Branded By The Pink Triangle

Author: Ken Setterington
Editor: Second Story Press
ISBN: 192692097X
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Before the rise of the Nazi party, Germany, especially Berlin, was one of the most tolerant places for homosexuals in the world. Activists, including Thomas Mann and Albert Einstein, campaigned openly for the rights of gay men and women, and tried to repeal the old existing law against homosexuality. But all that would change when the Nazis came to power and existence for gay people turned into one of fear. Raids, arrests, prison sentences and expulsions became the daily reality. When the concentration camps were built, homosexuals were imprisoned along with Jews and any other groups the Nazis wanted to suppress. The pink triangle, sewn onto prison uniforms, became the symbol of the persecution of homosexuals, a persecution that would continue for many years after the war. A mix of historical research, first person accounts, and individual stories bring this time to life for readers. Stories of bravery in the face of inhuman cruelty, friendship found in the depths of despair in the camps, and the perseverance of the human spirit will both educate and inspire.

Representing The Rainbow In Young Adult Literature

Author: Christine A. Jenkins
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442278072
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Discussions of gender and sexuality have become part of mainstream conversations and are being reflected in the work of more and more writers of fiction, particularly in literature aimed at young adult audiences. But young readers, regardless of their sexual orientation, don’t always know what books offer well-rounded portrayals of queer characters and situations. Fortunately, finding positive role models in fiction that features LGBTQ+ themes has become less problematic, though not without its challenges. In Representing the Rainbow in Young Adult Literature: LGBTQ+ Content since 1969, Christine Jenkins and Michael Cart provide an overview of the literary landscape. An expanded version of The Heart Has Its Reasons, this volume charts the evolution of YA literature that features characters and themes which resonate not only with LGBTQ+ readers but with their allies as well. In this resource, Jenkins and Cart identify titles that are notable either for their excellence—accurate, thoughtful, and tactful depictions—or deficiencies—books that are wrongheaded, stereotypical, or outdated. Each chapter has been significantly updated, and this edition also includes new chapters on bisexual, transgender, and intersex issues and characters, as well as chapters on comics, graphic novels, and works of nonfiction. This book also features an annotated bibliography and a number of author-title lists of books discussed in the text that will aid teachers, librarians, parents, and teen readers. Encompassing a wider array of sexual identities, Representing the Rainbow in Young Adult Literature is an invaluable resource for young people eager to read about books relevant to them and their lives.

Addressing Diversity In Literacy Instruction

Author: Evan Ortlieb
Editor: Emerald Group Publishing
ISBN: 1787140482
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This edited volume highlights recent research related to how issues of diversity are addressed within literacy instruction for K-12 learners.

The Pink Triangle

Author: Richard Plant
Editor:
ISBN: 9781851580606
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The Angel Of Solitude

Author: Marie-Claire Blais
Editor: Talonbooks Limited
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Eight lesbian women strive to achieve an all-female utopia within which homophobia and their own pasts and differences are abolished.

And Say Hi To Joyce

Author: Deb Price
Editor: Doubleday Books
ISBN:
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The writer of the first weekly newspaper column to be written from a gay point of view discusses the struggles of gay couples, gay parents, the AIDS crisis, and other topics, and celebrates individuals admired by the gay community.

Lgbtq America Today

Author: John C Hawley
Editor: Heinemann Educational Books
ISBN: 9780313339905
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Hundreds of alphabetically arranged biographical and topical entries survey the current state of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer American culture.

Twice Blessed

Author: Christie Balka
Editor: Beacon Pr
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Gay and lesbian Jews discuss their lives, Jewish heritage, and reactions to discrimination

Women And World Religions

Author: Lucinda J. Peach
Editor: Pearson College Division
ISBN:
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This book features a number of different articles and essays that focus on women as active agents of their spiritual lives—a topic that is often overlooked in most other world religion books. It explores how women from many parts of the world have thought about, acted, and have been treated as members of a religious tradition. Investigates how women of a variety of religious traditions (e.g., Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Christianity, etc.) practice their religion, how their beliefs differ from men, and how they have carved out their own place within their religious tradition. For anyone interested in how women are shaped by and how they shape the various world religions.