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We are everywhere : a historical sourcebook of gay and lesbian politics
Blasius, Mark.
Publication Information:
New York : Routledge, [1997]

Physical Description:
xii, 844 pages ; 26 cm

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HQ76 .W33 1997 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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We Are Everywherebrings together the key primary sources relating to the politics of homosexuality. Tracing the evolution of the lesbian and gay movement, We AreEverywhereincludes writings from the beginnings of the gay and lesbian movement in the 19th century ; legal and government studies concerning rights of gay and lesbian citizens; articles from the early US liberation movement publications; documents from the first days of the AIDS epidemic to current activism; statements and writings from the movements within "the movement"; and finally, alook at the future of lesbian and gay politics.

Author Notes

Mark Blasiusis Associate Professor of Political Science at the City University of New York, LaGuardia. ShanePhelanis Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque.

Table of Contents

I Pre-History of a Lesbian and Gay Movement
A Enlightenment Backgrounds
B The French Revolution: Sexual Liberation and Political Speech
II The Beginnings of a Gay and Lesbian Movement
A The Third Sex Theory and the Creation of Political Subjects
B The Emergence of a Gay and Lesbian Political Culture in Germany
C Voices of the Gay and Lesbian Diaspora: Britain and France
D From Liberalism to the New Social Relations of Soviet Socialism
E Subculture, Censorship, and Civil Rights in the United States
III The Homophile Movement: 1950-1969
IV Gay Liberation and Lesbian Feminism
V The Gay and Lesbian Politics of AIDS
VI The Present Moment and the Future of Desire