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The following is a list of books, articles, and publications that were used in the making of Project B-Glad and which are great sources of information. This list is by no means comprehensive, but is representative of the body of work that is available to reference about the LGBTQ community and related issues.  

  The works have been broken down into categories to make them it easier to make use of this appendage.


  Besner, Hilda F. and Spungin, Charlotte 1. (1995). Gay and lesbian students: Understanding their needs. Washington DC: Taylor and Francis.

  Evans, N.J. and Wall, V.A. (Eds.). (1991). Beyond tolerance: Gays, lesbians, and bisexuals on campus. Alexandria, VA: American College Personnel Association Media Publication.

  Harbeck, Karen M, ed. (1992). Coming out of the classroom closet: Gav and lesbian students. teachers and curricula. Haworth Press.

  Harbeck, Karen M. (1997). Gay and lesbian educators: personal freedoms, public constraints. Malden, MA:Amethyst.

  Jennings, Kevin, ed. (1994). One teacher in ten: Gav and lesbian educators tell their stories. Boston: Alyson Publications.

  Kissen, Rita M. (1996). The last closet: The real lives of lesbian and gay teachers. Heinemann.

  McConnell-Celi, Sue, ed. (1993). Twenty first century challenge: Lesbians and gays in education, bridging the gap. New Jersey: Lavender Crystal Press.

  McNaron, Toni. (1996). Poisoned ivy: lesbian and gay academics confronting homophobia. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

  Rhoads, Robert A. (1994). Coming out in college: The struggle for a queer identity. Westport, CT: Bergin & Garvey.

  Sanlo, Ronni L. (1998). Working with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender college students: A handbook for faculty and administrators. Greenwood Press.

  Walling, Donovan R., ed. (1996). Open lives, safe schools. Bloominqton, IN: Phi Delta Kappa Educational Founda­tion.

  Woog, Dan. (1995). School's out: The impact of gay and lesbian issues on America's schools. Boston: Alyson Publications.


  Cantarella, Eva. Translation by Cormac 0. Cuilleanain). (1994). Bisexuality in the ancient world. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

  Firestein, Beth A. (Ed.). (1996). Bisexuality: the psychology and politics of an invisible minority. Sage Publications.

  Garber, Marjorie. (1996). vice versa: Bisexuality and the eroticism of everyday life. New York: Simon and Schuster.

  Geller, Thomas. (1990). Bisexuality: A reader and sourcebook. Ojai, CA: Times Change Press.

  George, Sue. (1993). Women and bisexuality. London: Scarlet Press.

  HallDonald E. and Pramaggiore, Maria. (1996). Representing bisexualities: subjects and cultures of fluid desire. New York: New York University Press.

Hill, Ivan, ed. The bisexual spouse.

  Hutchins, Loraine, and Kaahumanu, Lani. (1991). Bi any other name: Bisexual people speak out. Boston: Alyson Publications.

  Klein, Fred. (1993). The bisexual option. New York: Haworth Press.

  Rose, Sharon, and Stevens, Chris, eds. (1996). Bisexual horizons: politics, histories, lives. London: Lawrence and Wishart.

Tucker, Naomi, ed. (1995). Bisexual politics: Theories, queries, and visions. New York: Haworth Press.


  Castiglione, Jack, and Van Treese, James. (1992). The straight person's guide to gay people's anguish. Salt Lake City, UT: Northwest Pub., Inc.

  Curtis, Wayne, and Saks, Adrien. (Eds). (1994). Revelations: A collection of gay male coming out stories. Boston: Alyson Publications.

  Eichberg, Rob. (1990). Coming out: An act of love. New York: Penguin Books.

  Marcus, Eric. (1993). Is it a choice? Answers to 300 of the most frequently asked questions about gays and lesbians. San Francisco: Harper San Francisco.

  Penelope, Julia, and Wolfe, Susan, J. (Eds). (1989). The original coming out stories. revised edition. Freedom, CA: Crossing Press.


  Atkins, Dawn, ed. (1998). Looking queer: Body image and identity in lesbian. Bisexual, gay, and transgender communities. New York: Haworth Press.

  Baird, Robert M., and Baird, Katherine. (1995). Homosexuality: Debating the issues. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books.

  Berzon, Betty. (1992). Positively gay: New approaches to gay and lesbian life. Berkeley, CA: Celestial Arts. 

