History is Personal:
A Queer Southern Boy & the Power of Books
As someone who has spent the vast majority of his life inside a classroom, I know firsthand the liberating power of knowledge. 1,393 more words
Ian “The Thorpedo” Thorpe burst onto the international swimming scene at the age of just 14 when he first represented Australia at the World Championships. His victory at the 1998 World Championships in the Men’s 400m freestyle made him the youngest world champion ever at the young age of 16. 898 more words
Chauncey, George. Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Making of the Gay Male World 1890-1940. New York: Basic Books, 1994.
Subject: The existence of a myriad of complex homosexual identities and “gay spaces” that existed in New York City well before the gay liberation movement began in 1969. 1,125 more words
Here is another excerpt from my new book (co-authored with Dr. Erica S. N. Tan), Sexuality and Sex Therapy: A Comprehensive Christian Appraisal. In the chapter on working with… 524 more words
Johnson, E. Patrick. Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men of the South. Chapel Hill: the University of North Carolina Press, 2008.
Subject: Johnson looks at the stories of 63 gay black men that grew up in or continue to live in the Southern states of the U.S. 1,611 more words
Whisnant, Clayton J. Male Homosexuality in West Germany: Between Persecution and Freedom, 1945-69. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Subject: A re-evaluation of male homosexual life in Germany between the end of World War II and the start of the gay liberation movement in the 1970s. 774 more words