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The American LGBTQ Rights Movement: An Introduction

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Kyle Morgan, Humboldt State University

Meg Rodriguez, Humboldt State University

Copyright Year: 2020

ISBN 13: 9781947112445

Publisher: Humboldt State University Press

Language: English

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Table of Contents

  • THE BEGINNINGS
  • THE HOMOPHILE MOVEMENT
  • GAY LIBERATION
  • RESPONSE TO ADVERSITY
  • THE AIDS ERA
  • THE LGBTQ RIGHTS MOVEMENT
  • BATTLEFRONTS

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  • About the Book

    The American LGBTQ Rights Movement: An Introduction is a peer-reviewed chronological survey of the LGBTQ fight for equal rights from the turn of the 20th century to the early 21st century. Illustrated with historical photographs, the book beautifully reveals the heroic people and key events that shaped the American LGBTQ rights movement. The book includes personal narratives to capture the lived experience from each era, as well as details of essential organizations, texts, and court cases that defined LGBTQ activism and advocacy.

    About the Contributors

    Authors

    Kyle Morgan is the Scholarly Communications and Digital Scholarship Librarian at Humboldt State University. He facilitates the publication of research, scholarship, and creative works at Humboldt State University Press. Kyle previously worked as an archivist at ONE Archives at the University of Southern California. 

    Meg Rodriguez worked as an HIV researcher/educator for epidemiologists at UC San Francisco, where she worked with at-risk LGBTQ youth and homeless transgender people. She wrote biographical panels on lesbians for ONE National Lesbian and Gay Archives at the University of Southern California. She currently works as a librarian for a national law firm. She is a graduate of Antioch College Los Angeles.