The Pink Line: The World's Queer Frontiers (Paperback) Homintern: How Gay Culture Liberated the Modern World (Paperback) No Modernism Without Lesbians (Paperback) The Crichel Boys: Scenes from England's Last Literary Salon (Hardback) The Glamour Boys: The Secret Story of the Rebels who Fought for Britain to Defeat Hitler (Hardback) We Can Do Better Than This: 35 Voices on the Future of LGBTQ+ Rights (Hardback) Queer City: Gay London from the Romans to the Present Day (Paperback) Gay Life Stories (Paperback) Gay Life and Culture: A World History (Paperback) White Girls (Paperback)

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Mapping the developments in global attitudes towards gender and sexual identity in the last decade, The Pink Line is an impressive and pioneering piece of LGBTQ+ history. Placing individual stories at the heart of his narrative, Gevisser charts the wider socio-political reality of LGBTQ+ rights activists around the world today with stunning immediacy.
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A landmark account of gay and lesbian creative networks and the seismic changes they brought to twentieth-century culture 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.
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The 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.
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A riveting history of Britain’s last literary salon, the group of aesthetes that dreamt it up and the famous faces – from Nancy Mitford to E.M. Forster – who frequented it, The Crichel Boys is a gloriously expansive window into postwar cultural life.
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Authoritative and absorbing, The Glamour Boys sheds light on a group of young gay MPs who spoke out against Nazism in the era of Appeasement and whose bravery played a crucial role in facing down Hitler.
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Featuring contributors from Naoise Dolan to Amrou Al-Kadhi and covering topics including mental health, representation and education, this wide-ranging anthology is a potent roadmap for LGBTQ+ rights.
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Looks at London in a whole new way - through the history and experiences of its gay population. In this book, the author takes us right into the hidden history of the city; from the notorious Normans to the frenzy of executions for sodomy in the early nineteenth century. It also tells us the hidden story of how it got there, celebrating its diversity.
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Gives a voice to more than eighty people from every major continent and from all walks of life. This book includes poets and philosophers, rulers and spies, activists and artists.

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Presents a global account of gay history. From Theocritus verses to Queer as Folk, from the berdaches of North America to the boy-wives of Aboriginal Australia, this book illustrates both the commonality of love and lust, and the various ways in which such desires have been constructed through the ages.

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Freewheeling and dazzling, tender and true, it is one of the most highly acclaimed essay collections in years. It's about, among other things, blackness, queerness, movies, Brooklyn, love (and the loss of love), AIDS, fashion, Basquiat, Capote, philosophy, porn, Louise Brooks and Michael Jackson.
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The etymology of Polari, the gay slang employed chiefly by homosexual men in the first half of the twentieth century, is complex and intriguing as Baker’s ribald and entertaining volume ably demonstrates. Informed yet affectionate, Fabulosa! documents a clandestine language and a hidden world with relish and pride.
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From the dream team creators of Queer: A Graphic History and Gender: A Graphic Guide.
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Barker and Scheele invite you to question the status quo and to start seeing things more queerly.
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For the fiftieth anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, an anthology chronicling the tumultuous fight for LGBTQ rights in the 1960s and the activists who spearheaded itJune 28, 2019 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Stonewall uprising - the most significant event in the gay liberation movement and the catalyst for the modern fight for LGBTQ rig...

