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Lesbian nuns: breaking silence

Lesbian nuns: breaking silence
By Rosemary Curb and Nancy Manahan

Lesbian Nuns: Breaking Silence is a collection of stories told by ex nuns. Readers hear stories from ex nuns who discuss their short stay in convents all across the United States. Each woman left the convent for various reasons and each of them is living a full life as an out lesbian.

Leviticus: You have no idea

Leviticus: You have no idea
By Maurice D Harris

Leviticus has been called “irrelevant,” “primitive,” and “a backwater” of the Bible, even by scholars and people of faith who treasure Scripture. Many find it alienating, or, at minimum, confusing. In Leviticus: You Have No Idea Rabbi Maurice D. Harris offers readers surprising new ways of looking at the Bible’s least popular (and least understood) […]

Love Between Women: early Christian responses to female homoeroticism

Love Between Women: early Christian responses to female homoeroticism
By Bernadette J Brooten

Love Between Women examines female homoeroticism and the role of women in the ancient Roman world. Employing an unparalleled range of cultural sources, Brooten finds evidence of marriages between women and establishes that condemnations of female homoerotic practices were based on widespread awareness of love between women. “An extraordinary accomplishment. . . . A definitive […]

Love in a Different Climate: meaning of being gay in South Asia

Love in a Different Climate: meaning of being gay in South Asia
By Jeremy Seabrook

In this carefully researched and finely written work, Jeremy Seabrook deals with subjects rarely discussed in Western narratives about South Asia. Going beyond a straightforward contextualisation of the gatoei (lady-boys) in Thailand and the hijara (eunuchs) of India, he unravels the less familiar and more complex territory of homosexual and homoerotic encounters in general, and […]

Love Lost in Translation

Love Lost in Translation
By Renato Lings

Most people believe that the Bible is hostile to homoerotic relationships. However, this view is influenced by the Church Fathers and medieval interpretations of the Bible. Negative Christian attitudes to sexuality are based on tradition, not on the Bible. Mistranslations into Greek and Latin occurred early, and some fatal translation errors have persisted until the […]

Love undetectable: reflections on friendship, sex and survival

Love undetectable: reflections on friendship, sex and survival
By Andrew Sullivan

In November of 1996, Andrew Sullivan wrote an article in the New York Times Magazine entitled “When Plagues End” in which he claimed that then-new treatments for the HIV retrovirus had signaled the end of AIDS. The article drew much criticism from activists and health professionals; in Love Undetectable, Sullivan–who is himself living with HIV–elaborates […]

Loving Men: gay partners, spirituality and AIDS

Loving Men: gay partners, spirituality and AIDS
By Richard P Hardy

Containing interviews with 30 men who cared for partners with AIDS, and who all – from both a humanist and religious perspective – recognise that in the act of caring and in the special dynamic that being gay men in a partnership has, this book discusses a deep spiritual component. While several of the interviewees […]