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    1. Living Two Lives: Married to a
    2. Lesbian Sex 101: 101 Lesbian Lovemaking
    3. Pictures: Robert Mapplethorpe
    4. The Light On Pranayama: The Yogic
    5. Religion Gone Bad: The Hidden
    6. The Transgender Reader
    7. Lesbian Epiphanies: Women Coming
    8. On the Down Low: A Journey into
    9. The Straight Girl's Guide to Sleeping
    10. True Selves: Understanding Transsexualism--For
    11. Timeless
    12. The Phoenix Affirmations: A New
    13. Running with Scissors: A Memoir
    14. The Lesbian Kama Sutra
    15. Gay L. A.: A History of Sexual
    16. The Whole Lesbian Sex Book: A
    17. The Other Side of the Closet:
    18. Inside Out: Straight Talk from
    19. Intimate Politics: How I Grew
    20. Covering: The Hidden Assault on

    1. Living Two Lives: Married to a Man and In Love with a Woman
    by Alyson Books
    Paperback (01 December, 2005)
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    Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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    5-0 out of 5 stars A Gentle, Practical, Extremely Valuable Book Handling a Sensitive Subject
    5-0 out of 5 stars Letter Written to the Author
    Hi Joanne,
    4-0 out of 5 stars Struggling with these issues? This is an excellent resource.
    This is the most well organized & readable book I've found on this topic.
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    Subjects:  1. Bisexual women    2. Lesbian Studies    3. Lesbians    4. Married women    5. Psychology    6. Social Science    7. Sociology    8. Social Science / Lesbian Studies   

    2. Lesbian Sex 101: 101 Lesbian Lovemaking Positions
    by Hylas Publishing
    Hardcover (01 March, 2005)
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    Isbn: 1592581714
    Sales Rank: 2853
    Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    5-0 out of 5 stars Eye Candy :-)
    This is whole picture book, were you can view all the many positions two women can do in bed when making love to each other. It is an invitation to intimacy. The images are a turn on! Open this book with the woman of your life and see what happens.

    5-0 out of 5 stars start a tally
    Sensual and daring, this guide gives no-bones-about-it pictures of 101 positions.There is even a tally sheet in the back so you can check off as you accomplish each!A satisfying read. ... Read more

    Subjects:  1. Lesbian Studies    2. Love / Sex / Marriage    3. Self-Help    4. Sex Education    5. Sex Relations    6. Sexual Instruction    7. Self-Help / Sexual Instruction   

    3. Pictures: Robert Mapplethorpe
    by Arena Editions
    Hardcover (September, 1999)
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    3-0 out of 5 stars A thought-provoking collection of Mapplethorpe's sex picture
    This collection of pictures is bound in a good quality cover and printed on a glossy paper of reasonable quality.2-0 out of 5 stars One word: Ouch
    You can always debate whether this book is "art" or not, but thefact is I am worried about what happened to some of the subjects. Helmut? Are you okay?I think Mapplethorpe wanted to shock, and he did, but Ifound the pictures had too much pain in them to be appreciated.I wasdeadened to what Mapplethorpe wanted to say, if he wanted to say anythingat all.Ouch, ouch, ouch.

    3-0 out of 5 stars very good book
    artistic and powerful,i recommend it ... Read more

    Subjects:  1. Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions    2. Gay Studies    3. Individual Photographer    4. Nudes & Erotic    5. Photography    6. Subjects & Themes - Erotica    7. Subjects & Themes - Portraits    8. Erotic art    9. Gay studies (Gay men)    10. Individual photographers    11. Photographs: collections   

    4. The Light On Pranayama: The Yogic Art of Breathing
    by Crossroad General Interest
    Paperback (25 June, 1985)
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    Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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    5-0 out of 5 stars A perfect breathing guide
    The book explains starting from the meaning of yoga, the pranayama, the respiratory system, the techniques of pranayama, to the hints of doing the yogic art of breathing.
    5-0 out of 5 stars An excellent work!
    As far as I know, it is the only work that gives such complete instructions for this very important aspect of yoga.It deserves more attention.

