Love, Castro Street
Love, Castro Street

Love, Castro Street: Reflections of San Francisco

Edited by Katherine V. Forrest and Jim Van Buskirk

Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Alyson Publications
Publication Date: 2007

Recognized as perhaps the world’s most queer destination, San Francisco has a long, storied history of embracing—and influencing—gay and lesbian culture. Now, Michael Nava, Elana Dykewoman, Lucy Jane Bledsoe, Jim Tushinski, Michele Tea, K.M. Soehnlein, and many others offer up essays and stories about why they love Castro Street.

Identity Envy
Identity Envy

Identity Envy: Wanting to Be Who We're Not

Creative Nonfiction by Queer Writers

Edited by Jim Van Buskirk and Jim Tushinski

Hardcover and Trade Paperback, 267 pages
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 2007

Ever wish you were someone else? Why would a lesbian raised in a Jewish home have a sudden desire to be a tough-talking Catholic girl? And why would a gay man travel to Ireland in a desparate attempt to escape his "hillbilly" roots?

Celluloid San Francisco
Celluloid San Francisco

Celluloid San Francisco: The Film Lover's Guide to Bay Area Movie Locations

by Jim Van Buskirk and Will Shank

Trade Paperback, 128 pages
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
Publication Date: 2006

Exploring a city famous for its role in film settings and television backdrops, this book is a comprehensive guide to thousands of movie and television locations in the San Francisco Bay area.

Gay By The Bay
Gay By The Bay

Gay By The Bay: A History of Queer Culture in the San Francisco Bay Area

by Jim Van Buskirk and Susan Stryker

Trade Paperback, 176 pages
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Publication Date: 1996

A fabulous montage of word and image, Gay by the Bay is the first book ever to chronicle the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender history of the San Francisco Bay Area.

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