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Paula C Johnson
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Bisexuality conference. Washington: Off Our Backs, Inc. by Robin Ochs
Publication Date: 1987-07 
The author reflects on the discussions from a conference panel. The panel dealt with the question "How do we live as bisexual?"
Several options were presented at the conference.

Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence by Adrienne Rich
Call Numbers: HQ21 .P68 1983, HQ1154 .W936 1990, E169.1 .A47218 1997
This essay is published in several books. Historically speaking it helped spur the feminist movement.

The Invention of Heterosexuality, Socialist Review, 20(1), 7-34. by J. Katz 
Publication Date: 1990-01


Female, Lesbian, and Jewish: Complex and Invisible by Sari H Dworkin
There are book reviews of this title available through Academic Search Ultimate.
Publication Date: 1990-08
Managing a marginal identity different from the dominant culture is a difficult process. For a woman who is a lesbian and also Jewish, this means feeling marginal in each of the communities she considers to be her primary support systems.

Encyclopedia of Contemporary LGBTQ Literature of the United States by Emmanuel S. Nelson
ISBN: 0-313-34859-6, 978-0-313-34859-4
Publication Date: 2009-01-01
Comprehensive in scope and accessible to students and general readers, Encyclopedia of Contemporary LGBTQ Literature of the United States explores contemporary American LGBTQ literature and its social, political, cultural, and historical contexts. 

LGBTQ youth and education: policies and practices by Cris Mayo
Call Number: Main Library, LC192.6 .M39 2014
ISBN: 0807754897, 0807754889, 9780807754887, 9780807754894
Publication Date: 2014
This book offers a nuanced portrait of students, showing how issues of race, gender, gender identity, and class shape and complicate their experience; examines the history and contemporary movements for LGBTQ rights; describes a variety of discipline-based approaches to teaching students to think about LGBTQ-related concerns; shows examples of youth organizing into extracurricular groups or creating school- and community-based interventions, and highlights the role of online communities and web-based resources.

To Be Gay and Muslim by Heidi Dietrich
While many gay Muslims remain closeted, fearful of shaming their family, their mosque and their peers, some are finding inspiring -- and unconventional -- ways to cope.