'This is an essential read for every gay person on the planet' - Elton JohnWINNER BOYZ BEST LGBT BOOK 2017SHORTLISTED FOR THE POLARI BOOK PRIZE 2017Straight Jacket is a revolutionary clarion call for gay men, the wider LGBT community, their friends and family.
*** A Sunday Times Bestseller ***In Roman Londinium the city was dotted with lupanaria (`wolf dens' or public pleasure houses), fornices (brothels) and thermiae (hot baths). Ackroyd tells us the hidden story of how it got there, celebrating its diversity, thrills and energy on the one hand;
`A handbook for these troubled times' Psychologies Magazine
'Engaging and informative ... highlights our common humanity' Kofi Annan
`A passionately written polemic' You Magazine
Could inclusivity be the key to success?
These children and animals are all very different to each other. Some are big, some are small. Everyone is playful, but who's the best at hiding? But one thing's certain: they all love a good bedtime story! The perfect picture book for little ones who are just beginning to make sense of their place in the world.
Drawing on semiotics, queer theory, and gender studies, this book addresses the imbalanced representation of queer women of colour in graphic narratives and fiction and explores ways of rewriting queer women of colour back into the frame. The author interrogates what it means to be ""Other"" and how ""Othering"" can be more creatively resisted.
Celebrate the richness of modern queer culture and its vast history with this fascinating introduction to the essential 'queeriodic' elements, from the amazing stories of queer pioneers, celebrities and unsung heroes, to queer culture festivals and events around the world and classic works of art, literature, music, TV and film.
Discover the fascinating stories behind 38 queer icons, all of them ground-breakers, risk-takers and game-changers, and prepare to be introduced to your new superheroes. Whether they are activists, sportspeople, scientists or superstars, every one of these icons is a trailblazer whose achievements deserve to be celebrated.
One of four titles in Thames & Hudson's innovative new 'Big Idea' series, this intelligent, stimulating book assesses the connections between gender, psychology, culture and sexuality, and reveals how individual and social attitudes have evolved over the centuries.
"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"--
Matilda is a new girl at Pearl's school, but there's something really different and cool about her family she has TWO dads!
Pearl is sure that Matilda's family must be very different to her own but, as they become friends, she starts to discover that maybe Matilda's family aren't so different after all ...