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Gomez, Jewelle 1948-

Overview
Works: 42 works in 70 publications in 1 language and 2,646 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Biography  Short stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Poetry  Documentary films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Author, Interviewer, Narrator
Classifications: HQ76.8.U5, 306.766
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The Gilda stories : a novel by Jewelle Gomez( Book )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Well-versed in the traditions of African-American writing, Gomez moves from lesbian life in Boston in the 1960s (the title story) to a futuristic fantasy, "Houston", a previously unpublished Gilda story. The centerpiece novella, "Lynx and Strand", explores some of the darkest dreams and fears of American culture as we hurtle toward the millenium
Before Stonewall the making of a gay and lesbian community( Visual )

in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1969 the police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City's Greenwich Village, leading to three nights of rioting by the city's gay community. With this outpouring of courage and unity the Gay Liberation Movement had begun. Before Stonewall pries open the closet door--setting free the dramatic story of the sometimes horrifying public and private existences experienced by gay and lesbian Americans since the 1920s. Revealing and often humorous, this widely acclaimed film relives the emotionally-charged sparking of today's gay rights movement, from the events that led to the fevered 1969 riots to many other milestones in the brave fight for acceptance. Experience the fascinating and unforgettable, decade-by-decade history of homosexuality in America through eye-opening historical footage and amazing interviews with those who lived through an often brutal closeted history." -- First Run Features website
After Stonewall from the Riots to the millennium( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1969 the police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City's Greenwich Village, leading to three nights of rioting by the city's gay community. With this outpouring of courage and unity the Gay Liberation Movement had begun ... Chronicles the history of lesbian and gay life from the riots at Stonewall to the end of the century. It captures the hard work, struggles, tragic defeats and exciting victories experienced since then. It explores how AIDS literally changed the direction of the movement"--DVD container
Don't explain : short fiction by Jewelle Gomez( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short stories featuring lesbians. The story, Houston, is on a black lesbian vampire, while Water with Wine is on a love affair between a black professor and a white student
Stonewall the making of a gay and lesbian community( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before Stonewall chronicles through interviews and historical footage the social, political and cultural history of homosexuality in America from the 1920s through 1969. Covers many of the milestones in the fight for gay acceptance and equal rights, culminating in the 1969 riots following the police raid on the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City's Greenwich Village. After Stonewall traces the gay liberation movement in America from the 1969 Stonewall riots through the 1990s capturing the hard work, tragic defeats and exciting victories experienced. Also explores how AIDS changed the direction of the movement
Oral tradition : selected poems old & new by Jewelle Gomez( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection by a feminist poet. In one of the poems she writes, "On our second walk together I'm wary / but not of you. / Boys behind a chain link fence--it's almost dusk / and they are so many in cleated shoes / full of cockish noises. / And you are not a man / and I am not white."
Swords of the rainbow( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jump : poetry and prose by WritersCorps youth( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Racism in literature( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An entertaining and informative look at how racism is handled in comic books and speculative fiction. The program features interviews with minority science fiction authors and cartoonists including black science fiction writer Sanuel R. Delany, native American writer, Owl Goingback, Asian American science fiction writer William F. Wu, and many others
Best lesbian erotica 2013( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flamingoes & bears : poems by Jewelle Gomez( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best lesbian erotica, 1997( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gilda stories ; Bones & ash by Jewelle Gomez( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best lesbian erotica 1996 & 1997( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bundel erotische verhalen voor en over lesbische vrouwen
T'ain't nobody's bizness : queer blues divas of the 1920's( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The 1920's saw a revolution in technology, the advent of the recording industry, which created the first class of African-American women to sing their way to fame and fortune. Blues divas such as Bessie Smith, Ma Rainey, and Alberta Hunter created and promoted a working-class vision of blues life that provided an alternative to Victorian gentility. In their lives and music, blues singers presented themselves as strong, independent women who lived hard times and were unapologetic about their unconventional choices in clothes, recreational activities and bed partners. Blues singers disseminated a Black feminism that celebrated emotional resilience and sexual pleasure, no matter the source"--from container
My femme divine( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film reveals the romantic world of contemporary butch and femme lesbians through the eyes of a woman mining her own love affair. Filmmaker Karen Everett, an ex-Mormon, narrates her romance with a femme from Tennessee ; part personal memoir, part documentary
Lesbionage( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Blackmail, kidnapping and corruption give two lesbian private detectives their toughest case. Will their relationship survive?"--Container
Don't erase my history( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of LGBTQ youth filmmakers take a look at their history by exploring local archives and interviewing history-makers
Bones and ash a Gilda story( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Workshop performance of an evening-length dance/theater work. Due to technical problems, the recording ends before the conclusion of the work
The lipstick papers by Jewelle Gomez( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Gilda stories : a novel
Alternative Names
Gomez, Jewelle.

Jewelle Gomez American writer

Jewelle Gomez scrittrice e poetessa statunitense

Jewelle Gomez US-amerikanische Autorin und Dichterin

Languages
English (52)

Covers
Don't explain : short fictionOral tradition : selected poems old & newSwords of the rainbowJump : poetry and prose by WritersCorps youthBest lesbian erotica, 1997Contemporary Black biography. profiles from the international Black community