Come Out. Vote.
October 11 is National Coming Out Day, an annual event sponsored by the Human Rights Campaign to celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people and to promote LGBT rights. The 2012 theme is Come Out. Vote. The following are resources from the CSUMB Library and elsewhere on topics of interest to the LGBT community and their straight allies.
LGBT Politics and Activism (selected library books)
Cotten, T.T. (2011). Transgender Migrations: The Bodies, Borders, and Politics of Transition. New York: Routledge.
Duberman, M. (2011). A Saving Remnant: The Radical Lives of Barbara Deming and David McReynolds. New York: New Press.
Miceli, M. (2005). Standing Out, Standing Together: The Social and Political Impact of Gay-straight Alliances. New York: Routledge.
Rimmerman, C.A. & Wilcox, C. (2007). The Politics of Same-Sex Marriage. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Coming Out (selected library books)
Berman, S. (2011). Speaking out: LGBTQ Youth Stand Up. Vally Falls, NY: Bold Strokes Books.
Berube, A. (1990). Coming out Under Fire: The History of Gay Men and Women in World War Two. New York: Free Press.
Krupat, K. & McCreery, P. (2001). Out at Work: Building a Gay-labor Alliance. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
LaSala, M. (2010). Coming Out, Coming Home: Helping Families Adjust to a Gay or Lesbian Child. New York: Columbia University Press.
General and Reference (selected library books)
Gerstner, D. (2006). Routledge International Encyclopedia of Queer Culture. London: Routledge.
Prono, L. (2007). The Encyclopedia of Gay and Lesbian Popular Culture. Westport: Greenwood Publishing Group.
Stein, M. (2003). Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender History in America. Farmington Hills, MI: Charles Scribner's Sons.
CSUMB Library's Gender Studies research guide