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Queer Quotes: On Coming Out and Culture, Love and Lust, Politics and Pride, and Much More

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Queer Quotes<i/> is a compendium of wit and wisdom from well-known historical and contemporary cultural figures. Often amusing, the quotes are also thought-provoking and have an impressive scope. Subjects range from love and gay marriage to HIV/AIDS, from gender identity to religion, and everything in between. Featuring more than 350 quotes as well as short biographies of all the individuals quoted, Queer Quotes is an essential resource and an ideal gift book.

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Paula Gunn Allen, Dorothy Allison, Pedro Almod&oacute;var, James Baldwin, Tallulah Bankhead, Simone de Beauvoir, Sandra Bernhard, Chastity Bono, Susie Bright, Truman Capote, Kate Clinton, Ellen DeGeneres, Melissa Etheridge, Leslie Feinberg, Harvey Fierstein, Barney Frank, Jewelle Gomez, Larry Kramer, Liberace, Greg Louganis, Audre Lorde, Sir Ian McKellen, Isaac Mizrahi, Boy George, Armistead Maupin, Martina Navratilova, Adrienne Rich, Marlon Riggs, Eleanor Roosevelt, Urvashi Vaid, Gore Vidal, John Waters, Edmund White, Oscar Wilde-and many, many more.

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What is a queer quote? It"s a reflection on love and romance, culture and art, family and friends, and the foibles and follies of life. It"s an insight into not only what it means to be gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender in our society, but what it means to be human. It"s fresh, entertaining, and celebratory.

Queer Quotes is a compendium of wit and wisdom from well-known historical and contemporary cultural figures—from Oscar Wilde to Rita Mae Brown, from Quentin Crisp to Sandra Bernhard, from James Baldwin to RuPaul. Often amusing, the quotes are also thought-provoking and up-to-date, and chapters ranging from "Love and Gay Marriage" to "Out of the Closets, into the Streets" to "HIV/AIDS" to "Queer History" reflect this book"s scope. Including an index as well as short biographies of all the individuals quoted, Queer Quotes is a wonderful resource and an ideal gift book.

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Synopsis:

What is a queer quote? Its a reflection on love and romance, culture and art, family and friends, and the foibles and follies of life. Its an insight into not only what it means to be gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender in our society, but what it means to be human. Its fresh, entertaining, and celebratory.

Queer Quotes is a compendium of wit and wisdom from well-known historical and contemporary cultural figures—from Oscar Wilde to Rita Mae Brown, from Quentin Crisp to Sandra Bernhard, from James Baldwin to RuPaul. Often amusing, the quotes are also thought-provoking and up-to-date, and chapters ranging from “Love and Gay Marriage” to “Out of the Closets, into the Streets” to “HIV/AIDS” to “Queer History” reflect this books scope. Including an index as well as short biographies of all the individuals quoted, Queer Quotes is a wonderful resource and an ideal gift book.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780807079256
Subtitle:
On Coming Out and Culture, Love and Lust, Politics and Pride, and Much More
Editor:
Theophano, Teresa
Editor:
Theophano, Teresa
contributors:
<BR>Paula Gunn Allen, Dorothy Allison, Pedro Almodovar, James Baldwin, Tallulah Bankhead, Simone de Beauvoir, Sandra Bernhard, Chastity Bono, Susie Bright, Truman Capote, Kate Clinton, Ellen DeGeneres
Author:
Theophano, Teresa
Publisher:
Beacon Press
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Quotations
Subject:
Gay Studies
Subject:
General Social Science
Subject:
Gay & Lesbian
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20051115
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
6.94x4.92x.56 in. .40 lbs.

Related Subjects

Gay and Lesbian » Fiction and Poetry » General
History and Social Science » Gender Studies » Gay Studies
History and Social Science » Gender Studies » General
Reference » Quotations Anecdotes and Proverbs

Queer Quotes: On Coming Out and Culture, Love and Lust, Politics and Pride, and Much More
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Product details 192 pages Beacon Press - English 9780807079256 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , What is a queer quote? It"s a reflection on love and romance, culture and art, family and friends, and the foibles and follies of life. It"s an insight into not only what it means to be gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender in our society, but what it means to be human. It"s fresh, entertaining, and celebratory.

Queer Quotes is a compendium of wit and wisdom from well-known historical and contemporary cultural figures—from Oscar Wilde to Rita Mae Brown, from Quentin Crisp to Sandra Bernhard, from James Baldwin to RuPaul. Often amusing, the quotes are also thought-provoking and up-to-date, and chapters ranging from "Love and Gay Marriage" to "Out of the Closets, into the Streets" to "HIV/AIDS" to "Queer History" reflect this book"s scope. Including an index as well as short biographies of all the individuals quoted, Queer Quotes is a wonderful resource and an ideal gift book.

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"Synopsis" by ,
What is a queer quote? Its a reflection on love and romance, culture and art, family and friends, and the foibles and follies of life. Its an insight into not only what it means to be gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender in our society, but what it means to be human. Its fresh, entertaining, and celebratory.

Queer Quotes is a compendium of wit and wisdom from well-known historical and contemporary cultural figures—from Oscar Wilde to Rita Mae Brown, from Quentin Crisp to Sandra Bernhard, from James Baldwin to RuPaul. Often amusing, the quotes are also thought-provoking and up-to-date, and chapters ranging from “Love and Gay Marriage” to “Out of the Closets, into the Streets” to “HIV/AIDS” to “Queer History” reflect this books scope. Including an index as well as short biographies of all the individuals quoted, Queer Quotes is a wonderful resource and an ideal gift book.

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