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Closet Queens is a fascinating study of gay men in twentieth century British politics, from Lord Rosebery and Lord Beauchamp in Edwardian times to Michael Portillo and Peter Mandelson in our own era. A colourful and brilliantly researched study of closet homosexuality in twentieth-century British politics.
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In this astonishing new history of wartime Britain, historian Stephen Bourne unearths the fascinating stories of the gay men who served in the armed forces and at home, and brings to light the great unheralded contribution they made to the war effort. Fighting Proud weaves together the remarkable lives of these men, from RAF hero Ian Gleed - a Flyi...
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Compelling and enlightening, The Velvet Mafia explores how the LGBT professionals at the heart of the music industry were working together and supporting each other at a time when being homosexual could mean the end of your career - or much worse.
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Published in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Stonewall and the Gay Pride Parade, this is the first-ever illustrated history of the iconic art, symbols, and design that represent more than 5 decades of LGBTQ pride and activism-from the evolution of Gilbert Baker's rainbow flag to the NYC Pride typeface launched in 2017.
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Cartoonist Kate Charlesworth presents a glorious pageant of LGBTQI+ history, as she takes us on a PRIDE march past personal and political milestones from the 1950s to the present day.
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A radically new interpretation of a much maligned prince.
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A radical reappraisal of homosexuality in Ancient Greece, by a young historian described as 'the best thing to happen to ancient history for decades' (Andrew Roberts, MAIL ON SUNDAY)
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You're about to meet so many incredible humans. Are you ready hun?
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An international, flamboyant, humorous and poignant celebration of drag culture
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Celebrate the richness of modern queer culture and its vast history with this fascinating introduction to the essential 'queeriodic' elements, from the amazing stories of queer pioneers, celebrities and unsung heroes, to queer culture festivals and events around the world and classic works of art, literature, music, TV and film.
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Only fifty years ago, sex between men was a crime. The 1967 Sexual Offences Act changed that in part, but it was only the beginning of the long fight for equality in the eyes of the law, in society and in millions of private lives. This vital new oral history - to accompany a Channel 4 documentary of the same title - tells that story through the lives of gay men who lived through those years.
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'No brief survey can do justice to the richness, complexity and detail of Foucault's discussion' New York Review of BooksThe second volume of Michel Foucault's pioneering analysis of the changing nature of desire explores how sexuality was perceived in classical Greek culture.From the stranger byways of Greek medicine (with its advice on the he...
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'Bristles with provocative insights into the tangled liaisons of sex and self' Times Higher EducationIn the third volume of his acclaimed examination of sexuality in modern Western society, Foucault investigates the Golden Age of Rome to reveal a decisive break from the classical Greek version of sexual pleasure. Exploring the moral reflections...
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How to Survive a Plague by David France is the riveting, powerful and profoundly moving story of the AIDS epidemic and the grass-roots movement of activists that campaigned to turn HIV from a mostly fatal infection to a manageable disease.'Superbly written… a towering work in its field' - The Sunday Times
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No one raises an eyebrow if you suggest that a guy who arranges his furniture just so, rolls his eyes in exaggerated disbelief, likes techno music or show tunes, and knows all of Bette Davis's best lines by heart might, just possibly, be gay. But if you assert that male homosexuality is a cultural practice, expressive of a unique subjectivity and a...
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Revolution in a minor key: how young black women invented freedom.
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Timely, celebratory, personal and political, this vibrantly artful collection of LGBTQIA+ portraits by renowned photographer Magnus Hastings is a beautifully diverse, inspiring expression of queer identity and community now.
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In August 1934, young Cyril L. wrote to his friend Billy about all the exciting men he had met, the swinging nightclubs he had visited, and the vibrant new life he had forged for himself in the big city. He wrote, "I have only been queer since I came to London about two years ago, before then I knew nothing about it." London, for Cyril, meant bound...
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A charming and hugely enjoyable account of one of the most extraordinary characters in English history - an 18th century one-legged dramatist, comedian, impressionist and libertarian.
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Celebrate the LGTBQ community with this small but perfectly formed guide to Pride.
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28th April 1870. Fanny and Stella, the flamboyantly dressed Miss Fanny Park and Miss Stella Boulton, are causing a stir in the Strand Theatre. All eyes are riveted upon their oglings of the gentlemen in the stalls. Moments later they are led away by the police. What followed was a scandal that shocked Victorian England in equal measure.
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A revised, updated edition of the acclaimed historical overview of Queer art - available for the first time in paperback
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A book about being homosexual in the United States.
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How old is the oldest chat-up line between men? Who was the first lesbian? Were ancient Greek men who had sex together necessarily gay? And what did Shakespeare think about cross-dressing? Little Gay History deals with these questions and more...
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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 or tender, discreetly coded or defiantly outspoken.
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Fifty years after Stonewall, critic James Polchin reveals the hidden history of violence against gay men in America.
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Captures the multitude of ways that diverse societies have shaped female same-sex sexuality across time and place
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A timely second edition of the classic text on transgender history, with a new introduction and updated material throughout
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In recent years, there has been substantial progress on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights in the United States. We are now, though, in a time of incredible political uncertainty for queer people. LGBTQ Social Movements provides an accessible introduction to mainstream LGBTQ movements in the U.S.
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Pride tells the inspiring true story of how two very different communities - each struggling to overcome its own bitter internal arguments and long established fault lines, as well as facing the power of a hostile government and press - found common cause against overwhelming odds. And how this one simple but unlikely act of friendship would, in time, help change life in Britain - forever.
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The powerful artworks that emerged following the rise of the gay rights movement, from Alice Neel to Glenn Ligon
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An exhilarating and frequently horny bar hop spanning three cities and three decades, which asks: where shall we go tonight?
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Loving: A Photographic History of Men in Love portrays the history of romantic love between men in hundreds of moving and tender photographs taken between the years 1850 and 1950.
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