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  1. How Homophobia Hurts Children

    Nurturing Diversity at Home, at School, and in the Community

    By John Dececco, Phd, Jean M Baker

    Homophobia hurts kids. Explore ways to minimize that trauma!This book illustrates the ways that children growing up to be gay are harmed by homophobia before anyone, including themselves, even knows they are gay. This compelling and sympathetic volume describes many simple ways that these children...

    Published December 25th 2001 by Routledge

  2. The Man Who Was a Woman and Other Queer Tales from Hindu Lore

    By John Dececco, Phd, Devdutt Pattanaik

    A god transforms into a nymph and enchants another god.A king becomes pregnant.A prince discovers on his wedding night that he is not a man.Another king has children who call him both father and mother. A hero turns into a eunuch and wears female apparel. A princess has to turn into a man before...

    Published December 4th 2001 by Routledge

  3. Finding a Lover for Life

    A Gay Man's Guide to Finding a Lasting Relationship

    By John Dececco, Phd, David Price

    Develop healthy, lasting relationships!Here is a terrific dating guide for single gay and bisexual men. This insightful book provides a proven strategy for creating a satisfying dating life and finding a partner who is right for you! It integrates theory and practice to help you create and develop...

    Published November 27th 2001 by Routledge

  4. Being Gay and Lesbian in a Catholic High School

    Beyond the Uniform

    By John Dececco, Phd, Michael Maher, Mary Elizabeth Sperry

    Recognize the homophobia and anti-gay violence in a respected institution!The only study of its kind, Being Gay and Lesbian in a Catholic High School: Beyond the Uniform offers compelling evidence to Catholic educators, clergy, and laypeople that their superb academic institutions are not...

    Published May 13th 2001 by Routledge

  5. Gay Men at Midlife

    Age Before Beauty

    By John Dececco, Phd, Alan L Ellis

    “Those of us in our forties and fifties came of age in the 1960s and 1970s--a time when the available commentary on gay life was anything but supportive. Until 1973, homosexuality was a diagnosable mental illness.” --from the Introduction by Alan L. EllisToday, that literary blindness...

    Published February 11th 2001 by Routledge

  6. The Bear Book II

    Further Readings in the History and Evolution of a Gay Male Subculture

    By John Dececco, Phd, Les Wright

    Here is a serious discussion of an emerging gay subculture! Take another fascinating journey into the bear's den with the latest offering from Les Wright, author of The Bear Book. The Bear Book II will show you the contrast between the media image of the fun-loving, carefree bear man and the health...

    Published January 24th 2001 by Routledge

  7. Negotiating a Good Death

    Euthanasia in the Netherlands

    By John Dececco, Phd, Robert Pool

    Should human beings be allowed to decide when to die? Should doctors be allowed to assist them?During the last ten years there has been much international interest in euthanasia in the Netherlands. In the discussion of euthanasia in the US and the UK, both sides in the debate continually...

    Published October 15th 2000 by Routledge

  8. A Sea of Stories

    The Shaping Power of Narrative in Gay and Lesbian Cultures: A Festschrift for John P. DeCecco

    By John Dececco, Phd, Sonya L Jones

    Take a look at how narrative has shaped gay and lesbian cultureA Sea of Stories: The Shaping Power of Narrative in Gay and Lesbian Cultures: A Festschrift for John P. De Cecco is an unforgettable collection of personal narratives that explores the historical, psychological, and sociological...

    Published June 7th 2000 by Routledge

  9. Male Lust

    Pleasure, Power, and Transformation

    By John Dececco, Phd, Kerwin Brook, Jill Nagle, Baruch Gould

    Men from a variety of sexual orientations and ethnic backgrounds overturn myths about male sexuality and desire!Male sexuality comes of age in this provocative collection of personal essays and poetry. Male Lust's nearly 60 contributors explore emotional, social, and political aspects of sex and...

    Published April 16th 2000 by Routledge

  10. The Mentor

    A Memoir of Friendship and Gay Identity

    By John Dececco, Phd, Jay Quinn

    Examine a moving, personal narrative about growing up gay in the south!Students, teachers, and anyone interested in gay studies and experiences will find that The Mentor: A Memoir of Friendship and Gay Identity (a 2001 Lambda Literary Foundation Gay Male Biography/Autobiography Award finalist)...

    Published March 14th 2000 by Routledge

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