    1-0 out of 5 stars Too much in depth, not simple
    You need a teacher, if you want to go in depth with Pranayama or yoga.Try following books instead of B.K.S. Iyengar's book and see for yourself:
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    Subjects:  1. Consumer Health    2. Diet / Health / Fitness    3. Health & Fitness    4. Health/Fitness    5. Yoga    6. Yoga for exercise   

    5. Religion Gone Bad: The Hidden Dangers of the Christian Right
    by Tarcher
    Hardcover (07 September, 2006)
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    5-0 out of 5 stars the previous reviewer beat me to it
    It's a mistake to start reading this book because it's hard to do anything else. It's a banal statement to say one is impressed with a book for, say, it's style of writing or it's content or because he/she may say something with which you wholeheartedly agree, but I wholeheartedly agree with the Reverend White's words and I confess, it has put fear in my heart. His incredible objectivity--and it cannot have been easy--make it clear that there's a lot of vigilance one is going to need in the days ahead on any number of issues. It was especially helpful to me since I am not a protestant, to know the difference between evangelicalism and fundamentalism. I have a divinity school degree from Berkeley but cannot remember any time the meaning of these two words/concept became an issue.
    5-0 out of 5 stars An Insider Takes Us Deeper Into the Danger of the Christian Right-wing
    Mel White's brand new book, Religion Gone Bad is his latest intimate analysis of the intentions of the extreme religious right-wing of Christianity that's been setting the national agenda for over a decade.
    5-0 out of 5 stars Reverend White is a pioneer for telling the truth
    This is a fascinating book. The Reverend gives an honest portrayal of religious fundamentalism in America. He details how these fanatics preach their hate towards decent and hardworking homosexual people and try to use the pulpit to preach politics. Anyone that preaches bigotry in the name of religion should read "Religion Gone Bad" with an open mind and open heart. ... Read more

    Subjects:  1. Censorship    2. Christianity    3. Fundamentalism    4. Gay Studies    5. Homosexuality    6. Politics / Current Events    7. Religion    8. Religion And Politics    9. Religion, Politics & State    10. Religious aspects    11. United States    12. Political Science / Censorship   

    6. The Transgender Reader
    by Routledge
    Paperback (26 May, 2006)
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    Sales Rank: 28519
    Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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    5-0 out of 5 stars Transgender (Studies) Reader
    The book arrived promptly. It was needed for a course reserve so the prompt service and delivery were greatly appreciated.

    5-0 out of 5 stars The Essential Text for Trans Issues and Theories.
    The depth and breadth of the articles included in this compendium are astounding to say the least. In one large volume the authors have included samples of writings representing the theoretical to the practical and the lived experience in a time line from the 19th century through the present. The Reader gives a sense of our shared history from a wide variety of view points which affirms all of our lives. As a transgendered person and college student, I recommend the The Transgender Reader to anyone looking for clues to our hidden culture and the world we struggle in everyday. ... Read more

    Subjects:  1. Gay Studies    2. Gender Studies    3. General    4. History: World    5. Social Science    6. Sociology    7. Transsexualism    8. Transsexuals    9. Transvestism    10. History / General   

    7. Lesbian Epiphanies: Women Coming Out in Later Life
    by Harrington Park Press
    Paperback (July, 1999)
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    5-0 out of 5 stars If you want to understand Lesbianism - Read this book!!
    Lesbian Epiphanies deserves MORE than 5 stars!! The best book out there on understanding WHY some women come out late in life. I being one of them came out in my later years and wondered WHY I missed not coming out earlier. This book from the 25 life studies explains why. It seems we all have [almost] the same or similar stories and making the discovery of being a Lesbian and understanding WHY I was born this way, as I know I was having loved women ALL my life, it just takes a little *push* to finally go over the edge of society's regulations and come out - OUT & PROUD.
    5-0 out of 5 stars I'm so glad to know that I am not alone...
    Karol Jensen managed to communicate and clearly explain the life transformation that I experienced around the same age.I was married for over twenty years when I discovered that I experience my most happiestmoments when I was in the company of other women. When I turned 40, I wentthrough a major metomorphisis - realizing that what I truly wanted, myhusband was not capable of giving me, and until I read this book, I hadfeelings of guilt for wanting to be with a woman. But discovering that thesigns were there for many years, even as an adolescent, I have finallyaccepted my self, and I encourage any middle age woman who is strugglingwith this problem to read this book, and pray, and know that God does notmake any mistakes, He wants us to be happy. And if its a woman that willbring that happiness, then don't waste another minute..GO FOR IT! ... Read more

    Subjects:  1. Coming out (Sexual orientation    2. Coming out (Sexual orientation)    3. Gay/Lesbian Nonfiction    4. Lesbian Studies    5. Middle West    6. Middle aged lesbians    7. Middle-aged lesbians    8. Social Science    9. Sociology   

