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Title:Gay L. A.: A History of Sexual Outlaws, Power Politics, and Lipstick Lesbians
Format Type:Ebook
Author:Lillian Faderman, Stuart Timmons
Publisher:Basic Books
ISBN:046502288X
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Number of Pages:464
Category:History, Non fiction, Glbt, Queer, American history, Sexuality

Gay L. A.: A History of Sexual Outlaws, Power Politics, and Lipstick Lesbians by Lillian Faderman, Stuart Timmons

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Gay L. A.: A History of Sexual Outlaws, Power Politics, and Lipstick Lesbians Award winning historian Lillian Faderman teams with journalist Stuart Timmons to write the first history of gay life in America s ultimate frontier town Los Angeles The exhortation to Go West has always had a strong hold on the American imagination But for the gays lesbians and transgendered people who have moved to L A over the past two centuries the City of Angels has offered a special home which in turn gave rise to one of the most influential gay cultures in the world .

Drawing upon untouched archives of documents and photographs and over new interviews Lillian Faderman and Stuart Timmons chart L A s unique gay history from the first missionary encounters with Native American cross gendered two spirits to cross dressing frontier women in search of their fortunes from the bohemian freedom of early Hollywood to the explosion of gay life during World War II to the underground radicalism sparked by the s blacklist from the s gay liberation movement to the creation of gay marketing in the s Faderman and Timmons show how geography economic opportunity and a constant influx of new people created a city that was more compatible to gay life than any other in America Combining broad historical scope with deftly wrought stories of real people from the Hollywood sound stage to the barrio Gay L A is American social history at its best

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