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OVERCOMING: Alone Against the World
by Hamid Zaher

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English

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Publication Date

March 24, 2017

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This memoir narrates the life journey of a gay Afghanistani man who has struggled with his sexuality and nationality among his country and abroad, in that they denied his identity and asylum.<br /><br />Growing up in Afghanistan, Hamid Zaher did not feel like a man and was more comfortable in the company of women. He eventually realized he was a gay—a subject despite being punishable, was also taboo in his country, and one that was never discussed. In this memoir, Zaher tells his story of trying to leave his country, only to experience an additional discrimination based on his national origin.<br />Overcoming addresses the worldwide prejudice gay Afghanistani men face. Escaping the religious and traditional homophobia in his country and confronting refugee-bashing abroad when no country or the UN would admit him, Zaher eventually, by trouble making, succeeded to become recognized as a refugee by the UN to Canada. <br />Overcoming shows how one man set goals, persevered, and attempted to overcome discriminations which were tied to his sexual orientation and nationality. By sharing his personal experiences, Zaher hopes to bring newfound rights to others like him who have been denigrated and neglected in today’s world society.
Nasty Women
by 404 Ink

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English

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Publication Date

March 24, 2017

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With intolerance and inequality increasingly normalised by the day, it's more important than ever to share real experiences and hold the truth to account in the midst of sensationalism and international political turmoil. Nasty Women is a collection of essays, interviews and accounts on what it is to be a woman in the 21st century. Punk, pressure, politics, people - from working class experience to racial divides in Trump's America, being a child of immigrants, to sexual assault, Brexit, pregnancy, contraception, identity, family, finding a voice online, role models and more, Laura Jane Grace of Against Me!, Zeba Talkhani, Chitra Ramaswamy are just a few of the incredible women who share their experience here. Keep telling your stories and tell them loud.
I was born a boy, from Venus: It's time to be yourself
by Ella Marques

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English

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Publication Date

March 23, 2017

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I am in the process of transitioning from male to female (MTF) at the age of sixty. I would like to share with you my extraordinary life, not only because I am transgender, but because I am an international person who has lived in many countries, gone to some of the best schools in the world, worked at management levels within international companies, and had many different, wild, and wonderful experiences. <br />Mostly, I would like for you to understand what it means to be transgender, the courage it takes to become who we really are, and that we can be very positive people for society at large. Yes, transgender people have to go through many different challenges and dangers. I tried to escape my feelings all my life, and still, they found me. I am only one person. There are many men and women like me, with the same feelings and similar experiences. Though I have had a very blessed life, many other transgender people have very difficult ones, and for all of us, awareness is lifesaving. All I ask is that you open your eyes.
The Nasty Women Project: Voices from the Resistance
by Erin Passons

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English

Pages

484

Publication Date

March 01, 2017

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American Women. Their Stories. Their Resistance.<br /><br />The despot is perched in his tower, threatening democracy with every tweet. Vultures of big business occupy his cabinet seats, while empty-headed puppets tie the Senate to a string. With a wave of a pen, they set our rights on fire.<br /><br />Welcome to the new America.<br /><br />And who are we? We are the women of the marginalized majority. We come from every corner of America. We are the outraged mothers. We are the unprotected daughters. We are the uninsured sick, the gay and the blamed, the cast-off patrons of the lesser paid, and the survivors of trauma taught to feel ashamed.<br /><br />We are every woman you have ever met, and every woman you haven’t. Our stories are of struggle, but also of strength; of fear, but also of courage. We know despair, but we never lose hope. We are extraordinary women living in extraordinary times.<br /><br />We are The Nasty Women Project.<br /><br />100% proceeds from our book sales are donated to Planned Parenthood.
Orphan Boys
by Phil Mews

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English

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Publication Date

April 13, 2017

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1976, the hottest summer for a generation and life was perfect for the two young brothers Philip and Roger. They lived an idyllic life on a farm in the picturesque dales of the north of England. With their days spent on the farm, playing on Tarzan swings, building dens and swimming outside, their perfect existence was plunged into darkness when tragedy struck the family. Within a ten week period, the boys lost their parents and were left orphans.<br /><br />This is the story of Philip and his brother Roger, how their grandparents stepped in to bring them up and how a family and community came together to deal with the consequences that the devastation of death had left behind. Orphan Boys is not a misery memoir, it's a story full of love, strength and hope. This book is an uplifting tale of a family's survival and how they faced the huge challenges that life threw at them.
The Only One
by Holliviana Wood

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English

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Publication Date

March 22, 2017

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When I was 18 years of age and starting college, I developed a crush on my female geography teacher. Little did I know that she felt the same and had set her target on getting to know me better and bedding me.<br />This story will be from both points of view. The story is true, but the point of view of the teacher is how I imagined this happening. Part 2 in the series of my life.
Completely Memoirable
by Paige Wilcox

