Mostly Straight

Sexual Fluidity among Men

Author: Ritch C. Savin-Williams

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 0674981049

Category: Social Science

Page: 256

View: 2785

A growing number of young men today say they are “mostly straight” and yet feel a slight but enduring desire for men. Ritch Savin-Williams explores the stories of 40 mostly straight young men to help us understand the biological, psychological, and cultural forces that are loosening the sexual bind many boys and young men experience.

A General System of Gardening and Botany

Founded Upon Miller's Gardener's Dictionary, and Arranged According to the Natural System

Author: George Don,Philip Miller

Publisher: N.A


Category: Botany

Page: 3468

View: 4415

Straight Talking

A Novel

Author: Jane Green

Publisher: Broadway Books

ISBN: 9780767917117

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

View: 5145

Meet Tasha—single and still searching. A producer for Britain’s most popular morning show working under a nightmare boss, Tash is well-versed in the trials and tribulations of twenty-first century dating. She and her three best friends certainly haven’t lived the fairy tale they thought they would: there’s Andy, who’s hooked on passion, but too much of a tomboy to have moved much beyond the beer-drinking contest stage; Mel, stuck in a steady but loveless relationship; and Emma, endlessly waiting for her other half to propose. Their love lives are only complicated by the sort of men who seem to drift in and out: Andrew—suave, good-looking and head over heels in love . . . with himself; Simon, who is allergic to commitment but has a bad-boy nature that’s impossible to resist; and Adam—perfectly attractive, but too sweet to be sexy. The bestselling first novel that launched Jane Green, one of the brightest stars in contemporary women’s fiction, Straight Talking sets the record straight regarding the real world of dating, and follows the adventures of Tash and her friends as they search for fulfillment and the right kind of love. Funny, flirty, and ultimately tender, Straight Talking gets at the heart of modern romance.

The Straight Line

Author: E. AB

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781495126765


Page: N.A

View: 309

Thinking Straight

Author: Robin Reardon

Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp.

ISBN: 9780758253521

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

View: 9698

I know God doesn't make mistakes, and if I'm gay it's because that's what he wanted. What you wanted. And I think the challenge is to get everyone else to see that. This is their test, not mine. If only Taylor Adams had kept on lying to his parents, none of this would have happened. He wouldn't have been shipped off to Straight to God, an institution devoted to "deprogramming" troubled teenagers and ridding them of their vices--whether it's drugs, violence, or in Taylor's case, other boys. Not that Taylor has a problem with being gay, or with reconciling his love for God with his love for his boyfriend Will. . . At Straight to God, such thoughts--along with all other reminders of Taylor's former "sinful" life--are forbidden. Every movement is monitored, privacy is impossible, and no one--from staff to residents--is quite who they first appear to be. There's Charles, Taylor's clean-cut roommate, desperate to leave his past behind. . .Nate Devlin, a handsome, inscrutable older boy who's alternately arrogant and kind. . . gorgeous, secretive Sean, who returns to Straight to God each year to avoid doing prison time for drugs. Here, where piety can be a mask for cruelty and the greatest crimes go unpunished, Taylor will learn more than he ever dreamed about love, courage, rebellion, and betrayal--but the most surprising lessons will be the truths he uncovers about himself. In this smart, insightful new novel, Robin Reardon presents a compelling exploration of the journey from boy to man, and a testament to the strength that comes with accepting both who we are, and who we love. . .

12 Rules for Life

An Antidote to Chaos

Author: Jordan B. Peterson

Publisher: Random House Canada

ISBN: 0345816048

Category: Psychology

Page: 320

View: 6652

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER What does everyone in the modern world need to know? Renowned psychologist Jordan B. Peterson's answer to this most difficult of questions uniquely combines the hard-won truths of ancient tradition with the stunning revelations of cutting-edge scientific research. Humorous, surprising and informative, Dr. Peterson tells us why skateboarding boys and girls must be left alone, what terrible fate awaits those who criticize too easily, and why you should always pet a cat when you meet one on the street. What does the nervous system of the lowly lobster have to tell us about standing up straight (with our shoulders back) and about success in life? Why did ancient Egyptians worship the capacity to pay careful attention as the highest of gods? What dreadful paths do people tread when they become resentful, arrogant and vengeful? Dr. Peterson journeys broadly, discussing discipline, freedom, adventure and responsibility, distilling the world's wisdom into 12 practical and profound rules for life. 12 Rules for Life shatters the modern commonplaces of science, faith and human nature, while transforming and ennobling the mind and spirit of its readers.

