books

May 092013
 
Cuba - Sociólogo británico Jeffrey Weeks para contribuciones reconocidas a la teoría sexual

British sociologist Jeffrey Weeks, gay activist and author of several books on the social influence on sexuality, was recognized today in Cuba for their contributions in that field during the sixth Cuban day against homophobia, the most important event in the fight for LGBT rights in the country. The University of [...]

Apr 152013
 
Bolivia - Homosexuales indignados por diccionario escolar

Faggot: m. vulg. FAG. Vulg. Malicious man or doing damage to others. This is the definition included in the 2013 school dictionary of the Autonomous Municipal La Paz Government (GAMLP), material that was delivered for free at the school backpack 150,000 students from public schools. Several organizations and groups of homosexuals [...]

Apr 042013
 
India - "Travails of Entrapment" (book review)

On glancing at a book cover with a title that reads, ‘Travails of Entrapment’, the initial response is not exactly one of happiness. Like a one-line definition, the book title seems to summarise the story written inside as a sad tale of struggle, pain and disappointment. It is only after you have finished reading it [...]

Mar 052013
 
Canada - Apple rejects Vancouver publisher's vintage gay graphics book

A BOOK OF vintage gay erotic drawings has been rejected by Apple. And ironically, Vancouver’s Arsenal Pulp Press received the news during Freedom to Read Week. The book in question is Lust Unearthed by university professor Thomas Waugh (first published in print in 2004). The 320-page book features over 200 images from the private collection of Hollywood costume [...]

Feb 152013
 
Brasil - "A caderneta do mal - 4D Autobiografia de um bissexual": fala sobre o submundo do sexo bissexual e gay em Curitiba

O texto abaixo é parte do livro “4D Autobiografia de um bissexual”, de Alvez Alves, gentilmente cedido pelo autor. O capítulo 23, A caderneta do Mal, fala sobre o submundo do sexo bissexual e gay em Curitiba. Precisamente de um homem que faz bareback, sexo sem camisinha, com intuito de passar o vírus hiv indiscriminadamente.

Feb 122013
 
Philippines - Fil-Am professor to launch book in U.S.: “That's So Gay: Microaggressions and the LGBT Community”

An accomplished Filipino-American professor and writer in the United States will launch this month a book about discrimination against the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in the United States. Dr. Kevin Nadal’s book “That’s So Gay: Microaggressions and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community,” also includes advice for people on how to [...]

Feb 082013
 
Kenya - Lesbian Jamaican poet, writer, activist StaceyAnn Chin, hosted by interdisciplinary art organization

On the week of February 10 to 18th, Kenya will host internationally acclaimed Jamaican poet StaceyAnn Chin. Also a writer and activist, she uses her work to question the oppression and the limitations of identity, race, class, sexuality and belonging. StaceyAnn, an open homosexual, has been featured on The Oprah Show, among other shows and [...]