Activating Theory: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Politics

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Senior Lecturer in English Joseph Bristow, Joseph Bristow, Angelia R. Wilson
Lawrence & Wishart, 1993 - Social Science - 266 pages
Activating Theory is the first comprehensive volume to represent the diversity of lesbian, gay and bisexual identities and subcultures that have flourished over the past decade. In particular, it gives prominence to the controversial emergence of queer activism, and the birth of a bisexual politics. Is there any common ground between bisexuals and homosexuals? How has ACTUP affected demands for lesbian and gay rights? What's stopping health educators teaching school children about HIV/AIDS? Combining work by academics and activists belonging to a variety of fields - including psychoanalysis, political theory, sex education and AIDS research - this is a wide-ranging and provocative collection that will appeal to many different audiences.

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