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Title Smash the church, smash the state! : the early years of gay liberation / edited by Tommi Avicolli Mecca.
Publication San Francisco, Calif. : City Lights Books, [2009]
Copyright date ©2009
Description xvi, 303 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Call # 306.7660973 S
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Forty years after Stonewall, a look at the origins and influences of the Gay Liberation movement.
Contents Out of the Bars and Into the Streets -- Militant Foreshadowings / Susan Stryker 3 -- Eighth Grade Epiphany / Kenneth Laverne Bunch 11 -- Kiyoshi Kuromiya: Intergrating the Issues / Liz Highleyman 17 -- A Consciousness Raised / Hal Tarr 22 -- Coming Out and into the GLF: Banned No More in Boston / John Kyper 31 -- My Adventures as a Gay Teacher / Tom Ammiano 40 -- Pre-Now / James C. Roberts 43 -- My Memories as a Gay Militant in NYC / Nestor Latronico 48 -- From the Closets of New Haven to the Collectives of New York GLF / Jason Serinus 55 -- Even Iowa Homos Got the Blues / Dennis Brumm 62 -- There's a Certain Kind of Woman / Mara Math 68 -- A Poem / Fran Winant 74 -- Tuning In -- No Girl in My Soup / Thom Nickels 79 -- Coming Out as a Reluctant Activist in a Gay Maoist Cell who Mostly Just Wanted to Get Laid / Mark Freeman 85 -- Our Passion Shook the World / Martha Shelley 93 -- Sylvester: A Singer Without a Closet 97 -- Living Lesbian Nation / Victoria Brownworth 99 -- Radical Spirit and Vision / John Lauritsen 108 -- Radicalqueens Manifesto #1 113 -- Radicalqueens Manifesto #2 114 -- The Radicalqueens Trans-Formation / Cei Bell 116 -- A Woman of Vision / Pat Parker 125 -- Sisters and Brothers: A Writer Hungering for Family Finds GLF / Perry Brass 127 -- Dyketactics!: Electrifying the Imaginations of the Gay and Women's Communities / Barbara Ruth 137 -- A Life of Seeing Connections / Simeon White 147 -- Fopping It Up: Former Cockette Rumi's Story Interview with / Rumi Missabu 150 -- Gay Raiders / Mark Segal 156 -- Revolution Around Every Corner -- Between Bohemia and Revolution / Flavia Rando 163 -- Gay Liberation Front: Report from London / Richard Bolingbroke 168 -- Sylvia Rivera: A Woman Before Her Time / Liz Highleyman 172 -- Two Songs / Blackberri 177 -- Honey, We Unshrunk the Shrinks! / Pam Mitchell 182 -- The Radicalesbian Story: An Evolution of Consciousness / Ellen Shumsky 190 -- The Woman Identified Woman Manifesto 197 -- Berkeley & the Fight for an Effeminist, Socially Transformative Gay Identity / Nick Benton 203 -- Two Poems / Dajenya 210 -- The Effeminist Moment / Steven F. Dansky 213 -- Dyketactics!: Notes Toward an Un-Silencing / Paola Bacchetta 218 -- Two Poems / Barbara Ruth 232 -- The Baltic Street Collective / N.A. Diaman 234 -- Gay Pagans and Atheists Manifesto 242 -- 40 Years After Stonewall -- Looking Back from the Mexico-U.S. Border / Roberto Camp 249 -- A Letter from Huey Newton to the Revolutionary Brothers and Sisters about the Women's Liberation and Gay Liberation Movements 252 -- Making History / Sidney Brinkley 255 -- New York City Legend / Marsha P. Johnson 261 -- Lessons from the ENDA Mess / Doug Ireland 263 -- Happy to Be Childless / Allen Young 269 -- The Gay Community in Crisis / Don Kilhefner 273 -- Stonewall Was a Riot -- Now We Need a Revolution / Merle Woo 282 -- Gay Liberation Media 295.
Subject Gay liberation movement -- United States -- History.
Gay liberation movement. (OCoLC)fst00939104
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Addl. Author Mecca, Tommi Avicolli.
ISBN 9780872864979 (pbk.)
0872864979 (pbk.)

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