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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

Rocha, Lucas

Summary: When Victor finds himself getting tested for HIV for the first time, he can't help but question his entire relationship with Henrique, the guy he has-had-been dating. See, Henrique didn't disclose his positive HIV status to Victor until after they had sex, and even though Henrique insisted on using every possible precaution, Victor is livid. That's when Victor meets Ian, a guy who's also...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Push 2020

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC ROC

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

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

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

Fumino, Yuki

Summary: "Because of a hearing disability Kohei is often alone. Taichi is outspoken and cheerful. At first, Kohei keeps himself well guarded, but after he meets Taichi he slowly learns to open up."--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: One Peace Books 2018

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

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

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

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

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

Clare, Cassandra

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: High Warlock Magnus Bane learns that a demon-worshiping cult, the Crimson Hand, is wreaking havoc across Europe, threatening more than just his romantic getaway with new boyfriend, Alec Lightwood.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Peck, Richard

Summary: "Archer has four important role models in his life--his dad, his grandfather, his uncle Paul, and his favorite teacher, Mr. McLeod. When Uncle Paul and Mr. McLeod get married, Archer's sixth-grade year becomes one he'll never forget"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD PEC

Nelson, Jandy

Summary: "A story of first love, family, loss, and betrayal told from different points in time, and in separate voices, by artists Jude and her twin brother Noah"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION NEL

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC NEL

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC NEL

Albertalli, Becky

Summary: Told in two voices, when Arthur, a summer intern from Georgia, and Ben, a native New Yorker, meet it seems like fate, but after three attempts at dating fail they wonder if the universe is pushing them together or apart.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray ; HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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

Federle, Tim

Summary: When E.T.: The Musical closes, Nate reluctantly returns home to begin high school and, with his best friend, Libby, makes a project of turning Dickens' Great Expectations into a musical.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

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Khorram, Adib

Summary: "Darius Kellner has everything he thought he wanted--a new boyfriend, a new internship, and a spot on the soccer team--but growing up makes him question everything."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 2020

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Roux, Madeleine

Summary: Ricky Desmond has been through all this before. If he could just get through to his mother, he could convince her that he doesn't belong at Brookline. From the man who thinks he can fly to the woman who killed her husband, the other patients are nothing like him; all he did was lose his temper just a little bit, just the once. But when Ricky is selected by the sinister Warden Crawford for a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC ROU

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

Albertalli, Becky

Summary: Critically acclaimed and best selling authors Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera combine their talents in this smart, funny, heartfelt collaboration about two very different boys who can't decide if the universe is pushing them together, or pulling them apart.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC ALB

Frank, Nathaniel

Summary: The right of same-sex couples to marry provoked decades of intense conflict before it was upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court in 2015. Yet some of the most divisive contests shaping the quest for marriage equality occurred not on the culture-war front lines but within the ranks of LGBTQ advocates. Nathaniel Frank tells the dramatic story of how an idea that once seemed unfathomable--and for many...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2017

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

Brooks, Adrian

Summary: Described by gay scholar Jonathan Katz as "willfully cacophonous, a chorus of voices untamed," The Right Side of History sets itself apart by starting with the turn-of-the-century bohemianism of Isadora Duncan and the 1924 establishment of the nation’s first gay group, the Society for Human Rights; it also includes gay activism of labor unions in the 1920s and 1930s; the 1950s civil rights...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cleis Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323 BRO

Smith, Rachelle Lee

Summary: A photographic essay that explores a wide spectrum of experiences told from the perspective of a diverse group of young people, ages 14-24, identifying as queer (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning), Speaking OUT: Queer Youth in Focus presents portraits without judgment or stereotype by eliminating environmental influence with a stark white backdrop. This backdrop acts as a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PM Press 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 307.7 SMI

Garretson, Jeremiah J.

Summary: "An innovative, data-driven explanation of how public opinion shifted on LGBTQ rights The Path to Gay Rights is the first social science analysis of how and why the LGBTQ movement achieved its most unexpected victory--transforming gay people from a despised group of social deviants into a minority worthy of rights and protections in the eyes of most Americans. The book weaves together a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323 GAR

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

Molesso, Ashley

Summary: "This colorful digest is a keepsake honoring LGBT+ people and the ongoing fight to gain--and maintain--equality for all. Inside the GAY AGENDA, you'll find trivia, tributes, history, and advice about: coming out, Marsha P. Johnson, pride flags, the Queer Liberation March, the AIDS crisis, safe sex, police raids, Radclyffe Hall, dating, queer terminology, religion (being gay), gender identity,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2020

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Signorile, Michelangelo

Summary: "From the author of the groundbreaking bestseller Queer in America, a myth-shattering look at the present and future of gay rights Marriage equality has surged across the country. Closet doors have burst open in business, entertainment, and even major league sports. But as longtime advocate Michelangelo Signorile argues in his most provocative book yet, the excitement of such breathless change...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305 SIG

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

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

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime Entertainment 2001

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

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