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  • The Glamour Boys

    The Secret Story of the Rebels who Fought for Britain to Defeat Hitler

    by Chris Bryant ...
    A STORY OF UNSUNG BRAVERY AT A DEFINING MOMENT IN BRITAIN'S HISTORY'Superb' Stephen Fry'Thrillingly told' Dan Jones'Fascinating' Neil MacGregor'Astonishing' Peter FrankopanWe like to think we know the story of how Britain went to war with Germany in 1939, but there is one chapter that has never been told. In the early 1930s, a group of young, queer British MPs visited B... ... Read more

    $15.72 AUD

  • A Woman Like That

    Lesbian And Bisexual Writers Tell Their

    by Joan Larkin ...
    The act of "coming out" has the power to transform every aspect of a woman's life: family, friendships, career, sexuality, spirituality. An essential element of self-realization, it is the unabashed acceptance of one's "outlaw" standing in a predominantly heterosexual world.These accounts -- sometimes heart-wrenching, often exhilarating -- encompass a wide breadth of backgrounds and experiences. ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identity, Faith and Family

    NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING LUCAS HEDGES, RUSSELL CROWE AND NICOLE KIDMAN, AND WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY JOEL EDGERTON‘A necessary, beautiful book’ Garth Greenwell, author of What Belongs to You‘A brilliant memoir’ GuardianThe son of a Baptist pastor and deeply embedded in church life in small town Arkansas, as a young man Garrard Conley was terrified and conflicted about his sexuality.<... ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Fall of Man in Wilmslow

    Translated by George Goulding ...
    June 8, 1954. Alan Turing, the visionary mathematician, is found dead at his home in sleepy Wilmslow, dispatched by a poisoned apple.Taking the case, Detective Constable Leonard Corell quickly learns Turing is a convicted homosexual. Confident it's a suicide, he is nonetheless confounded by official secrecy over Turing's war record. What is more, Turing's sexuality appears to be causing alarm ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • At My Mother's Knee...

    and other low joints

    by Paul O'Grady ...
    Paul O'Grady is one of Britain's very best loved entertainers. He is known and adored by millions, whether as the creator of the acid-tongued Blonde Bombsite, Lily Savage, or the presenter of the fantastically successful, award-winning Paul O'Grady Show on Channel 4.Now, in his own unique voice, Paul O'Grady tells story of his early life in Irish Catholic Birkenhead that started him on the long ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Unspeakable Things

    Sex, Lies and Revolution

    by Laurie Penny ...
    Shortlisted for The Green Carnation Prize 2014'This is not a fairytale. This is a story about how sex and money and power police our dreams.'Clear-eyed, witty and irreverent, Laurie Penny is as ruthless in her dissection of modern feminism and class politics as she is in discussing her own experiences in journalism, activism and underground culture.This is a book about poverty and prejudice, ... Read more

    $14.95 AUD

  • Straight

    by Boy George ...
    From his days as a club face alongside Philip Sallon, Marilyn and Steve Strange, through the years of global pop superstardom with Culture Club, his rebirth as a world-class DJ, as a leading light of musical theatre with the award-winning Taboo, a cutting edge photographer and a confrontational and acclaimed fashion designer, one of the many things you can say about George is: he's never stood ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Before Night Falls

    Translated by Dolores M. Koch ...
    Reinaldo Arenas was born to a poverty-stricken family in rural Cuba. By the time of his death in New York four decades later, he had become one of Cuba's most important poets, an outspoken critic of Castro's regime and one of the leading gay voices of the twentieth century.In Before Night Falls, Arenas tells of his odyssey from young rebel fighting for the Revolution, through his suppression as a ... Read more

    $9.12 AUD

  • Breaking the Surface

    Champions aren't born, they're made.The haunting, searingly candid New York Times bestselling memoir of Greg Louganis' journey to overcome homophobia, colorism, and disability to become one of the best Olympic athletes in the world.Greg Louganis began diving at age nine. At sixteen, he beat out more experienced competitors to win a silver medal at the 1976 Montreal Olympics. By all accounts, the ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • To Obama

    A People's History

    One of the most important politics books of the year, To Obama is a record of a time when politics intersected with empathy.'The real story of Obama's America' Sunday TimesEvery day, President Obama received ten thousand letters from ordinary American citizens. Every night, he read ten of them before going to bed.In To Obama, Jeanne Marie Laskas interviews President Obama, the letter-write... ... Read more

    $15.72 AUD

  • The Laramie Project

    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 became a national symbol of intolerance, but for the people of Laramie the event was deeply personal, and it’s they we hear in this stunningly effective theater piece, a deeply complex portrait ... Read more

    $19.68 AUD

  • American Savage

    Insights, Slights, and Fights on Faith, Sex, Love, and Politics

    by Dan Savage ...
    Celebrated sex advice columnist and founder of the Emmy-winning It Gets Better campaign, Dan Savage delivers “powerful messages for both the head and heart” (Entertainment Weekly)From the moment he began writing his syndicated sex-advice column, Savage Love, Dan Savage has never been shy about expressing his opinion on controversial topics—political or otherwise. In the height of his activism, he ... Read more