    8. On the Down Low: A Journey into the Lives of 'Straight' Black Men Who Sleep with Men
    by Harlem Moon
    Paperback (05 April, 2005)
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    The closer a secret is kept, the more powerful the impact once it is finally revealed. Such is the case with author and activist J.L. King's intriguing look at the lives and lifestyles of black men who sleep with other men but do not consider themselves to be gay. These men live "on the down low," the "DL" for short, and their sexual activities have gained significant notice as the rate of HIV/AIDS infection in black women has skyrocketed, with the vast majority of cases coming from heterosexual sex. King is a veteran of the DL himself and his book serves partly as a social and psychological survey of the other men he has surveyed and partly as highly candid memoir. King was well regarded in his community, popular at his church, successful in his career, and married to a woman who had no idea that his secret life existed. But when she caught him in a lie and with another man, the marriage collapsed and King's long and painful path to self-awareness began. King cites the negative image many socially conservative black men have of homosexuality as an obstacle to those men being honest with their partners and themselves about who they are. Among the more intriguing elements of Read more

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    1-0 out of 5 stars Oh he11 no
    This book be a load o bull****. First off if you sleep with men and you a man, your a fa****, and thats all there is to it. And if your a fa**** with a woman, have some decency and respect, to let her know and get the he11 out of her life, instead of commitin murder by killing her with aids. And on another note; I dont know if its just me, but it seems like the author trying to say the only down low f***s is black guys, so I guess he's never been to the village on west 4th in NY city.

    5-0 out of 5 stars Christine, psychologists
    This book is the other version of Forbidden Love with a Married Man by Dennis Schleicher, which it is a 'must read' for all. His memoir is groundbreaking along with cutting edge, a first of its kind...

    1-0 out of 5 stars low down man
    Mr.King is a low down man.He wants the world to know or thinks he is righteous by far.As the old saying goes"John stayed in the army".Which was not long.The book aboutAIDS statisics was informative but not fully true.
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    Subjects:  1. African American bisexual men    2. African American men    3. Attitudes    4. Black American Sociology    5. Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General    6. Gay Studies    7. Health & Fitness    8. Health/Fitness    9. Human Sexuality    10. Love / Sex / Marriage    11. Men's Health    12. Men's Studies - Masculinity    13. Psychology    14. Sex Roles (Sociological Aspects)    15. Sexual behavior    16. Sexuality    17. Sociology    18. Health & Fitness / Men's Health   

    9. The Straight Girl's Guide to Sleeping with Chicks
    by Fireside
    Paperback (04 January, 2005)
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    Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
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    3-0 out of 5 stars Interesting `How To' and `What With' Manual (3.5*s)
    One could wonder if there is a need for this book? The author makes no attempt to supply any data concerning how widespread the desire or practice is for straight girls wanting to engage with other females. Her data collection seems to be rather limited - hardly scientific. In any event, the book is interesting and informative.
    2-0 out of 5 stars overhyped and basically useless
    Ok lets get down to why you should save your money and NOT get this book. First of all the author dedicates two or three chapters on WHY chicks should sleep with chicks. Well if your buying this book then I would think that your already curious or interested, correct? Then the author shares some really great "secrets" on the where and how to pick up other chicks, let me take the time to write some of them down here for you, first this no brainer, "Get them intoxicated, and my all time favorite,"take them behind a dumpster and get them to smoke weed". The author then fills the book up with helpfull hints like, "go put an ad on the internet"Dang, I would have never thought of that!! In summary, you can buy this book if you want, but don't expect anything other than common sense stuff, and I use the term VERY lightly!! Thank you for your time.

    2-0 out of 5 stars Women, don't let this book poison your mind
    It's trying to turn straight women into leabians. If more women read this book they will just be influnce by it and start sleeping with women and no more men will have a woman. Don't Jen Sincero even cares about men. I hate lesbians cause they hate men. ... Read more

    Subjects:  1. Bisexuality    2. Family & Relationships    3. Family/Marriage    4. General    5. Lesbian Studies    6. Lesbianism    7. Love / Sex / Marriage    8. Sex instruction for women    9. Sexual behavior    10. Sexuality    11. Topic - Relationships    12. Women    13. Birth control, contraception, family planning    14. Family & Relationships / General   

    10. True Selves: Understanding Transsexualism--For Families, Friends, Coworkers, and Helping Professionals
    by Jossey-Bass
    Paperback (24 March, 2003)
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    5-0 out of 5 stars Very good introduction of transsexuals for nearly everyone
    Transgendered persons, especially transsexuals, seem to be little understood by most people. There is still widespread ignorance, lack of understanding and prejudice against transsexuals. Some recent movies portraying transsexuals with understanding, empathy and tolerance, such as "Transamerica" and "Normal" should help many people better understand, tolerate and accept transsexuals.
    5-0 out of 5 stars Awsome book overall
    My only complaint about this book is that all of the references and background deals with adult transexual people. It would be nice if it were updated with references for children and adolesents. Overall I would highly recommend it. It is comprehensive and well written and provides an excellent knowledge base for the reader.

