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CAMP: Notes on Fashion Cover Image
By Andrew Bolton, Fabio Cleto (Contributions by), Karen van Godtsenhoven (Contributions by), Amanda Garfinkel (Contributions by)
ISBN: 9781588396686
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Published: Metropolitan Museum of Art - May 28th, 2019

Drawing from Susan Sontag’s seminal essay, this striking volume explores the meaning of camp and its expression in fashion from its origins to today

Although an elusive concept, “camp” can be found in most forms of artistic expression, revealing itself through an aesthetic of deliberate stylization.

Queering the Tarot Cover Image
By Cassandra Snow, Beth Maiden (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781578636488
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Published: Weiser Books - May 1st, 2019

Tarot is best used as a tool for self-discovery, healing, growth, empowerment, and liberation. Tarot archetypes provide the reader with a window into present circumstances and future potential. But what if that window only opened up on a world that was white, European, and heterosexual?

We Are Everywhere: Protest, Power, and Pride in the History of Queer Liberation Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399581816
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Published: Ten Speed Press - May 7th, 2019

Have pride in history.

A rich and sweeping photographic history of the Queer Liberation Movement, from the creators and curators of the massively popular Instagram account @lgbt_history, released in time for the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots.

Tom of Finland. the Complete Kake Comics Cover Image
ISBN: 9783836550512
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Published: Taschen - May 4th, 2019

In 1965, Tom of Finland began flirting with the idea of an ongoing character for his panel stories, the ultimate Tom's Man. He tried out a blond named Vicky--a common male name in Finland--followed by a Tarzan-inspired Jack.

A Wild and Precious Life: A Memoir Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250195135
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Published: St. Martin's Press - October 8th, 2019

A lively, intimate memoir from a marriage equality icon of the gay rights movement, describing gay life in the 1950s and 60s New York City and her longtime activism.

"Brash, funny and brave." —NPR

“A captivating and inspiring story of a queer woman who believed in her right to take up space and be seen.”—BuzzFeed

HoodWitch (ACRE) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781946724243
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Published: Acre Books - October 15th, 2019

This riveting debut from poet Faylita Hicks is a reclamation of power for black women and nonbinary people whose bodies have become the very weapons used against them.

Drag: The Complete Story (A Look at the History and Culture of Drag) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781786274236
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Published: Laurence King Publishing - September 17th, 2019

Drag is transformation, communication and, above all, exaggeration, where gender non–conformity is the plat du jour. Drag: The Complete Story observes this increasingly complex world by exploring drag's journey through the twentieth century.

Queer  X Design: 50 Years of Signs, Symbols, Banners, Logos, and Graphic Art of LGBTQ Cover Image
ISBN: 9780762467853
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Published: Black Dog & Leventhal - May 7th, 2019

The first-ever illustrated history of the iconic designs, symbols, and graphic art representing more than 5 decades of LGBTQ pride and activism.

Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches Cover Image
By Audre Lorde, Cheryl Clarke (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781580911863
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Published: Crossing Press - August 1st, 2007

Presenting the essential writings of black lesbian poet and feminist writer Audre Lorde, Sister Outsider celebrates an influential voice in twentieth-century literature.

Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor, 1980-1983 Cover Image
ISBN: 9780822362029
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Published: Duke University Press - September 30th, 2016

As the 1970s gave way to the 80s, New York's party scene entered a ferociously inventive period characterized by its creativity, intensity, and hybridity.

Transgender History, second edition: The Roots of Today's Revolution Cover Image
ISBN: 9781580056892
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Published: Seal Press - November 7th, 2017

A timely second edition of the classic text on transgender history, with a new introduction and updated material throughout

Queer: A Graphic History Cover Image
By Meg-John Barker, Julia Scheele (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781785780714
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Published: Icon Books - November 15th, 2016

Activist-academic Meg John Barker and cartoonist Julia Scheele illuminate the histories of queer thought and LGBTQ+ action in this groundbreaking non-fiction graphic novel. A kaleidoscope of characters from the diverse worlds of pop-culture, film, activism and academia guide us on a journey through the ideas, people and events that have shaped 'queer theory'.

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