopedists, Tanenbaum covers the history of high heels, Chinese foot... Read more >
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Girl Boy Girl
How I Became JT Leroy
Written by Savannah Knoop


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $17.95

The JT LeRoy scandal is a story of our times. In January 2006, the New York Times unmasked Savannah Knoop as the face of the mysterious author JT LeRoy. A media frenzy ensued as JT’s fans, mentors, and readers came to terms with the fact that the gay-male-ex-truck-stop-prostitute-turned literary-wunderkind was really... Read more >
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Hello Cruel World
101 Alternatives to Suicide for Teens, Freaks, and Other Outlaws
Written by Kate Bornstein
Foreword by Sara Quin


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $16.95

Celebrated transsexual trailblazer Kate Bornstein has, with more humor and spunk than any other, ushered us into a world of limitless possibility through a daring re-envisionment of the gender system as we know it.
Here, Bornstein bravely and wittily shares personal and unorthodox methods of survival in an often cruel world. A... Read more >
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The Sweetest Thing
A Boxer's Memoir
Written by Mischa Merz


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $18.95

Journalist and amateur boxer Mischa Merz fulfills a long-held ambition to travel across the United States and compete in a series of amateur boxing tournaments. On this wild and fascinating journey she meets her idols, including Lucia Rijker of Million Dollar Baby fame, and some other truly extraordinary characters. Merz discovers... Read more >
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American Plastic
American Plastic
Written by Laurie Essig
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807000557
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American Plastic
Boob Jobs, Credit Cards, and the Quest for Perfection
Written by Laurie Essig


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: December 28, 2010
Price: $26.95

The riveting story of how cosmetic surgery and plastic money melted together to create a subprime mortgage crisis of the body    
 
Plastic surgery has become “the answer” for many Americans, and in American Plastic sociologist Laurie Essig explores how we arrived at this particular solution. Over the last decade there has... Read more >
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American Plastic
Boob Jobs, Credit Cards, and Our Quest for Perfection
Written by Laurie Essig


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 28, 2010
Price: $23.95

The riveting story of how cosmetic surgery and plastic money melted together to create a subprime mortgage crisis of the body    
 
Plastic surgery has become “the answer” for many Americans, and in American Plastic sociologist Laurie Essig explores how we arrived at this particular solution. Over the last decade there has been a... Read more >
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From Chivalry to Terrorism
From Chivalry to Terrorism
Written by Leo Braudy
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ISBN: 9780307773418
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From Chivalry to Terrorism
War and the Changing Nature of Masculinity
Written by Leo Braudy


Format: eBook, 656 pages
On Sale: December 8, 2010
Price: $16.99

Manliness has always been linked to physical prowess and to war; indeed the warrior has been the archetypal man across countless cultures throughout time. In this magisterial excursion through literature, history, warfare, and sociology, one of our most prominent scholars tracks the complex relationship between the changing methods and goals of... Read more >
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The Night is Still Young
The Night is Still Young
Text by Eric C. Shiner and Simone Fukayuki, Photographed by Tomoaki Hata
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781576875520
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The Night is Still Young

Text by Eric C. Shiner and Simone Fukayuki
Photographed by Tomoaki Hata


Format: Trade Paperback, 104 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $24.95

With The Night Is Still Young, Los Angeles-based, Japanese photographer Tomoaki Hata returns to his roots—the underground club scene of Osaka’s gay, nightlife district. Filled with intimate images of the radically-creative drag queens who performed at various venues in the city from the late 1990s through the present, this book is... Read more >
The First Sex
The First Sex
Written by Helen Fisher
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307766113
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The First Sex
The Natural Talents of Women and How They Are Changing the World
Written by Helen Fisher


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2010
Price: $13.99

"Tomorrow belongs to women," notes celebrated anthropologist Helen Fisher. In her explosive new book, The First Sex, she illustrates this enticing assertion. Drawing on original research, Fisher reveals how women and their natural talents are changing the world, making them ideal leaders and successful shapers of business and society--today and on... Read more >
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Elizabeth's Women
Elizabeth's Women
Written by Tracy Borman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780553806984
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Elizabeth's Women
Friends, Rivals, and Foes Who Shaped the Virgin Queen
Written by Tracy Borman