    2-0 out of 5 stars Best taken with a grain of salt
    This book gives a relatively good overall view of transsexualism for people who know nothing about it, but with some serious flaws. The author's descriptions of the experience are based entirely on accounts from therapy clients and her approach is objective, too much so in many regards. She presents outdated information without any genuine effort to refute it, such as the old freudian psycho-model of "gender identity disorder." She also mentions the horrid "treatments" visited on transsexuals, such as "aversion therapy" and "shock treatments" with no mention of their obvious cruel inhumanity. Her statement that we can't "change the brain," is downright sickening, and she presents it as though science should actually strive toward that Stepford Wives solution to transsexualism.
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    Subjects:  1. Gender Studies    2. Human Sexuality    3. Psychology    4. Sex change    5. Sociology - General    6. Transsexualism    7. Transsexuals    8. United States    9. Psychology & Psychiatry / Human Sexuality   

    11. Timeless
    by Bruno Gmunder Verlag Gmbh
    Hardcover (30 April, 2006)
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    5-0 out of 5 stars Kouros: A Tribute to the Male Form
    David Vance has produced a fine book of black and white photography of the male nude, the black and white format emphasizing his recreation of timeless attitudes and poses of athletic young men.The Kouros of Greek origin were statues of young athletes usually placed in courtyards or public spaces to either celebrate the glory of the male physique of prominent athletes, or to engender fertility!
    4-0 out of 5 stars Body Beautiful
    The photography is exquisite in Timeless. The book features well proportioned males that are masculine without crossing the line to overly "muscle bound" or overtly "pornographic". I must admit that there are a couple of shots that are a bit on the "campy" side but these are far outnumbered by page after page of beautiful photographs that cannot help but to celbrate the art of the male nude. The book was a good value.

    5-0 out of 5 stars Breathless.....
    Mr. Vance,
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    12. The Phoenix Affirmations: A New Vision for the Future of Christianity
    by Jossey-Bass
    Paperback (07 April, 2006)
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    5-0 out of 5 stars Welcome to Progressive Christianity
    Eric Elnes is just one of many Christians trying to change the discussion of Christianity and Christian values in American culture today.This small book, built around the 12 affirmations he and colleagues, friends, and co-religionists in Arizona have put together, is a fine summation of what many Christians today would like folks to understand should be the character of 21st century Christianity.It is a book whose ideas resonate with those in other faiths as well.It should be an invitation to those who have walked away from the church to reconsider their faith and return to work with others to make sure the church is tolerant, inclusive, compassionate, and is a church that takes faith, prayer, and the Bible seriously (if not literally in the last case).Each chapter covers an affirmation, treating it in most cases with an incident drawn from Elnes's pastoral experiences.It is an easy read.Give it your consideration.
    5-0 out of 5 stars Connections Are What This Book is All About
    One of the things I search for in any book, theological, true life story, or novel, is the ability to make me think, touch my emotional core, and move me to action. "The Phoenix Affirmations" does that through a very skillful use of "real-people" stories tied to affirming, life-renewing, theological principles that are grounded in Jesus' values - love of God, neighbor, and self.
    5-0 out of 5 stars An important and generous book, a bridge-builder's guide
    Dr. Elnes' learned, measured, and accessible prose charts the resilient strengths of a fear-LESS Christianity. The vision of the Phoenix Affirmations challenges both our internal and external capacities to love. It's a recipe for prayer and action. The affirmations speak about commitments to the natural world, inclusiveness, art in worship, church-state separation, science, leisure. There is also an unapologetic commitment to openness to other faiths and even to those with none; yet love of Christ resonates on every page. Read it, study it, share it. ... Read more

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    13. Running with Scissors: A Memoir
    by St. Martin's Paperbacks
    Mass Market Paperback (29 August, 2006)
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    There is a passage early in Augusten Burroughs's harrowing and highly entertaining memoir, Read more

