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LGBT Movements

(see also American Radicalism, Same Sex Marriage, Gay & Lesbian History, Life & Values)

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On the Web: Articles

Pass ENDA now! Doug Ireland, Nation (5/31/00). 27 years after being introduced, the first comprehensive gay/lesbian civil rights bill may come before Senate.

On the Web: Specialized Sites

The Advocate. National gay & lesbian newsmagazine.

American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California.

American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California.

California Alliance for Pride & Equality.

Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD).

Gay & Lesbian Information Bureau

Human Rights Campaign.

Human Rights Family Net.

Humsafar Trust. Indian gay rights group in Mumbai.

International Lesbian & Gay Association.

International Gay & Lesbian Human Rights Commission.

Lambda Legal Defense & Education Fund.

Lesbian & Gay Immigration Rights Task Force.

National Center for Lesbian Rights.

National Gay & Lesbian Task Force.

National Sexuality Resource Center.

Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgendered Persons

Scouting for All.

Servicemembers' Legal Defense Network.

Stonewall Society.

In the Library: Articles

Byrnes, Brian. "Wary of past abuses, Argentine capital approves gay rights," Christian Science Monitor (7/14/03):7.

Epstein, Steven. "Gay politics, ethnic identity: the limits of social constructionism," Socialist Revolution 93-94 (5-8/87):9-54.

Ireland, Doug. "Gay teens fight back," Nation (1/31/00):21-23.

Maynard, Steven. "'Respect your elders, know your past': history & queer theorists," Radical History Review 75 (fall 99):56-78.

Minkowitz, Donna. "Miami heat," Nation (9/16/02):22-24. Organizing vs. anti-gay ballot initiative.

Rogers, Paul. "Gay couples applaud vote on legal-rights bill," San Jose Mercury (6/8/04): 1B, 6B.

Rotello, Gabriel. "Creating a new gay culture. Balancing fidelity & freedom," Nation (4/21/97):11-16.

Turner, William B. "Lesbian/gay rights & immigration policy: lobbying to end the medical method," Journal of Policy History 7,2 (1995).

Vidal, Gore. "Sex is politics," Playboy (1/79).

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Charles, Casey. The Sharon Kowalski Case: Lesbian & Gay Rights on Trial (Lawrence: U. of Kansas, 2002).

Clausen, Jan. Beyond Gay or Straight: Understanding Sexual Orientation (Philadelphia: Chelsea House, 1997).

Crimp, Douglas. Melancholia & Moralism: Essays on AIDS & Queer Politics (Cambridge MA: MIT, 2002).

D'Emilio, John. Sexual Politics, Sexual Communities: The Making of a Homosexual Minority in the United States, 1940-1970 (Chicago: U. of Chicago, 1983).

__________ & Estelle B. Freedman. Intimate Matters: A History of Sexuality in America (NY: Harper & Row, 1988).

__________. Making Trouble: Essays on Gay History, Politics & the University (NY: Routlede, 1992).

__________. Power at the Polls: The Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual Vote (Washington: National Gay & Lesban Task Force, 1996).

__________; William B. Turner & Urvashi Vaid. Creating Change: Sexuality, Public Policy & Civil Rights (NY: St. Martin's, 2000).

Duberman, Martin B. About Time: Exploring the Gay Past [1986] (rev. ed.; NY: Meridian, 1991).

__________; Martha Vicinus & George Chauncey Jr. (eds.) Hidden From History: Reclaiming the Gay & Lesbian Past (NY: New American Library, 1989).

__________. Cures. A Gay Man's Odyssey [1991] (Boulder: Westview, 2002).

__________. Stonewall (NY: Dutton, 1993).

__________. Midlife Queer: Autobiography of a decade, 1971-1981 (NY: Scribner, 1996).

__________ (ed.) Queer Representations: Reading Lives, Reading Cultures. A Center for Lesbian & Gay Studies Book (NY: NYU, 1997).

__________ (ed.) A Queer World: The Center for Lesbian & Gay Studies Reader (NY: NYU, 1997).

__________. Left Out: The Politics of Exclusion/Essays 1964-1999 (NY: Basic Books, 1999).

Freedman, Estelle B. (ed.) The Lesbian Issue: Essays from Signs (Chicago: U. Chicago, 1985).

Hay, Harry. Radically Gay: Gay Liberation in the Words of its Founder (Boston: Beacon, 1996).

Hinckle, Warren. Gayslayer! The Story of How Dan White Killed Harvey Milk & George Moscone & Got Away with Murder (Virginia City NV: Silver Dollar, 1985).

Jenness, Valerie & Ryken Grattet. Making Hate a Crime. From Social Movement to Law Enforcement (NY: Russell Sage, 2001).

Jones, Cleve with Jeff Dawson. Stitching a Revolution: The Making of an Activist (SF: Harper, 2000). Politics of the AIDS Memorial Quilt Project.

Nimmons, David. The Soul Beneath the Skin: The Unseen Hearts & Habits of Gay Men (NY: St. Martin's, 2002).

Mohr, Richard. A More Perfect Union: Why Straight America Must Stand Up for Gay Rights (Boston: Beacon, 1995).

Rayside, David. Openly Gay & a Member of Congress: The Role & Impact of Representative Barney Frank (Toronto: U. of Toronto, 1993).

__________. On the Fringe: Gays & Lesbians in Politics (Ithaca: Cornell, 1998).

Rimmerman, Craig A.; Kenneth D. Wald & Clyde Wilcox (eds.) The Politics of Gay Rights (Chicago: U. Chicago, 2000).

Robson, Ruthann. Gay Men, Lesbians, & the Law (NY: Chelsea House, 1997).

Shilts, Randy. The Mayor of Castro Street: The Life & Times of Harvey Milk (NY: St. Martin's, 1982).

__________. And the Band Played On: Politics, People, & the AIDS Epidemic (NY: St. Martin's, 1987).

__________. Conduct Unbecoming: Gays & Lesbians in the US Military, Vietnam to the Persian Gulf (NY: St. Martin's, 1993).

Turner, William B. A Genealogy of Queer Theory (Philadelphia: Temple U, 2000).

Vaid, Urvashi. Virtual Equality: The Mainstreaming of Gay & Lesbian Liberation (NY: Anchor, 1995).

Weiss, Mike. Double Play: The San Francisco City Hall Killings (Reading MA: Addison-Wesley, 1984).

In the Library: Fiction

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Ben Harper, "Mama's Got a Girlfriend Now," on his Welcome to the Cruel World, EMI Virgin Music (1993).

Film & Video

"And the Band Played On" [1993], dir. Roger Spottiswoode, 140m. From HBO Video.

"Hymn for Harvey" [1990], 28m. From Davis Soto Orban Productions.

"Pride Divide" [1997], by Karen Kiss & Paris Poirier, 57m. From Filmakers Library.

"Stonewall" [1997], dir. Nigel Finch, 98m. From BMG Video.

"The Times of Harvey Milk" [1984], dir. Robert Epstein, 88m. From Pacific Arts Video.

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