The Politics of Homosexuality

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1981 - Social Science - 369 pages
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Traces the growth of the Gay Rights Movement from its beginning in 1950 through its militant struggles in the early seventies and the continuing campaign of today and analyzes its current problems and prospects

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User Review  - tobyjohnso - LibraryThing

This book is a brilliant, if dense, analysis of the political and cultural themes that run through the various incarnations of the homosexual rights struggle from the beginnings of the homophile ... Read full review

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User Review  - MichaelC.Oliveira - LibraryThing

A well written look at the complexities of the early homophile and liberation movement. Marotta describes the conflicting desires and messages of organizations and their leaders. The book documents in ... Read full review


The Beginnings of Gay Political Activity
Mattachine Militancy
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