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Download E-books No Quarter (Quarters, Book 3) PDF

By Tanya Huff

Having provided sanctuary to the soul of the fellow who stole her brother's physique, Vree heads north to Shkoder with kigh suffering to co-exist in one physique. even supposing the chances aren't of their favour, there's an opportunity, a small probability, the Bards can locate Gyhard a physique of his personal with no an individual else having to die. yet Vree was once an murderer teach to kill on command, Gyhard has selected to kill repeatedly on a quest for immortality, and the Bards aren't convinced which ones is the extra risky. nobody, from the protect at the fort gate to the King himself, wishes them at any place close to the only Healer who can Sing the 5th Kigh.

No one other than Magda, the Healer, whose background has taught her that issues aren't consistently as they seem.

In the top, Bardic suspicion turns into the least of Vree's difficulties. The lifeless stroll within the mountains of Shkoder, kigh restricted in rotting corpses, and Gyhard's previous again to hang-out them. Hunted by means of the Bards and the Healer's family members, Vree, Gyhard and Magda head for the mountains to aim and Sing Gyhard's prior to relaxation. To make matter's worse, Vree’s brother has but to forgive her for saving Gyhard's existence and is set to carry Gyhard—and consequently Vree—back to the Empire to pay the associated fee for treason.

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Download E-books It's Not Over: Getting Beyond Tolerance, Defeating Homophobia, and Winning True Equality PDF

By Michelangelo Signorile

“Makes the case truly and convincingly . . . The struggle should be lengthy, yet now not very unlikely to win. All that’s wanted is for the LGBT group to achieve that ‘it’s no longer over.’¹” — Washington Post

“Visionary . . . Prescient . . . Signorile has magnificent recommendation for the future.” — Advocate
 
“Exquisite[ly] tim[ed] . . . despite marriage equality ascendant in approximately all corners of the rustic, the struggle for genuine equality isn't really over. the main severe chance the homosexual rights circulation faces might in reality be what Signorile calls ‘victory blindness,’ or ‘the harmful phantasm that we’ve nearly won.’¹” — American Prospect

 
In It’s now not Over, pioneering journalist Michelangelo Signorile boldly confronts the demanding situations that lie forward for LGBT americans. Drawing on provocative new study into the mental roots of prejudice, he shatters myths and levels via Washington, Hollywood, Silicon Valley, and past to bare the reality concerning the battles to return. pressing, impassioned, and eventually hopeful, It’s now not Over is the must-read booklet for an individual who cares in regards to the way forward for LGBT rights.
 
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“For twenty-five years, Michelangelo Signorile has been one in every of America’s so much incisive critics and influential activists within the circulation for homosexual equality, and It’s now not Over demonstrates he's higher than ever . . . A penetrating examine one of many nice social activities of our time . . . Razor-sharp . . . Stirring.” — Glenn Greenwald, The Intercept
 
“Few calls to motion are as priceless because the one in [It’s now not Over] . . . I can’t urge it sufficient on people.” — Alexander Chee, Literary Hub

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Download E-books Mundo Cruel: Stories (Lambda Literary Awards - Gay Fiction) PDF

By Luis Negron

Luis Negrón’s debut assortment finds the intimate global of a small group in Puerto Rico joined jointly via its transgressive sexuality. The writing straddles the transferring line among natural, unadorned storytelling and satire, exploring the occasionally hilarious and infrequently heartbreaking nature of survival in a decidedly merciless global.

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Download E-books Erosistible PDF

A week in paradise - with the ex-girlfriend from Hell.

Winifred Martin has a brand new activity, newfound self belief, and a glamorous new lover. actually, after relocating on from a heart-wrenching breakup, Win has a complete new lifestyles.

Benedikte (Benny) Fiske has additionally bought up and moved on, too - to an excellent Greek island the place she will put money into herself back and locate peace and quiet.

When Win arrives at a sumptuous boutique inn for a far expected week of sunlight and intercourse along with her new female friend, she is surprised to discover her ex-girlfriend, Benny, is the owner. Benny is both stunned to discover Win doing so good and searching so gorgeous...far too stunning. She's confident Win is losing her time in this vacuous new lover. in reality, she has loads of reviews on Win and her new existence - the most powerful being Benny will be again in it.

Nestled within the attractive Aegean on an island blessed via Eros, the God of affection himself, Benny reveals no loss of idea in her quest to woo again her misplaced love. Her tools, even if, are the stuff myths are made of.

