The Gay Almanac

Author: N.A

Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780425153000

Category: Reference

Page: 525

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Compiled by two nationally known and highly respected gay organizations, a unique, comprehensive almanac designed for gay men traces the history of the gay community, offers a directory of gay and lesbian organizations, and much more. Original.
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Sex/gender Outsiders, Hate Speech, and Freedom of Expression

Can They Say that about Me?

Author: Martha T. Zingo

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780275952495

Category: Law

Page: 219

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The author examines the conflicts inherent in restricting hate speech - controversial speech codes - and freedom of expression as it affects the lives and rights of gay men and women. Following an overview she explores how the law has evolved on these issues and reviews the Supreme Court's rulings.
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Library Journal

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Libraries

Page: N.A

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The Library Journal

Chiefly Devoted to Library Economy and Bibliography

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Libraries

Page: N.A

View: 4972

Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.
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Saint James Press Gay and Lesbian Almanac

Author: Neil Schlager

Publisher: St James Press

ISBN: 9781558623583

Category: Reference

Page: 680

View: 501

"This important reference work is one of the first to devote equal attention to both gay men and lesbians. Its objective approach encourages in-depth study of gay and lesbian history, culture, and experience in 20th-century America.. The book's 23 sections include a chronology, an annotated list of organizations, significant historical documents important to the gay and lesbian movement, and in-depth discussions of gay and lesbian involvement in such fields as politics, film, music, science, sports, travel, leisure, and visual and performing arts. Each section includes biographical profiles of prominent people in each field and extensive bibliographies of books. articles, and Web sites. The evenhanded approach to this subject makes this book an important purchase for all libraries".--"Outstanding Reference Sources : the 1999 Selection of New Titles", American Libraries, May 1999. Comp. by the Reference Sources Committee, RUSA, ALA.
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Subject Guide to Books in Print

An Index to the Publishers' Trade List Annual

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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Women's Studies

A Recommended Bibliography

Author: Linda A. Krikos,Cindy Ingold

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781563085666

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 828

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A team of subject specialists has taken on the immense task of documenting publications in the area of women's studies in the last decades of the 20th century. The result is this truly monumental work, which maps the field, covering thousands of titles and Web sites in 19 subject areas published between 1985 and 1999. Intended as a reference and collection development tool, this bibliography provides a guide to women's studies information for each title along with a detailed, often evaluative review. The annotations summarize each work's content, its importance or contribution to women's studies, and its relationship to other titles on the subject. Most reviews cite and describe similar and contrasting titles, substantially extending the coverage. Core titles and titles that are out of print are noted, and reviews indicate which titles are appropriate as texts or supplemental texts.
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A Speaker's Guidebook with The Essential Guide to Rhetoric

Author: Dan O'Hair,Rob Stewart,Hannah Rubenstein

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 031267886X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 640

View: 3599

A Speaker’s Guidebook with The Essential Guide to Rhetoric includes a full tabbed section that provides brief yet comprehensive coverage of rhetorical theory — from the classical to the contemporary — and its practical applications.
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A Speaker's Guidebook

Text and Reference

Author: Dan O'Hair,Rob Stewart,Hannah Rubenstein

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 0312642865

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 576

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A Speaker’s Guidebook is the best resource in the classroom, on the job, and in the community. Praised for connecting with students who use and keep it year after year, this tabbed, comb-bound text covers all the topics typically taught in the introductory course and is the easiest-to-use public speaking text available. In every edition, hundreds of instructors have helped us focus on the fundamental challenges of the public speaking classroom. Improving on this tradition, the fifth edition does even more to address these challenges with stronger coverage of overcoming speech anxiety, organizing and outlining, and more. And as the realties of public speaking change, so does A Speaker’s Guidebook; the new edition also focuses on presentational speaking in a digital world — from finding credible sources online to delivering presentations in a variety of mediated formats. Read the preface.
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The Lesbian Almanac

Author: N.A

Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group

ISBN: N.A

Category: Reference

Page: 534

View: 5533

A unique, comprehensive reference book includes a complete directory of lesbian organizations, a timeline of lesbian achievements, up-to-date statistics on all aspects of lesbian life, a reading list of lesbian literature, and much more. Original.
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City of Friends

