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Queer America

A People's GLBT History of the United States
Eaklor, Vicki Lynn (Book - 2011 )
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Organised with a compelling narrative, this comprehensive history of the GLBT community provides a decade-by-decade overview of major issues and events such as the Harlem Renaissance, changes in military policy, the Stonewall riot, GLBT rights, organisations and alliances, AIDS, same-sex marriage, the media and legal battles. Eaklor brings the steady hand and perspective of an historian to the task of writing history that is both meaningful and relevant to all.
Authors: Eaklor, Vicki Lynn
Title: Queer America
a people's GLBT history of the United States
Publisher: New York : New Press, 2011
Characteristics: xxx, 274 p. :,ill. ;,26 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Vicki L. Eaklor
Notes: "A New Press people's history, Howard Zinn, series editor"--Cover
Contents: What is GLBT history?
Into the 20th century
Sexualities and communities through two world wars
Queers in Cold War America
The sixties
Cultures and politics after Stonewall
Backlash and regrouping
The GLBT nineties
Into the 21st century
ISBN: 1595586369
9781595586360
Branch Call Number: 306.7609730904 E119q 2011
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-261) and index
Subject Headings: Gay rights United States Gay liberation movement United States Homosexuality United States History 20th century Transgender people United States History 20th century Bisexuals United States History 20th century Lesbians United States History 20th century Gay men United States History 20th century
Topical Term: Gay rights
Gay liberation movement
Homosexuality
Transgender people
Bisexuals
Lesbians
Gay men
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