Who's who in Contemporary Gay and Lesbian History: From World War II to the Present Day

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Robert Aldrich, Garry Wotherspoon
Psychology Press, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 460 pages
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Provides a comprehensive modern biographical survey of homosexuality in the Western world. Among those included are:
* controversial political activists - Peter Tatchell; Guy Hocquenghem; Harvey Milk
* pop icons - David Bowie; k d lang; Boy George
* groundbreaking artists, writers and filmmakers - Pier Paolo Pasolini; Derek Jarman; David Hockney
* intellectuals who have shaped and changed the modern understanding of sexuality - Michel Foucault; Simone de Beauvoir; Alfred Kinsey
* over 500 entries - clear, informative and enjoyable to read - build up a superbly thorough overview of gay and lesbian life in our time.

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About the author (2002)

Robert Aldrich is Lecturer in Modern French History and Colonial History at the University of Sydney. He is the author of "The French in the South Pacific, 1840-1940," "France and the South Pacific since 1940," "Greater France: A History of French Overseas Expansion" and "Colonialism and Homosexuality,"

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