A Portrait of the Gay and Lesbian Community in America

Author: Simon LeVay,Elisabeth Nonas

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 9780262621137

Category: Social Science

Page: 468

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City of Friends offers a practical, intelligent, and well-informed overview of what it means to be gay or lesbian. The authors seek to help gay men and women, as well as their families and friends, to better understand the institutions and communities that make up the most culturally and ethnically diverse minority in America today.Beginning with basic concepts, LeVay and Nonas define the words "homosexual," "gay," "lesbian," and "bisexual" and discuss the various patterns of homosexuality in different cultures around the world. They relate the history of the gay and lesbian community in the United States, and its struggle for equal rights and social acceptance, before tackling the question -- still highly controversial -- of what determines an individual's sexual orientation.City of Friends describes the great diversity within the gay and lesbian community: Life in the "gay ghetto." Old lesbians in rural hideaways. Gay resorts. A "town without men." Gay and lesbian Latinos, African-Americans, Asian-Americans, and Native Americans -- what it means to be a minority within a minority. Lesbian and gay youth, the elderly, the deaf. Bisexuals and transsexuals. Academics, drag queens, technoqueers, publishers, softball players -- all make their appearance in these pages.LeVay and Nonas continue with a discussion of health issues (especially of the AIDS epidemic and the community's response to it), the law, and gay and lesbian politics. They describe the cultural achievements of lesbians and gay men -- their art, literature, theater, music, and dance. Finally they take a look at the spiritual life of gays and lesbians, both within and outside of organized religion.
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Book Review Digest

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Bibliography

Page: N.A

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Recommended Reference Books in Paperback

Author: Jack O'Gorman

Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 315

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An annotated, evaluative bibliography of some 1,000 reference titles chosen for their quality, economy, and availability. Each of the volume's 36 chapters describes and assesses paperbacks references focusing on a different subject area, from general reference volumes to the specific. The book is or
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Forthcoming Books

Author: Marcia Trimble

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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The Gay & Lesbian Atlas

Author: Gary J. Gates,Jason Ost

Publisher: The Urban Insitute

ISBN: 9780877667216

Category: Social Science

Page: 232

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While the words "we are everywhere" can be frequently heard at gay and lesbian political events, The Gay and Lesbian Atlas provides the first empirical confirmation of this rallying cry. Drawing on the most recent data from the U.S. Census, this groundbreaking work offers a detailed geographic and demographic portrait of gay and lesbian families in all 50 states plus the top 25 U.S. metropolitan areas. These results, presented in more than 250 full-color maps and charts, will both confirm and challenge anecdotal information about the spatial distribution and demographic characteristics of this community. It is probably no surprise that San Francisco, Key West, and western Massachusetts all host large gay and lesbian populations, but it might surprise some that Houston, Texas, contains one of the ten "gayest" neighborhoods in the country, or that Alaska and New Mexico have high concentrations of gay and lesbian couples in their senior populations. The Atlas is a unique and important resource for the political and public policy communities, public health officials, social scientists, and anyone interested in gay and lesbian issues.
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The Invention of Heterosexuality

Author: Jonathan Ned Katz

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 022630762X

Category: Social Science

Page: 305

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“Heterosexuality,” assumed to denote a universal sexual and cultural norm, has been largely exempt from critical scrutiny. In this boldly original work, Jonathan Ned Katz challenges the common notion that the distinction between heterosexuality and homosexuality has been a timeless one. Building on the history of medical terminology, he reveals that as late as 1923, the term “heterosexuality” referred to a "morbid sexual passion," and that its current usage emerged to legitimate men and women having sex for pleasure. Drawing on the works of Sigmund Freud, James Baldwin, Betty Friedan, and Michel Foucault, The Invention of Heterosexuality considers the effects of heterosexuality’s recently forged primacy on both scientific literature and popular culture. “Lively and provocative.”—Carol Tavris, New York Times Book Review “A valuable primer . . . misses no significant twists in sexual politics.”—Gary Indiana, Village Voice Literary Supplement “One of the most important—if not outright subversive—works to emerge from gay and lesbian studies in years.”—Mark Thompson, The Advocate
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