Tag Archives: nonfiction

4 Holiday Titles to Get You in the Spirit

With Thanksgiving past, marking the official start of the holiday season, we have put on display some of our favorite holiday titles that will make visions of sugar-plums dance in your head! Christmas in Graymoor Mansion by Mark A. Roeder … Continue reading

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Ableism and Language

For a number of years, we’ve had this sign on display in our office (click photo above to enlarge).  Originally, the sign was created to stop the use of “gay” as a negative slur.  However, we recently found a note … Continue reading

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Asexual Resources

Sometimes called “A Fourth Orientation,” asexuality is a sexual orientation characterized by a persistent lack of sexual attraction toward any gender. Asexuality is not the same as celibacy, as celibacy is a choice. Asexual people have the same emotional needs … Continue reading

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Christmas in July: New Books!

Picture it: yesterday afternoon. A big box is delivered full of bright, shiny, new materials for the library.  They all had the new smelling book smell. You know that smell? It was like Christmas came early. At least, I thought … Continue reading

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A Book of Prayer for Gay and Lesbian Christians

During the process of fully realizing their sexuality and coming out, many lesbian and gay individuals, particularly those who have participated in Christian traditions, struggle to reconcile their sexuality and their faith. As society at large becomes more aware of … Continue reading

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Book of the Week — Gay Bar: The Fabulous, True Story of a Daring Woman and Her Boys in the 1950s

In 1950s and ‘60s Los Angeles, Helen Branson, then 60-something years old, owned and operated a bar for homosexual men.  This was before the game-changing Stonewall riots, and during a time when the men who patronized bars like Helen’s were … Continue reading

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Book of the Week – The Geography of Love: Same-Sex Marriage & Relationship Recognition in America (The Story in Maps)

The Geography of Love is a brief (at only 36 pages), but concise overview of the legal and political history of same-sex relationship recognition — from the first lawsuit filed in 1970 in Minnesota to the new marriage laws approved … Continue reading

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More recent additions to the library!

Here are some more of our recent acquisitions, just waiting to jump from our shelves into your hands! Want to find something you read about here? Search our Library Thing catalog, or email glbtlib@indiana.edu! Eminent Outlaws: The Gay Writers Who … Continue reading

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New nonfiction at the GLBT Library

Last month was a bit like Christmas around here, with our latest batch of acquisitions arriving and several generous donations. First, we’ll take a look at some of our new nonfiction titles. As always, stop by for more, and stay … Continue reading

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