{Book Attraction} Spill: Scenes of Black Feminist Fugitivity by: Alexis Pauline Gumbs

In Spill, self-described queer Black troublemaker and Black feminist love evangelist, Alexis Pauline Gumbs presents a commanding collection of scenes depicting fugitive Black women and girls seeking freedom from gendered violence and racism. In this poetic work inspired by Hortense Spillers, Gumbs offers an alternative approach to Black feminist literary criticism, historiography, and the interactive … More {Book Attraction} Spill: Scenes of Black Feminist Fugitivity by: Alexis Pauline Gumbs

{Book Attraction} No Tea, No Shade: New Writings in Black Queer Studies by: E. Patrick Johnson

The follow-up to the groundbreaking Black Queer Studies, the edited collection No Tea, No Shade brings together nineteen essays from the next generation of scholars, activists, and community leaders doing work on black gender and sexuality. Building on the foundations laid by the earlier volume, this collection’s contributors speak new truths about the black queer … More {Book Attraction} No Tea, No Shade: New Writings in Black Queer Studies by: E. Patrick Johnson

{New Release} Outside the XY: Black and Brown Queer Masculinity by:Morgan Mann Willis

Outside the XY: Queer Black and Brown Masculinity is an anthology of more than 50 stories, memories, poems, ideas, essays and letters–all examining what it looks like, feels like, and is like to inhabit masculinity outside of cisgendered manhood as people of color in the world. Read these passionate, complex autobiographical glimpses into the many … More {New Release} Outside the XY: Black and Brown Queer Masculinity by:Morgan Mann Willis

{Book Attraction} Not Straight, Not White: Black Gay Men from the March on Washington to the AIDS Crisis by: Kevin Mumford

This compelling book recounts the history of black gay men from the 1950s to the 1990s, tracing how the major movements of the times—from civil rights to black power to gay liberation to AIDS activism—helped shape the cultural stigmas that surrounded race and homosexuality. In locating the rise of black gay identities in historical context, … More {Book Attraction} Not Straight, Not White: Black Gay Men from the March on Washington to the AIDS Crisis by: Kevin Mumford

{Book Attraction} Time on Two Crosses : The Collected Writings of Bayard Rustin (2nd Edition) by Devon W. Carbado and Don Weise

In 1956 Bayard Rustin taught Martin Luther King Jr. strategies of nonviolence during the Montgomery Bus Boycott, thereby launching the civil rights movement. Widely acclaimed as a founding father of modern black protest, Rustin reached international notoriety in 1963 as the openly gay organizer of the March on Washington. Long before the March on Washington, … More {Book Attraction} Time on Two Crosses : The Collected Writings of Bayard Rustin (2nd Edition) by Devon W. Carbado and Don Weise

{Book Attraction} In the Life and in the Spirit : Homoerotic Spirituality in African American Literature by: Marlon Rachquel Moore

Examines a range of fiction that challenges widespread assumptions about what it means to be a black person of faith. Taking up the perceived tensions between the LGBTQ community and religious African Americans, Marlon Rachquel Moore examines how strategies of antihomophobic resistance dovetail into broader literary and cultural concerns. In the Life and in the … More {Book Attraction} In the Life and in the Spirit : Homoerotic Spirituality in African American Literature by: Marlon Rachquel Moore