  Blumenfeld, Warren J. and Raymond, Diane. (1993). Looking at gay and lesbian life. Beacon Press.

  Burston, Paul, and Richardson, Cohn, eds. (1995). A queer romance: lesbians, gay men, and popular culture.London: Routledge

Clausen, Jan. (1997). Bevond gav or straight: understanding sexual orientation. Chelsea House Publishers.

  Cowan, Thomas. (1992). Gay men and women who enriched the world. Boston

Creekmur, Corey K., and Doty, Alexander, eds. (1995). Out in culture: Gay, Lesbian, and queer essays on popular  culture. Durham: Duke University

Cruikshank, Margaret (1992). The qay and lesbian liberation movement. New York: Routledge.

      Gluckman, Amy, and Read, Betsy, eds. (1997). Homo economics: Capitalism, community, and lesbian, and gay life. New York: Routledge

      Jay, Karla, and Young, Allen. (1994). Lavender culture. New York: New York University Press.

       Johnson, Anne Janette. (Ed.). Strength in numbers: a gay, lesbian,  and bisexual resource. visible Ink Press.

      Meyer, Moe, ed. (1994). The politics and poetics of camp. NewYork: Routledge.

      New York Folklore Society. (1993). Prejudice and pride: Lesbian and gay traditions in America. New York: Author.

      Penelope, Julia, and Wolfe, Susan J. (Eds.). (1993). Lesbian culture: An anthology: The lives, work, ideas, art, and visions of lesbians past and present. Freedom, CA: Crossing Press.

       Wright, Les. (1997). The bear book: Readings in the history and evolution of a gay male subculture. New York: Haworth Press.


  McNaught, Brian. (1993). Gav issues in the workplace. New York: St. Martin's Press.

  Powers, Bob, and Ellis, Alan. (1995). Manager's guide to sexual orientation in the workplace. New York: Routledge.

Winfield, Liz, and Spielman, Susan. (1995). Straight talk about gays in the workplace: Creating an inclusive. productive environment for everyone in your organization. AMACOM.

Zuckerman, Amy J. and Simons, George F. (1996). Sexual orientation in the workplace: gay men, lesbians. bisexuals, and heterosexuals working together. Sage Publications.


  Barret, Robert L., and Robinson, Bryan. (1990). Gay fathers. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books.

Bernstein, Robert. (1995). Straight parent/gay children: Keeping families together. NY: Thunder's Mouth Press.

Buxton, Amity Pierce. (1994). The other side of the closet: The coming out crisis for straight spouses and families. New York: J. Wiley.

Griffin, Carolyn W. (1990). Beyond acceptance: Parents of lesbians and gays talk about their experiences. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-HaIl.

Martin, April. (1993). The lesbian and gay parenting handbook: creating and raising our families. New York: Harper Perennial.

Rafkin, Louise, ed. (1987). Different Daughters: A Book by Mothers of Lesbians. Pittsburgh: Cleis Press.

Rafkin, Louise, ed. (1990). Different mothers: Sons and daughters of lesbians talk about their lives. Pittsburgh: Cleis Press.

Weston, K. (1991). Families we choose: Lesbians. gays. kinship. New York: Columbia University Press.

Whitney, Catherine. (1991). Uncommon lives: Gay men and straight women. New York: New American Library. 


  Hepbum, Cuca, and Gutierrez, Bonnie. (1988). Alive and well: A lesbian health guide. Freedom, CA.

  Komivars, S.B. (1989). Accepting ourselves: The twelve step journey of recovery from addiction for clay men and lesbians. San Francisco: Harper.

  Kus, Robert J. (1995). Addiction and recovery in gay and lesbian persons. New York: Haworth Press.

  PetersonK. Jean, ed. (1996). Health care for lesbians and gay men: Confronting homophobia and heterosexism. New York: Haworth Press.

Remafedi, Gary, ed. (1994). Death by denial: Studies of suicide in gay and lesbian teenagers. Alyson Publications.

  Scott, William A. and Shernoff, Michael. (1988). The sourcebook on lesbian and gay health care. Washington DC: National Lesbian and Gay Health Foundation.

  Shelby, R. Dennis. (1995). People with HIV and those who help them : Challenges, integration, intervention. New York: Haworth Press.

  Shelby, R. Dennis. (1992). If a partner has AlDS: Guide to clinical intervention for relationships in crisis. New York: Haworth Press.


