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Read online Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America Lillian Faderman tells the compelling story of lesbian life in the th century from the early s to today s diverse lifestyles Using journals unpublished manuscripts songs news accounts novels medical literature and numerous interviews she relates an often surprising narrative of lesbian life A key work the point of reference from which all subsequent studies of th century lesbian life in the United States will begin b San Francisco Examiner by Lillian Faderman

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Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America
Title:Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America
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Number of Pages:400
Category:history, non-fiction, glbt, queer, feminism, lesbian
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Surpassing the Love of Men: Romantic Friendship and Love Between Women from the Renaissance to the Present, Chloe Plus Olivia: An Anthology of Lesbian Literature from the Seventeenth Century to the Present, I Begin My Life All Over: The Hmong and the American Immigrant Experience, To Believe in Women: What Lesbians Have Done For America - A History, Gay L. A.: A History of Sexual Outlaws, Power Politics, and Lipstick Lesbians, My Mother's Wars, The Gay Revolution: The Story of the Struggle, Scotch Verdict, Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America, Naked in the Promised Land: A Memoir
A classic of its kind this fascinating cultural history draws on everything from private correspondence to pornography to explore five hundred years of friendship and love between women em Surpassing the Love of Men em throws a new light on shifting theories of female sexuality and the changing status of women over the centuries, The sweeping story of the modern struggle for gay lesbian and trans rights from the s to the present based on amazing interviews with politicians military figures legal activists and members of the entire LGBT community who face these challenges every day br br The fight for gay lesbian and trans civil rights the years of outrageous injustice the early battles the heart breaking defeats and the victories beyond the dreams of the gay rights pioneers is the most important civil rights issue of the present day Based on rigorous research and more than interviews i The Gay Revolution i tells this unfinished story not through dry facts but through dramatic accounts of passionate struggles with all the sweep depth and intricacies only an award winning activist scholar and novelist like Lillian Faderman can evoke br br i The Gay Revolution i begins in the s when law classified gays and lesbians as criminals the psychiatric profession saw them as mentally ill the churches saw them as sinners and society victimized them with irrational hatred Against this dark backdrop a few brave people began to fight back paving the way for the revolutionary changes of the s and beyond Faderman discusses the protests in the s the counter reaction of the s and early eighties the decimated but united community during the AIDS epidemic and the current hurdles for the right to marriage equality br br In the words of the eyewitnesses who were there through the most critical events i The Gay Revolution i paints a nuanced portrait of the LGBT civil rights movement A defining account this is the most complete and authoritative book of its kind, Born in Lillian Faderman was the only child of an uneducated and unmarried immigrant Jewish woman Her mother whose family perished in the Holocaust was racked by guilt at having come to America and left them behind she suffered recurrent psychotic episodes Her only escape from the brutal labor of her sweatshop job was her fiercely loved daughter Lilly whose poignant dream throughout an impoverished childhood was to become a movie star and rescue her mother br br Lilly grew up to become Lil outwardly tough inwardly innocent hungry for love and success A beautiful young woman who was learning that her deepest erotic and emotional connections were to women she found herself in a dangerous but seductive lesbian underworld of addicts pimps and prostitutes Desperately seeking to make her life meaningful and to redeem her mother s suffering she entered the University of California at Berkeley and worked her way through college as a burlesque stripper A brilliant student she ultimately achieved a Ph D At last she became Lillian the woman who in time became a loving partner a devoted mother an acclaimed writer and a charismatic groundbreaking scholar of gay and lesbian studies Told with wrenching immediacy and great power this is an extraordinary memoir the nakedly honest and very American story of an exceptional woman and her remarkable unorthodox life, Lillian Faderman tells the compelling story of lesbian life in the th century from the early s to today s diverse lifestyles Using journals unpublished manuscripts songs news accounts novels medical literature and numerous interviews she relates an often surprising narrative of lesbian life A key work the point of reference from which all subsequent studies of th century lesbian life in the United States will begin b San Francisco Examiner b