Sexuality Studies/Sexual Identity

"Beyond the Law"

The Politics of Ending the Death Penalty for Sodomy in Britain

Charles Upchurch

A major reexamination of the earliest British parliamentary efforts to abolish capital punishment for consensual sex acts between men

302 pages | 6 x 9 | 19 halftones

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Action = Vie

A History of AIDS Activism and Gay Politics in France

Christophe Broqua

Chronicling the history and accomplishments of Act Up-Paris

340 pages | 6 x 9

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Andy Warhol's Blow Job

Roy Grundmann

A watershed in gay male culture

240 pages | 7 x 10 | 40 halftones

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Are You Two Sisters?

The Journey of a Lesbian Couple

Susan Krieger

Authored by one of the most respected figures in the field of personal ethnographic narrative, this book serves as both a memoir and a sociological study, telling the story of one lesbian couple’s lifelong journey together

326 pages | 6 x 9

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Challenging Perspectives on Street-Based Sex Work

Edited by Katie Hail-Jares, Corey S. Shdaimah, and Chrysanthi S. Leon

Essays that provide an on-the-ground understanding of people whose lives are impacted by sex work

322 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 tables, 5 halftones

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The Changing of the Guard

Lesbian and Gay Elders, Identity, and Social Change

Dana Rosenfeld

The greatest generation&--lesbian and gay elders, and how they lived their lives from before Stonewall to today

264 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 7 tables 1 figure

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City of Sisterly and Brotherly Loves

Lesbian and Gay Philadelphia, 1945-1972

Marc Stein

A path-breaking history of the vibrant Philadelphia lesbian and gay community

480 pages | 6 x 9

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Civic Intimacies

Black Queer Improvisations on Citizenship

Niels van Doorn

Mapping the political and personal stakes of Black queer lives in Baltimore

262 pages | 6 x 9

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Courts, Liberalism, and Rights

Gay Law and Politics in the United States and Canada

Jason Pierceson

Understanding approaches to liberalism through the study of the politics of gay and lesbian rights

264 pages | 6 x 9

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Deregulating Desire

Flight Attendant Activism, Family Politics, and Workplace Justice

Ryan Patrick Murphy

How flight attendants have drawn on feminist and LGBTQ activist legacies to challenge big business's rise to power after 1970

252 pages | 6 x 9

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Disruptive Situations

Fractal Orientalism and Queer Strategies in Beirut

Ghassan Moussawi

The first comprehensive study to employ the lens of queer lives in the Arab World to understand everyday life disruptions, conflicts, and violence

210 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table, 2 figures, 3 halftones

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From Identity to Politics

The Lesbian and Gay Movements in the United States

Craig A. Rimmerman

A compelling critique of the gay and lesbian movements in the U.S. and the limits of identity politics

256 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 tables, 2 figs.

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Gay and Lesbian Politics

Sexuality and the Emergence of a New Ethic

Mark Blasius

The making of gay and lesbian politics

240 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 2 tables, 2 halftones

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A Genealogy of Queer Theory

William B. Turner

An accessible history of queer—not gay/lesbian—theory and its academic importance

256 pages | 6 x 9

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The Global Emergence of Gay and Lesbian Politics

National Imprints of a Worldwide Movement

Edited by Barry D Adam, AndrÈ Krouwel, and Jan Willem Duyvendak

Rich accounts of gay and lesbian groups on five continents

448 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 tables, 1 figs.

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