Familiar Faces, Hidden Lives: The Story of Homosexual Men in America Today, Volume 1

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1976 - Gay liberation movement - 246 pages
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After serving as a senior health services official in New York City during the Lindsay administration, Brown publicly revealed his homosexuality--and served, until his death in 1975, as a spokesman for gay liberation. The familiar faces he writes of are those men he knew sexually and socially, professionally and politically. Brown's book also illustrates the complex problems of a homosexual's life generated by diverse social institutions: religion, the law, psychiatry, and family, and a heterosexual conceptualization of love relationships.

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Howard Brown, M.D., spent the bulk of his short life making public-health history. After attending college and medical school he served in the U.S. military. Upon being discharged he moved to ... Read full review


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