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The origins and significance of the emergence of U.S. "gay liberation"

DeLeon, David (1980) The origins and significance of the emergence of U.S. "gay liberation". Humanities Working Paper, 48. California Institute of Technology , Pasadena, CA.

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The general significance of "gay liberation" to an understanding of sex roles in U. S. society is discussed in the introduction to this essay, which then proceeds to a lengthy survey of early advocates of the acceptance of homoeroticism, and the relatively recent creation of various organizations that speak for "the homophile community." The conclusion focuses on an analysis of the major contemporary groups, along with their programs and tactics.

Item Type:Report or Paper (Working Paper)
Additional Information:*Section from forth-coming book American Visions of Freedom : Contemporary Movements in Historical Perspective
Group:Humanities Working Papers
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Official Citation:DeLeon, David. The origins and significance of the emergence of U.S. "gay liberation." Pasadena, CA: California Institute of Technology, 1980. Humanities Working Paper, No. 48.
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Deposited By: Lindsay Cleary
Deposited On:10 Aug 2009 23:45
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