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Cyndi Lauper: A Memoir

Infused with heartache and humor, Cyndi Lauper's candid memoir details her musical career, traumatic youth, and LGBTQ advocacy.

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Hear Us Out!: Lesbian and Gay Stories of Struggle, Progress, and Hope, 1950 to the Present

In this unique history, Nancy Garden uses both fact and fiction to explore just what it has meant to be young and lesbian and gay, in America since the 1950s. Garden offers an essay covering the significant social and political events that occurred in each decade, followed by two short stories highlighting the experiences of young people.

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Homosexuality Around the World: Safe Havens, Cultural Challenges

Part of the 15 volume Gallup's Guide to Modern Gay, Lesbian and Transgender Lifestyle Series, this book surveys global attitudes towards and treatment of LGBT people, with a particular focus on Canada and Mexico.

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Milk: A Pictorial History of Harvey Milk

This illustrated companion book to the film Milk features archival materials about the life and murder of Harvey Milk, the first openly gay American to be voted into a major public office in the United States.

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My Two Moms: Lessons of Love, Strength, and What Makes a Family

Author Zach Wahls is the teen whose eloquent speech to the Iowa House Judiciary Committee on behalf of same-sex marriage went viral on YouTube in early 2011. Now, in chapters titled for the Boy Scouts' virtues, Zach tells the story of his life as the son of two lesbian women.

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No Easy Answers: Bayard Rustin and the Civil Rights Movement

Although a leader in the US civil rights movement, Rustin's arrest, prosecution, and imprisonment for a homosexual encounter were used to discredit his work.

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Out Law: What LGBT Youth Should Know about Their Legal Rights

Providing a overview of LGBT legal history, this helpful guide also demonstrates how some laws limit the rights of LGBT youth while others protect them. Additionally, this book addresses several significant issues of concern to LGBT youth, including privacy, medical care, harassment, among others.

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Sanctuary: A Tale of Life in the Woods

In this posthumously published fable by Paul Monette, the Great Horned Owl declares the relationship between Renarda the Fox and Lapine the Rabbit to be unnatural and banishes them to opposite ends of the enchanted forest sanctuary.

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Stuck Rubber Baby

While fighting for civil rights in the 1960s South, Toland fights the realization that he is gay, and has to deal with the idea and the change in his own thoughts and personal identity.

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The Meaning of Matthew: My Son's Murder in Laramie, and a World Transformed

Judy Shepard offers her personal account of the heartrending 1998 murder of her gay son Matthew in Laramie, Wyoming, a tragedy that inspired the powerful play The Laramie Project and led to federal anti-hate legislation.

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The Rebellion of Miss Lucy Ann Lobdell

Lucy decides to pass as male to take advantage of the greater opportunities available to men in the late 1800s. Based on a true story.

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When We Were Outlaws: A Memoir of Love & Revolution

Offering a unique, first-person account of life on the front lines in the early years of the lesbian and gay civil rights movements, Jeanne Córdova's "novelized memoir" documents her political and personal journey as an activist, organizer, and journalist during the turbulent 1970s.

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