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By Genny Beemyn

Rooted in wide archival study and private interviews, A Queer Capital is the 1st heritage of LGBT existence within the nation’s capital. Revealing a colourful previous that dates again greater than a hundred twenty five years, the booklet explores how lesbians, homosexual males, and bisexuals validated areas in their personal ahead of and after global conflict II, survived many of the cruelest anti-gay campaigns within the united states, and arranged to call for equivalent therapy. Telling the tales of black and white homosexual groups and members, Genny Beemyn indicates how race, gender, and sophistication formed the development of homosexual social worlds in a racially segregated city.

From the flip of the 20 th century in the course of the Eighties, Beemyn explores the reviews of homosexual humans in Washington, displaying how they created their very own groups, fought for his or her rights, and, within the procedure, helped to alter the rustic. Combining wealthy own tales with willing old research, A Queer Capital presents insights into LGBT lifestyles, the heritage of Washington, D.C., and African American lifestyles and tradition within the 20th century.

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