The Gilded Age Construction of American Homophobia
The Gilded Age Roots of American Homophobia is an analysis of the negative response to the discovery of the homosexual in late 19th century America. This book investigates the responses of the emergent medical community to this problem, and concludes with a discussion of how the negative reception of the homosexual impacted the future social conception of gay men and women.
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Intimate Matters: A History of Sexuality in America
John D'Emilio,Estelle B. Freedman
Limited preview - 1988