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    1-0 out of 5 stars Mental Illness Is Not Funny
    I picked this book up after I had read that the author had been declared by some media outlet as one of the "fifteen funniest people in America."
    3-0 out of 5 stars Yes...some of it really is funny...
    ...But!! Not enough to grab me by the collar!I agree with others here who said they liked some of the aspects of this "memoir", save for the disturbing sex scenes. I do believe it's hard to take in when a 13 year old is having a very adult relationship with a 32 year old. I found nothing tasteful about this. Nor did I see much humor in this. However, to be fair, there are very funny moments here. Love the scenes with the shrink's family. But by page 125 or so--the writing gets a bit sloppy and the story begins to lose its muster.
    2-0 out of 5 stars This book is an act of self gratification
    I bought this on a whim because a few people had told me it was "hysterical" and it was a best-seller, so I figured it must be pretty good.
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    14. The Lesbian Kama Sutra
    by Thomas Dunne Books
    Hardcover (13 June, 2006)
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    15. Gay L. A.: A History of Sexual Outlaws, Power Politics, And Lipstick Lesbians
    by Basic Books
    Hardcover (02 October, 2006)
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    16. The Whole Lesbian Sex Book: A Passionate Guide for All of Us
    by Cleis Press
    Paperback (10 December, 2004)
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    Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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    Cure for cancer? End to world hunger? What's left to do after the publication of Felice Newman's definitive guide to lesbian sex? Drawing on a wide range of published sources as well as her own notoriously graphic questionnaire circulated by e-mail--stunning mild-mannered office workers as it reeled across their computer screens--Newman has compiled an exhaustively thorough how-to guide for practices as exotic as play piercings and as pedestrian as oral sex. Along the way, she offers a primer in sexual politics and lesbian manners at the turn of the century. The S/M hanky code is laid out once and for all. There is even a (brief, happily brief) section on celibacy. Read more

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    4-0 out of 5 stars Useful ways to look at sex and sexual relationships
    I am familiar with my anatomy and have a pretty good imagination; what I found useful in this book had little to do with technical sex.Newman provides some chapters early in the book with thought-provoking questions about relationships and flavors of sexuality.One chapter talks about sitting down and thinking beforehand about what you would like in a relationship other than really hot sex.You know, the things parents should be teaching their kids rather than just saying, "Oh, you'll know Mr./Mrs. Right when you meet him/her."One list contains a number of, shall we say, "non-vanilla" sexual activities and asks you to think about what you would and would not want to do at this point.That was a bit of an eye-opener, but was intriguing as well.
    5-0 out of 5 stars Wow.. this is fantastic
    I think "The whole lesbian sex book" is just to attract the others. It's definitely a passionate guide for all of us, for everybody.
    5-0 out of 5 stars The Female Masturbation DVD's are an excellent video complement to The Whole Lesbian Sex Book
    This book was an all-encompassing guide to female sexuality,
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    17. The Other Side of the Closet: The Coming-Out Crisis for Straight Spouses and Families, Revised and Expanded Edition
    by Wiley
    Paperback (24 May, 1994)
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    1-0 out of 5 stars Doom for married bisexuals
    I came out to my husband five years before he read this book. He didn't believe I was bisexual, but the more often I tried to talk to him about the issue, the further he would shut down. Eventually, he read this book and decided that our marriage was doomed, despite that we had been together for close to twelve years at the time. Our marriage would have been possible to salvage if he'd not read this, bought the propaganda that being married to a bisexual was a disaster, and actually attempted to communicate about the issues both of us were having.
    5-0 out of 5 stars Life saving reading
    No one ever expects to hear the words I heard my husband of 11 years say when he sat me down last January and told me he was gay. We had been together for nearly 16 years and have two young children. I was devistated. I went through (and am still going through) extreme emotional rollercoaster girations that left me dizzy. I felt every emotion nearly everyday. I didn't know which way was up. I didn't know what to do, who to talk to, who to trust. Trust was the first thing I started challenging in my day to day life. Friends, family, coworkers... any one I met I wondered if they too were lying to me. It was a destructive mind set that I eventually, through the help of counseling, got over. Like the book mentions, there is a moment when the strait spouse feels they've been pushed into the closet. Hiding what they know from everyone, pretending things are normal. Having been there, I can attest that that was a very scary time and this book did help me get through that and helped me rescue myself from the closet. 8 months later, I'm in my own house, feeling the freedom to have my own routine, getting on with my life, and we're divorsed but still friends. Most importantly, we're both happier now that we have been for several years. The kids have come first through this whole ordeal and we have managed to keep them on track that there is no shame in who their father is. We still do things as a family, after all, we got divorced from each other not the kids. we even do things as a big happy family with my ex and his partner. The kids seem to have adjusted pretty well so far, but I know the road is long and we've just started the journey.
    1-0 out of 5 stars I'm disappointed
    As a friend, I know that Jennifer left a LOT out of her book. Like, the fact that their marriage broke up before her husband came out of the closet. She never mentions the Mormon Church, yet they were very active in it; her husband decided to leave the Church, and that was when they separated. While they were separated, they BOTH started dating. Then, her ex admitted that he was dating a man.
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    Subjects:  1. Bisexuality in marriage    2. Coming out (Sexual orientation    3. Coming out (Sexual orientation)    4. Family Relationships    5. Gay Studies    6. Gender Studies    7. Health & Fitness    8. Health/Fitness    9. Homosexuality    10. Lesbian Studies    11. Married people    12. Sexuality    13. United States    14. Coping with personal problems    15. Health & Fitness / Sexuality    16. Separation & divorce   

