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Asylum: A Gay Dachau By Leo Ray Ingle, M.D.
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It is December 1949 as the California Senate convenes for a Special Session. On the table is a proposal for a new maximum security hospital intended to institutionalize sexual psychopaths. Five years... More > later, Atascadero State Hospital opens amid much confusion between pedophilia and homosexuality. As one gay patient after another is committed in an attempt to reform them, Atascadero State Hospital is named “The Gay Dachau” in the San Francisco press. An LAPD detective and his crew bait individual gays, mostly in the Hollywood Hills, round them up and send them to the hospital, where among others, Dr.Peter Soligos, self-professed homosexual hater, treats them with aversive methods. But when psychiatrist Dr. Paul Lindner visits the hospital in search of a missing gay man, he discovers the horrifying conditions inside Atascadero State Hospital. In this compelling novel, a courageous whistleblower forever changes the destinies of innocent California homosexuals and the future of the hospital.< Less
Asylum: A Gay Dachau By Leo Ray Ingle, M.D.
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It is December 1949 as the California Senate convenes for a Special Session. On the table is a proposal for a new maximum security hospital intended to institutionalize sexual psychopaths. Five... More > years later, Atascadero State Hospital opens amid much confusion between pedophilia and homosexuality. As one gay patient after another is committed in an attempt to reform them, Atascadero State Hospital is named “The Gay Dachau” in the San Francisco press. An LAPD detective and his crew bait individual gays, mostly in the Hollywood Hills, round them up and send them to the hospital, where among others, Dr.Peter Soligos, self-professed homosexual hater, treats them with aversive methods. But when psychiatrist Dr. Paul Lindner visits the hospital in search of a missing gay man, he discovers the horrifying conditions inside Atascadero State Hospital. In this compelling novel, a courageous whistleblower forever changes the destinies of innocent California homosexuals and the future of the hospital.< Less
Asylum: A Gay Dachau By Leo Ray Ingle, M.D.
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It is December 1949 as the California Senate convenes for a Special Session. On the table is a proposal for a new maximum security hospital intended to institutionalize sexual psychopaths. Five... More > years later, Atascadero State Hospital opens amid much confusion between pedophilia and homosexuality. As one gay patient after another is committed in an attempt to reform them, Atascadero State Hospital is named “The Gay Dachau” in the San Francisco press. An LAPD detective and his crew bait individual gays, mostly in the Hollywood Hills, round them up and send them to the hospital, where among others, Dr.Peter Soligos, self-professed homosexual hater, treats them with aversive methods. But when psychiatrist Dr. Paul Lindner visits the hospital in search of a missing gay man, he discovers the horrifying conditions inside Atascadero State Hospital. In this compelling novel, a courageous whistleblower forever changes the destinies of innocent California homosexuals and the future of the hospital.< Less
Sabina the Swallow By Damien MacThomáis
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Sabina the Swallow lives happily with her friends and family in Ireland - until one day, she can’t live there anymore. She must search for a new life in a new land, but she faces a tough task... More > in finding somewhere safe and welcoming to make her home. This is a children's storybook written in both Spanish and English to encourage understanding and reflection on global social justice issues. We aim to foster critical thinking and global citizenship through an accessible story.< Less
Mexico’s “Narco-Refugees”: The Looming Challenge for U.S. National Security [Enlarged Edition] By Paul Rexton Kan & Strategic Studies Institute
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Since 2006, when Mexican president Felipe Calderon declared war on the drug cartels, there has been a rise in the number of Mexican nationals seeking political asylum in the United States to escape... More > the ongoing drug cartel violence in their home country. Political asylum cases in general are claimed by those who are targeted for their political beliefs or ethnicity in countries that are repressive or are failing. Mexico is neither. Nonetheless, if the health of the Mexican state declines because criminal violence continues, increases, or spreads, U.S. communities will feel an even greater burden on their systems of public safety and public health from "narco-refugees." Given the ever increasing cruelty of the cartels, the question is whether and how the U.S. Government should begin to prepare for what could be a new wave of migrants coming from Mexico. Allowing Mexicans to claim asylum could potentially open a flood gate of migrants to the United States during a time when there is a very contentious national..< Less
