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Gay America : struggle for equality

Author: Linas Alsenas
Publisher: New York : Amulet Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Milestones of gay and lesbian life in the United States are brought together in the first-ever nonfiction book on the topic published specifically for teens. Profusely illustrated with period photographs, first-person accounts offer insight as each chapter identifies an important era. From the Gay '20s to the Kinsey study, from the McCarthy witch hunts to the Beat generation, from Stonewall to disco, and from AIDS  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linas Alsenas
ISBN: 9780810994874 0810994879
OCLC Number: 156845793
Awards: American Library Association Stonewall Book Awards Honor Book, 2010.
Description: 160 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Contents: Friends with benefits: pre-twentieth century --
Good times & bad times: 1910-1939 --
Let's get together: 1940-1959 --
Bring it on: 1960-1979 --
Sick & tired of it: 1980-1999 --
So can we: 2000 & beyond.
Other Titles: Struggle for equality
Responsibility: Linas Alsenas.
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Discusses the people and movements that made gay history in America, from Victorian times onwards. From the Gay 20s to the Kinsey Study to the McCarthy witch hunts to the Beat generation to Stonewall  Read more...

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