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On being different : what it means to be a homosexual

Author: Merle Miller
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, ©2012.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Originally published in 1971, Merle Miller On Being Different is a pioneering and thought-provoking book about being gay in America. Just two years after the Stonewall riots, Miller wrote an essay for the New York Times Magazine entitled 'What It Means To Be a Homosexual, ' in response to a homophobic article [published] in Harper Magazine. Miller's writing, described as 'the most widely read and discussed essay of
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Merle Miller
ISBN: 9780143106968 0143106961
OCLC Number: 778419347
Description: xvi, 74 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Dan Savage --
Acknowledgments / Carole Hanley --
A note on the text. --
On being different: What it means to be a homosexual, January 1971 --
Afterword, May 1971. --
[New] afterword / Charles Kaiser --
Appendices: A: Miller's reply to a friend who was critical of the article --
B: Miller's letter to his former wife, Elinor --
Ralph Martin's obituary for Miller --
Fragments from Frank Kameny's foreword to On being different --
Notes.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Merle Miller ; foreword by Dan Savage ; afterword by Charles Kaiser.

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Forty years after Miller s article and book his eloquent voice is still poignant, still relevant to the ongoing struggle, our struggle for dignity and equal rights. Jonathan Ned Katz, Founder, Read more...

 
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