LGBT History Products

  • Harvey Milk

    The Public Face of Gay Rights Politics, 1st Edition

    By Eric H. Walther

    In this concise biography, Eric H. Walther introduces students to the life of San Francisco City Supervisor Harvey Milk, the first openly gay person to be elected to public office in California. Walther traces the story of Milk’s life from his upbringing in New York and early incarnation as a Barry…

    Paperback – 2019-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Sin, Sickness and Sanity

    A History of Sexual Attitudes, 1st Edition

    By Vern L. Bullough, Bonnie Bullough

    Originally published in 1977. For centuries myth, misinformation and taboo have distorted our vision of our sexual nature. This book examines such cultural phenomena: from Greek dualistic thought to Buddhist philosophy; from the attempt of early Christian sects to promote total chastity to…

    Hardback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Sexuality

  • Homosexuality

    A History (From Ancient Greece to Gay Liberation), 1st Edition

    By Vern L. Bullough

    Originally published in 1979. This is at once a look at the realities of homosexuality in history and an examination of the myths that have grown up around it. The record of practices and prejudices moves from biblical and classical through early and medieval Christian, Renaissance, and Victorian…

    Hardback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Sexuality

  • Sexual Moralities in France, 1780-1980

    New Ideas on the Family, Divorce, and Homosexuality: An Essay on Moral Change, 1st Edition

    By Antony Copley

    Originally published in 1989. This is the first history of modern France to explore the long-term origins of the libertarian revolt. It traces the moral history from the eighteenth century to the 1960s, examining the questions of marriage and divorce, homosexuality, and sexual morality. It includes…

    Hardback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Sexuality

  • My American History

    Lesbian and Gay Life During the Reagan and Bush Years, 2nd Edition

    By Sarah Schulman

    Sarah Schulman’s writing is bold, provocative, and refreshingly unrepentant. First published in 1994, My American History: Lesbian and Gay Life During the Reagan and Bush Years combines critical commentary with a rich and varied collection of news articles, letters, interviews, and reports in which…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25
    Routledge

  • The Romani Women’s Movement

    Struggles and Debates in Central and Eastern Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angéla Kóczé, Violetta Zentai, Jelena Jovanović, Enikő Vincze

    The lack of recognition of Romani gender politics in the wider Romani movement and the women’s movements is accompanied by a scarcity of academic literature on Romani women’s mobilization in wider social justice struggles and debates. The Romani Women’s Movement highlights the role that Romani…

    Hardback – 2018-07-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Public and Popular History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jerome De Groot

    This interdisciplinary collection considers public and popular history within a global framework, seeking to understand considerations of local, domestic histories and the ways they interact with broader discourses. Grounded in particular local and national situations, the book addresses the issues…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Sexuality Studies in East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark McLelland, Vera Mackie

    This collection brings together cutting-edge work by established and emerging scholars focusing on key societies in the East Asian region: China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, North and South Korea, Mongolia and Vietnam. This scope enables the collection to reflect on the nature of the transformations…

    Hardback – 2014-09-03
    Routledge

  • A Queer Capital

    A History of Gay Life in Washington D.C., 1st Edition

    By Genny Beemyn

    Rooted in extensive archival research and personal interviews, A Queer Capital is the first history of LGBT life in the nation’s capital. Revealing a vibrant past that dates back more than 125 years, the book explores how lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals established spaces of their own before and…

    Paperback – 2014-07-07
    Routledge

  • Artful Seduction

    Homosexuality and the Problematics of Exile, 1st Edition

    By Karl Posso

    The controversial works of Brazilian authors Silviano Santiago(1936-) and Caio Fernando Abreu (1948-96) offer distinctive but complementary explorations of male homosexual subjectivities formulated through displacement, exile and the abject. Posso examines the innovative ways in which these writers…

    Paperback – 2003-12-01
    Routledge

  • Queer Airwaves: The Story of Gay and Lesbian Broadcasting

    The Story of Gay and Lesbian Broadcasting, 1st Edition

    By Phylis W Johnson, Michael C Keith

    This book is both a retrospective history of the gay community's use of electronic media as a way of networking and creating a sense of community, and an examination of the current situation, an analysis and critical assessment of gay/lesbian electronic media. Keith and Johnson use original…

    Hardback – 2001-02-28
    Routledge

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