    $20.45 AUD

  • Straight Jacket

    by Matthew Todd ...
    'This is an essential read for every gay person on the planet' - Elton John'A really brilliant and moving read for everybody, especially LGBTQI+ people' - Olly Alexander, star of It's A SinStraight Jacket is a revolutionary clarion call for gay men, the wider LGBT community, their friends and family. Part memoir, part ground-breaking polemic, it looks beneath the shiny facade of contemporar... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Torn

    Rescuing the Gospel from the Gays-vs.-Christians Debate

    by Justin Lee ...
    Justin Lee, a gay man and devout Christian, bridges the gaps between his faith and sexuality in this insightful and touching memoir.As a teenager and young man, Justin Lee felt deeply torn. Nicknamed "God Boy" by his peers, he knew that he was called to a life in the evangelical Christian ministry. But Lee harbored a secret: He also knew that he was gay. In this groundbreaking book, Lee recalls ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Fanny and Stella

    The Young Men Who Shocked Victorian England

    by Neil McKenna ...
    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 lascivious oglings of the gentlemen in the stalls. Moments later they are led away by the police. What followed was a scandal that shocked and titillated Victorian England in equal measure.It turned out that the alluring Miss ... Read more

    $11.43 AUD

  • HerScopes

    A Guide to Astrology for Lesbians

    Learn how your astrological sign affects your personality—and how astrological knowledge can change and strengthen your relationships.Has your girlfriend (or ex-girlfriend) ever told you to stop being such a sloppy Sagittarius? Have you ever wanted to crack the shell of the cute but quiet Cancer shelving books in your local bookshop? Do you read the monthly horoscope columns in your favorite ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Logical Family

    A Memoir

    'A sweet, filthy peach of a memoir from a cultural explosion of a man.'CAITLIN MORANBorn in the mid-twentieth century and raised in the heart of conservative North Carolina, Armistead Maupin lost his virginity to another man “on the very spot where the first shots of the Civil War were fired.” Realizing that the South was too small for him, this son of a traditional lawyer packed his earthly ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • The Pink Triangle

    The Nazi War Against Homosexuals

    by Richard Plant ...
    This is the first comprehensive book in English on the fate of the homosexuals in Nazi Germany. The author, a German refugee, examines the climate and conditions that gave rise to a vicious campaign against Germany's gays, as directed by Himmler and his SS--persecution that resulted in tens of thousands of arrests and thousands of deaths.In this Nazi crusade, homosexual prisoners were confined to ... Read more

    $16.82 AUD

  • Being Homosexual

    Gay Men and Their Development

    by Richard Isay ...
    Richard Isay was the first person to challenge the homophobia of the psychoanalytic community and prove, through his own story and those of his patients, that homosexuality is an innate characteristic rather than a learned pathology. Now revised and updated for the 21st-century, the groundbreaking Being Homosexualcarries the reader through the main developmental stages in the gay male's life cycle ... Read more

    $19.13 AUD

  • Christopher and His Kind

    In November 1929, Christopher Isherwood - determined to become a 'permanent foreigner' - packed a rucksack and two suitcases and left England on a one-way ticket for Berlin. With incredible candour and wit, Isherwood recalls the decadence of Berlin's night scene and his route to sexual liberation. As the Nazis rise to power, Isherwood describes his dramatic struggle to save his partner Heinz from ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Queer City

    Gay London from the Romans to the Present Day

    by Peter Ackroyd ...
    ‘Droll, provocative and crammed to busting with startling facts’ Simon Callow, GuardianIn this powerful Sunday Times bestseller Peter Ackroyd looks at London in a whole new way – through the history and experiences of its gay population.In Roman Londinium the city was dotted with lupanaria (‘wolf dens’ or public pleasure houses), fornices (brothels) and thermiae (hot baths). Then came the Emperor ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Invisible Orientation

    An Introduction to Asexuality * Next Generation Indie Book Awards Winner in LGBT *

    **Lambda Literary Award 2014 Finalist in LGBT NonfictionForeword Reviews’ INDIEFAB Book of the Year Award 2014 Finalist in Family & RelationshipsIndependent Publisher Book Awards 2015 (IPPY) Silver Medal in Sexuality/RelationshipsNext Generation Indie Book Awards 2015 Winner in LGBT**--What if you weren't sexually attracted to anyone?A growing number of people are identifying as asexual. They aren ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • You and Your Gender Identity

    A Guide to Discovery

    Are you wrestling with questions surrounding your gender that just don’t seem to go away? Do you want answers to questions about your gender identity, but aren’t sure how to get started?In this groundbreaking guide, Dara Hoffman-Fox, LPC—accomplished gender therapist and thought leader whose articles, blogs, and videos have empowered thousands worldwide—helps you navigate your journey of self ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • M4M

    For an Hour or Forever--the Gay Man's Guide to Finding Love Online

    by Jack Mauro ...
    M4M is a one-stop resource for the millions of gay men seeking love online—it will make the difference between sitting online and actually finding what you're there for!Millions of gay men are searching for love—and the vast majority of them are now searching online. But while the internet helps bring people together, its anonymity, lack of rules, and easy stage for false advertising often result ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD