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 Sexual Rainbow: Exploring Sexual Diversity

The Sexual Rainbow: Exploring Sexual Diversity Image

Olive Skene Johnson, Ph.D. Fusion Press in Great Britain, 2003

Key Elements: A full and complete inventor of all of the topics related to gender and sexuality, including answering all of the who, what, why, and how of gender and sexual preference, covers bisexuality, intersexuality, and transexuality. A very useful reference for anyone hoping to explore gender academically and/or challenge their own ideas of gender and sexuality.

The eight chapters are packed with information regarding all of the topics that they cover.

Chapter One: Covers maleness and femaleness, all related topics to the development of male and female identity, and sex beyond reproduction
Chapter Two: Facts about hetro-ertoic attraction, heterosexual behaviour, and homosexuality both genetically and socially
Chapter Three: Multiple Sexualities – bisexuality, transexuality, and intersexuality looking at the personal and medical aspects of multiple sexualities
Chapter Four: Sex – the genes, the hormones, the brain, and sexual behaviour are explored thoroughly
Chapter Five: Different brains for different sexualities, gay brains, transsexual brains and straight brains, and their cognitive abilities
Chapter Six: Biological and sexual orientation including gene theory
Chapter Seven: Nature and nurture, the relationship between genes, hormones, and the environment in the development, ask the question is sexual orientation constructed.
Chapter Eight: The (social) fuss – intolerance, stereotypes, religious oppression, legal rights around the world, includes the idea of curing gays

The Sexual Rainbow: Exploring Sexual Diversity

The Sexual Rainbow: Exploring Sexual Diversity Image

Olive Skene Johnson, Ph.D. Fusion Press in Great Britain, 2003

Key Elements: A full and complete inventor of all of the topics related to gender and sexuality, including answering all of the who, what, why, and how of gender and sexual preference, covers bisexuality, intersexuality, and transexuality. A very useful reference for anyone hoping to explore gender academically and/or challenge their own ideas of gender and sexuality.

The eight chapters are packed with information regarding all of the topics that they cover.

Chapter One: Covers maleness and femaleness, all related topics to the development of male and female identity, and sex beyond reproduction
Chapter Two: Facts about hetro-ertoic attraction, heterosexual behaviour, and homosexuality both genetically and socially
Chapter Three: Multiple Sexualities – bisexuality, transexuality, and intersexuality looking at the personal and medical aspects of multiple sexualities
Chapter Four: Sex – the genes, the hormones, the brain, and sexual behaviour are explored thoroughly
Chapter Five: Different brains for different sexualities, gay brains, transsexual brains and straight brains, and their cognitive abilities
Chapter Six: Biological and sexual orientation including gene theory
Chapter Seven: Nature and nurture, the relationship between genes, hormones, and the environment in the development, ask the question is sexual orientation constructed.
Chapter Eight: The (social) fuss – intolerance, stereotypes, religious oppression, legal rights around the world, includes the idea of curing gays

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