Masked Voices PDF º Hardcover
- 310 pages
- Masked Voices
- Craig M. Loftin
- 04 October 2016 Craig M. Loftin
[Download] ➾ Masked Voices ➹ Craig M. Loftin – Buyprobolan50.co.uk An analysis of unpublished letters to the first American gay magazine reveals the agency adaptation and resistance occurring in the gay community during the McCarthy era In this compelling social hist An analysis of unpublished letters to the first American gay magazine reveals the agency adaptation and resistance occurring in the gay community during the McCarthy era In this compelling social history Craig M Loftin describes how gay people in the United States experienced the s and early s a time when rapidly growing gay and lesbian subcultures suffered widespread discrimination The book is based on a remarkable and uniue historical letters written to ONE magazine the first openly gay publication in the United States These letters most of which have never before been published provide extraordinary insight into the experiences thoughts and feelings of gay men and lesbians nationwide especially as they coped with the anxieties of the McCarthy era The letters reveal how gay people dealt with issues highly relevant to LGBT life today including job discrimination police harassment marriage homophobia in families and persecution in churches and the military Loftin shows that gay men and lesbians responded to intolerance and bigotry with resilience creativity and an invigorated belief in their right to live their lives as gay men and lesbians long before this was accepted and considered safe Groundbreaking chapters address gay marriage and family life international gay activism and how antigay federal government policies reverberated throughout the country.