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Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth Century America characters ¾ 100 read à PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ë Lillian Faderman A key workthe point of reference from which all subseuent studies of 20th century lesbian life in the United States will begin San Francisco Examiner. I found Faderman to be stuck in middle class gender biases which may work for explaining some histories but left others drenched in rehashed stereotypes

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Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth Century America

Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth Century America characters ¾ 100 read à PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ë Lillian Faderman Lillian Faderman tells the compelling story of lesbian life in the 20th century from the early 1900s to today's diverse lifestyles Using journals unp. I read this when I was in my early 20 s way before Ellen and Rosie and Margaret Cho and The L Word and Will and Grace were out and about I was glued to thisit s amazing to me that now there s an entire gay TV channel That was unimaginable just 15 years ago We still have a long way to go but wow

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Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth Century America characters ¾ 100 read à PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ë Lillian Faderman Ublished manuscripts songs news accounts novels medical literature and numerous interviews she relates an often surprising narrative of lesbian life. Lilian Faderman s Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers examines the development of lesbian culture in 20th Century America From the early 20th Century where intimate friendships between women were seen as acceptable often even encouraged through the Puritanical backlash that developed later and forced lesbians underground the codification of homosexuality as mental illness that led to stigma shame and heartache media and pop culture treating lesbians as deviants doomed to self destruction and despair and their awakening following the civil rights and feminist movements Books of this nature can often seem dry and sociological but Faderman deftly avoids that by focusing as much on individuals as broader cultural trends Thus we see a wide and fascinating array of gay women from feminists and suffragettes who barely hide their sexuality to Eisenhower s wartime aide who talked him out of purging his staff of lesbian secretaries those who suffered in silence and those who embraced their identity and refused to be silent An excellent accessible look at ueer culture

  • Paperback
  • 400
  • Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth Century America
  • Lillian Faderman
  • English
  • 22 November 2019
  • 9780140171228