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Materials Available at the NMSU Library: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual
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Coming Out of Cancer: Writings from the Lesbian Cancer Epidemic.
RC 281 .W65 C245 2000
A collection of personal narratives and poetry from women who have experienced cancer, and also from women who have watched loved ones suffer from this epidemic disease. Contains some short historical pieces on women's involvement in the cancer prevention and treatment movements.

Lesbian Health: Current Assessment and Directions for the Future. by Andrea Solarz
Call Number: RA 564.87 .L46 1999
An overview of existing research, which covers every angle from issues of coming out, societal and institutional ignorance, and lack of lesbian focus in health research to breast cancer, AIDS and alcoholism. The report concludes with a list of 8 recommendations for future governmental and health research initiatives. Includes an extensive bibliography, index, and a list of experts.

Handbook of Counseling and Psychotherapy with Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Clients. by Ruperto M. Perez, et. al.
Call Number: BF 637 .C6 H3125 2000
This lengthy work from the American Psychological Association is divided into three parts: social and theoretical perspectives, counseling and therapy, and issues for therapy, theory and research. The 18 chapters are authored by health experts, and deal with a wide range of topics, including health behavior, religion and spirituality, and a variety of counseling issues. The chapters are academic in nature with extensive references, empirical evidence, theory, and suggestions for further research. Indexes provided. Recommended for health care professionals.

Smearing the Queer: Medical Bias in the Health Care of Gay Men. by Michael Scarce.
Call Number: RA564.9 .H65 S28 1999
"Explores how social prejudices embedded in scientific research and practice often work as a detriment to gay men's health. This book provides an agenda for addressing heterosexism in the health sciences and in medical care while broadening approaches to gay male wellness beyond the limiting scope of HIV infection. This book explores a number of neglected concerns affecting the sexual health of gay men, calling for the recognition of their scientific, political, and cultural significance." Writing is academic in tone.
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