Another mother tongue: gay words, gay worlds

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Beacon Press, 1984 - Social Science - 324 pages
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A really good book of origins for Queer Folk! Read full review

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User Review  - clay - Goodreads

A very inspiring look into the etymology of many gay words, and queer cultural history. Grahn writes with a sense of flow and continuity, so that it is a pleasurable read. Made me reclaim a lot of words and phrases. Read full review


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About the author (1984)

Judy Grahn is an internationally known poet, writer, and social theorist. Her work is associated with several movements, including Gay, Lesbian, and Queer; Feminist/Woman-Centered; and Women's Spirituality. Her many awards include an American Book Award for Queen of Wands and a Bill Whitehead Lifetime Achievement Award from The Publishing Triangle.

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