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Out of the Past

Gay and Lesbian History From 1869 to the Present
Miller, Neil (Book - 2006)
Out of the Past
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A unique and hugely absorbing narrative history of gay life--from Oscar Wilde to the first gay marriage performed in San Francisco in 2004--by the award-winning journalist and distinguished author of Out in the World and Sex- Crime Panic . Miller accompanies his narrative with essays and excerpts from contemporary and historical writings, and the text is illustrated with photos and line drawings. Neil Miller is the author of Sex-Crime Panic and winner of the 2003 Randy Shilts Award for nonfiction and an American Library Association Stonewall Honor Book. He is also the author of In Search of Gay America , winner of the 1990 American Library Association prize for gay and lesbian literature. He teaches journalism and nonfiction writing at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts.
Authors: Miller, Neil, 1945-
Title: Out of the past
gay and lesbian history from 1869 to the present
Publisher: New York : Alyson Books, 2006
Edition: Rev. & updated, 1st Alyson Books ed
Characteristics: xix, 677 p. ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Neil Miller
Contents: Section 7. The gay moment
31. The Clinton years
Voices from the military debate
The many lives of Martina Navratilova
The year of the lesbian
32. Into the new millennium
September 11, 2001
The AIDS tides turns, at least from some
Under siege in Southern Africa and Egypt
That's entertainment
Marriage around the world
Section 6. The international scene
28. Communism and fascism
29. England : the battle over clause 28
Simon Nkoli
30. Japan
Excerpts from Mishima's Confession of a mask and Forbidden colors
Section 5. The gay liberation decades
23. Stonewall and the birth of gay and lesbian liberation
"A gay manifesto"
Lesbianism and the women's movement, an excerpt from Rita Mae Brown's "The shape of things to come"
Gay liberation comes to London
Gay liberation comes to Paris
24. The 1970s : the times of Harvey Milk and Anita Bryant
Leonard Matlovich : a soldier's story
In the statehouse : representative Elaine Noble and senator Allen Spear
The man who saved the president
The rise of the gay press
25. Sex and music in the seventies
26. Lesbian nation and women's music
27. The 1980s : the age of AIDS
An excerpt from Randy Shilts's And the band played on
The Vatican cracks down
The great lesbian sex debates
Michel Foucault
The contradictions of the gay conservative : Terry Dolan
The gay fiction boom of the 1980s
Section 4. Before Stonewall
17. The rise of the "gay is sick" shrinks
18. The age of McCarthy
Lieutenant Blick of the vice squad
The fruit machine
19. The struggle for British law reform, 1950-1967
Alan Turing, secret hero
Piccadilly polari
Canada reforms its laws
20. The other side of the 1950s
Tennessee Williams and fifties theater
James Baldwin and Giovanni's room
21. The other side of the 1950s, part 2 : lesbian butch/femme culture
Black poet in a white butch/femme world
Lorraine Hansberry
22. The homophiles
"The raid," an excerpt from One magazine
The secret life of J. Edgar Hoover
The word gay
Bayard Rustin, "outside agitator"
Section 3. The triumph of ideology
14. Czars and commissars : homosexuality in Russia
Diaghilev, Nijinsky, and the Ballets Russes
Love between women in the Gulag, an excerpt form Vasily Grossman's Forever flowing
15. The Nazi persecution of homosexuals
An excerpt from Heinz Heger's The men with the pink triangle
16. The United States in World War II
An excerpt from Gore Vidal's The city and the pillar
Section 2. Four Bohemias
9. Greenwich Village
Degenerates of Greenwich Village, from the December 1936 issue of Current psychology and psychoanalysis
10. Renaissance in Harlem
A drag ball in Harlem
11. Paris in the twenties
Marguerite Yourcenar
12. Bloomsbury
Vita and Harold
An excerpt from Virginia Woolf's Orlando
13. The well of loneliness
An excerpt from Radclyffe Hall's The well of loneliness
Section 1. The "invention" of homosexuality
1. The age of Whitman
2. Pioneers of sexology
Two case studies from Havelock Ellis's Sexual inversion
3. We'Wha goes to Washington : the Berdache
On the frontier
4. Oscar Wilde
An excerpt from Wilde's De Profundis
Wilde and Bosie in Algiers, an excerpt from Gide's If it die
5. Romantic friendships between women
Willa Cather
The reporter and the first lady
A "passing woman" : the strange case of Murray Hall
6. Sappho comes to Paris
André Gide
An excerpt from Proust's Sodom and Gomorrah
An excerpt from Collette's The pure and the impure
7. England during the great war
The sexual labyrinth of T.E. Lawrence
J.R. Ackerley and the quest for the ideal friend
Noël Coward
8. Germany's golden age
Strindberg goes to a gay ball in Berlin, circa 1890, an excerpt from The cloister
Two films : Different from the others and Madchen in uniform
ISBN: 9781555838706
Branch Call Number: 306.7660904 M649o 2006
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [569]-644) and index
Subject Headings: Homosexuality History
Topical Term: Homosexuality
LCCN: 2005053070
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A narrative history of gay life in the western world, from Oscar Wilde to the first gay marriage performed in San Francisco in 2004 -- interspersed with contemporary documents, photographs and drawings.

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