Transgender and HIV: Risks, Prevention, and Care by Edmond J Coleman, Sheila Kirk, Walter O Bockting

By Edmond J Coleman, Sheila Kirk, Walter O Bockting

Bring powerful prone to this becoming inhabitants! This quantity provides the 1st choice of reviews at the effect of HIV/AIDS at the transgender neighborhood around the globe. It incorporates a thorough description of the original HIV dangers of transgender humans and exposes their principally missed healthiness and social provider wishes. This certain publication additionally experiences at the first new release of prevention interventions focusing on this group, discusses directions for offering intercourse reassignment companies to HIV-positive transsexuals, and encourages collaboration among groups in danger, researchers, and folks within the supporting professions.The social stigma confronted by way of this inhabitants provides to their chance of HIV an infection. Low vanity, rejection, overlook, employment discrimination, disenfranchisement, and a hope for reputation and validation are all contributing components. but, because the editors indicate, “On the optimistic facet, the transgender group has been in a position to mobilize and empower itself, and has came across a voice that now not could be overlooked. We name on transgender and nontransgender humans alike to interact to strengthen HIV prevention and advertise our sexual health.”In Transgender and HIV you are going to come upon:

  • broad discussions of the wellbeing and fitness, social carrier, and HIV prevention wishes of the transgender neighborhood
  • the best way to paintings with marginalized groups in an empowering manner
  • explorations of the sexuality of either male-to-female and female-to-male transsexuals
  • first-ever findings on intercourse reassignment surgical procedure on HIV-positive participants
  • instructions for surgical procedure on HIV-positive transsexuals

Transgender and HIV offers much-needed and often-requested info on HIV occurrence, dangers, prevention, and deal with this more and more seen neighborhood.

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The Brokeback Book: From Story to Cultural Phenomenon by William R. Handley

By William R. Handley

An American Western made via a Taiwanese director and filmed in Canada, Brokeback Mountain was once an international cultural phenomenon even sooner than it turned the top grossing gay-themed drama in movie history. Few motion pictures have encouraged as a lot ardour and debate, or produced as many contradictory responses, from on-line homage to late-night parody. during this wide-ranging and incisive assortment, writers, newshounds, students, and traditional audience discover the movie and Annie Proulx’s unique tale in addition as their ongoing cultural and political value. The individuals situate Brokeback Mountain on the subject of homosexual civil rights, the cinematic and literary Western, the chinese language worth of forbearance, male melodrama, and concrete and rural operating lives throughout generations and genders.
The Brokeback Book builds on previous debates by way of novelist David Leavitt, critic Daniel Mendelsohn, manufacturer James Schamus, and movie reviewer Kenneth Turan with new and remarkable interpretations of the Brokeback phenomenon, the movie, and its legacy. additionally showing in print for the 1st time is Michael Silverblatt’s interview with Annie Proulx concerning the tale she wrote and the movie it became.

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Interpreting Schelling: Critical Essays by Professor Lara Ostaric

By Professor Lara Ostaric

This publication is the 1st choice of essays on Schelling in English that systematically explores the old improvement of his philosophy. It addresses all 4 sessions of Schelling's concept: his Transcendental Philosophy and Philosophy of Nature, his process of identification [Identitätsphilosophie], his process of Freedom, and his optimistic Philosophy. The essays study the constellation of philosophical principles that influenced the formation of Schelling's inspiration, in addition to these later ones for which his philosophy laid the basis. They for that reason relate Schelling's philosophy to a vast diversity of systematic concerns which are of significance to us this present day: metaphysics, epistemology, aesthetics, ethics, our sleek conceptions of person autonomy, philosophy of heritage, philosophy of faith, political philosophy, and theology. the result's a brand new interpretation of Schelling's position within the historical past of German Idealism as an artistic and effective philosopher.

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Queer Spiritual Spaces: Sexuality and Sacred Places by Kath Browne, Sally R. Munt

By Kath Browne, Sally R. Munt

Drawn from large, new and wealthy empirical examine around the united kingdom, Canada and united states, Queer religious areas investigates the modern socio-cultural practices of trust, by way of those that have traditionally been, and stay, excluded or derided through mainstream religions and replacement spiritualities.
As the 1st monograph to be at once knowledgeable by means of 'queer' subjectivities while facing divergent spiritualities on a global scale, this e-book explores the lately rising leading edge areas and integrative practices of queer spiritualities. Its breadth of assurance and willing severe engagement suggest it is going to function a theoretically fertile, finished access aspect for any pupil wishing to discover the queer religious areas of the twenty-first century.

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Business, Not Politics: The Making of the Gay Market by Katherine Sender

By Katherine Sender

In a hard-hitting ebook that refutes traditional knowledge, Katherine Sender explores the relationship among the enterprise of selling to homosexual shoppers and the politics of homosexual rights and identification. She disputes a few sellers' claims that advertising appeals to homosexual and lesbian shoppers are an issue of ''business, no longer politics'' and that the company of homosexual advertising and marketing may be thought of independently of the politics of homosexual rights, identification, and visibility.

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Liberation Theology in Chicana o Literature: Manifestations by Alma Rosa Alvarez

By Alma Rosa Alvarez

Liberation Theology in Chicana/o Literature appears to be like on the ways that Chicana/o authors who've skilled cultural disconnection or marginalization as a result of their gender, gender politics and sexual orientation try to forge a connection again to Chicana/o tradition via their use of liberation theology.

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Queer Cinema: Schoolgirls, Vampires, and Gay Cowboys by Barbara Mennel

By Barbara Mennel

Queer Cinema: Schoolgirls, Vampires, and homosexual Cowboys illustrates queer cinematic aesthetics by means of highlighting key motion pictures that emerged at old turning issues in the course of the 20th century. Barbara Mennel lines the illustration of gays and lesbians from the sexual liberation pursuits of the roaring Twenties in Berlin to the Stonewall uprising in big apple urban and the emergence of queer activism and movie within the early Nineteen Nineties. She explains early tropes of queerness, reminiscent of the boarding institution or the vampire, and describes the improvement of camp from Nineteen Fifties Hollywood to underground paintings of the past due Sixties in big apple urban.

Mennel concludes with an exploration of the modern mainstreaming of homosexual and lesbian motion pictures and international queer cinema. Queer Cinema: Schoolgirls, Vampires and homosexual Cowboys not just bargains an creation to a homosexual and lesbian movie historical past, but additionally contributes to an educational dialogue approximately queer subversion of mainstream film.

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