The Sluts of Sutton Drive

The Sluts of Sutton Drive Author Joshua Conkel
ISBN-10 9781849435390
Year 2012-06-22
Pages 88
Language en
Publisher Oberon Books
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‘Would you ever want to sit with me in the dark? Just sit with the lights out, barely even touching, maybe not touching at all, and just listen to me breathe?’ Everybody wants a piece of Stephanie Schwartz. Her son’s demanding nuggets, her boyfriend wants her to wax and her best friend’s taking her to a stripping class. Now there’s a rapist on Sutton Drive, an obscene caller invading her home and a portal to hell beneath her sofa. How far must she go to make it all stop? And how far is too far? A heart-breaking, taboo-busting black comedy by Joshua Conkel, ‘the most important queer playwright of his generation’ (Doric Wilson, the Co-Founder of Off-Off-Broadway’s very first theatre, Caffé Cino.)

Fast Girls

Fast Girls Author Emily White
ISBN-10 9780684867403
Year 2002
Pages 219
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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In a study with a feminist perspective, the author explores the archtype of high-school "slut" in American society, revealing how it is a type of urban legend that does not reflect the reality of women's lives. 35,000 first printing.

Witches Sluts Feminists

Witches  Sluts  Feminists Author Kristen J. Sollee
ISBN-10 9780996485289
Year 2017-05-22
Pages 200
Language en
Publisher Stone Bridge Press, Inc.
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“Like being deemed a witch hundreds of years ago, being presumed a slut today is cause for ostracism, abuse, and death.” . . . Archetypes of “witch” and “slut” have been used to police female sexuality and punish women; now, feminists are reclaiming them as positive affirmations. This book unearths the sex positive feminist legacy of the witch in art, music, politics, and popular culture, connecting the fictional witch we love to emulate and fear with real women, past and present. Kristen J. Sollee is instructor at The New School and founding editrix of Slutist, an award-winning sex positive feminist website.

Barbara the Slut and Other People

Barbara the Slut and Other People Author Lauren Holmes
ISBN-10 9780008123055
Year 2015-08-04
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher HarperCollins UK
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‘Astonishing – one of those rare books that manages to be both poignant and hilarious. The last time we had a debut this big was Junot Díaz with ‘Drown’. Holmes is a major talent.’ Philipp Meyer A fresh, honest, and darkly funny debut collection about family, friends, and lovers, and the flaws that make us most human.

The ethical slut

The ethical slut Author Dossie Easton
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105115150430
Year 1997
Pages 279
Language en
Publisher Greenery Pr
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In this funny, comforting yet controversial how-to volume, family therapist Dossie Easton and sex educator/writer Catherine A. Liszt provide a road map for exploring the sometimes difficult, often rewarding territory of non-traditional relationships.

Bimbo Sluts from Hell

Bimbo Sluts from Hell Author James M. Murphy
ISBN-10 9780595356874
Year 2005-06
Pages 208
Language en
Publisher iUniverse
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The IPL Corporation is trying to bankrupt their recently acquired subsidiary, Rostor, which would devastate the 256 employees with their millions' worth of stock that they can't sell for another three years. Nancy Joseph organizes six women to stop IPL no matter what it takes.

Muriel Avenue Sluts

Muriel Avenue Sluts Author Maggie Hasbrouck
ISBN-10 9781370118847
Year 2017-01-29
Pages 378
Language en
Publisher No Bones Studio Press
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Complete with duct tape, wasp spray, and a healthy dose of sexual tension, MURIEL AVENUE SLUTS is a decidedly feminist coming-of-age story about a seventeen-year-old girl whose mother is a prostitute. #stopslutshaming Julia Turnbow’s mother gets paid to have sex; that’s just how it is.When Jules turns eighteen she‘ll follow in her mother’s footsteps and begin training to join the exclusive world of Philadelphia’s infamous Muriel Avenue Sluts. Anyway, that’s the plan. But when Jules’s best friend Anna reveals that she’s being abused by one of Muriel Avenue’s gentleman clients, Jules’s world is knocked off its bearings. After a routine haircut and shave, Anna’s abuser falls to his death from a second-story balcony—and Jules is just one of two people who knows exactly what happened. To complicate matters, Jules dives head first into a friendship with the daughter of the dead man. Greta’s a train wreck: she’s charming, unpredictable, and has one too many questions about Muriel Avenue. Then, Jules puts all of Muriel Avenue at risk with an ill-timed slip of the tongue and she finds herself wanted by the FBI. Running from everything she’s ever cared about, all Jules wants is to get back to the people she loves.

Macho Sluts

Macho Sluts Author Patrick Califia
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105124144853
Year 2009
Pages 398
Language en
Publisher Arsenal Pulp PressLtd
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A new edition of the groundbreaking 1988 S&M story collection by the legendary sex radical Patrick Calafia. Set in San Francisco's dyke bathhouses, loft parties and S&M gay bars, this seminal work is a powerful, no-holds-barred collection that affirms gay and lesbian sexuality in all its guises.

