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Creating a Place For Ourselves: Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Community Histories

Creating a Place For Ourselves: Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Community Histories (Paperback)

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Creating a Place For Ourselves is a groundbreaking collection of essays that examines gay life in the United States before Stonewall and the gay liberation movement. Along with examining areas with large gay communities such as New York, San Francisco and Fire Island, the contributors also consider the thriving gay populations in cities like Detroit, Buffalo, Washington, D.C., Birmingham and Flint, demonstrating that gay communities are truly everywhere. Contributors: Brett Beemyn, Nan Alamilla Boyd, George Chauncey, Madeline Davis, Allen Drexel, John Howard, David Johnson, Liz Kennedy, Joan Nestle, Esther Newton, Tim Retzloff, Marc Stein, Roey Thorpe.

History & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsSocial & cultural historyLGBT & Gender StudiesGay & Lesbian studiesGay studies: Gay menLGBT & Gender StudiesGay & Lesbian studiesLesbian studiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groups Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 22/05/1997 ISBN-13: 9780415913904  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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