Strangers: Homosexual prefer into the Nineteenth Century by Graham Robb

Strangers: Homosexual prefer into the Nineteenth Century by Graham Robb

“The nineteenth century had been a golden age for everyone people understood variously as sodomites, Uranians, monosexuals, and homosexuals. Well before Stonewall and Gay Pride, there clearly was this type of thing as homosexual tradition, and it also had been recognized throughout European countries and America. Graham Robb, brilliant biographer of Balzac, Hugo, and Rimbaud, examines exactly exactly how homosexuals had been treated by culture and discovers an account of astonishing threshold. He defines the lives of homosexual people: the way they discovered their sex and accepted or disguised it; how they arrived on the scene; the way they made contact with like minded people. ”

The Gay Metropolis: The Landmark reputation for Gay lifestyle in the usa by Charles Kaiser

“New York instances Notable Book of the season and champion of the Lambda Literary Award, The Gay Metropolis is just a landmark saga of battle and triumph that has been immediately thought to be the absolute most respected and work that is substantial of sort. Filled up with astounding anecdotes and searing tales of heartbreak and change, it offers ten years by ten years account for the increase and acceptance of homosexual life and identification because the 1940s. The modern Romeo and Juliet tale written and staged by four gay men, to the catastrophic era of AIDS, Charles Kaiser recounts the true history of the gay movement with many never before told stories from the making of West Side Story. Filled up with dazzling figures including Leonard Bernstein, Montgomery Clift, Alfred Hitchcock, and John F. Kennedy, among many more this is certainly an important telling of American history, exciting and uplifting.”

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