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Queer in America sex, the media, and the closets of power by Michelangelo Signorile

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Published by University of Wisconsin Press in Madison, Wis .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Gay liberation movement -- United States.,
  • Outing (Sexual orientation) -- United States.,
  • Coming out (Sexual orientation) -- United States.,
  • Homosexuality -- Moral and ethical aspects.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMichelangelo Signorile.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ76.8.U5 S57 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 446 p. ;
Number of Pages446
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3686536M
ISBN 100299193748
LC Control Number2003050114

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A book that had the potential to finally give voice to the silenced stories of queer people living in conservative regions, "Real Queer America" is instead dogged by its author, Samantha Allen's, constant missives about her disdain for New York City/5. Jan 01,  · Queer America book. Read 7 reviews from the world. Start by marking “Queer America: A GLBT History of the 20th Century” as Want to Read: As another reviewer noted, it makes it appear as though no queer people were making their mark in the South or Midwest or anywhere but West and East Coast cities/5. Perhaps no topic today is politically more divisive than homosexuality, particularly when it is coupled with the deeply rooted concept of civil rights. This work focuses on 20th/21st- century U. S. history as it pertains to GLBT history. Major issues and events such as the Stonewall riot, Don't Ask, Don't Tell in the military, same-sex marriage, gay rights, gay pride, organizations and 5/5(2). Queer America includes a rich array of visual materials, including sidebars highlighting major debates and vignettes focusing on key individuals. A timeline and further reading sections conclude each chapter; a full bibliography and black-and-white images enhance the text.

Resisting these efforts, same-sex desire flourished and helped make America what it is today. At heart, A Queer History of the United States is simply about American history. It is a book that will matter both to LGBT people and heterosexuals. This engrossing and revelatory history will make readers appreciate just how queer America really is/5(2). Feb 28,  · “Real Queer America” is far more than one trans woman’s coming out story. The bulk of the book is spent doing what Allen has been doing for years, and doing well: reporting. Mar 05,  · Real Queer America: LGBT Stories from Red States by Samantha Allen has an overall rating of Positive based on 7 book reviews.3/4(7). Transnationalism and queer history; Gathering authorities in the field to define the ways in which sexual and gender diversity have contributed to the dynamics of American society, culture and nation, The Routledge History of Queer America is the finest available overview of the rich history of queer experience in US history.

Read the full-text online edition of Queer America: A GLBT History of the 20th Century (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Queer America: A GLBT History of the 20th Century. Queer America: A GLBT History of the 20th Century. By Vicki L. Eaklor. No cover image The main theme of this book is that of change within the continuity. "Real Queer America is a book necessary for anyone in -- or allied with -- the queer community, especially those of us who see the bad news day after day. [Allen is] sharing the beauty of the spaces that LGBTQ+ people have carved out for. Capturing profound cultural shifts underway in unexpected places and revealing a national network of chosen family fighting for a better world, Real Queer America is a treasure trove of uplifting stories and a much-needed source of hope and inspiration in these divided times. ABOUT REAL QUEER AMERICA. Ten years ago, Samantha Allen was a suit-and-tie-wearing Mormon missionary. Now she's a senior Daily Beast reporter happily married to another woman. A lot in her life has changed, but what hasn't changed is her deep love of Red State America, and of queer people who stay in so-called "flyover country" rather than moving to the liberal coasts.