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The International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO) is celebrated every May 17. It is coordinated by the Paris based "IDAHO Committee" founded and presided by French academic, Louis-Georges Tin.

The international day against homophobia aims to coordinate international events to call respect for lesbians and gays worldwide.

May 17 was chosen as the day of the event because homosexuality… (more)

 

How to Make the World a Better Place for Gays & Lesbians

by Una W Fahy

This book encourages readers to confront, address, and change anti-gay prejudice on all levels of society, from personal and interpersonal to collective, religious and institutional.


See a Little Light: The Trail of Rage and Melody

by Bob Mould

The long-awaited, full-force autobiography of American punk music hero, Bob Mould

Bob Mould stormed into America's punk rock scene in 1979, when clubs across the country were filling with kids dressed in black...


Inside Out: Straight Talk from a Gay Jock

by Mark Tewksbury

Mark Tewksbury is best known as a gold-medal-winning Olympic swimmer. His remarkable sixteen-year athletic career included three Olympic medals, numerous world records, and inductions into three major halls...


God vs. Gay?: The Religious Case for Equality

by Jay Michaelson

Does the Bible prohibit homosexuality? No, says Bible scholar and activist Jay Michaelson. But not only that: Michaelson also shows that the vast majority of our shared religious traditions support the full...


City Boy

by Edmund White

An irresistible literary treat: a memoir of the social and sexual lives of New York City's cultural and intellectual in-crowd in the tumultuous 1970s, from acclaimed author Edmund White.


Straightforward: How to Mobilize Heterosexual Support for Gay Rights

by Ian Ayres & Jennifer Gerarda Brown

What can straight people do to support gay rights? How much work or sacrifice must allies take on to do their share? Ian Ayres and Jennifer Brown--law professors, activists, husband and wife--propose practical...


Dude, You're a Fag: Masculinity and Sexuality in High School

by C. J. Pascoe

High school and the difficult terrain of sexuality and gender identity are brilliantly explored in this smart, incisive ethnography. Based on eighteen months of fieldwork in a racially diverse working-class...


The Laramie Project

by Moises Kaufman

On October 7, 1998, a young gay man was discovered bound to a fence in the hills outside Laramie, Wyoming, savagely beaten and left to die in an act of hate that shocked the nation. Matthew Shepard’s death...


Ardent Spirits: Leaving Home, Coming Back

by Reynolds Price

In his third volume of memoir, Reynolds Price explores six crucial years of his life -- his departure from home in 1955 to spend three years as a student at Oxford University; then his return to North Carolina...


My Side of the Story

by Will Davis

In this dazzling debut, Will Davis brings to life the funniest English schoolboy since Adrian Mole.


Eminent Outlaws: The Gay Writers Who Changed America

by Christopher Bram

In the years following World War II a group of gay writers established themselves as major cultural figures in American life. Truman Capote, the enfant terrible, whose finely wrought fiction and nonfiction captured...


Transgender History

by Susan Stryker

Covering American transgender history from the mid-twentieth century to today, Transgender History takes a chronological approach to the subject of transgender history, with each chapter covering major movements,...


Comrade Loves the Samurai

by Ihara Saikaku & Edward Powys Mathers

In old Japan, sexual love among the samurai was permissible, and often matured into lifelong companionships. Comrade Loves of the Samurai touches the subject of both normal and abnormal love with honesty and...


She Ain't Heavy, She's My Mother: A Memoir

by Bryan Batt

Gayle Batt is the kind of lady who throws elegant cocktail parties while wearing layers of silk chiffon, dripping pearls, and eight months’ pregnant. She is the kind of woman who says “anyhoo” and calls...


My Trip Down the Pink Carpet

by Leslie Jordan

A hilarious romp from small-town USA to the pink carpet of Hollywood with the beloved Emmy-winning actor, playwright, and gay icon

Leslie Jordan is a small man with a giant propensity for scene stealing....


Crossdressing with Dignity

by Peggy J. Rudd

Crossdressing With Dignity asks if society is ready for men who openly express femininity by wearing women's clothing? Can men transcend gender lines and still maintain their sense of self-worth and dignity?...


My Husband Wears My Clothes

by Peggy J. Rudd

In this book, Dr. Rudd is a helping professional who reaches out empathetically to all crossdressers and their families.Through her example as the wife of a crossdresser, she demonstrates that acceptance and...


The New Gay Wedding: A Practical Primer for Brides and Grooms, Their Families and Guests: A Workman Short

by Steven Petrow

Times have changed—and with them, so have the rules. Introducing a mini ebook for today’s gay and lesbian weddings and commitment ceremonies, covering what to call the event, who pays for what, and the right...


The Real-World Guide to Coming Out: From Steven Petrow's Complete Gay & Lesbian Manners: A Workman Short

by Steven Petrow & Sally Chew

We've come a long way. But that doesn't mean that the process of coming out is clear-cut or without obstacles. Introducing an e-book for today's times-adapted from Steven Petrow's Complete Gay & Lesbian Manners...


Coming Out, Coming in: Nurturing the Well-Being and Inclusion of Gay Youth in Mainstream Society

by Linda Goldman

Coming Out, Coming In: Nurturing the Well-Being and Inclusion of Gay Youth in Mainstream Society describes the process of "coming in" to a welcoming and nurturing family, from both the teen's and the parents'...


Exiles in America

by Christopher Bram

Zack Knowles, a psychologist, and Daniel Wexler, an art teacher at a college in Virginia, have been together for twenty-one years. In the fall of 2002, a few months before the Iraq War, a new artist in residence,...


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by Armistead Maupin

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