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Allida M Black
|ISBN:||1566398711 9781566398718 156639872X 9781566398725|
|Description:||ix, 302 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction. Where are we to begin? / John Howard --
pt. 1. Categories of sexuality. Romantic friendship / Leila J. Rupp ; "Someone to talk our language": Jane Heap, Margaret Anderson, and the Little review in Chicago / Holly A. Baggett ; The new Negro renaissance, a bisexual renaissance: the lives and works of Angelina Weld Grimké and Richard Bruce Nugent / Brett Beemyn --
pt. 2. Evidence, narrative, and biography. "The burning of letters continues": elusive identities and the historical construction of sexuality / Estelle B. Freedman ; Paula Snelling: a significant other / Margaret Rose Gladney ; Homophobia and the trajectory of postwar American radicalism: the career of Bayard Rustin / John D'Emilio --
pt. 3. Science, fictions. Perverting the diagnosis: the lesbian and the scientific basis of stigma / Allida M. Black ; "A thought a mother can hardly face": sissy boys, parents, and professionals in mid-twentieth-century America / Julia Grant ; Something they did in the dark: lesbian and gay novels in the United States, 1948-1973 / Chris Freeman --
pt. 4. Community, institutions. Rizzo's raiders, beaten beats, and coffeehouse culture in 1950s Philadelphia / Marc Stein ; Black feminist organizations and the emergence of interstitial politics / Kimberly Springer ; Protest and Protestantism: early lesbian and gay institution building in Mississippi / John Howard --
pt. 5. Public debates and public policy. Health care, the AIDS crisis, and the politics of community: the North Carolina Lesbian and Gay Health Project, 1982-1996 / Ian K. Lekus ; The immigrant infection: images of race, nation, and contagion in the public debates on AIDS and immigration / Jennifer Brier ; The myth of lesbian (in)visibility: World War II and the current "gays in the military" debate / Leisa D. Meyer --
Conclusion. Where are we now, where are we going, and who gets to say? / Vicki L. Eaklor.
|Series Title:||Critical perspectives on the past.|
|Responsibility:||Allida M. Black, editor.|
"This important collection brings together classic essays with new scholarship in a bold effort to reconfigure the field of lesbian and gay history. Lucid and comprehensive, the book will appeal not
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