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English

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Publication Date

March 20, 2017

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Memoirable follows my emergence from a socially anxious girl trapped in a male body, into a strong, self-assured, successful woman and social butterfly. This book is a journey composed of three intersecting adventures, each occurring in a different place and time. Outer Shell, an awkwardly dramatic tale of unlikely survival into adulthood. Inner Demons, a sordid, cautionary tale of denial, with a dash of romance. Synthesis, a gruelling tale of courage, sacrifice, and triumph over adversity.
Finally Out: Letting Go of Living Straight
by , MD, Jack Drescher

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English

Pages

306

Publication Date

April 01, 2017

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<DIV>Dr. Loren A. Olson has frequently been asked two questions: How could you not know that you were gay until the age of forty? Wasn't your marriage just a sham to protect yourself at your wife's expense? In Finally Out, Dr. Olson answers these questions by telling the inspiring story of his evolving sexuality, into which he intelligently weaves psychological concepts and gay history. This book is a powerful exploration of human sexuality, particularly the sexuality of mature men who, like Dr. Olson, lived a large part of their lives as straight men—sometimes long after becoming aware of their same-sex attractions.<BR /><BR />Readers will come to understand:<BR /><BR />- That there is no universal model for coming out<BR />- Why many older LGBTQ men came out late, do not come out at all, or come out to varying degrees in different environments<BR />- How stigma has created mental health problems for isolated and closeted men who have sex with men, particularly in geographical areas and cultures where there is little or no acceptance of homosexuality<BR />- How sexual function changes but perhaps even improves for older men<BR />- That aging creates opportunities that one has never had and may never have again, e.g., freedom from the tyranny of ambition<BR />- That some people consistently prefer an older sexual partner and this can lead to stable, intergenerational relationships<BR />- How same-sex sexual activity was considered prior to the Stonewall uprising in 1969 contrasted with the way it is perceived after Stonewall<BR />- How age, culture, geographical location, heterosexual marriage, and children impact a person's decision to come out<BR />- Why "conversion therapy" does not work and may be harmful<BR />- The difference between homophobia and homona&iuml;vet&eacute;<BR />- The archetypes of self-identified straight men who seek occasional or regular sex with other men<BR />- How to overcome the shame and guilt experienced by men who are sexually attracted to other men</DIV>
GAY MOMENTS: Sauna Boy: A Gay Romance
by Kevin Armstrong

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English

Pages

144

Publication Date

March 08, 2017

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‘Sauna Boy’ which is Book 12 in the ‘Gay Moments’ series is a novella-length gay romance. Young Bradley is painfully naïve about gay sex, or any kind of sex for that matter. His dad is a lay preacher in the local Baptist Church and he’s put plenty of filters on his son’s outmoded computer. Of course Bradley has heard his friends talking about sex but in his heart of hearts he knows that’s not really knowing about sex.<br />And then everything starts to change. Bradley’s father decides to send him on a boy scouts’ camping expedition. This is bound to make ‘a man’ of him. Little does the lay preacher know that it will certainly make a committed wanker of his son.<br />Bradley and his best friend Brendan become wanking partners and they take every opportunity to give each other a helping hand. Whilst Brendan wants them to be proper boyfriends Bradley maintains he’s not gay. Not really. Brendan reckons he’s in denial.<br />After graduating from high school Bradley manages to get some very creative work from an incredible man called Bruce Kingsley who runs a business empire. The Big Boss, as he is known to his employees, suffers from a rare mental condition whereby he can’t stop the most abject filth from pouring out of his mouth. However, rather than being reviled this has made Bruce something of a cult hero. Bradley’s creative projects include producing hip television commercials for a chain of hamburger stores, writing a screenplay for a movie about a troupe of young drag queens and managing a gay sauna. Bradley becomes the golden boy of the gay community and then everything starts to fall apart. Can he save the day?<br />About The Author: Kevin Armstrong has worked extensively in theatre and film and television in Asia and the Land Down Under. He also teaches writing skills in universities and international schools. A chronic traveller, Kevin is often to be found raconteuring in bars from Sydney to Singapore.<br />Approximately 40,000 words.<br /><br /><br />
Der Kostja-Clan Datenbögen Romanfiguren (German Edition)
by Norma Banzi

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German

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Publication Date

March 21, 2017

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Der Kostja-Clan war eine von Dimitri Kostja geführte kriminelle Vereinigung, die dieser von seinem Schwager übernahm und leitete. Die meisten seiner Leute halten zu Dimitri, als er aus Russland vertrieben wird und sich seitdem um ein legales Leben bemüht, um seinen Neffen Sascha zu schützen.<br /><br />Wie schon sein Schwager Jegor vor ihm bindet Dimitri seine Angestellten und Gefolgsleute an sich, indem er ganze Familien anstellt, Ausbildungsstipendien an die Kinder vergibt, Krankenversicherungen bezahlt und sich in vielerlei Hinsicht großzügig verhält. Manche Familien stehen seit Generationen in den Diensten „des Clans“, der sie gut versorgt.<br /><br /><b>Das Kompendium zur Romanreihe!</b><br />

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