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The children of Harvey Milk : how LGBTQ politicians changed the world

Author: Andrew Reynolds
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019]
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"Part political thriller, part meditation on social change, part love story, The Children of Harvey Milk tells the epic stories of courageous men and women around the world who came forward to make their voices heard during the struggle for equal rights. Featuring LGBTQ icons from America to Ireland, Britain to New Zealand; Reynolds documents their successes and failures, heartwarming stories of acceptance and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Reynolds, Andrew, 1967-
Children of Harvey Milk.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019]
(DLC) 2018007708
(OCoLC)1023824522
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Reynolds
ISBN: 9780190460952 0190460954
OCLC Number: 1023814403
Description: xix, 354 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The Milk principle --
The ballad of Peter and Simon --
I have quite a powerful and carrying voice --
I have never come across a homo in this house --
From Mississippi to marriage --
Being first --
St. Christopher --
More like hell than heaven --
Cinders goes to the ball --
Mel and the bees --
Southern queers --
The Washington 43rd --
The right gays --
Britain goes gay at the polls --
You win some, you lose some --
Appendix A. Interviews conducted --
Appendix B. Out LGBTQ parliamentarians 1976-2017.
Responsibility: Andrew Reynolds.

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