Format: Hardcover, 496 pages
On Sale: September 28, 2010
Price: $28.00

A source of endless fascination and speculation, the subject of countless biographies, novels, and films, Elizabeth I is now considered from a thrilling new angle by the brilliant young historian Tracy Borman. So often viewed in her relationships with men, the Virgin Queen is portrayed here as the product of women—the... Read more >
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Elizabeth's Women
Elizabeth's Women
Written by Tracy Borman
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ISBN: 9780553907865
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Elizabeth's Women
Friends, Rivals, and Foes Who Shaped the Virgin Queen
Written by Tracy Borman


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: September 28, 2010
Price: $15.99

A source of endless fascination and speculation, the subject of countless biographies, novels, and films, Elizabeth I is now considered from a thrilling new angle by the brilliant young historian Tracy Borman. So often viewed in her relationships with men, the Virgin Queen is portrayed here as the product of women—the... Read more >
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Bad Shoes & The Women Who Love Them
Bad Shoes & The Women Who Love Them
Written by Leora Tanenbaum, Illustrated by Vanessa Davis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583229040
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Bad Shoes & The Women Who Love Them

Written by Leora Tanenbaum
Illustrated by Vanessa Davis


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $13.95

Bad Shoes & the Women Who Love Them is a lighthearted wake-up call to women to make informed decisions when buying and wearing fashionable shoes. Arming the reader with essential facts, citing medical literature as well as leading podiatric surgeons and orthopedists, Tanenbaum covers the history of high heels, Chinese foot... Read more >
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Balancing on the Mechitza
Balancing on the Mechitza
Edited by Noach Dzmura
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781556438134
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Balancing on the Mechitza
Transgender in Jewish Community
Edited by Noach Dzmura


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2010
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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The Daddy Shift
The Daddy Shift
Written by Jeremy A. Smith
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807021217
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The Daddy Shift
How Stay-at-Home Dads, Breadwinning Moms, and Shared Parenting Are Transforming the American Family
Written by Jeremy A. Smith


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $18.00

A revealing look at stay-at-home fatherhood-for men, their families, and for American society
 

It's a growing phenomenon among American families: fathers who cut back on paid work to focus on raising children. But what happens when dads stay home? What do stay-at-home fathers struggle with-and what do they rejoice in? How does... Read more >
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Gender Equality
Gender Equality
Edited by Janet C. Gornick and Marcia K. Meyers, Contribution by Barbara Bergmann, Johanna Brenner and Harry Brighouse
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844673254
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Gender Equality
Transforming Family Divisions of Labor
Edited by Janet C. Gornick and Marcia K. Meyers
Contribution by Barbara Bergmann, Johanna Brenner and Harry Brighouse


Format: Trade Paperback, 466 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2009
Price: $34.95

In the labor market and workplace, anti-discrimination rules, affirmative action policies, and pay equity procedures exercise a direct effect on gender relations. But what can be done to influence the ways that men and women allocate tasks and responsibilities at home?

In Gender Equality, Volume VI in the Real Utopias series, social... Read more >
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Gender Equality
Gender Equality
Edited by Janet C. Gornick and Marcia K. Meyers, Contribution by Barbara Bergmann, Johanna Brenner and Harry Brighouse
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844673261
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Gender Equality
Transforming Family Divisions of Labor
Edited by Janet C. Gornick and Marcia K. Meyers
Contribution by Barbara Bergmann, Johanna Brenner and Harry Brighouse


Format: Hardcover, 466 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2009
Price: $110.00

In the labor market and workplace, anti-discrimination rules, affirmative action policies, and pay equity procedures exercise a direct effect on gender relations. But what can be done to influence the ways that men and women allocate tasks and responsibilities at home?

In Gender Equality, Volume VI in the Real Utopias series, social... Read more >
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The Riddle of Gender
The Riddle of Gender
Written by Deborah Rudacille
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307490162
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The Riddle of Gender

Written by Deborah Rudacille


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 29, 2009
Price: $14.99

When Deborah Rudacille learned that a close friend had decided to transition from female to male, she felt compelled to understand why.

Coming at the controversial subject of transsexualism from several angles–historical, sociological, psychological, medical–Rudacille discovered that gender variance is anything but new, that changing one’s gender has been met with... Read more >
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