"This timely and necessary intervention revisits gender theory for contemporary times. The authors explore the multiple strands which go into making our gendered identities and refuse a singular 'truth about gender', resulting in the ideal critical overview"--
Documents the milestones in the fight for equality between genders and sexualities, from the victories of early activists, to the gradual acceptance of the LGBTQ+ community in society and the passing of legislation barring discrimination.
A long-awaited set of traditional tales focusing solely on the queer community, showing princesses can fall in love with lady bards, warriors with their noblemen, and that one born a prince may become the most wonderful queen
Offering important nuances and crucial insights into diverse gender identities and trans-related healthcare inequalities, this ground-breaking research marks an important contribution to the wider fields of gender studies, LGBTQ scholarship and medical policy.
Published in 1931, Mollie Panter-Downes's book explores the different echelons of the increasingly self-conscious middle class and the ways in which the tensions and nuances of vocabulary, dress, occupation, politics, taste and, ultimately, the literary world contribute to the incompatibility of a marriage.
"Drawing upon Africana existential phenomenology, black radical thought, and decoloniality, Sithole offers a new way of thinking about the contemporary relevance of seminal thinkers such as Wynter, Cesaire, Shakur, and Biko"--
For African American women, the fight for the right to vote was only one battle.
An eye-opening book that tells the important, overlooked story of black women as a force in the suffrage movement - when fellow suffragists did not accept them as equal partners in the struggle.
The ecological crisis is the most overwhelming to have ever faced humanity and its consequences permeate every domain of life. This trenchant book examines its relation to Islamophobia as the dominant form of racism today, showing how both share roots in domination, colonialism, and the logics of capitalism.
Discover 25 women who challenged the status quo and fought for what they believed in. From all corners of the world, these women show us that barriers are meant to be broken and obstacles can be overcome. Learn about some of the fierce women who perservered in the face of adversity to fight for what they thought was right.
Discover 25 women who shattered the glass ceiling, each in their own way. In politics, government, the business world and more, these women show us that ambition, perserverance and hard work go a long way.
From the fearless to the feared, discover 25 women who dared. Dared to conquer their dreams, win wars, discover sights unseen and more. Readers will learn about bold women who were determined to achieve something great in the face of adversity.
What exactly does being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender mean? How has the gay rights movement helped to change society's view of the LGBT community during the past century? How do people "come out" to their friends? Using real-life case studies, this book gives sensitive insights into what it means to be LGBT in 21st century Britain.