Growing Up Before Stonewall: Life Stories Of Some Gay Men, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Growing Up Before Stonewall

Life Stories Of Some Gay Men, 1st Edition

By Peter Nardi


192 pages

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This book tells the stories of 11 American gay men who tried to make sense of their identities in the years before the modern gay movement began. In their own words, these men recollect fascinating accounts of what it was like negotiate their desires within a social and psychological context in which homosexuality was marginalized. The editors carefully situate the lifestories in US culture before Stonewall and skillfully raises the issues and problems in presenting such stories.

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SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General