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Victory

The Triumphant Gay Revolution
Hirshman, Linda R. (Book - 2012 )
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"Drawing on rich archival material and in-depth interviews, a Supreme Court lawyer and political pundit chronicles the gay rights movement, revealing how the fight for gay rights has changed the American landscape for all citizens, blurring rigid gender lines and redefining the definition of family"--Provided by publisher.
Authors: Hirshman, Linda R.
Statement of Responsibility: Linda Hirshman
Title: Victory
the triumphant gay revolution
Publisher: New York : Harper, c2012
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: xvii, 443 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [357]-423) and index
Contents: Introduction. How an army of good gays won the west
Gays and the cities : community first, politics later
Red in bed : it takes a communist to recognize gay oppression
It was the sixties that did it : gays get radical, radicals get gay
Stonewall uprising : gays finally get some respect
The good gays fight the four horsemen : crazy, sinful, criminal, and subversive
Dying for the movement : the terrible political payoff of AIDS
ACT UP : five years that shook the world
Failed marriages and losing battles : the premature campaign for marriage and military service
Founding fathers : winning modern rights before fighting ancient battles
Massing the troops for the last battle : the new-media gay revolution
With liberal friends : who needs enemies?
Victory : the civil rights march of our generation
On the shoulders of giants
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Summary: "Drawing on rich archival material and in-depth interviews, a Supreme Court lawyer and political pundit chronicles the gay rights movement, revealing how the fight for gay rights has changed the American landscape for all citizens, blurring rigid gender lines and redefining the definition of family"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Headings: United States Social conditions 21st century Gays Legal status, laws, etc. United States Gay liberation movement United States History
Topical Term: Gays
Gay liberation movement
ISBN: 0061965502
9780061965500
Branch Call Number: 306.766 H
Research Call Number: JFE 12-6506
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