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Download E-books The Perfect Family PDF

By Kathryn Shay

***A booklet of women’s fiction.

NEW YORK occasions bestselling writer supplies heartfelt kinfolk scenes, biting social statement and a distinct glance the therapeutic energy of forgiveness.

“I suggest this e-book hugely. it's a needs to learn for someone facing popping out to their relations, buddies, and coworkers.” David Parker, PFLAG

What occurs to the best relations while a teenage boy comes out? That’s the query the Davidson kin needs to care for. Jamie, the homosexual son, simply desires to reside his existence out of the shadows. Maggie, mom, instructor and psychologist, will do whatever to guard her baby, even facet with him opposed to her husband. Mike, a loving, giving father can’t reconcile his cherished Catholic Church’s indictment of homosexuality together with his deep unconditional love for his boy. And Brian longs for issues to return to the best way they have been sooner than the jocks in class began to taunt his brother and switch opposed to him. but if tragedy moves Jamie’s new boyfriend, all of them start to examine their lives otherwise and paintings more durable to avoid wasting their excellent family.

Praise for the ideal kinfolk from humans in all walks of life:

“After two decades of teaching on homosexual matters, i discovered the right relatives a clean, soulful and enlightening story.” Scott Fearing, Outreach Director, The homosexual Alliance of Genesee Valley

“The booklet might be at school libraries, psychologists’ workplaces and on lecturers’ publication shelves!” Stacy B. Killings, qualified tuition Psychologist

"It's been decades because i have learn a ebook that so comprehensively and compellingly speaks to a teenager's popping out experience." Reverend Lee Ann Bryce, United Church of Christ Minister

“Warmly poignant, real looking, dramatic and in truth offered, Shay’s tale is an engrossing kinfolk saga for the trendy world.” RT booklet Reviews

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Download E-books Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda PDF

By Becky Albertalli

William C. Morris Award Winner

National booklet Award Longlist

Everybody is speaking about Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda!

"A outstanding present of a novel."—Andrew Smith, writer of Grasshopper Jungle
"I am so in love with this book."—Nina LaCour, writer of Hold Still
"Feels timelessly, without difficulty now."—Tim Federle, writer of Better Nate Than Ever
"The top form of love story."—Alex Sanchez, Lambda Award-winning writer of Rainbow Boys and Boyfriends with Girlfriends

Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly homosexual Simon Spier prefers to save lots of his drama for the varsity musical. but if an e mail falls into the incorrect arms, his secret's prone to being thrust into the highlight. Now change-averse Simon has to discover how to step out of his convenience sector prior to he is driven out—without alienating his acquaintances, compromising himself, or fumbling a shot at happiness with the main complicated, cute man he is by no means met.

Incredibly humorous and poignant, this twenty-first-century coming-of-age, popping out story—wrapped in a geek romance—is a knockout of a debut novel via Becky Albertalli.

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Download E-books Just One of the Guys?: Transgender Men and the Persistence of Gender Inequality PDF

By Kristen Schilt

The undeniable fact that women and men proceed to obtain unequal remedy at paintings is some degree of competition between politicians, the media, and students. universal motives for this disparity variety from organic ameliorations among the sexes to the wakeful and subconscious biases that advisor hiring and promoting judgements. Just one of many Guys? sheds new gentle in this phenomenon through examining the original reports of transgender men—people detailed girl at delivery whose gender id is male—on the job.

Kristen Schilt attracts on in-depth interviews and observational info to teach that whereas person transmen have diverse stories, total their tales are a testomony to systemic gender inequality. The reactions of coworkers and employers to transmen, Schilt demonstrates, exhibit the methods assumptions approximately innate changes among women and men function justification for discrimination. She unearths that a few transmen achieve acceptance—and even privileges—by changing into “just one of many guys,” that a few are coerced into operating as ladies or marginalized for being overtly transgender, and that different kinds of appearance-based discrimination additionally impact their possibilities. Showcasing the voices of an often neglected workforce, Just one of many Guys? lays naked the social strategies that foster types of inequality that have an effect on us all.

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Download E-books A Matter of Time, Volume 2 PDF

Three years in the past, Jory Harcourt replaced his identify and close the door on a prior packed with soreness, simply to emerge more desirable at the different facet. He has a brand new occupation, a superb operating associate, and a lovely existence - aside from the outlet in his chest left at the back of while police Detective Sam Kage walked out along with his middle.

