Coming Out From Behind The Badge and American Heroes Coming Out From Behind The Badge are books about real police officers, firefighters, and EMS Professionals. 17 Jan Karen Blixen, author of Out of Africa () and Babette's Feast (), wrote dozens of works, including short stories, poems, plays, and essays. According to her biographer Donald Hannah, Blixen's attitude to life shaped her work. The characters in her books are stylized to their roles because accepting. Series: Gender and Sexuality in Librarianship (Book 1) This book is a must read for LGBTQ library workers and their allies. Thanks to Tracy Nectoux for editing this work.