Knowledge

This section contains recommendations of books for LGBTIQ and gender and sexual diversity therapists and clients, and provides links to other suitable organisations.

If you are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex or any other gender or sexual preference and are seeking literature about the societal and personal issues surrounding sexuality and gender, or if you are a therapist who is working with clients such as this and looking for texts to gain a greater understanding, then start your search here.

Once you have found what you are looking for, we highly recommend that you check out Gay’s The Word, a friendly and well stocked bookshop in central London that should meet your requirements. If you do not live in London, consider supporting us by visiting our Amazon shop and purchasing books from there.

We are currently in the process of transferring all of our resources from our old site into these pages, and will continue to add books and material regularly, so this section will continue to grow and expand. Please do visit again if you cannot find what you are looking for just yet. We are also open to suggestions, so if you would like to recommend an appropriate book or link, feel free to contact us.

The Male Couples's Guide - Find a Man, Making a Home, Building a Life

The Male Couples

By Eric Marcus. Harper Perennial, 1988, 1992

Key Elements: Covers everything from meeting a man to aging gracefully together as a couple

The author starts with where and how to meet a men, finding a partner and courtship. He focuses a great deal of attention on existing as a couple by highlighting the importance of agreements in relationships and defining boundaries as a couple like monogamy and nonmonagamy. Written before the internet revolution (but not dated) the author clearly, carefully, and openly describes ways of introducing a partner to family, legal options, financial options and how they are important to sustaining a happy long term relationship. All of the topics covered include couple/individual interviews and are broken down into subsections of interest that look more closely at other areas of which religion, health ,couple problems and difficulties, aging/physical changes and planning for the later years are all explained.

The Male Couples's Guide - Find a Man, Making a Home, Building a Life

The Male Couples

By Eric Marcus. Harper Perennial, 1988, 1992

Key Elements: Covers everything from meeting a man to aging gracefully together as a couple

The author starts with where and how to meet a men, finding a partner and courtship. He focuses a great deal of attention on existing as a couple by highlighting the importance of agreements in relationships and defining boundaries as a couple like monogamy and nonmonagamy. Written before the internet revolution (but not dated) the author clearly, carefully, and openly describes ways of introducing a partner to family, legal options, financial options and how they are important to sustaining a happy long term relationship. All of the topics covered include couple/individual interviews and are broken down into subsections of interest that look more closely at other areas of which religion, health ,couple problems and difficulties, aging/physical changes and planning for the later years are all explained.

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