Palestine LGBT

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Rabab Abdulhadi, Evelyn Alsultany Nadine Naber, editors

Arab & Arab American Feminisms  (Syracuse University Press, 2011) Numerous entries on queer representation.

Scott Siraj al-Haqq Kugle
Living Out Islam : Voices of Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Muslims 
(New York University Press, 2014)

Michael T. Luongo [editor]
Gay Travels in the Muslim World 
(Routledge, 2007) Actually, the diverse Arab world.

Ethel Mannin
Bitter Babylon 
(Hutchinson, 1968) [novel with various settings : Palestine, Cairo, gay San Francisco; uses the American Zionist attack TV interview described in her American Journey]

Elham Mansour
I Am You: A Novel on Lesbian Desire in the Middle East  –
translated by Samar Habib (Cambria Press, 2008) [unknown Palestinian relevance]

Sarah Schulman
Israel / Palestine and the Queer International  
(Duke University Press, 2012) Invited to Israel to give the keynote address at an LGBT studies conference at Tel Aviv University, Schulman declines, joining other anti-occupation artists and academics in calling for an academic and cultural boycott of Israel. The author tours the West Bank and brings activists to tour the United States to establish a Queer International.

Brian Whitaker [former Guardian journalist]
Unspeakable Love : Gay and Lesbian Life in the Middle East  
(2nd ed., Al Saqi Books, 2011)

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