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Creating a Place For Ourselves is a groundbreaking collection of essays that examines gay life in the United States before Stonewall and the gay liberation movement. Along with examining areas with large gay communities such as New York, San Francisco and Fire Island, the contributors also consider the thriving gay populations in cities like Detroit, Buffalo, Washington, D.C., Birmingham and Flint, demonstrating that gay communities are truly everywhere. Contributors: Brett Beemyn, Nan Alamilla Boyd, George Chauncey, Madeline Davis, Allen Drexel, John Howard, David Johnson, Liz Kennedy, Joan Nestle, Esther Newton, Tim Retzloff, Marc Stein, Roey Thorpe.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415913904
ISBN-10: 041591390X
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Pages: 306
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 22-May-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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