The Queerest Places

A National Guide to Gay and Lesbian Historic Sites

Martinac, Paula

Book - 1997
The Queerest Places
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.

Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 1997
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 0805044809
Branch Call Number: 917.304 M383q 1997
Characteristics: xiii, 350 p. :,ill. ;,21 cm


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List - Multcolib Picks: LGBTQ history by: multcolib May 15, 2014

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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