The Queerest Places

A National Guide to Gay and Lesbian Historic Sites
Martinac, Paula (Book - 1997)
The Queerest Places

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This delightful volume covers noteworthy queer meeting placesbars, restaurants, churches, public halls, and cruising areas such as parks and tearooms--and major sites associated with the lesbian and gay liberation movement. From the St. Louis apartment where Tennessee Williams grew up to the hangouts of the blues queens of the '20s and '30s, this gem brings gay people, places and events together in a refreshing way that makes the past come alive with great spirit. 15 photos.
Authors: Martinac, Paula, 1954-
Title: The queerest places
a national guide to gay and lesbian historic sites
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 1997
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: xiii, 350 p. :,ill. ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Paula Martinac
Notes: "An owl book."
ISBN: 0805044809
Branch Call Number: 917.304 M383q 1997
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Lesbians United States History Guidebooks Gay men United States History Guidebooks Lesbians Travel United States Guidebooks Gay men Travel United States Guidebooks
Topical Term: Lesbians
Gay men
Gay men
LCCN: 97001707
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Detailed descriptions of sites across the U.S. which are important to local and national queer history. Local pre-Stonewall hangouts, homes of notable gay, bi, lesbian, and trans people, and sites important to the history of the struggle for queer liberation are all included. For amateur histor... Read More »

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