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Gay spirit : myth and meaning

Author: Mark Thompson
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1988.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Thompson
ISBN: 0312017650 9780312017651
OCLC Number: 17413457
Description: pages cm
Contents: Part I. Our place in the world: culture and identity. Flaming without burning: some of the roles of gay people in society / Judy Grahn ; Reform or revolution? the challenge of creating a gay sensibility / Michael Bronski ; What price gay nationalism? / Dennis Altman ; Thoughts on a gay state / William S. Burroughs ; Sex and politics of identity: an interview with Michael Foucault / Bob Gallagher and Alexander Wilson ; Double reflections: Isherwood and Bachardy on art, love, and faith / Mark Thompson ; Children of paradise: a brief history of queens / Mark Thompson ; Living the tradition: gay American Indians ; Telling a lie for Christ? / Malcolm Boyd ; We, the fairy headhunters / Tobias Schneebaum ; Urban Aboriginals and celebration of leather magic / Geoff Mains --
Part II. The world within ourselves: voices and visions. Gay people at a critical crossroad: assimilation or affirmation? / Don Kilhefner ; Seven glimpses of Walt Whitman / William Moritz ; Selected insights / Edward Carpenter ; I should have been listening: a memory of Gerald Heard / Jim Kepner ; A future for the Isophul and What is religion? / Gerald Heard ; Harry Hay: a voice from the past, a vision for the future / Mark Thompson ; In the service of ecstasy: an interview with James Broughton / Mark Thompson ; Visionary love: the magickal gay spirit-power / Mitch Walker ; Gay soul making: coming out inside / a group interview --
Part III. A world of our making: myth and meaning. The truth come out / Aaron Shurin ; This gay tribe: a brief history of fairies / Mark Thompson ; A separate people whose time has come / Harry Hay ; The evolution of a fairie: notes toward a new definition of Gay / Mark Thompson. place in the world: culture and identity --
The world within ourselves: voices and visions --
A world of our making: myth and meaning.
Responsibility: by Mark Thompson.


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