edited and with new introductions by Karla Jay and Allen Young
foreword by Cindy Patton
New York, NY
New York University Press
lii, -498 p.
Includes bibliographical references
Contents : Foreword / by Cindy Patton [p. ix-xxviii] -- Introduction / by Karla Jay [p. xxix-xxxix] -- Introduction / by Allen Young [p. xli-lii] -- Part 1: Companion introductions [p. 21] -- No longer the court jesters / by Allen Young [p. 23-47] -- No man's land / by Karla Jay [p. 48-65] -- Part 2: Sex and the pursuit of pleasure [p. 67] -- Queen for a day : a stranger in paradise / by Rita Mae Brown [p. 69-76] -- The Bath life gets respectable / by Arthur Bell [p. 77-84] -- Forum on sado-masochism / by Ian Young, John Stoltenberg. Lyn Rosen, and Rose Jordan [p. 85-117] -- Phantasy revolution / by Charley Shively [p. 118-132] -- Part 3: Watering holes : today and yesterday [p. 133] -- Sexual anarchy / by Brandon Judell [p. 135-139] -- Why I'm not dancing / by Felice Newman [p. 140-145] -- The Cleveland bay scene in the forties / by John Kelsey [p. 146-149] -- Missing the Ports O Call / by Jim Jackman [p. 150-154] -- Part 4: Dance and music [p. 155] -- Toeing the line : in search of the gay male image in contemorary classicla ballet / by Graham Jackson [p. 157-170] -- Dance liberation / by Rob Dobson [p. 171-1881] -- Images of gays in rock music / by Tommi Avicolli [p. 182-194] -- The Growing business behind women's music / by Lynne D. Shapiro [p. 195-200] -- Judy Garland and others : notes on idolization and derision / by Michael Bronski [p. 201-212] -- Part 5: Visual arts and the theatre [p. 213] -- Closets in the museum : homophobia and art history / by James M. Saslow [p. 215-127] -- Weaving a whole life / by Gerard Brender à Brandis [p. 228-229] -- Gay theatre : gays in the marketplace vs. gays for themselves / by Don Shewey [p. 230-245] -- Gay theatre in the "real world" / by George Whitmore [p. 246-254] -- Part 6: Purple prose and violet verse [p. 255] -- The X-rated bibliographer : a spy in the house of sex / by Karla Jay [p. 257-261] -- Some pulp Sappho / by Fran Koski and Maida Tilchen [p. 262-274] -- The Poetry of male love / by Ian Young [p. 275-292] -- Part 7: Word power! [p. 293] -- Lesbian-feminist comedy : dyke humor out of the closet / by Sharon McDonald [p. 295-298] -- Mother wit : tongue in cheek / by Julia Penelope Stanley and Susan W. Robbins [p. 299-307] -- A Queer by any other name would smell as sweet / by Michael Riordon [p. 308-312] -- Part 8: Young and gay! [p. 313] -- Memoirs of a lesbian's lesbian daughter / by Blynn Garnett [p. 315-324] -- Growing up gay : where were you in '62 / by Stuart Byron [p. 325-331] -- I was the dyke at my high school reunion / by Loretta Lottman [p. 332-341] -- Gay youth and the question of consent / by Gerald Hannon [p. 342-364] -- Part 9: Challenging macho norms [p. 365] -- The Boys in the barracks / by Andrew Kopkind [p. 367-384] -- Sports and the macho male / by John Mitzel [p. 385-395] -- The Politics of dress / by David Holland [p. 396-402] -- Part 10: Rites of passage [p. 403] -- A Letter of M / by Andrea Dworkin [p. 405-411] -- Neither profit nor salvation / by Barbara Grier [p. 412-420] -- Grandmothers / by Jane Rule [p. 421-423] -- Aging is a state of mind / by Julie Lee [p. 424-429] -- Part 11: Changes and visions [p. 431] -- Learning from lesbian separatism / by Charlotte Bunch [p. 433-444] -- A Question of culture : mirror without image / by Rose Jordan [p. 445-451] -- A Journey to the end of meetings / by Karla Jay [p. 452-457] -- Blacks and gay liberation / by Jon L. Clayborne [p. 458-465] -- Three for the price of one : notes from a gay black feminist / by Anita Cornwell [p. 466-476] -- Practical economics for a women's community / by Nancy Groswitz [p. 477-483] -- Second five-year plan / by Fag Rag Collective [p. 484-491]
Includes bibliographical references and directory.