  Boswell, John. (1980). Christianity, social tolerance, and homosexuality: Gay people in Western Europe from the beginning of the Christian era to the fourteenth century. Chicago.

  Brooten, Bernadette J. Love between women: Early Christian responses to female homoeroticism. University of Chicago Press.

  Duberman, Martin, Vicinus, Martha, and Chauncey, George, Jr. (1989). Hidden from history: reclaiming the gay and lesbian past. New York.

  Dubrman, Martin. (1993). Stonewall. NewYork: Dutton.

  Faderman, Lillian. (1984). Surpassing the love of men: Romantic friendship and love between women from the renaissance to the present. New York: Morrow.

  Faderman, Lillian. (1991). Odd girls and twilight lovers: a history of lesbian life in twentieth century America. New York: Columbia University Press.

  Goldberg, Jonathan. (1994). Queering the Renaissance. Durham: Duke University Press.

  Goodrich, Michael. (1979). The unmentionable vice: Homosexuality in the late medieval period.

  Heger, Heinz. (1994). The men with the pink triangle: The true life and death story of homosexuals in the Nazi death camps. Boston: Alyson Publications.

  Katz, Jonathan. (1992). Gay American history: lesbians and gay men in the USA: A documentary history. New York: Meridian.

  Marcus, Eric. (1992). Making history: The struggle for gay and lesbian equal rights. 1940-1990: An oral history. New York: Harper Collins Publishers.

  Miller, Neil. (1995). Out of the past: Gay and lesbian history from 1869 to the Present. New York: vintage Books

Thompson, Mark, ed. (1994). The long road to freedom: The Advocate history of the gay and lesbian movement. New York: St. Martin's Press.


  Blumenfeld, W.J. (1992). Homophobia: How we all pay the price. Boston: Beacon Press.

  Comstock, Gary David. (1991). Violence against lesbians and gay men. New York: Columbia University Press.

  Herek, Gregory M. and Berrill, Kevin T. (1992). Hate crimes: confronting violence against lesbians and gay men. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications.

  Jung, Patricia Beattie, and Smith, Ralph F. (1993). Heterosexism: An ethical challenge. Albany: State University of New York Press.

  Kantor, Martin. (1998). Homophobia: description development and dynamics of gay bashing. Westport, CT:


  Katz, Jonathan. (1995). The invention of heterosexuality. New York: Dutton.


  Hunter, Nan D. (1992). Rights of lesbians and gay men: The basic ACLU guide to a gay person's rights. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1992.


  Adelman, Marcy. (1986). Long time passing: lives of older lesbians. Boston: Alyson Publications.

  Balka, Christine, and Rose, Andy. (Eds.). (1989). Twice blessed: On being gay, lesbian, and Jewish. Boston:

Beacon Press.

  Beam, Joseph. (Ed.). (1986). In the life: A black gay anthology. Boston: Alyson Publications.

  Beck, Evelyn T. (Ed.). (1989). Nice Jewish girls: A lesbian anthology. Boston: Beacon Press.

  Berger, Raymond M. (1995). Gay & gray: the older homosexual man. second edition. New York: Haworth Press.

  Boykin, Keith. (1996). One more river to cross: Black and gay in America. New York: Doubleday.

  Brown, Lester B. (1997). Two spirit people: American Indian lesbian women and gay men. New York: Haworth Press.

  Carrier, Joseph. (1995). De los otros: Intimacy and homosexuality among Mexican men. New York: Columbia 

            University Press.

  Donaldson, Stephen, and Dynes, Wayne R. (1992). Asian homosexuality (Studies in homosexuality series: 

            Vol.3). New York: Garland.

  Greene, Beverly, ed. (1997). Ethnic and cultural diversity among lesbians and gay men. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

  Hardy, Jan, ed. (1993). Sister stranger: Lesbians loving across the lines. Pittsburgh: Sidewalk Revolution Press. 

  Hemphill, Essex. (Ed.). (1991). Brother to brother: New writings by black gay men. Boston: Alyson Publications.

  Hinsch, Bret. (1990). Passions of the cut sleeve: The male homosexual tradition in China. Berkeley: University of 

            California Press

Kehoe, Monika, ed. (1989). Lesbians over 6O speak for themselves. New York: Haworth Press.

  Leavitt, David, and Mitchell, Mark, eds. (1994). The penguin book of gay short stories. New York: Viking Press.

  Lee, John Alan, ed. (1991). Gav midlife and maturity: Crises. opportunities. and fulfillment. New York: Haworth Press.

