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Queer (In)Justice: The Criminalization of LGBT People in the United States [February 2, 2011]

Written by Joey L. Mogul, Andrea J. Ritchie, and Kay Whitlock, $27.95; Beacon Press; 216 pages

Uncovering Kenji Yoshino’s Covering [1 April, 2006]

Kenji Yoshino’s book, Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights (Random House, 2006), makes a bold claim for a paradigm shift in our understanding of the entanglements between identity, marginality and society.  Yoshino is currently a law professor at Yale Law School and this book expands the arguments he’s previously made in various law review journals and magazines.  The title is inspired by Erving Goffman’s pivotal 1963 book Stigma: Notes

Jean Thompson’s Throw Like a Girl [26 December, 2007]

By Jean Thompson; Simon and Schuster, 304 pages, 2007

Bob Smith’s Selfish & Perverse [27 February, 2008]

By Bob Smith; Da Capo; 376 pages; 2007

Christopher Lane’s Shyness: How Normal Behavior Became a Sickness [28 November, 2007]

By Christopher Lane; Yale University Press; 272 pages; 2007

Jennifer Parello’s Dateland [3 October, 2007]

Jennifer Parello, McKenna Publishing Group, 198 pages, 2007

Sin in the Second City: [2 April, 2008]

By Karen Abbott; Random House; 356 pages

The Essential Dykes to Watch Out For [7 April, 2010]

By Alison Bechdel; Houghton Mifflin; 392 pages

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