Contents : Forward / by Karla Jay [p. 1-2] -- Part 1: Join us! an introduction to gay liberation [p. 3] -- Christopher Street liberation day, June 28, 1970 [poem] / by Fran Winant [p. 4-6] -- Out of the closets, into the streets / by Allen Young [p. 6-31] -- Gay is good / by Martha Shelley [p. 31-34] -- Dear mom / by Virginia Hoeffding [p. 34-37] -- My soul vanished from sight : a California saga of gay liberation / by Konstantin Berlandt [p. 38-56] -- Part 2: Gay people vs. the media [p. 57] -- The Closet syndrome / by Stuart Byron [p. 58-65] -- A Gay critique of modern literary criticism / by Karla Jay [p. 66-68] -- An Open letter to Tennessee Williams / by Mike Silverstein [p. 69-72] -- Queer books / by John Murphy [p. 72-94] -- Part 3: The Man's law [p. 95] -- Happy birthday, baby butch / by Jaye V. Poltergeist [p. 96-99] -- Sissy in prison / an interview with Ron Vernon [p. 99-112] -- Rapping with a street transvestite revolutionary / in interview with Marcia Johnson [p. 112-120] -- Part 4: Gay people vs. the "Professionals" [p. 121] -- Lesbians and the health care system / by Radicalesbians Health Collective [p. 122-141] -- Gay liberation meets the shrinks / by Gary Alinder [p. 141-145] -- A Lesflet for the American Medical Association / by Chicago Gay Liberation Front [p. 145-147] -- Surviving psychotherapy / by Christopher Z. Hobson [p. 147-153] -- The Orderly / by Robbie Skeist [p. 153-157] -- The Anthropological perspective / by The Red Butterfly [p. 157-165] -- Gay bureaucrats : what are they doing to you? / byMike Silverstein [p. 165-170] -- Part 5: Lesbians and the Women's Liberation movement [p. 171] -- The Women-identified women / by Radicalesbians [p. 172-177] -- Realesbians and politicalesbians / by Gay Revolution Party Women's Caucus [p. 177-181] -- A Letter from Mary / by Mary [p. 182-185] -- Take a lesbian to lunch / by Rita Mae Brown [p. 185-194] -- Hanoi to Hoboken, a round trip ticket / by Rita Mae Brown [p. 195-201] -- Lesbians and the ultimate liberation of women / by Gay Liberation Front Women (New York City) [p. 201-204] -- Part 4: Cuba gay as the sun [p. 205] -- The Cuban revolution and gay liberation / by Allan Young [p. 206-228] -- On the Venceremos Brigade : a forum [p. 228-244] -- Letter from Cuban gay people to the North American gay liberation movement [p. 244-246] -- Declaration by the First National Congress on education and culture / excerpted from GRANMA, daily organ of the Communist Party of Cuba [p. 246-250] -- Part 7: Sex and roles [p. 251] -- Gay revolution and sex roles / by Third World Gay Revolution (Chicago) and Gay Liberation Front (Chicago) [p. 252-259] -- Smash phallic imperialism / by Katz [p. 259-262] -- On sex roles and equality / by N.A. Diaman [p. 262-264] -- Cruising : games men play / by Perry Brass [p. 264-265] -- The Fairy princess exposed / by Craig Alfred Hanson [p. 266-269] -- The Politics of my sex life / by Mike Silverstein [p. 270-275] -- Portrait of the young lesbian as a young dyke / by Karla Jay [p. 275-277] -- Will you still need me when I'm 64? / by Ralph S. Schaffer [p. 278-280] -- Part 8: Moving together [p. 281] -- My gay soul / by Gary Alinder [p. 282-283] -- Looking at women [a poem] / by Fran Winant [p. 284-290] -- Leaving the gay men behind / by Radicalesbians (New York City) [p. 290-293] -- Notes on gay male consciousness-raising / by A Gay Male Group [p. 293-301] -- Somewhere in the right direction : testimony of my experience in a gay male collective / by John Knoebel [p. 301-315] -- Problems of an inter-racial relationship / by Marlene [p. 315-317] -- Epistle to Tsha / by Rita Mae Brown [p. 318] -- Elitism / by Del Whan [p. 318-323] -- Viewpoint of an anti-sexist Marxist / by Sandy Blixton [p. 323-328] -- Part 9: Manifestos [p. 329] -- A Gay manifesto / by Carl Wittman [p. 330-341] -- Gay Revolution Party manifesto [p. 342-345] -- Working paper for the Revolutionary People's Constituional Convention / by Chicago Gay Revolution [p. 346-352] -- I.D., leadership and violence / by Charles P. Thorp [p. 352-363] -- What we want, what we believe / by Third World Revolution (New York City) [p. 363-368] -- A Selected gay bibliography [p. 369-374] -- An international directory of gay organizations [p. 375-403]