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Published by HarperCollins in New York .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL24259963M
ISBN 109780061370168, 9780061370175

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  Heart-wrenching oral history of the lesbian and gay rights struggle in the U.S. after World War II. In many ways, the book covers the same ground as Charles Kaiser's book The Gay Metropolis, but with a national is also more inclusive (for instance, there are several lesbians and African Americans featured in the interviews)/5.   From the Boy Scouts and the U.S. military to marriage and adoption, the gay civil rights movement has exploded on the national stage. Eric Marcus takes us back in time to the earliest days of that struggle in a newly revised and thoroughly updated edition of Making History, originally published in Using the heartfelt stories of more than sixty people, he carries us through the compelling.   The book is an intriguing premise two men decide, for very different reasons, to tamper with history by ensuring the one man responsible for the rise of Nazi Germany is never Thumbing through the opening pages, I noticed that this book was first published in , which begins to make sense when considering some of the faultlines running 4/5. From the Boy Scouts and the U.S. military to marriage and adoption, the gay civil rights movement has exploded on the national stage. Eric Marcus takes us back in time to the earliest days of that struggle in a newly revised and thoroughly updated edition of Making History, originally published in Using the heartfelt stories of more than sixty people, he carries us through the compelling.

Eric Marcus (born Novem , New York City) is an American journalist, podcast producer, and non-fiction writer. He is the founder and host of the Making Gay History podcast, which brings LGBT history to life through the voices of the people who lived it, and he is co-producer of Those Who Were There: Voices from the Holocaust, a podcast drawn from the Fortunoff Video Archive for Born: Novem (age 61), New York City.   When Making History was first published in , the acclaimed oral historian Studs Terkel called it, “One of the definitive works on gay life.” Novelist Armistead Maupin said that author “Eric Marcus not only writes with grace and clarity but makes it look so easy—the ultimate measure of historian and novelist alike.”.   From the making of West Side Story, the modern Romeo and Juliet tale written and staged by four gay men, to the catastrophic era of AIDS, Charles Kaiser recounts the true history of the gay movement with many never-before-told stories. Filled with dazzling characters—including Leonard Bernstein, Montgomery Clift, Alfred Hitchcock, and John F Author: Christina Orlando.   As research for his book “Making History, The Struggle for Gay and Lesbian Equal Rights,” he started recording interviews with some of the heroes of Author: Muri Assunção.

  Now, for the first time, the original complete edition of Making History is available in e-book (Making History was published in part as Making Gay History in ). Through his engaging oral histories, Eric Marcus traces the unfolding of LGBTQ civil rights effort from a group of small, independent underground organizations and publications Brand: HarperCollins Publishers. From the Boy Scouts and the U.S. military to marriage and adoption, the gay civil rights movement has exploded on the national Marcus takes us back in time to the earliest days of that struggle in a newly revised and thoroughly updated edition of Making History, originally published in Using the heart-felt stories of more than 60 people, he carries us through the compelling. Extra Credit: Check out Brideshead Revisited, Evelyn Waugh’s most celebrated novel and an early work in the queer canon, and the collected works of Patricia Highsmith, all of which were really, really gay. Rubyfruit Jungle by Rita Mae Brown (Nico) Yes, I know this is a lesbian book, but too often the gay community self-segregates and the. Buy a cheap copy of Making Gay History: The Half Century book by Eric Marcus. From the Boy Scouts and the U.S. military to marriage and adoption, the gay civil rights movement has exploded on the national Marcus takes us back in Free shipping over $/5(3).