The Gay and Lesbian EncyclopediaBook - 1998
A concise and balanced guide to the history, people, places, and ideas important to lesbian and gay communities worldwide. Linking a detailed chronology of homosexual life and achievement to nearly 600 fascinating articles -- ranging from "ACT UP" to "Lesbian Continuum," from "Military" to "Wilde" -- it explores many facets of today's gay and lesbian subcultures in remarkable depth. Features fascinating quotes, little-known facts, reading lists, and useful tables: one lists famous pseudonyms; another, gay detective novels. More than 250 photos and illus., this is the first guide to cover both lesbian and gay male points of view, offering info. on their common concerns as well as their different histories and interests.
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 1998
Edition: 1st ed
Call Number: 305.9066 H678c
Characteristics: xiii, 704 p. : ill. ; 24 cm