[Read] ➻ Masked Voices ➸ Craig M. Loftin – Submitalink.info

[Read] ➻ Masked Voices  ➸ Craig M. Loftin – Submitalink.info An Analysis Of Unpublished Letters To The First American Gay Magazine Reveals The Agency, Adaptation, And Resistance Occurring In The Gay Community During The McCarthy Era In This Compelling Social History, Craig M Loftin Describes How Gay People In The United States Experienced The 1950s And Early 1960s, A Time When Rapidly Growing Gay And Lesbian Subcultures Suffered Widespread Discrimination The Book Is Based On A Remarkable And Unique Historical Letters Written To ONE Magazine, The First Openly Gay Publication In The United States These Letters, Most Of Which Have Never Before Been Published, Provide Extraordinary Insight Into The Experiences, Thoughts, And Feelings Of Gay Men And Lesbians Nationwide, Especially As They Coped With The Anxieties Of The McCarthy Era The Letters Reveal How Gay People Dealt With Issues Highly Relevant To LGBT Life Today, Including Job Discrimination, Police Harassment, Marriage, Homophobia In Families, And Persecution In Churches And The Military Loftin Shows That Gay Men And Lesbians Responded To Intolerance And Bigotry With Resilience, Creativity, And An Invigorated Belief In Their Right To Live Their Lives As Gay Men And Lesbians Long Before This Was Accepted And Considered Safe Groundbreaking Chapters Address Gay Marriage And Family Life, International Gay Activism, And How Antigay Federal Government Policies Reverberated Throughout The Country.


10 thoughts on “Masked Voices

  1. Adam Dunn Adam Dunn says:

    I liked it, but it s not as good as it s follow up book, Letters to One Gay and Lesbian Voices from the 1950s and 1960s.There s a saying with writing that you should show your audience, not tell them, and there s quite a lot of telling here The book is well researched but the letters form a background to the narrative As the book goes on this increases with a 7 pag


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