    18. Inside Out: Straight Talk from a Gay Jock
    by Wiley
    Hardcover (14 April, 2006)
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    Isbn: 0470837357
    Sales Rank: 34640
    Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
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    4-0 out of 5 stars Good Book but why not do one on someone that came out before they were big
    This was a really good book.I really enjoyed the part about Mark's experience with being on the various committees and his speaking career.It was interesting to read something about an athlete who talked about other things he did besides just performing the sport itself.
    3-0 out of 5 stars new low for the Olympics, Gay Games & OutGames
    Mark did a fairly good job in destroying any respect I had for the people responsible for putting together the Olympics, GayGames and the newly formed OutGames.His story was quite interesting and for the most part well written.I don't know if it was his intention but I agonized over all the frustrating in-fighting at Olympics/Gay Games/OutGames that was depicted in graphic detail.I was saddened that our gay brothers and sisters could not come together and cause one games series for us.Mark did a great job making me feel the pain we all go through with the anti-gay bigotry.I also enjoyed the way he showed the upward progression of acceptance from the time he was a teen to his 30s.I applaud Mark for this contribution and recommend the book.

    4-0 out of 5 stars Straight Up and Out Talk
    Mark Tewksbury is an inspiring person and a well-admired athlete of the Olympics. I'll be honest and say I was approaching this book from a shallow viewpoint. Though he was a swimmer, not a diver, it seemed like his "coming out" story would just be a pale comparison to that of Greg Louganis.
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    19. Intimate Politics: How I Grew Up Red, Fought for Free Speech, and Became a Feminist Rebel
    by Seal Press
    Paperback (28 September, 2006)
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    Isbn: 158005160X
    Sales Rank: 14036
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    20. Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights
    by Random House
    Hardcover (17 January, 2006)
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    Sales Rank: 17297
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    5-0 out of 5 stars Elegant as silk, sharp as a scalpel
    Kenji Yoshino's book manages a difficult feat: it is simultaneously elegant and hard-hitting. Yoshino, a professor at Yale Law School, blends memoir and legal history as he charts the changing attitude of American society toward homosexuality. Formerly, gays were treated as if they had a deadly disease--if they were not willing to change, forcible means such as lobotomy and electroshock therapy were at hand to "convert" them. Next, they were left alone as long as they were willing to hide their sexuality. The riots of Stonewall and the AIDS plague were watersheds in changing this attitude, as gay men and women demanded to be recognized as such AND treated as human beings.
    5-0 out of 5 stars Insightful and much needed
    Yoshino is one of the brightest stars in civil rights discussion. I found his book insightful and even necessary for any real progress to be made for civil rights for all people.

    4-0 out of 5 stars What a career!
    I found the personal coming out to his parents story very moving; it brought tears to my eyes.I also loved the epilogue and the story of the blue star.But, in between, what a lot of navel-gazing and counting of angels on the head of a pin.I'm a lawyer, but I admit I got lost in all the differentiations and attempts to focus the covering/reverse-covering analysis on each type of discrimination.Then, halfway-through, I learn he was only in law school in the 1990s.I've been practicing longer than that and he's the Harvard professor!(I realize that's a comment on me.)This guy has really carved out a self-referential niche for himself. ... Read more

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