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Atta, Dean

Summary: "Michael is a mixed-race gay teen growing up in London. All his life, he's navigated what it means to be Greek-Cypriot and Jamaican--but never quite feeling Greek or Black enough. As he gets older, Michael's coming out is only the start of learning who he is and where he fits in. When he discovers the Drag Society, he finally finds where he belongs--and the Black Flamingo is born. Told with raw...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzar + Bray, an imprint of HarpercollinsPublishers 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC ATT

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC ATT

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Terrace Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.7662 MY

Beachy, Robert.

Summary: In the half century before the Nazis rose to power, Berlin became the undisputed gay capital of the world. Activists and medical professionals made it a city of firsts—the first gay journal, the first homosexual rights organization, the first Institute for Sexual Science, the first sex reassignment surgeries—exploring and educating themselves and the rest of the world about new ways of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.7 BEA

Als, Hilton.

Summary: Analyzes literature, history, culture, entertainment, race, and gender through the lens of people the author terms "white girls," including Louise Brooks, Flannery O'Connor, Truman Capote, Richard Pryor, Malcolm X, and Michael Jackson.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McSweeneys Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814.6 ALS

Summary: After a break-up with his boyfriend, journalist David Thorpe embarks on a hilarious and touching journey of self-discovery, confronting his anxiety about "sounding gay". Enlisting acting coaches, linguists, friends, family, total strangers, and celebrities, he quickly learns that many people, both gay and straight, often wish for a different voice. What starts as a personal journey becomes a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF DO

Odets, Walt

Summary: A clinical psychologist, writer and gay activist reflects on what it means to be gay today through moving stories of friends and patients in the aftermath of the AIDS epidemic and shifting social values. --Publisher

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.76 ODE

Thomas, R. Eric

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "R. Eric Thomas didn't know he was different until the world told him so. Everywhere he went--whether it was his rich, mostly white, suburban high school, his conservative black church, or his Ivy League college in a big city--he found himself on the outside looking in. In essays by turns hysterical and heartfelt, Eric redefines what it means to be an "other" through the lens of his own life...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2020

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Jackson, Richie

Summary: "When Richie Jackson's son born through surrogacy comes out to him at the age of 18, Richie - now in his 50s, a successful producer and happily married - feels compelled to write him a letter. Gay Like Me is both a celebration of gay identity and a sorrowful warning. Jackson talks of his own progress and growth as a gay man coming of age through decades of political and cultural change. We've...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JACKSON, RICHIE JAC

Halkitis, Perry N.

Summary: Out in Time explores the life experiences of three generations of gay men --the Stonewall, AIDS, and Queer generations-- arguing that while there are generational differences in the lived experiences of young gay men, each one confronts its own unique historical events, realities, and socio-political conditions, there are consistencies across time that define and unify the identity formation of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.76 HAL

Louis, Édouard

Summary: "An autobiographical novel about growing up gay in a working-class town in Picardy. "Every morning in the bathroom I would repeat the same phrase to myself over and over again. Today I'm really gonna be a tough guy." Growing up in a poor village in northern France, all Eddy Bellegueule wanted was to be a man in the eyes of his family and neighbors. But from childhood, he was different --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LOU

Johnson, George M. (George Matthew)

Summary: A first book by the prominent journalist and LGBTQIA+ activist shares personal essays that chronicle his childhood, adolescence and college years as a Black queer youth, exploring subjects ranging from gender identity and toxic masculinity to structural marginalization and Black joy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 921 JOH

Conley, Garrard

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "A poignant account by a survivor of a church-supported sexual orientation conversion therapy facility that claimed to "cure" homosexuality describes its intense Bible study program and the daily threats of his abandonment by family, friends and God, an experienced that transformed the author's relationships and self-understandings,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CONLEY, GARRARD CON

Langford, Jo

Summary: Jo Langford offers a complete guide to sexual and social development, safety, and health for LGBTQ youth and those who love and support them. Written from a practical perspective, the author explores the realities of teen sexuality, particularly that of trans teens, and provides guidance and understanding for parents and kids alike.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 306.7 LAN

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 306.7 LAN

Summary: Boy Erased tells the courageous story of Jared Eamons, the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town, who must overcome the fallout of being outed to his parents. His parents struggle with reconciling their love for their son with their beliefs. Fearing a loss of family, friends, and community, Jared is pressured into attending a conversion therapy program. While there, Jared comes into...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BOY

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD BOY

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BOY

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE BOY

Sanchez, Alex

Summary: Jake Hyde yearns for the ocean and is determined to leave his hometown in New Mexico for a college on the coast. While his family and friends encourage him to stay, he must deal with his secrets of being gay and some strange new blue markings on his skin giving him a glow when he touches water.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DC Comics 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 SAN

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