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Growing up queer in Australia
Law, Benjamin
'No amount of YouTube videos and queer think pieces prepared me for this moment.' 'The mantle of "queer migrant" compelled me to keep going - to go further.' 'I never "came out" to my parents. I felt I owed them no explanation.' 'All I heard from the pulpit...
Nothing to hide : voices of trans and gender diverse Australia
Elkin, Sam
Nothing to Hide is Australia's first mainstream anthology of trans and gender-diverse writing, a powerful contribution to Australian letters.
Yes yes yes : Australia's journey to marriage equality
Greenwich, Alex
Written by two advocates intimately involved in the struggle for marriage equality, this book reveals the untold story of how a grassroots movement won hearts and minds and transformed a country. It is based on personal memories and more than forty interviews with key figures and everyday...
Gay & lesbian, then & now : Australian stories from a social revolution
Reynolds, Robert
This is the story of a peaceful revolution. Drawing on in-depth interviews, it tells the intimate life stories of thirteen gay and lesbian Australians ranging in age from twenties to eighties. From the underground beats of 1950s Brisbane and illicit relationships in the...
Marsden, Maeve
There's more to being queer than coming out and getting married. This exciting and contemporary collection contains stories that are as diverse as the LGBTQIA+ community from which they're drawn. From hilarious anecdotes of an awkward adolescence, to heartwarming...
Kindred: 12 queer #loveozya stories
Earp, Michael
Twelve of Australia's best writers from the LGBTQ+ community are brought together in this ground-breaking collection of YA short stories. What does it mean to be queer? What does it mean to be human? In this powerful #LoveOzYA collection, twelve of Australia's finest...
Living and loving in diversity : an anthology of Australian multicultural queer adventures
Pallotta-Chiarolli, Maria
Sad and funny, sexy and sensitive, angry and insightful: the deeply personal stories in this book reflect a rainbow of experiences and emotions, as diverse as the storytellers themselves. Join chief editor Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli and the Australian LGBTIQ Multicultural Council for a journey of...
After Agatha : women write crime
Cline, Sally
After Agatha: Women Write Crime is the first book to examine how British, American and Canadian female crime writers pursue their craft and what they think about crime writing. The book explores why so many women who face fear and violence in their daily lives should be so addicted to crime fiction,...
Straight jacket : overcoming society's legacy of gay shame
Todd, Matthew
'This is an essential read for every gay person on the planet' - Elton John 'A really brilliant and moving read for everybody, especially LGBTQI+ people' - Olly Alexander, star of It's A Sin Straight Jacket is a revolutionary clarion call...
This book is gay
Dawson, James (Young adult fiction writer)
The bestselling young adult non-fiction book on sexuality and gender! Lesbian. Gay. Bisexual. Transgender. Queer. Straight. Curious. This book is for everyone, regardless of gender or sexual preference. This book is for anyone who's ever dared to wonder. This book is for YOU. There...
Living out Islam : voices of gay, lesbian, and transgender Muslims
Kugle, Scott Alan
2015 Israel Fishman Non-Fiction Award presented by the Stonewall Books Awards of the American Library Association Muhsin is one of the organizers of Al-Fitra Foundation, a South African support group for lesbian, transgender, and gay Muslims. Islam and homosexuality are seen...
The transgender teen : a handbook for parents and professionals supporting transgender and non-binary teens
Brill, Stephanie A.
Is it just a phase, a fad, or a real issue with your teen? This comprehensive guidebook explores the unique challenges that thousands of families face every day raising a teenager who may be transgender, gender-variant or gender-fluid. Covering extensive research and with many personal interviews,...
My son my daughter my self : personal stories connected by one family and two gay children
McCormick, Martin
Finding out : an introduction to LGBTQ studies
Meem, Deborah T.
"Finding Out is an excellent and much-needed overview of LBGTQ studies, providing a thorough history and evocative readings reflecting a variety of perspectives and experiences."  --Brecken Chinn, Curry College   The new Third Edition of Finding Out: An Introduction...
Becoming who I am : young men on being gay
Savin-Williams, Ritch C.