The Key to Kingsnorth Place By Andrew Godden
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Thirteen year old Carrie has always been able to gaze dimly into the past but when she moves into Kingsnorth Place, a former mental hospital now converted into flats, she finds that she can... More > physically travel back to the 1930’s when Kingsnorth Hospital was still open. Once there she meets heavily pregnant and apparently sane Emma Bishop who Carrie discovers is in danger of remaining in hospital against her will for the rest of her life. What can Carrie do to help Emma? In fact should she help at all? Carrie’s life is turned upside down as she begins to find answers to these questions.< Less
The Key to Kingsnorth Place By Andrew Godden
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Thirteen year old Carrie has always been able to gaze dimly into the past but when she moves into Kingsnorth Place, a former mental hospital now converted into flats, she finds that she can... More > physically travel back to the 1930’s when Kingsnorth Hospital was still open. Once there she meets heavily pregnant and apparently sane Emma Bishop who Carrie discovers is in danger of remaining in hospital against her will for the rest of her life. What can Carrie do to help Emma? In fact should she help at all? Carrie’s life is turned upside down as she begins to find answers to these questions.< Less
Seeing the Elephant: Saint Maggie Series Book 4 By Janet R. Stafford
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Maggie and her unconventional family have seen the elephant in more ways than they thought possible. But now they are back in their hometown of Blaineton and things are looking up. Maggie’s... More > husband Eli is Editor-in-Chief of The Register, the town’s newspaper. Nate Johnson has re-established his carpentry business, and wife Emily is selling home-baked goods at the local bakery. But Blaineton is not the same. An insane asylum has opened its doors north of town. A woolen mill and army uniform factory are doing business to the south. And a wealthy industrialist by the name of Josiah Norton seeks to change the the once sleepy burg. Old struggles are still with them, too. Maggie worries Eli's increasing nightmares as she cares for a new baby and edits articles for the Register. She and Emily find it difficult keeping up an enormous house. And Maggie’s daughter Frankie has accepted a job offer at the Western New Jersey Hospital for the Insane. Life may not be as peaceful as they are hoping.< Less
Ringing: Newest Novel: Are You Hearing Right? By Lucus Anthony Ren
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Are You Hearing Right? Could you just know? Get more? Billy knew. Unfortunately it made you a little strange opening that place roamed with unyielding beasts. Treacherous. Half-starved. Who at the... More > flick sprang out prowling among the general population. All he could do was watch what insanity brought when unchained. Given the territory. And there, grew. Not controlling your mind. Letting it out. This is what happened as I was told. I’m going to keep as true to what was said to me, since I’m a person of fact and rely upon it heavily for work including my own soundness of mind, but even in this, I found it almost unbearable inasmuch having heard it, contemplate often rather I myself have gone mad, and frequently reminded I might very well have. I have to also remind myself that some people grow up slow from an extended childhood, whereby they pass directly into old age. This was the case of both Marty and Billy in their story.< Less
VIENNA By Brian Taylor
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POETRY WITH COLOURED ILLUSTRATIONS. Sigmund Freud, a dull man, started off conventionally, as dull men do, with cocaine, electrotherapy and hypnosis. Things became more exciting though when he moved... More > to the second floor and had a realisation rivalling that of St Paul. in 1670 the Jews were expelled.(Again). As an exceptional condescension, Samuel Oppenheimer was the first to be allowed back to the Court. (He was exceptionally rich). Otto,the Archduke Franz Ferdinand’s younger brother once strolled into the hotel lobby naked, except for his sword and the Order of the Golden Fleece around his neck. In 1968, Günter Brus urinated into a glass and dipped his penis into a foaming beer mug. “Inheritance Powders.” If you gave these to your rich relative you would inherit his money sooner. Here the lunatics are free. They walk the streets confined within their minds, and peer out through the blinds and the visors of their faces. (66 pages)< Less

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