We're Both Straight, Right?

Author: Jamie Fessenden

Publisher: Dreamspinner Press

ISBN: 1613720424

Category: Fiction

Page: 62

View: 3120

Zack and Larry have been best friends since middle school and are now college roommates. But when Larry hears that other guys they know are getting paid to have gay sex on camera, he convinces Zack that they could pick up some quick, easy cash by being in one of these films... together.

Understanding Blackness through Performance

Contemporary Arts and the Representation of Identity

Author: Anne Cremieux

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137313803

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 282

View: 6038

How does the performance of blackness reframe issues of race, class, gender, and sexuality? Here, the contributors look into representational practices in film, literature, fashion, and theatre and explore how they have fleshed out political struggles, while recognizing that they have sometimes maintained the mechanisms of violence against blacks.

Not-So-Straight Sue

Author: Cheyenne Blue

Publisher: Ylva Verlag E.Kfr.

ISBN: 9783955335977


Page: 240

View: 6071

Lawyer Sue Brent buried her queerness deep within, until a disastrous date forces her to confront the truth. She returns to her native Australia and an outback law practice. When Sue's friend, Moni, arrives to work as an outback doctor, Sue sees a new path to happiness with her. That is, until Sue's first love, Denise, shows up.

Straight to the Heart of 1 & 2 Samuel

60 Bite-Sized Insights

Author: Phil Moore

Publisher: Monarch Books

ISBN: 0857212524

Category: Religion

Page: 272

View: 6534

The Straight to the Heart commentary series brings greater accessibility to the Bible so that people can understand the message that the Holy Spirit inspired the authors to write. It aims to get people reading so that they can hear God's voice for themselves; it will challenge them and provide a springboard into a deeper relationship with the divine. The series will cover the whole Bible in 25 volumes to be published through 2015. Previously published volumes include Genesis, Moses, Matthew, Acts, Romans, 1 & 2 Corinthians, and Revelation.

The Dude Diet

Clean(ish) Food for People Who Like to Eat Dirty

Author: Serena Wolf

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062424394

Category: Cooking

Page: 352

View: 4735

From chef and creator of the popular food blog, 125 outrageously delicious yet deceptively healthy recipes for dudes (and the people who love them), accompanied by beautiful full-color photography. Dudes. So well intentioned when it comes to healthy eating, even as they fail epically in execution—inhaling a "salad" topped with fried chicken fingers or ordering their Italian hero on a whole wheat wrap (that makes it healthy, right?). There are several issues with men going on diets. First, they seem to be misinformed about basic nutrition. They are also, generally, not excited about eating "health food." You can lead a dude to the salad bar, but you can’t make him choose lettuce. Enter Serena Wolf—chef, food blogger, and caretaker of a dude with some less than ideal eating habits. As a labor of love, Serena began creating healthier versions of her boyfriend’s favorite foods and posting them on her blog, where she received an overwhelming response from men and women alike. Now, in The Dude Diet, Serena shares more than 125 droolworthy recipes that prove that meals made with nutrient-dense whole foods can elicit the same excitement and satisfaction associated with pizza or Chinese take-out. The Dude Diet also demystifies the basics of nutrition, empowering men to make better decisions whether they’re eating out or cooking at home. Better still, each recipe is 100% idiot-proof and requires only easily accessible ingredients and tools. With categories like Game Day Eats, On the Grill, Serious Salads, and Take Out Favorites, The Dude Diet will arm dudes and those who love them with the knowledge they need to lead healthier, happier lives—with flattened beer bellies and fewer meat sweats. The Dude Diet includes 102 full-color photographs.

Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail '72

Author: Hunter S. Thompson

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1451691572

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 481

View: 3773

A political journalist presents his frankly subjective observations on the personalities and political machinations of the 1972 presidential campaign.

De Facto Feminism

Essays Straight Outta Oakland

Author: Judy Juanita

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780971635210

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 232

View: 669

In eighteen essays, including a prose poem, Judy Juanita's essay collection excavates the path an East Oakland girl forged over several tumultuous eras to become a novelist, playwright and poet, the de facto feminism that is an intrinsic part of the black struggle and the black community, the equally defiant entrepreneurship in the black community, often in the guise of kitchen beauticians, hair braiders and the Candy Lady in the projects, her own romance with The Gun and violence, her years as a Black Panther Party member and civil rights activist, her history as a domestic in New Jersey and a comic in California. She tops off this buffet with a lengthy, postmodern, spiritual essay written in epistolary form.