A Carnival of Parting

A Carnival of Parting Author Ann Grodzins Gold
ISBN-10 0520911555
Year 1993-01-19
Pages 392
Language en
Publisher Univ of California Press
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Madhu Natisar Nath is a Rajasthani farmer with no formal schooling. He is also a singer, a musician, and a storyteller. At the center of A Carnival of Parting are Madhu Nath's oral performances of two linked tales about the legendary Indian kings, Bharthari of Ujjain and Gopi Chand of Bengal. Both characters, while still in their prime, leave thrones and families to be initiated as yogis—a process rich in adventure and melodrama, one that offers unique insights into popular Hinduism's view of world renunciation. Ann Grodzins Gold presents these living oral epic traditions as flowing narratives, transmitting to Western readers the pleasures, moods, and interactive dimensions of a village bard's performance. Three introductory chapters and an interpretive afterword, together with an appendix on the bard's language by linguist David Magier, supply A Carnival of Parting with a full range of ethnographic, historical, and cultural backgrounds. Gold gives a frank and engaging portrayal of the bard Madhu Nath and her work with him. The tales are most profoundly concerned, Gold argues, with human rather than divine realities. In a compelling afterword, she highlights their thematic emphases on politics, love, and death. Madhu Nath's vital colloquial telling of Gopi Chand and Bharthari's stories depicts renunciation as inevitable and interpersonal attachments as doomed, yet celebrates human existence as a "carnival of parting."

Slut

Slut Author Leora Tanenbaum
ISBN-10 9780060957407
Year 2000-08-22
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Harper Collins
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Girls may be called "sluts" for any number of reasons, including being outsiders, early developers, victims of rape, targets of others' revenge. Often the labels has nothing to do with sex -- the girls simply do not fit in. An important account of the lives of these young women, Slut! weaves together powerful oral histories of girls and women who finally overcame their sexual labels with a cogent analysis of the underlying problem of sexual stereotyping. Author Leora Tanenbaum herself was labeled a slut in high school. The confessional article she wrote for Seventeen about the experience caused a sensation and led her to write this book.

Karoo

Karoo Author Steve Tesich
ISBN-10 9781448182268
Year 2016-12-01
Pages 464
Language en
Publisher Random House
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Oscar-winning writer Steve Tesich masterfully creates and destroys the sad, mad world of Saul Karoo. Karoo is an alcoholic who can't get drunk, a loving father who can't bear to be alone with his son, a fixer of film scripts who admits that he ruins every one of them. Calamity and comedy accompany Saul on his odyssey through sex, death and showbusiness as he seeks to 'fix' both a master director's greatest film and his own broken life at the same time.

The Saints

The Saints Author Lex Thomas
ISBN-10 9781606843376
Year 2013-08-01
Pages 416
Language en
Publisher Carolrhoda Lab ™
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A cross between the Gone series and Lord of the Flies, Quarantine #2: The Saints continues this frenetically paced and scary young adult series that illustrates just how deadly high school can be. Nothing was worse than being locked inuntil they opened the door... McKinley High has been a battleground for eighteen months since a virus outbreak led to a military quarantine of the school. When the doors finally open, Will and Lucy think their nightmare is finished. But they are gravely mistaken. As a new group of teens enters the school and gains popularity, Will and Lucy join new gangs. An epic party on the quad full of real food and drinks, where kids hook up and actually interact with members of other gangs seemed to signal a new, easier existence. Soon after, though, the world inside McKinley takes a startling turn for the worse, and Will and Lucy will have to fight harder than ever to survive. The Saints brings readers back to the dark and deadly halls of McKinley High and the Quarantine series.

Not Your Average Zombie

Not Your Average Zombie Author Chera Kee
ISBN-10 9781477313190
Year 2017-09-05
Pages
Language en
Publisher University of Texas Press
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The zombie apocalypse hasn't happened—yet—but zombies are all over popular culture. From movies and TV shows to video games and zombie walks, the undead stalk through our collective fantasies. What is it about zombies that exerts such a powerful fascination? In Not Your Average Zombie, Chera Kee offers an innovative answer by looking at zombies that don't conform to the stereotypes of mindless slaves or flesh-eating cannibals. Zombies who think, who speak, and who feel love can be sympathetic and even politically powerful, she asserts. Kee analyzes zombies in popular culture from 1930s depictions of zombies in voodoo rituals to contemporary film and television, comic books, video games, and fan practices such as zombie walks. She discusses how the zombie has embodied our fears of losing the self through slavery and cannibalism and shows how "extra-ordinary" zombies defy that loss of free will by refusing to be dehumanized. By challenging their masters, falling in love, and leading rebellions, "extra-ordinary" zombies become figures of liberation and resistance. Kee also thoroughly investigates how representations of racial and gendered identities in zombie texts offer opportunities for living people to gain agency over their lives. Not Your Average Zombie thus deepens and broadens our understanding of how media producers and consumers take up and use these undead figures to make political interventions in the world of the living.

Night Shadows Queer Horror

Night Shadows  Queer Horror Author Greg Herren
ISBN-10 9781602828025
Year 2012-10-01
Pages 316
Language en
Publisher Bold Strokes Books Inc
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What scares you the most? An impressive lineup of the biggest names in gay and lesbian publishing come together to share tales of things that go bump in the night, murder and revenge most foul, and dark creatures that will haunt your dreams, while putting a decidedly queer twist on the literary horror genre. Edited by award-winning authors Greg Herren and J. M. Redmann, the stories in Night Shadows are masterfully told, disturbing tales of psychological terror that will continue to resonate with readers long after they finish reading these delightfully wicked stories. Don’t read these stygian tales when you’re alone—or without every light in the house burning!

Rome and the Mysterious Orient

Rome and the Mysterious Orient Author Titus Maccius Plautus
ISBN-10 9780520242753
Year 2005-12-12
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Univ of California Press
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"Amy Richlin is a gifted and original scholar who has taught a whole generation of classicists and their students answers to the question, What made the Romans laugh? Now it turns out she has contemporary cultures' number as well. She translates Roman laughter into American laughter. From its ingeniously banal title onwards, Rome and the Mysterious Orient brings three remarkable and rarely performed comedies to life on the page and—one hopes, often—the stage."—James Tatum, author of Plautus: The Darker Comedies