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Gay and lesbian politics sexuality and the emergence of a new ethic by Mark Blasius

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Published by Temple University Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English



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  • Homosexuality -- Political aspects -- United States,
  • Lesbianism -- Political aspects -- United States,
  • Gay men -- United States -- Political activity,
  • Lesbians -- United States -- Political activity

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMark Blasius.
LC ClassificationsHQ76.3.U5 B56 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 239 p. :
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1429383M
ISBN 101566391733, 1566391741
LC Control Number93040681

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