GLBT: Informational Books
Wide range of nonfiction titles.

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City of Sisterly and Brotherly Loves: Lesbian and Gay Philadelphia, 1945-1972 by Stein, Marc
Notes: A history of the gay and lesbian community in Philadelphia over the past 60 years, based on information taken from interviews, media publications, and the workings of political, social, grassroots, and neighborhood groups.
ISBN: 0226771792
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Published: 2000
Pages: 457
Callnumber: 305.9066 ST34C
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Gay Essentials: Facts for Your Queer Brain by Bianco, David
Notes: A collection of facts and anecdotes about gay history, famous gay figures, the definition of terms and phrases, and much more.
ISBN: 1555835082
Publisher: Alyson Books
Published: 1999
Pages: 327 p.
Callnumber: 36.766 B47G
How the Homosexuals Saved Civilization: The True and Heroic Story of How Gay Men Shaped the Modern World by Crimmins, Cathy
Notes: A fun, interesting look at the contributions that gay men have made to American popular culture in the 20th and 21st centuries, including the arts, entertainment, food, fashion, language, and more.
ISBN: 1585424250
Publisher: Jeremy P. Tarcher
Published: 2005
Pages: 216 p.
Callnumber: 306.7662 C8675H
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Stonewall: The Riots That Sparked the Gay Revolution by Carter, David
Notes: An account of the Stonewall Riots on June 28, 1969, an important milestone in the history of the gay civil rights movement. Discusses places, people, organizations, and political and social factors that were associated with the event.
ISBN: 0312200250
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Published: 2004
Pages: 336 p.
Callnumber: 306.766 C245S
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Gay Rights: An Opposing Viewpoints Series by Burns, Kate
Notes: This book explores gay civil rights issues, including discussions about military service, lesbian feminism, family issues, AIDS activism, hate crimes legislation, and the debate over same-sex marriage.
ISBN: 0737728671
Publisher: Greenhaven Press/Thomson Gale
Published: 2006
Pages: 237 p.
Callnumber: 323.3264 G254R
Secret Service: Untold Stories of Lesbians in the Military by Gershick, Zsa Zsa
Notes: Discusses abuse and hardships experienced by lesbian women in the military, and the difficulties they must navigate in the face of the "Don't ask, don't tell" policy.
ISBN: 1555837484
Publisher: Alyson Books
Published: 2005
Pages: 305 p.
Callnumber: 355.0092 G323S
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The Trouble With Normal: Sex, Politics, and Ethics of Queer Life by Warner, Michael
Notes: This book explores how gay marriage as a civil rights issue could have possible undesirable consequences in regards to the status of unmarried gay couples, gay-oriented businesses, safer sex education, and other social issues.
ISBN: 0684865297
Publisher: Free Press
Published: 1999
Pages: 227 p.
Callnumber: 306.766 W246T
A Legal Guide for Lesbian & Gay Couples by Curry, Hayden
Notes: This manual contains advice on a range of legal topics as they pertain to the gay community. Subjects covered include: family law, property law, finances, medical, wills and estates, and hiring a lawyer.
ISBN: 1413301762
Publisher: Nolo Press
Published: 2005
Callnumber: 346.7301 L522G
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Independent Queer Cinema: Reviews and Interviews by Kramer, Gary M.
Notes: This reference guide reviews the landscape of quality gay-themed cinema, including reviews, interviews, and foreign and low-budget films.
ISBN: 1560233435
Publisher: Harrington Park Press
Published: 2007
Pages: 255 p.
Callnumber: 791.4365 K861
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Queer Eye for the Straight Guy: The Fab 5's Guide to Looking Better, Cooking Better, Dressing Better, Behaving Better, and Living Better by Allen, Ted
Notes: Based on the hit television show, this book provides fun and useful tips to help improve personal style. Topics covered include food, fashion, personal grooming, home decoration, entertainment, and socializing.
ISBN: 140005446X
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
Published: 2004
Pages: 256 p.
Callnumber: 646.7008 Q31E