Making Trouble: Essays on Gay History, Politics, and the University

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Psychology Press, 1992 - Social Science - 274 pages
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Presents the author's research on the historical development of San Francisco's gay community, the rise and fall of the first American gay liberation movement, the persecution of gays during the cold war, and more
 

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Gay historian, author, and activist D'Emilio has collected here 20 of his insightful personal and historical essays on the rise of gay scholarship in the United States. Topics range from the birth of ... Read full review

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Contents

Capitalism and Gay Identity
5
The Birth and Betrayal of Americas First Gay Liberation
17
Retrospect and Prospect
128
Gay History and Gay Historians
138
The Campus Environment for Gay and Lesbian Life
148
I2 Graduation
176
Where Do We Go From Herer
191
Feminist Frontier or Social Purity Crusade?
202
A Peoples Memorial
216
I8 You Cant Build a Movement on Anger
220
After Stonewall
234
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About the author (1992)

John D'Emilio is professor of history and of gender and women's studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago. A Guggenheim and National Endowment for the Humanities fellow, from 1995 to 1997 he served as the Founding Director of the Policy Institute at the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. He is the co-author of "Intimate Matters: A History of Sexuality in America" (1997). He earned his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1982.

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