Over the Rainbow Project book list

About the Over the Rainbow Project book list To recognize current quality non-fiction and fiction books that authentically express gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender experiences.

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Non-Fiction

2017 Selection(s)

Don't Ask, Don't Tell, V. 1

By Jeff Sheng. 2010. Jeff Sheng Studios.

The misery of enforced closeting of patriotic gays and lesbians by the U.S. military is powerfully illuminated in these 20 photographic portraits accompanied by selected anonymous emails courageously describing their silent war.


Queer Questions, Clear Answers: The Contemporary Debates on Sexual Orientation

By Thomas S. Serwatka. 2010. 265p. Praeger.

In a conversational question and answer format, Serwatka explores issues of religion, history, "reparative therapy," stereotypes, civil rights, and schooling in the ongoing cultural and political debates about lesbians, gays, and bisexuals.


Queering the Text: Biblical, Medieval, and Modern Jewish Stories

By Andrew Ramer, Jay Michaelson, Rabbi Camille Shira Angel, and Rabbi Dev Noily. 2010. 278p. White Crane Books/Lethe Press.

Narratives inspired by the midrashim, homoerotic love poems, and present-day stories bring gay and lesbian narratives back into the 3000-year history of the Jewish people.


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