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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.

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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 MANdates. 25 Real Rules for Successful Gay Dating

The MANdates. 25 Real Rules for Successful Gay Dating Image

Dave Singleton, 2004

Key Elements: Overly camp but offers some food for thought about gay dating yet does not seem to encourage being your self nor open and honest communication.

A light hearted accountant of gay dating, using personal experiences of gay dating. There are nine parts of the book that cover topics that are related to the author’s rules of gay dating.
The first chapter looks at the rules, how they came about and how to best apply them.
Chapter two gives the three reasons why you need to get his details.
Chapter three is about why friends should keep quiet about what they see and think about you and your dating.
Chapter four focuses on pacing the courtship and not rushing.
Chapter five looks at the fast and furious romance and giving yourself and someone else time.
Chapter six tells you what CD’s say about the type of man someone is.
Chapter seven outlines what a medicine chest says about a man.
Chapter eight provides information about social incest in the gay community and not saying tool little, or too much.
Chapter nine defines what ‘single’ really should mean and other key terms to define when dating.
Chapter ten is everything you need to know you can know in the first five minutes reading between the lines of what he says.
Chapter eleven is about how to know where the dates are going.
Chapter twelve helps you to know the difference between Mr. Right and Mr. Right Now.
Chapter thirteen outlines what to say and not what to say six months in.
Chapter fourteen provides information about sharing, sharing clothes.
Chapter fifteen introduces the topic of meeting friends.
Chapter sixteen lays out the advantages and disadvantages to dating the different types of men that are out there.
Chapter seventeen explains monogamy in relationships.
Chapter eighteen determines the difference between what will be a short term relationship and what will be a long term relationship.
Chapter nineteen talks about when and how you should talk about past partners.
Chapter twenty gives details about on line surfers and internet gay dating.
Chapter twenty one tells when giving space is too much space.
Chapter twenty three points out why you need to build your own relationship not copy others relationship models.
Chapter twenty four tells you what you should forgive and not forgive in the relationship.
Chapter twenty five offers information on how to integrate your two lives.
There is additional information on the do’s and don’ts of dating , pick up lines, tips for on line dating, the milestones of gay dating, gay role models and other information.

The MANdates. 25 Real Rules for Successful Gay Dating

The MANdates. 25 Real Rules for Successful Gay Dating Image

Dave Singleton, 2004

Key Elements: Overly camp but offers some food for thought about gay dating yet does not seem to encourage being your self nor open and honest communication.

A light hearted accountant of gay dating, using personal experiences of gay dating. There are nine parts of the book that cover topics that are related to the author’s rules of gay dating.
The first chapter looks at the rules, how they came about and how to best apply them.
Chapter two gives the three reasons why you need to get his details.
Chapter three is about why friends should keep quiet about what they see and think about you and your dating.
Chapter four focuses on pacing the courtship and not rushing.
Chapter five looks at the fast and furious romance and giving yourself and someone else time.
Chapter six tells you what CD’s say about the type of man someone is.
Chapter seven outlines what a medicine chest says about a man.
Chapter eight provides information about social incest in the gay community and not saying tool little, or too much.
Chapter nine defines what ‘single’ really should mean and other key terms to define when dating.
Chapter ten is everything you need to know you can know in the first five minutes reading between the lines of what he says.
Chapter eleven is about how to know where the dates are going.
Chapter twelve helps you to know the difference between Mr. Right and Mr. Right Now.
Chapter thirteen outlines what to say and not what to say six months in.
Chapter fourteen provides information about sharing, sharing clothes.
Chapter fifteen introduces the topic of meeting friends.
Chapter sixteen lays out the advantages and disadvantages to dating the different types of men that are out there.
Chapter seventeen explains monogamy in relationships.
Chapter eighteen determines the difference between what will be a short term relationship and what will be a long term relationship.
Chapter nineteen talks about when and how you should talk about past partners.
Chapter twenty gives details about on line surfers and internet gay dating.
Chapter twenty one tells when giving space is too much space.
Chapter twenty three points out why you need to build your own relationship not copy others relationship models.
Chapter twenty four tells you what you should forgive and not forgive in the relationship.
Chapter twenty five offers information on how to integrate your two lives.
There is additional information on the do’s and don’ts of dating , pick up lines, tips for on line dating, the milestones of gay dating, gay role models and other information.

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