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Creating a place for ourselves : lesbian, gay, and bisexual community histories

Author: Genny Beemyn
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Creating a Place For Ourselves offers an historical look at gay life in the United States before the gay liberation movement. Examining not only the large gay communities of New York, San Francisco, and Fire Island, but also the thriving gay populations in cities like Detroit, Buffalo, Washington, Birmingham, and Flint, the contributors assembled here demonstrate that gay communities are truly everywhere.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Genny Beemyn
ISBN: 0415913896 9780415913898 041591390X 9780415913904
OCLC Number: 35638247
Description: 300 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The Policed --
Gay Men's Strategies of Everyday Resistence in Times Square / George Chauncey --
"I Could Hardly Wait to Get Back to that Bar" --
Lesbian Bar Culture in Buffalo in the 1930s and 1940s / Elizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy and Madeline D. Davis --
"Homos Invade S.F.!" --
San Francisco's History as a Wide-Open Town / Nan Alamilla Boyd --
The Kids of Fairytown --
Gay Male Culture on Chicago's Near North Side in the 1930's / David K. Johnson --
Before Paris Burned --
Race, Class, and Male Homosexuality on the Chicago South Side, 1935-1960 / Allen Drexel --
The "Fun Gay Ladies" --
Lesbians in Cherry Grove, 1936-1960 / Esther Newton --
The Changing Face of Lesbian Bars in Detroit, 1938-1965 / Roey Thorpe --
A Queer Capital --
Race, Class, and the Changing Social Lanscape of Washington's Gay Communities, 1940-1955 / Brett Beemyn --
Place and Movement in Gay American History --
A Case from the Post-World War II South / John Howard --
Cars and Bars --
Assembling Gay Men in Postwar Flint, Michigan / Tim Retzloff --
"Birthplace of the Nation" --
Imaginig Lesbian and gay Communities in Philadelphia, 1969-1970 / Marc Stein --
Afterword / Joan Nestle.
Responsibility: edited by Brett Beemyn.
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