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The Columbia Reader on Lesbians & Gay Men in Media, Society, and Politics (Between Men--Between Women)by Larry P. Gross
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The Columbia Reader features:
"A lively, irreverent one-stop-shopping reader on lesbian and gay male sensibility. Its impact is cumulative and subtly subversive: these are protean journalists, authors and activists giving voice to the depth and variety of gay experiencea voice that will no longer tolerate being squelched." Leroy Aarons, founder, the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association
"Casts a much wider net than previous anthologies. It is unique in its combination of historical documents and current work. A major contribution to lesbian and gay studies." Margaret Cruikshank, , author of The Gay and Lesbian Liberation Movement
"A source book destined to be widely cited by activists and academics alike... a lively and unique anthology of articles analyzing, illustrating, and challenging the sexual prejudice that pervades American society. Students of mass media and those simply trying to understand Ellen's coming out episode in historical context will find it tremendously useful." Gregory Herek, editor of Stigma and Sexual Orientation and Out In Force: Sexual Orientation and the Military editor of Stigma and Sexual Orientation and Out In Force: Sexual Orientation and the Military
"The most up-to-date, media-savvy conception of how to organize and teach an introductory course on lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender studies to undergraduates. I can't wait to use it." Esther Newton, author of Cherry Grove, Fire Island: Sixty Years in America's First Gay and Lesbian Town
"A unique and lively anthology." Carol LeMasters, The Lesbian Review of Books
More than 100 articles, essays, letters, and primary documents cover the formation of gay identity; religious, scientific, medical and legal perspectives; the mainstream media; lesbian and gay media; and community prospects and tactics.
About the Author
Larry Gross is Sol Worth Professor of Communication at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of Contested Closets: The Politics and Ethics of Outing and editor of Image Ethics: The Moral Rights of Subjects in Photographs, Film and Television, and On the Margins of Art Worlds.
James D. Woods was assistant professor of communications at the College of Staten Island, CUNY, and author of The Corporate Closet: The Professional Lives of Gay Men in America
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