  Lim-Hing, Sharon, ed. (1994). The verv inside: An anthology of writings bv Asian and Pacific Islander lesbians and bisexual women. Toronto: Sister vision.

  Luczak, Raymond. (1993). Eves of Desire: A deaf gay and lesbian reader. Boston: Alyson Publications.

  McKinley, Catherine, and Delaney, L. Joyce, eds. (1995). Afrekete: An anthology of black lesbian writing. New York: Anchor Books.

  Miller, Neil. (1992). Out in the world: gay and lesbian life from Buenos Aires to Bangkok. New York: Random House.

  Mitchell, Mark, ed. (1996). The penguin book of international gay writing. New York: Penguin Books.

  Murray, Stephen 0. (1995). Latin American male homosexuality. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press.

  Murray, Stephen 0. (Ed.). (1987). Male homosexuality in Central and South America. San Francisco: Instituto Obregon.

  Now the Volcano: An anthology of Latin American gay literature. (1979). San Francisco: Gay Sunshine Press.

  Osbome, Karen Lee, and Spurlin, William J. Reclaiming the the heartland: lesbian and gay voices from the midwest. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

  Ramos, Juanita, ed. (1994). Companeras: Latina lesbians. an anthology. New York: Routledge.

  Ratti, Rakesh. (1993). A lotus of another color: An unfolding of the South Asian gay and lesbian experience. Boston: Alyson Publications.

  Reynolds, Margaret. (1994). The penguin book of lesbian short stories. New York: Viking Press.

  Roscoe, Will. (1988). Living the spirit: A gay American Indian anthology. New York: St. Martin's Press.

  Schaefer, Claudia. Danger zones: homosexuality. national identity and Mexican culture. University of Arizona 


Sears, James T. (1991). Growing up gay in the South: Race. gender and journeys of the spirit. New York: 

            Haworth Press.

  Sofer, Jehoeda, and Schmitt, Arnold. (1992). Sexuality and eroticism among males in Muslim societies. NewYork: Haworth Press.

  TmjilIo, Carla Mari. (1991). Chicana lesbians: the girls our mothers warned us about. Berkeley: Third Woman 


  Vacha, Keith, and Damewood, Cassie. (1985). Quiet fire: memoirs of older gav men. Trumansburg, NY: 

            Crossing Press.


  D'AngeIli, Anthony R., and Patterson, Charlotte J. (1995). Lesbian. gay. and bisexual identities over the lifespan:

psychological perspectives. New York: Oxford University Press.

Dworkin, S.H. and Gutierr&, S.J. (1992). Counseling gay men and lesbians: Journey to the end of the rainbow. 

            Virginia: American Counseling Association.

  Laird, Joan, and Green, Robert-Jay, eds. (1996). Lesbians and gays in couples and families: A handbook for 

            therapists. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

  Weinberg, George. (1991). Society and the healthy homosexual. Boston: Alyson Publications.


  Berzon, Betty. (1988). Permanent partners: Building gay and lesbian relationships that last. New York: E.R 


  Butler, Becky, ed. (1990). Ceremonies of the heart: Celebrating lesbian unions. Seattle: Seal Press.

  Island, David, and Letellier, Patrick. (1991). Men who beat the men who love them: Battered gay men and domestic violence. New York: Haworth Press.

  Leonhard, Gwen, and Mast, Jennie. Feathering your nest: an interactive workbook and guide to a loving lesbian relationship. Rising Tide Press.

  Renzeth, C. (1992). Violent betrayal: Partner abuse in lesbian relationships. Newbury Park: Sage Publications.

  Renzetti, Claire M., and Miley, Charles Harvey, eds. (1996). Violence in gay and lesbian domestic partnerships

            New York: Haworth Press.

  Sherman, Suzanne, ed. (1992). Lesbian and gay marriage: Private commitments. public ceremonies. Philadelphia:

Temple University Press.


  Alexander, Marilyn Bennett and Preston, James. (1996). We were baptized too: Claiming God's grace for lesbians and gays. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press.

  Bouldrey, Brian, ed. (1995). Wrestling with the angel: Faith and religion in the lives of gay men. New York: Riverhead Books.

  Comstock, Gary. (1996). Unrepentant. self-affirming. practicing: Lesbian. gay. and bisexual people within organized religion. New York: Continuum.

