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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2020

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Summary: "First feature documentary to explore the complex global intersections between Islam and homosexuality ... The film travels a wide geographic arc presenting us lives from India, Pakistan, Iran, Turkey, Egypt, South Africa and France. Always filming in secret and as a Muslim, [filmmaker] Parvez [Sharma] makes the film from within the faith, depicting Islam with the same respect that the film's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2007

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC JIH

Parrish, Tommi

Summary: Parrish's emotionally loaded, painted graphic novel is a visual tour de force, always in the service of the author's themes: navigating queer desire, masculinity, fear, and the ever-in-flux state of friendships. -- Amazon.com summary.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Fantagraphics Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 PAR

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 641.5 Par

Summary: The unique relationship between Will Truman, who is gay, and Grace Adler, who is straight, continues to evolve this season in the adult comedy about two best friends.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2007

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV WIL

Summary: Contains episodes 1 through 22. Will and Grace live together in an apartment in New York. Will is a gay lawyer, Grace is a straight interior designer, and every day is full of laughs.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Lions Gate Home Entertainment 2003

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV WIL

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Publisher / Publication Date: Terrace Books 2009

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

Summary: This portrait of Jason Holliday, a black gay prostitute who dreams of a career as a nightclub performer, is drawn from twelve consecutive hours of filming in a New York City apartment.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC POR

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

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

House, Silas

Summary: "When an evangelical preacher in Tennessee offers shelter to two gay men after a catastrophic flood, he's met with resistance by his wife and congregation, and eventually loses custody of his son. He decides to kidnap his son and flee to Key West, where he suspects his estranged gay brother is living"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOU

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HOU

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction House 2018

Summary: The unique relationship between Will Truman, who is gay, and Grace Adler, who is straight, continues to evolve this season in the adult comedy about two best friends.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2007

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV WIL

Summary: The laughs are nonstop with Will and his best friend Grace. Along for the ride are their pals Karen and Jack.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Lionsgate 2006

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV WIL

Montgomery, Candice

Summary: On the day Torrey officially becomes a college freshman, he gets a call that might force him to drop out before he's even made it through orientation: the bee farm his beloved uncle Miles left him after his tragic death is being foreclosed on. Torrey would love nothing more than to leave behind the family and neighborhood that's bleeding him dry. But he still feels compelled to care for the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Page Street Publishing 2019

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

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2020

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

Rannells, Andrew

Summary: When Rannells left Nebraska for New York City in 1997, he saw the city as a chance to start over. To transform the fiercely ambitious but sexually confused teenager he saw in the mirror into the Broadway leading man of his dreams. Here he shares the drama of failed auditions and behind-the-curtain romances, the heartbreak of losing his father at the height of his struggle, and the exhilaration...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Archetype 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RANNELLS, ANDREW RAN

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...

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

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

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

Yoshinaga, Fumi

Summary: What Did You Eat Yesterday is best described as part comic, part cookbook - it depicts the romance between two 40-year-old men and the many meals they share together. In the narrative, a hard-working middle-aged gay couple in Tokyo come to enjoy the finer moments of life through food. After long days at work, either in the law firm or the hair salon, Shiro and Kenji will always have down time...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vertical 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 WHA

Yoshinaga, Fumi

Summary: A hard-working middle-aged gay couple in Tokyo come to enjoy the finer moments of life through food. After long days at work, either in the law firm or the hair salon, Shiro and Kenji will always have down time together by the dinner table, where they can discuss their troubles, thrash out their feelings and enjoy delicately prepared home cooked meals! Intrepid lawyer/gourmand, shiro, deals...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vertical, Inc. 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 WHA

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage 2015

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

Thornton, Marshall.

Summary: Finalist for the Lambda Award in Gay Mystery, Boystown: Three Nick Nowak Mysteries takes place in Chicago during the early 1980s. Haunted by his abrupt departure from the Chicago Police Department and the end of his relationship with librarian Daniel Laverty, Nick Nowak is a beat cop-turned-dogged private investigator. In this first book of the series, Nick works through three cases: a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Kenmore Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

Summary: Following the lives of five gay men in Pittsburgh, 'Queer as Folk' is a riveting drama full of sex, drugs, adventure, friendship and love. Although the creators of 'Queer as Folk' wanted to present an honest depiction of gay life, it is by no means a comprehensive depiction. In addition to the usual sexual escapades and relationships of the five friends, the show explores critical gay political...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime Entertainment 2002

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV QUE

Summary: On the day of a huge rally celebrating Hitler's visit to Rome, which underscored the infamous alliance between the Nazis and Mussolini's fascist regime, a brief encounter between a weary housewife and a radio announcer unfolds into an intimate drama.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN SPE

Buttigieg, Pete

Summary: Once described by the Washington Post as "the most interesting mayor you've never heard of," Pete Buttigieg, the thirty-six-year-old Democratic mayor of South Bend, Indiana, has improbably emerged as one of the nation's most visionary politicians. First elected in 2011, Buttigieg left a successful business career to move back to his hometown, previously tagged by Newsweek as a "dying city,"...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BUT

Summary: "Focusing on the loves, careers, ambitions and relationships of a group of gay men and women" in Pittsburgh, PA--Container.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime Entertainment 2001

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Sicardi, Arabelle

Summary: Profiles notable LGBTQ figures and highlights their contributions to society and their community, including Martina Navratilova, Frida Kahlo, Alan Turing, David Bowie, and K.D. Lang.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wide Eyed Editions 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 SIC

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