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Read online Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America Lillian Faderman tells the compelling story of lesbian life in the th century from the early s to today s diverse lifestyles Using journals unpublished manuscripts songs news accounts novels medical literature and numerous interviews she relates an often surprising narrative of lesbian life A key work the point of reference from which all subsequent studies of th century lesbian life in the United States will begin b San Francisco Examiner by Lillian Faderman

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Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America
Title:Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America
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Number of Pages:400
Category:History, Non fiction, Glbt, Queer, Feminism, Lesbian
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The Gay Revolution: The Story of the Struggle, Naked in the Promised Land: A Memoir, Scotch Verdict, Surpassing the Love of Men: Romantic Friendship and Love Between Women from the Renaissance to the Present, Chloe Plus Olivia: An Anthology of Lesbian Literature from the Seventeenth Century to the Present, My Mother's Wars, To Believe in Women: What Lesbians Have Done For America - A History, Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America, Gay L. A.: A History of Sexual Outlaws, Power Politics, and Lipstick Lesbians, I Begin My Life All Over: The Hmong and the American Immigrant Experience
A classic of its kind this fascinating cultural history draws on everything from private correspondence to pornography to explore five hundred years of friendship and love between women em Surpassing the Love of Men em throws a new light on shifting theories of female sexuality and the changing status of women over the centuries, The sweeping story of the modern struggle for gay lesbian and trans rights from the s to the present based on amazing interviews with politicians military figures legal activists and members of the entire LGBT community who face these challenges every day br br The fight for gay lesbian and trans civil rights the years of outrageous injustice the early battles the heart breaking defeats and the victories beyond the dreams of the gay rights pioneers is the most important civil rights issue of the present day Based on rigorous research and more than interviews i The Gay Revolution i tells this unfinished story not through dry facts but through dramatic accounts of passionate struggles with all the sweep depth and intricacies only an award winning activist scholar and novelist like Lillian Faderman can evoke br br i The Gay Revolution i begins in the s when law classified gays and lesbians as criminals the psychiatric profession saw them as mentally ill the churches saw them as sinners and society victimized them with irrational hatred Against this dark backdrop a few brave people began to fight back paving the way for the revolutionary changes of the s and beyond Faderman discusses the protests in the s the counter reaction of the s and early eighties the decimated but united community during the AIDS epidemic and the current hurdles for the right to marriage equality br br In the words of the eyewitnesses who were there through the most critical events i The Gay Revolution i paints a nuanced portrait of the LGBT civil rights movement A defining account this is the most complete and authoritative book of its kind, The year The place Edinburgh Scotland A student Jane Cumming accuses her school mistresses Jane Pirie and Marianne Woods of having an affair in the presence of their students Dame Cumming Gordon the wealthy and powerful grandmother of the accusing student advises her friends to remove their daughters from the boarding school Within days the school is deserted and the two women deprived of their livelihood Lillian Faderman award winning author of Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers gives an extraordinary rendering of the real life story on which Lillian Hellman based her famous play The Children s Hour Faderman reconstructs the libel suit filed by Pirie and Woods that eventually resulted in a scotch verdict a verdict of not proven or an inconclusive decision Through court transcripts judges notes and her personal reflections on the witnesses contradictory testimony and the prejudices of the men presiding over the case Faderman skillfully documents the social economic and sexual pressures that shaped the lives of nineteenth century women Provocative and compelling not only does Scotch Verdict point to the marginalization of women by raising issues of class gender and sexuality with respect to Pirie and Woods but also of race in its depiction of Jane Cumming the half Indian child who was born in India and out of wedlock to Dame Cumming Gordon s eldest son, Lillian Faderman tells the compelling story of lesbian life in the th century from the early s to today s diverse lifestyles Using journals unpublished manuscripts songs news accounts novels medical literature and numerous interviews she relates an often surprising narrative of lesbian life A key work the point of reference from which all subsequent studies of th century lesbian life in the United States will begin b San Francisco Examiner b