  Glaser, Chris. (1996). Uncommon calling: a gay Christian’s struggle to serve the church. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press.

  McNeill, John J. (1988). The church and the homosexual (Third edition). Boston: Beacon Press.

  Scanzoni, Letha. (1994). Is the homosexual my neighbor?: A positive Christian response. San Francisco:

Harper San Francisco.

  Scroggs, Robin. (1983). The new testament and homosexuality: Contextual background for contemporary debate

            Philadelphia: Fortress Press.

  Seow, Choon-Leong, ed. (1996). Homosexuality and the Christian community. Louisville: Westminster Hohn Knox Press.

  Shokeid, Moshe. (1995). A gay synagogue in New York. New York: Columbia University Press. 

  Spong, John Shelby. (1988). Living in sin?: A bishop rethinks human sexuality. San Francisco: Harper & Row.

  Tigert, Leann McCall. (1996). Coming out while staying in: and celebrations: Lesbians. gays. 

            bisexuals in the church. Cleveland: United Church Press.

White, Mel. (1994). Stranger at the Gate: To be gay and Christian in America. New York: Simon and Schuster.

  Whitehead, Sally Lowe. (1997). The truth shall set you free: A memoir: A family's passage from fundamentalism 

            to a new understanding of faith,  love, and sexual identity. San Francisco: Harper San Francisco.

  Williams, Rev. R. (1992). Just as I am: A practical guide to being out. proud and Christian. New York: Crown.

  Worthen, Anita. (1996). Someone I love is gay: How family and friends can respond. Downers Grove, IL Intervarsity Press.


  Brown, Mildred, and Rounsley, Chloe Ann. (1996). True selves: understanding transsexualism. San Francisco:

Jossey-Bass Publishers.

  Bullough, V.L, and Bullough, B. (1993). Cross dressing, sex,  and gender. Philadelphia: University of 

            Pennsylvania Press.

  Ekins, R., and King, D. (1995). Blending genders: Social aspects of cross dressing and sex changing. New York:


  Feinberg, Leslie. (1992). Transgender liberation: A movement 'whose time has come. New York: World view 


  Feinberg, Leslie. (1996). Transgender: Making history from Joan of Arc to Dennis Rodman. Boston: Beacon 


  Garber, Maqorie. (1991). Vested interests: Cross dressing and cultural anxiety. New York: Routledge.

  Hunt, Nancy. (1978). Mirror image: The odyssey of a maIe-to-female transsexual. New York: Holt, Rinehart, 


  Martino, Mario. (19Th. Emergence: A transsexual autobiography. New York: Crown Publishers.

  Rudd, R (1990). Cross dressing with dignity: The case for transcending gender lines. Katy, TX: PM Publishers.

  Stringer, J.A. (1990). The transsexual's survival guide to transition and beyond. PA: Creative Design Services.

  Stringer, J.A. (1993). The transsexual's survival guide II to transition and beyond for family. friends. and employers. PA: Creative Design Services.

  Williams, Walter L (1988). The spirit and the flesh: Sexual diversity in American Indian culture. Boston: Beacon 



Chandler, Kurt. (1995). Passages of pride: Lesbian and gay youth come of age. Random House.

  DeCrescenzo, Teresa, ed. (1994). Helping gay and lesbian youth: New policies, new programs, new practice. New York: Haworth Press.

  Herdt, Gilbert H. and Boxer, Andrew. (1993). Children of horizons: How gay and lesbian teens are leading a 

            new way out of the closet. Boston: Beacon Press.

  Heron, Ann. (Ed.) (1986). One teenager in ten: Writings by gay and lesbian youth. New York. Northern Illinois 

Heron, Ann, ed. (1995). Two teenagers in twenty. Boston: Alyson Publications.

  Rench, Janice E. (1992). Understanding sexual identity: A book for gay teens and their friends. Minneapolis: Lemer Publications.

  Savin~WiIIiams, Ritch C. (1990). Gay and lesbian youth: Expressions of identity. New York: Hemisphere 


  Singer, Bennett, ed. (1994). Growing up gav/growing up lesbian: A literary anthology. New York: New Press.

  Unks, Gerald, ed. (1995). The gay teen: Educational practice and theory for lesbian, gay, and, bisexual 

            adolescents. New York: Routledge.

  Whitlock, Katherine. (1989). Bridges of respect: Creating support for lesbian and gay youth. Philadelphia: 

            American Friends Service Committee.




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