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  • In the dream houseIn the dream house : a memoir

    Machado, Carmen Maria, author.

    The author's engrossing and wildly innovative account of a relationship gone bad, and a bold dissection of the mechanisms and cultural representations of psychological abuse. Tracing the full arc of a harrowing relationship with a charismatic but volatile woman, Machado struggles to make sense of how what happened to her shaped the person she was becoming.

  • Raising themRaising them : our adventure in gender creative parenting

    Myers, Kyl, author.

    A sociologist, exploring the science of gender and sex and the adulthood gender inequities that start in childhood, shares the joy of watching her own child develop their own agency to grow happily and healthy toward their own gender and expression.

  • Beyond the gender binaryBeyond the gender binary : Pocket Change Collective

    Vaid-Menon, Alok, author.

    "Poet, artist, and LGBTQIA+ rights advocate Alok Vaid-Menon deconstructs, demystifies, and reimagines the gender binary"--

  • The new queer conscienceThe new queer conscience : Pocket Change Collective

    Eli, Adam, author.

    "LGBTQIAA+ activist Adam Eli argues the urgent need for queer responsibility -- that queers anywhere are responsible for queers everywhere"--

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  • Check, please!Check, please! : # hockey

    Ukazu, Ngozi.

    Eric Bittle may be a former junior figure skating champion, vlogger extraordinaire, and very talented amateur pâtissier, but being a freshman on the Samwell University hockey team is a whole new challenge. It is nothing like co-ed club hockey back in Georgia! First of all? There’s checking (anything that hinders the player with possession of the puck, ranging from a stick check all the way to a physical sweep). And then, there is Jack?his very attractive but moody captain.

  • Sugar TownSugar Town

    Newlevant, Hazel.

    "A bisexual, polyamorous love story for the modern era. Hazel is already in a happy relationship when she meets Argent, a dominatrix who's sweet and tender outside of the bedroom. Sugar Town is a fun, colorful comic about a young woman's journey through the delights and disappointments of multiple lovers."

  • LessLess : a novel

    Greer, Andrew Sean, author.

  • When your child is gayWhen your child is gay : what you need to know

    Davidson, Wesley C., author.

    Coming out can be fraught with difficulty for both parents and child--but Wesley C. Davidson, a popular blogger on gay rights issues, and Dr. Jonathan Tobkes, a New York City-based psychiatrist, provide a road map so families can better navigate this rocky emotional terrain. Emphasizing communication and unconditional love, Davidson and Tobkes help parents untangle their own feelings, identify and overcome barriers to acceptance, encourage strong self-esteem in their child, handle negative or hostile reactions to their child's sexual identity, and more. Filled with case studies and interviews, along with useful action plans and conversation starters, this is a positive, progressive guide to raising healthy, well-adjusted adults.

  • Frankie & FriendsFrankie & Friends

    Brown, Sue.

    Frankie's Series Collection Frankie & Al Dumped by his boyfriend, Frankie Mason gets totally trashed and ends his night by falling in front of a taxi. He’s rescued by a man with beautiful green eyes who takes care of him until he’s put into an ambulance, but Frankie fails to get the man’s number. A few days later, he’s dragged out to a club only to be saved by Green Eyes again. This time, he isn’t letting the man go. Ed & Marchant Ed is miserable in life and at work, until he meets Marchant Belarus. Marchant, the owner of a BDSM club, realizes Ed is a closeted sub. Marchant tries to draw Ed out of his shell, but nothing helps until he discovers Ed’s secret love of dancing?a forbidden passion that might be the key to unlocking the confident, secure man Ed could be. Anthony & Leo Tony is unhappy at not having found a Dom of his own. He thinks he’s too big, too old, and too hairy?until he meets funny, toppy Leo, who also sells sex toys. When tragedy strikes and Leo offers his support, Tony believes Leo is the Dom he’s been looking for... until he catches him kissing another man.

  • This is a book for parents of gay kidsThis is a book for parents of gay kids : a question-and-answer guide to everyday life

    Owens-Reid, Dannielle.

  • Reality bytesReality bytes

    Frances, Jane.

    Follow the lives of four friends - Emma, Toni, Cathy and Lisa - in a romantic tale that spans the globe and proves that one can cross the whole of cyberspace only to find love a few suburbs away.

  • Hey, JoeHey, Joe : a novel

    Neihart, Ben, 1965-

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