Proud, happy, grateful--gay youth describe their lives in terms that would have seemed surprising only a generation ago. Yet many adults, including parents, seem skeptical about this sea change in perceptions and attitudes. Even in an age of growing tolerance, coming out as gay is supposed to...
Unconditional : a guide to loving and supporting your LGBTQ child
Eriksen, Telaina
Winner of the Sixth Annual Bisexual Book Award for Non-fiction, 2017Looking for LGBTQ books that offer guidance on providing loving support to your LGBT child? Parents of LGBT children guide: Unconditional: A Guide to Loving and Supporting Your LGBTQ Child provides...
Queer heroes of myth and legend : a celebration of gay gods, sapphic saints and queerness through the ages
Jones, Dan
Hidden in the margins of history books, classical literature, and thousands of years of stories, myths and legends, through to contemporary literature, TV and film, there is a diverse and other-worldly super community of queer heroes to discover, learn from, and celebrate. Be captivated by stories...
50 queers who changed the world : a celebration of LGBTQ+ icons
Jones, Dan
LGBT people are some of the coolest in history - Freddie Mercury, Divine, Virginia Woolf, Marlene Dietrich, Andy Warhol... the list goes on. Queer subculture has had an enormous impact on style, music, science, art and literature. From Oscar Wilde, who defended his homosexual relationships in court,...
In the closet of The Vatican : power, homosexuality, hypocrisy
Martel, Frederic
TheNew York Timesbestselling account of corruption and hypocrisyat the heart of the Vatican. In the Closet of the Vatican exposes the rot at the heart of the Vatican and the Roman Catholic Church today. This brilliant piece of investigative writing is...
Pride : the LGBTQ+ rights movement : a photographic journey
Measom, Christopher.
This lavishly illustrated book commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising and is an inspiring photographic journey through the LGBTQ+ Pride movement over the last century. "A stirring history of the LGBTQ Pride movement." --...
Outrages : sex, censorship and the criminalisation of love
Wolf, Naomi
Peering through : sharing decades of queer experiences
Dunkin, Alex
Our queer elders have a history full of personal struggles, joys, tragedies and daily routines. Peering Through shares their truly unique tales in an anthology set amongst the backdrop of criminalisation, religious interventions and eventual general social acceptance in Australia. ...
Queer X design : 50 years of signs, symbols, banners, logos, and graphic art of LGBTQ
Campbell, Andrew Raymond
The first-ever illustrated history of the iconic designs, symbols, and graphic art representing more than 5 decades of LGBTQ pride and activism. Beginning with pre-liberation and the years before the Stonewall uprising, spanning across the 1970s and 1980s and...
Transgender history : the roots of today's revolution
Stryker, Susan
A timely second edition of the classic text on transgender history, with a new introduction and updated material throughout Covering American transgender history from the mid-twentieth century to today, Transgender History takes a chronological approach to...
Rainbow history class : your guide through queer and trans history
McElhinney, Hannah
Rainbow History Class is your entry into LGBTQ+ history, sharing queer and trans stories from Ancient civilisations all the way up to the internet.  So much of queer and trans history and culture has been erased, but Hannah McElhinney, writer and...
Serving in silence? : Australian LGBT servicemen and women
Riseman, Noah
Most people have heard of the United States' infamous "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy, yet few know about Australia's own history of LGBT military service. In Serving in Silence? lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender servicemen and women share their personal stories for the first time. The...
Stonewall : the definitive story of the LGBTQ rights uprising that changed America
Duberman, Martin B
On June 28, 1969, the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York's Greenwich Village, was raided by police. But instead of responding with the routine compliance the NYPD expected, patrons and a growing crowd decided to fight back. The five days of rioting that ensued changed forever the face of gay and...
Queer : a graphic history
Barker, Meg John
Barker and Scheele invite you to question the status quo and to start seeing things more queerly.
Bold : stories from older lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender & intersex people
Hardy, David
More than 50 older LGBTI people share their stories and images - of first love and family, of struggle and defiance and resistance and pride. They include prominent activists including Bob Brown, Sally Goldner and the Hon. Michael Kirby. Many of the stories are by ordinary and extraordinary people...

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