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By JoAnne Myers

Not goodbye in the past hardly ever something was once acknowledged of the Lesbian Liberation flow and the homosexual Liberation flow, certainly, the phrases homosexual and lesbian weren't even used if another expression will be chanced on. at the present time, against this, hardly ever an afternoon passes while whatever vital doesn't ensue, and is carried by means of the most important media and disseminated on extra own degrees via blogs and the social media. If something, there's maybe an excessive amount of “news” and never adequate “information.” evidently, a ebook like this can't stay alongside of the scoop, however it can do anything both vital by way of info, by means of reminding us of the earlier and what has been going and simply how briskly occasions are relocating.

The Historical Dictionary of the Lesbian and homosexual Liberation Movements covers the historical past of this flow via a cross-referenced dictionary with over a thousand entries on particular international locations and areas, influential ancient figures, legislation that criminalized same-sex sexuality, quite a few old phrases which have been used to consult facets of same-sex love, and modern occasions and criminal judgements. together with a accomplished chronology and bibliography, this ebook is a superb entry aspect for college kids, researchers, and someone attracted to studying extra concerning the fight for equality.

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