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Invisible People
Jul.27.2012
Invisible People examines the lives of prominent historical figures who were gay or lesbian. Many of these figures didn’t hide their sexual orientation. In this nonfiction work, author/journalist Frank Sanello explores the perplexing mindset that makes homophobic historians shove famous people of...
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Sep.05.2010
In our age of Netflix and streaming videos, movie attendance continues its long decline, and cinema-going is becoming ever less of the collective experience Walter Benjamin so memorably described. Throughout the city of San Francisco, however, many theaters built between 1910 and 1950 are still...
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Mar.25.2010
Between 1917 and 1941, Hollywood film studios, gossipcolumnists, and novelists featured an unprecedented numberof homosexuals, cross-dressers, and adulterers in their depictionsof the glamorous Hollywood lifestyle. During this era,actress Greta Garbo defined herself as the ultimate...
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Mar.23.2009
The Holocaust played out in microcosm on a tiny island in the English Channel allowed to be occupied by the Germans. The little-known Surrealist artists/lovers/Resistance propagandists Claude Cahun (Lucille Schwob) and Marcel Moore (Suzanne Malherbe) feature prominently. The behavior of the...
A Story About Growing Up Gay
Mar.07.2009
Reflections of a Rock Lobster has been widely praised as the best book ever written about growing up gay.  It will be valuable for young people who are just beginning to understand their own and other people's sexuality, and for adults who work with teenagers and who need to know more about the 10...
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Sep.22.2008
A fabulous montage of word and image, this is the first book ever to chronicle the origin and evolution of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender culture in the San Francisco Bay Area. Capturing the international center of the gay experience as never before, and published to coincide with the...
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Jan.31.2008
A college professor faces the dark side of the Internet in a so-called "review" website that allows any and all, even non-students, to destroy whomever they like with libel, lies, and license, by bribing and blackmailing teachers for grades, all the while Political Correctness strangles...