By Lloyd Duncan
Over 16,000,000 males served within the defense force in WWII. probably as many as 3%, or 480,000, had a gay orientation. Admittedly, numerous thousand have been screened out sooner than being inducted, and a few later obtained bad Discharges. 120,000 of those males observed strive against motion, and definitely hundreds of thousands have been killed, and hundreds of thousands have been wounded.
Jack Scott, through a long way the main amazing seventeen-year-old in a small city in Arkansas, is pressured to confront this challenge either at domestic and within the army. This tale is his, and to a point, the tales of his kinfolk, his buddies, and his comrades in strive against.
the matter is dealt with sympathetically, if realistically.
By Valory Mitchell
In this ebook, an array of techniques - first individual and theoretical bills, scientific understandings, qualitative and quantitative examine - are delivered to undergo on debatable or under-discussed subject matters in lesbian relations life.
From perception the entire option to deal with aged mom and dad, this publication takes a clean examine lesbian relations relationships. issues comprise: butch/femme undefined, infidelity, the mental that means of relations for lesbians, age-discrepant undefined, lesbian nuns as relatives, Listservs as family members, intentional family members for getting older ladies, ladies elevating sons, moms who pop out past due in existence, moms and kids in events of family violence, loss of aid for lesbian family violence survivors, demise of a associate, mental concerns within the use of sperm donors or surrogates, and middle-aged lesbians taking good care of homophobic aged mom and dad. a few authors use self psychology and Jungian psychology to explain facets of kin existence. The richness and variety of subject matters makes it a textual content on "lesbian lives".
Therapists and teachers from during the U.S. have contributed to this assortment. Many lesbian girls, in addition to academics (it could be a textual content) and psychological healthiness execs who paintings with young children, households, and aged will locate worthy fabric here.
This ebook used to be released as a different factor of the Journal of Lesbian Studies.
By Marc Epprecht
Based on pioneering study at the heritage of homosexualities and engagement with present lgbti and HIV/AIDS activism, Marc Epprecht presents a sympathetic review of the problems at play and a hopeful outlook at the strength of sexual rights for all.
By Tison Pugh,Kathleen Coyne Kelly
By Marcus Aurelius,Marcus Cornelius Fronto,Amy Richlin
In 1815 a manuscript containing one of many long-lost treasures of antiquity used to be discovered—the letters of Marcus Cornelius Fronto, reputed to were one of many maximum Roman orators. yet this locate disenchanted many nineteenth-century readers, who had was hoping for the letters to express the entire political drama of Cicero’s. That the gathering incorporated passionate love letters among Fronto and the long run emperor Marcus Aurelius was once in a well mannered way ignored—or hid. And for nearly 2 hundred years those letters have lain hidden in simple sight.
Marcus Aurelius in Love rescues those letters from obscurity and returns them to the general public eye. the tale of Marcus and Fronto begun in 139 CE, while Fronto was once chosen to coach Marcus in rhetoric. Marcus used to be eighteen then and via all appearances the student and instructor fell in love. Spanning the years within which the connection flowered and died, those are the one love letters to outlive from antiquity—homoerotic or differently. With a translation that reproduces the effusive, slangy kind of the younger prince and the rhetorical thrives of his grasp, the letters among Marcus and Fronto will rightfully be reconsidered as key files within the examine of the heritage of sexuality and classics.
By Michael Brown
By Monisha Das Gupta
Das Gupta bargains an ethnography of 7 South Asian corporations within the northeastern usa, taking a look at their improvement and politics in addition to the conflicts that experience emerged in the teams over questions of sexual, category, and political identities. She examines the ways in which women’s enterprises have outlined and answered to questions of household violence as they relate to women’s immigration prestige; she describes the development of a transnational South Asian queer identification and tradition via humans frequently marginalized by way of either mainstream South Asian and queer groups within the usa; and she or he attracts realization to the efforts of work teams who've sought monetary justice for taxi drivers and household employees by way of confronting neighborhood guidelines that make the most affordable immigrant hard work. Responding to the shortcomings of the nation, their groups, and the bigger social pursuits of which they're a half, those teams problem the idea that citizenship is the mandatory foundation of rights claims.
By Carolyn Dinshaw
Whether discussing Victorian males of letters who parodied the Book of John Mandeville, a fictionalized fourteenth-century commute narrative, or wish Emily Allen, smooth coeditor of the early-fifteenth-century Book of Margery Kempe, Dinshaw argues that those and different medievalists open air the academy inhabit varied temporalities than glossy pros working in accordance with the clock. How quickly Is Now? clears house for amateurs, hobbyists, and dabblers who strategy medieval worlds from positions of have an effect on and attachment, from wants to construct other forms of worlds. Unruly, premature, they urge us towards a disorderly and asynchronous collective.
By Laura G. Gutiérrez
By Laud Humphreys