Out of the Past
Gay and Lesbian History From 1869 to the PresentBook - 2006
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.
From Library Staff
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.