Download e-book for iPad: A Fragile Union: New and Selected Writings by Joan Nestle

By Joan Nestle

ISBN-10: 157344040X

ISBN-13: 9781573440400

a delicate Union is Joan Nestle’s selection of intimate essays and narratives approximately lesbian sexuality, butch-femme relationships, intercourse writing, the significance of conserving lesbian and homosexual historical past, the affection among lesbians and homosexual males, and the "often-shaky camaraderie between lesbians that as neighborhood keeps to flex its diversity." Longtime readers of Nestle's writings are conversant in her subject matters of solidarity and distinction. In a delicate Union, Nestle delves nonetheless deeper. residing with melanoma, Nestle explores different "fragile unions": the fragility of her sexual hope within the face of her disease, the fragility of reminiscence within the face of loss, and continuously within the face of worry, her trust within the hazard of desire, her love for her people—women, lesbians and gays, operating classification, and all who fight opposed to injustice.

Show description

Read or Download A Fragile Union: New and Selected Writings PDF

Best gay & lesbian nonfiction books

Read e-book online Married Women Who Love Women: Second Edition PDF

This e-book is set girls in heterosexual marriages who notice or come to phrases with their lesbianism or bisexuality. It solutions questions akin to how ladies make this discovery, what they do after they discover their same-gender sexuality, how friends and family care for the location, and what occurs to marriages and households.

Download PDF by Pamela Brand: Lesbians and Work: The Advantages and Disadvantages of

What transformations and similarities exist at paintings among lesbian girls in quite a few careers around the globe? Lesbians and paintings: the benefits and downsides of 'Comfortable sneakers' solutions this significant query, delivering revered gurus featuring qualitative examine the way to heavily research lesbian women’s operating lives.

Download e-book for iPad: The Sexuality of History: Modernity and the Sapphic, by Susan S. Lanser

The interval of reform, revolution, and response that characterised 17th- and eighteenth-century Europe additionally witnessed an intensified curiosity in lesbians. In clinical treatises and orientalist travelogues, in French court docket gossip and Dutch courtroom files, in passionate verse, within the emerging novel, and in cross-dressed flirtations at the English and Spanish level, poets, playwrights, philosophers, and physicians have been putting sapphic relatives earlier than the general public eye.

Download PDF by David Caron: My Father and I: The Marais and the Queerness of Community

"It is a residing museum of a long-gone Jewish lifestyles and, supposedly, a sworn statement to the good fortune of the French version of social integration. it's a communal domestic the place homosexual women and men are stated to face in defiance of the French version of social integration. it's a position of freedom and tolerance the place humans of colour and lesbians however consider undesirable and the place younger Zionists from the suburbs assemble each Sunday and occasionally harass Arabs.

Additional info for A Fragile Union: New and Selected Writings

Example text

Download PDF sample

A Fragile Union: New and Selected Writings by Joan Nestle

by Michael

Rated 4.64 of 5 – based on 28 votes