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Culture & History

After sex?: On writing since queer theory. (Halley & Parker, Eds. , 2011)
Banning queer blood: rhetorics of citizenship, contagion, and resistance. (Bennett, 2009)
Bi America: Myths, truths, and struggles of an invisible community. (Burleson, 2005)
Big sex, little death: [a memoir]. (Bright, 2011)
The Cambridge companion to gay and lesbian writing (Ed. Stevens, 2011)
The Columbia anthology of gay literature: readings from Western antiquity to the present day. (1998)
Drag King Dreams. (Feinberg, 2006)
From “perverts” to “fab five”: the media’s changing depiction of gay men and lesbians. (Streitmatter, 2009)
The gay and lesbian guide to college life: a comprehensive resource for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students and their allies. (Baez, 2008)
Gay fatherhood: narratives of family and citizenship in America. (Lewin, 2009)
Gay marriage: Why it is good for gays, good for straights, and good for America. (Rauch, 2003)
Gay power: an American revolution. (Eisenbach, 2006)
Gay, straight, and the reason why: the science of sexual orientation. (Levay, 2011)
Getting bi: Voices of bisexuals around the world. (Eds Ochs & Rowley, 2009)
The handbook of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender public health: a practitioner’s guide to service. (Shankle, Ed., 2006)
Homophobia: a history. (Done, 2000)
Homophobia: a weapon of sexism. (Pharr, 1997)
Homophobia: the state of sexual bigotry today. (Kantor, 2009)
It gets better: Coming out, overcoming bullying, and creating a life worth living. (Savage & Miller, 2011)
LGBTQ youth issues: A practical guide for youth workers serving lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth. (Mallon, 2010)
Lesbian and gay parents and their children: research on the family life cycle. (Goldberg, 2010)
The literature of lesbianism: a historical anthology from Ariosto to Stonewall. (2003)
Mom, Dad. I’m gay: how families negotiate coming out. (Savin-Williams, 2001)
Murder, the media, and the politics of public feelings: Remembering Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. (Petersen, 2011)
Not in this family: Gays and the meaning of kinship in postwar North America. (Murray, 2010)
Out and running: Gay and lesbian candidates, elections, and policy representation. (Haider-Markel, 2010)
Out plays: landmark gay and lesbian plays of the twentieth century. (2008)
Queer America: a GLBT history of the 20th century. (Eaklor, 2008)
A queer history of the United States. (Bronski, 2011)
Queer images: a history of gay and lesbian film in America. (Benshoff & Griffin, 2006)
Queer questions, clear answers: the contemporary debates on sexual orientation. (Serwatka, 2010)
Recruiting young love: How Christians talk about homosexuality. (Jordan, 2011)
The right to be out: Sexual orientation and gender identity in America’s public schools. (Biegel, 2010)
The rise of a gay and lesbian movement. (Adam, 1995)
Sapphistries: a global history of love between women. (Rupp, 2009)
Sex in crisis: the new sexual revolution and the future of American politics. (Herzog, 2008)
Stone butch blues: a novel. (Feinberg, 2003)
Stonewall: the riots that sparked the gay revolution. (Carter, 2004)
Straight talk about gays in the workplace: creating an inclusive, productive environment for everyone in your organization. (Winfeld, 2005)
Strong women, deep closets: lesbians and homophobia in sport. (Griffin, 1998)
Transgender history. (Stryker, 2008)
Travels in a gay nation: Portraits of LGBTQ Americans. (Gambone, 2010)
Unfinished lives: Reviving the memories of LGBTQ hate crimes victims. (Sprinkle, 2011)

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Law & Legal

Beyond straight and gay marriage: valuing all families under the law. (Polikoff, 2008)
Courting change: Queer parents, judges, and the transformation of American family law. (Richman, 2009)
Courting justice: gay men and lesbians v. the Supreme Court. (Murdoch, 2002)
From disgust to humanity: Sexual orientation and constitutional law. (Nussbaum, 2010)
From the closet to the courtroom: five LGBT rights lawsuits that have changed our nation. (Ball, 2010)
Gay families and the courts: The quest for equal rights. (Mezey, 2009)
Marriage and same-sex unions: A debate. (Eds. Wardle, 2003)
Queer (in)justice: the criminalization of LGBT people in the United States. (Mogul, 2011)
Unfriendly fire: how the gay ban undermines the military and weakens America. (Frank, 2009)
Value war: public opinion and the politics of gay rights. (Brewer, 2008)


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Films

Angels in America. (2004)
Beautiful boxer. (2005)
Before night falls. (2001)
Billy Elliot. (2001)
Breakfast on Pluto. (2006)
Brokeback Mountain. (2006)
High art. (2004)
A Jihad for love. (2007)
Kiss of the spider woman. Le baiser de la femme-araignée. (2008)
Lost & Delirious. (2001)
The Matthew Shepherd story. (2010)
Transamerica. (2006)
When night is falling. Quand tombe la nuit. (1995)

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Encyclopedias & Reference Material

Historical dictionary of lesbian literature. (Miller, 2006)
Lesbian histories and cultures: an encyclopedia. (2000)
Gay histories and cultures: an encyclopedia. (2000)


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Online Resources

GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies: Requires Miami Unique ID & password.
Journal of Homosexuality: Requires Miami Unique ID & password.
Journal of Lesbian Studies: Requires Miami Unique ID & Password.
Journal of LGBT Youth: Requires Miami Unique ID & password.
Give a Damn Campaign: Includes information on issues like Health, Immigration, Military, Hate Crimes & more. Also includes personal stories, videos, & blogs.
Miami University Safe Zone: The Safe Zone Program includes GLBTQ programs, training, & resources.

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