By Charles Neal
"A different and intensely worthy set of chapters on the innovative of considering on paintings with sexual minorities...An very important and too frequently overlooked point of therapist's and counsellor's
training which this ebook does a lot to correct." - Susie Orbach, writer of 'The Impossibility of Sex'
"This booklet takes the reader contained in the a number of worlds of lesbian, homosexual, bisexual and transgender humans, and examines different types of 'problems in dwelling' which can confront counsellors operating with consumers from those teams. The booklet is humanistic, within the wide experience of representing and reinforcing the human means to narrate, to settle on, and to dwell in line with values. matters are explored during the unfolding of private and interpersonal dilemmas. 'Issues in remedy' is a great addition to the 'Pink remedy' sequence edited through Dominic Davies and Charles Neal; they're crucial interpreting for practitioners and trainees." - John McLeod, Professor of Counselling, collage of Abertay Dundee
"An very good source for trainees, running shoes and practitioners. Readers will locate assurance of a large variety of parts, now not ahead of simply obtainable in any respect, and positively now not in one quantity. This e-book is helping the reader imagine seriously approximately many 'received notions' in the box of treatment. without reference to their theoretical strategy, i think this quantity not just aids practitioners to paintings extra successfully and ethically with Lesbian, homosexual, Bisexual and Transgender consumers but additionally makes a contribution to anti-oppressive perform generally". - Paul Hitchings, Chair BPS Counselling Psychology Division
Many readers of red remedy (1996 Open college Press) stumbled on the affirmative ways and special discussions there of diverse problems with specific problem to lesbian, homosexual and bisexual consumers beneficial. This quantity has twelve additional parts mentioned in transparent and informative variety by means of practitioners from their very own expert adventure and provides guidance for reliable perform in addition to complete references and extra assets. With purple treatment and healing views on operating with Lesbian, homosexual and Bisexual consumers, from a similar editors and publishers, pros drawn to treating consumers from those minorities equitably will discover a wealth of help, details and information no longer formerly on hand.
By Peter Hennen
Through the years, male homosexuality and effeminacy became indelibly linked, occasionally even synonymous. In Faeries, Bears, and Leathermen, Peter Hennen contends that this stigma of effeminacy exerts a robust effect on homosexual subcultures. via a comparative ethnographic research of 3 groups, Hennen explores the incredible ways in which traditional masculinity is being jointly challenged, subverted, or perpetuated in modern homosexual male tradition. Hennen’s colourful learn makes a speciality of a trio of teams: the novel Faeries, who parody effeminacy by way of playfully embracing it, wearing promenade clothes and glitter; the Bears, who attempt to seem like “regular men” and rejoice their greater, hairier our bodies; and the Leathermen, who emulate hypermasculine biker tradition, concurrently harking back to and undermining notions of manliness. in addition to a old research of the organization among effeminacy and homosexuality, Hennen examines how this connection impacts the teams’ sexual practices. eventually, he argues, whereas all 3 teams undertake cutting edge ways to gender concerns and sexual excitement, masculine norms proceed to constrain participants of every neighborhood. (20080214)
By Pat Rosier
Middle-aged Poppy Sinclair enjoys a regular, quiet existence along with her associate on New Zealand's north coast whilst unforeseen alterations problem her happiness during this evocative story concerning the barriers of friendship. This lesbian romance illustrates how turning 50 could be a time of reassessment, unpredictable adventures, and new relationships.
By Brian Massumi
Politics Of daily worry
By Stephen M. Engel
The incomplete Revolution compares the post-Second international conflict histories of the yankee and British homosexual and lesbian hobbies with a watch towards knowing how exact political institutional environments impact the improvement, ideas, targets, and results of a social stream. the 2 case research chapters functionality as short old sketches that offer an advent to British and American homosexual and lesbian background. An appendix offers an invaluable evaluative precis of universal social move theories. The publication might be of worth to lecturers and scholars of sociology, political technological know-how, and historical past.
By Charlotte Boyett Compo
Sean and Bronwyn have friend one other given that grammar tuition. Believing Sean is not more than enough for his or her baby, Bronwyn's mom and dad will do every little thing of their strength to maintain them aside, together with spiriting Bronwyn off to a secluded convent in eire. yet Sean isn't really solely human. Born of a secular mom and implanted with an alien parasite that enables him to shape-shift right into a wolf-like creature, the younger guy is way greater than Bronwyn's mom and dad counted on. made up our minds to be reunited with the lady he loves, Sean will do what's essential to have her in his palms once more. From the mists of time and area, one other creature lies in wait, desirous to scouse borrow Bronwyn from Sean. Danyon Hart is a NightWind, an immortal created to help girls of their instances of melancholy. He has heard Bronwyn's lonely cries and has come from the a long way reaches of the megaverse to say her. struggling with to come again to each other, the fanatics needs to wrestle a brutal evil that's dogging their each footstep.
By Christopher Z. Hobson (auth.)
Against the backdrop of Britain's underground 18th and early-19th century gay tradition, mob persecutions, and executions of homosexuals, Hobson exhibits how Blake's hatred of sexual and spiritual hypocrisy and kingdom repression, and his innovative social imaginative and prescient, led him steadily to just accept homosexuality as an essential component of human sexuality. within the technique, Blake rejected the antihomosexual bias of British radical culture, revised his idealization of competitive male heterosexuality and his male-centered view of gender, and subtle his notion of the cooperative commonwealth.
By Derval Conroy
Ruling ladies is the 1st examine of its variety dedicated to an research of the controversy relating govt via ladies in seventeenth-century France. Drawing on quite a lot of political, feminist and dramatic texts, Conroy units out to illustrate that the dominant discourse which upholds patriarchy on the time is often in clash with replacement discourses which body gynæcocracy as a possible, and laudable truth, and which reconfigure (wittingly or unwittingly) the normative paradigm of male authority. relevant to the argument is an research of ways the discourse which constructs executive as a male prerogative effortlessly implodes while juxtaposed with the normal political discourse of advantage ethics. In govt, advantage, and the feminine Prince in Seventeenth-Century France, the 1st quantity of the two-volume research, the writer examines the dominant discourse which excludes girls from political authority ahead of turning to the configuration of girls and rulership within the pro-woman and egalitarian discourses of the interval. hugely readable and interesting, Conroy’s paintings will attract these attracted to the historical past of girls in political idea and the heritage of feminism, as well as students of seventeenth-century literature and heritage of ideas.
By Kathryn M. Ringrose