Now Sam's again and he is familiar with what he wants... and what he desires is Jory. Jory, who does not comprehend if he can continue to exist one other breakup or wasting Sam to his risky activity, resists returning to the fingers of the single guy he has ever really enjoyed. but if a serial killer with a rating to settle ambitions Jory, he'll need to come to a decision if love is well worth the risk as he attempts to unravel the case and maintain Sam secure.

Don't omit A subject of Time, quantity 1 (Books One and Two)

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Download E-books Through the Valley of the Nest of Spiders PDF

By Samuel R. Delany

Like his mythical Hogg, The Mad guy, and the million-seller Dhalgren, Samuel R. Delany’s significant new novel in the course of the Valley of the Nest of Spiders—explicit, poetic, philosophical, and, convinced, shocking—propels readers right into a homosexual sexual tradition unknown to so much city homosexual women and men, a community of rural homosexual relations—with the twist that this one is supported by way of the homophile Kyle beginning, all started within the early Nineteen Eighties via a black tycoon, Robert Kyle III, to enhance the lives of black homosexual males. In 2007, days ahead of his 17th birthday, Eric Jeffers’ stepfather brings him to reside together with his mom, who works as a waitress within the foundering vacationer city of Diamond Harbor at the Georgia coast. within the neighborhood truck cease restroom, on his first day, Eric meets nineteen-year-old Morgan Haskell, in addition to part a dozen different homosexual males who stay and paintings within the region. the men develop into a pair, and for the subsequent 20 years hard work as rubbish males alongside the coast, sharing their lives and their fanatics, studying to barter a devoted open dating. For a decade they deal with a rural movie show that exhibits pornographic movies and encourages homosexual task one of the viewers. eventually, they develop into handymen for a burgeoning lesbian artwork colony on within sight Gillead Island, as the USA strikes two decades, 40 years, sixty years right into a destiny interesting, wonderful, and—sometimes—terrifying.

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Download E-books Commitment and Healing: Gay Men and the Need for Romantic Love PDF

By Richard A. Isay

What's love acquired to do with it? every little thing, in keeping with Richard Isay's expert and illuminating examine the position of romance in glossy homosexual existence. I hugely suggest this booklet for individuals of any iteration and partnership status.
--Dean H. Hamer, Ph.D., writer of The technological know-how of hope and The God Gene

""Richard Isay bargains whatever much better than uncomplicated bromides and fake desire. during this ebook, he demanding situations us with a provocative, illuminating, and eventually hopeful examine ourselves and explains how these folks who yearn to like and be enjoyed (and who doesn't?) can top locate happiness and therapeutic in a dedicated relationship.""
--Eric Marcus, writer of The Male Couple's consultant and jointly Forever

""Many homosexual males (and others, too) tend to locate this e-book particularly fascinating and important. In a sequence of vividly illuminating case histories and with a psychoanalyst's intensity and readability of perception, Richard Isay lucidly explains why homosexual males have specific hassle in constructing and maintaining loving relationships and the way they could sensibly increase their probabilities of doing so.""
--Harry G. Frankfurt, Ph.D., writer of On Bullshit and the explanations of Love

""Richard Isay's portrayals of homosexual men's lives usually are arguable. Isay isn't the stereotypical psychoanalyst who sits quietly whereas his sufferers ramble--and we are the entire greater for that. He has anything to assert and what he says is worthy listening to. This provocative ebook can be learn through an individual who yearns for yet hasn't but came across actual love.""
--William Rubenstein, Founding Director of the Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation legislation and previous Director of the ACLU Lesbian & homosexual Rights Project

""Based on Dr. Isay's 3 many years of expertise operating with homosexual males in remedy, this can be a deeply considerate examine of the problems homosexual males may perhaps adventure with falling and staying in love. For a homosexual guy, studying this booklet could cause him to revisit a few darkish locations alongside his personal life's trip, however it also will provide him a glimpse of the self-affirmation and skill for swap which are the pursuits of gay-positive psychotherapy.""
--Simon LeVay, Ph.D., writer of Human Sexuality and Queer Science

""Indispensable insights from America's wisest observer of homosexual relationships.""
--Charles Kaiser, writer of The homosexual Metropolis

""Gay humans search the liberty to marry for a similar mixture of purposes as non-gay humans, and for many, love and dedication are crucial. Drawing on his unprecedented services and many years of reports from his sufferers, Richard Isay explores the demanding situations and cost of romantic love--how to beat our pasts and increase our current lives at home--as we construct a way forward for larger equality and inclusion in society.""
--Evan Wolfson, writer of Why Marriage Matters

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