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Hudson, Genevieve (Genevieve Katherine)

Summary: "A queer coming-of-age told with magical realism, Boys of Alabama guides us through 16-year-old Max's first year in America. Conflicted about leaving Germany, Max is in awe of his new 'home' - here, the heat is thick, the food is grossly delicious, and football and religion--seemingly intertwined--permeate everything. While his parents don't know what to make of an American South pining for the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W. W. Norton & Company 2020

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Posthuma, Lisabeth

Summary: "Joel's new job at the video store is just what the therapist ordered. But what happens if the first true friend he's made in years finds out about What Was Wrong With Him? Seventeen-year-old Joel Teague has a new prescription from his therapist--a part-time job--the first step toward the elusive Normal life he's been so desperate to live ever since The Bad Thing happened. Lucky for Joel, ROYO...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2021

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

Salamon, Gayle

Summary: "The Life and Death of Latisha King examines a single incident, the shooting of 15-year-old Latisha King by 14-year-old Brandon McInerney in their junior high school classroom in Oxnard, California in 2008. The press coverage of the shooting, as well as the criminal trial that followed, referred to Latisha, assigned male at birth, as Larry. Unpacking the consequences of representing the victim...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2018

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

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

Summary: A nine-year-old boy's preening obsession with straightening his hair elicits a tidal wave of homophobic panic in his hard-working mother.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Summary: A double portrait of a young boy slowly coming out of the closet and of the lady that was, even more than his mother, the woman in his life, his grandmother. The film takes viewers on an intimate journey where Caroline, a flamboyant 90-year-old grandmother, and her filmmaker grandson Stephane explore the development and transmission of gender identity in a patriarchal environment. Stephane...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DOC MAD

Charlesworth, Jonathan

Summary: "That's So Gay!" is an accessible, practical guide to making your school a safer place and creating an inclusive bully-free culture. It shows you what homophobic bullying looks like, who experiences it, and explores the reasons young people bully others homophobically. It also reveals why young people are often reluctant to report homophobic bullying, the increasing role played by the internet,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015

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

Hurt, Avery Elizabeth

Summary: Despite a sea of change in attitudes in recent years, the LGBTQ+ community still faces much discrimination. This affirming book empowers readers to confront discrimination and offers practical guidance on navigating a sometimes hostile world where not everyone believes that LGBTQ+ people should have the same rights as everyone else. Readers who define as LGBTQ+ will find themselves encouraged,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Publishing 2018

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

Kaufman, Moisš.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 812.54 KAU

Summary: Historian Klaus Müller interviews survivors of the Nazi persecution of homosexuals, many of whom were interred in concentration camps during World War II because of the German Penal Code of 1871, Paragraph 175, which states: An unnatural sex act committed between persons of the male sex or by humans with animals is punishable by imprisonment; the loss of civil rights may also be imposed.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2002

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

Badgett, M. V. Lee (Mary Virginia Lee)

Summary: "Badgett offers some new ways of thinking to convert the many people who use their power to hurt LGBT people, whether in passing discriminatory laws, firing them from jobs, harassing them in school, beating them on the streets, failing to protect them from beatings, kicking them out of families, or depriving them of appropriate health care-in short, in excluding them from the core institutions...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2020

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

Tompkins, Chris

Summary: "Raising LGBTQ Allies is the first book to focus on the prevention of homophobia, transphobia, and bullying before they begin. It encourages families to have open and authentic conversations in a practical, timely, and inclusive way. It also creates a dialogue with parents around the possibility they may have an LGBTQ child"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2021

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Fieseler, Robert W.

Summary: A reconstruction of the 1973 fire that devastated New Orleans' subterranean gay community describes how the Up Stairs Lounge and dozens of innocent patrons were targeted in what became a catalyzing event in the gay liberation movement.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 FIE

Ryle, Robyn

Summary: "This book looks at the intersection of sports and identities, using sports to reveal the complicated history of gender, sexuality, race, and social justice while connecting those stories to the world of today's athletes. It highlights the ways sports often contribute to inequalities, but also how they can help make the world more accepting"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2020

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 306.4 RYL

Shraya, Vivek

Summary: "A powerful meditation on the damaging effects of masculinity from a trans girl--a writer with celebrated indie roots and a knack for dismantling assumptions and challenging the status quo. Toxic masculinity takes many insidious forms, from misogyny and sexual harassment to homophobia, transphobia, and bullying. Vivek Shraya has firsthand experience with nearly all of them. As a boy, Vivek...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin, an imprint of Penguin Canada, a division of Penguin Random House Canada Limited 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SHRAYA, VIVEK SHR

Summary: "Emmy Award-winner John Scagliotti, producer of the landmark films "Before Stonewall" and "After Stonewall", guides us in a wondrous tour of erotic history, poetry and visual art in this point-of-view documentary on same-sex desire from ancient times to Victorian crimes. He explores how the sexual revolution of the 1960s and the growth of LGBT political power in the 1990s cleared the path for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: The surreal and shocking world of the controversial cult leader Reverend Fred Phelps and his hate group. Includes interviews and rare Phelps footage and allows viewers to reexamine the quintessentially American right of free speech.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2008

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

Summary: Two former leaders of an "ex-gay" ministry expose and ridicule therapies and techniques used by some Christian organizations to attempt to change the sexual orientation of homosexuals along with commentary from gay leaders.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 1993

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

Summary: Two competing lawyer join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. As their unlikely friendship develops, their courage overcomes the prejudice and corruption of their powerful adversaries.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA PHI

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Philadelphia 2004

Summary: Putin's new law that forbids ''propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations to minors'' hits millions of gay/lesbian youngsters in Russia. Parents and friends of gay kids now are obliged to tell them they are sick, sinful and abnormal. These teens have no forum, find no help in Russia, you won't even find them on the internet: Error 404. For the first time, the bravest of them turn to the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: rise and shine world sales 2014

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Summary: Reveals politicians who lobby for anti-gay legislation while leading secret lives, the double standards the media sets for these politicians, and the harm inflicted. Includes analysis from Congressman Barney Frank, former New Jersey Governor Jim McGreevey, activist Larry Kramer, and others.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2009

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

Summary: In the remote mountains of Peru, Segundo is being groomed to follow his father's footsteps in the traditional folk art of crafting intricate, artisan story-boxes. Segundo reveres his father, but realizes that the weight of carrying the family legacy will keep him on the mountain forever. When he stumbles across a secret his father is harboring, Segundo will come to face the reality of his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Konigsberg, Bill

Summary: It is summer in Phoenix, and seventeen-year-old Maximo offers to help a Jordan, a fellow student in high school, with the food truck that belonged to Jordan's deceased father, and which may be the only thing standing between homelessness for Jordan and his mom; the boys are strongly attracted to each other, but as their romance develops it is threatened by the secrets they are hiding--and by...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

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

Schulman, Sarah

Summary: In this book, the author, a playwright and social critic, explores the family, the first place where all people, straight, gay, and bisexual, learn homophobia. For it is within the family that homophobia begins to control people's lives, whether as perpetrators or recipients. Written in the tradition of Susan Brownmiller's Against Our Will: Men, Women, and Rape, which reconceptualized rape and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 2009

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

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