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  1. Behind the Mask of the Mattachine

    The Hal Call Chronicles and the Early Movement for Homosexual Emancipation

    By John Dececco, Phd

    Take a revealing look at gay sex and gay history—and the man who helped kick-start gay activism in today’s societyThe Mattachine is the origin of the contemporary American gay movement. One of the major players in this movement was Hal Call, America’s first openly gay journalist...

    Published October 29th 2006 by Routledge

  2. Gay Catholic Priests and Clerical Sexual Misconduct

    Breaking the Silence

    By John Dececco, Phd, Robert Goss

    “Why did it take 30 years for American bishops to listen to the victims of Catholic clerical abuse?” Gay Catholic Priests and Clerical Sexual Misconduct: Breaking the Silence is a compelling indictment of Roman Catholic teachings on homosexuality and sexuality. Inspired by The Silence...

    Published June 14th 2005 by Routledge

  3. Mucho Macho

    Seduction, Desire, and the Homoerotic Lives of Latin Men

    By John Dececco, Phd, Chris Girman

    Quality research—uniquely enhanced by the author’s personal experience! In one of the first books to examine machismo from the perspective of Latin American and Latino men, Chris Girman relies on a compelling combination of ethnographic research and personal experience to explain how...

    Published September 30th 2004 by Routledge

  4. Pederasts and Others

    Urban Culture and Sexual Identity in Nineteenth-Century Paris

    By John Dececco, Phd, William Peniston

    Examine how a community of support in Nineteenth-Century Paris became a blueprint for modern sexual identity! A unique social history, Pederasts and Others: Urban Culture and Sexual Identity in Nineteenth-Century Paris is a valuable addition to the growing field of gay and lesbian studies. The book...

    Published August 3rd 2004 by Routledge

  5. Men, Homosexuality, and the Gods

    An Exploration into the Religious Significance of Male Homosexuality in World Perspective

    By John Dececco, Phd, Ronald Long

    Compare worldwide religious regulations involving gay sex and masculinity! Men, Homosexuality, and the Gods: An Exploration into the Religious Significance of Male Homosexuality in World Perspective is an eye-opening look at the traditions of particular religions and their edicts concerning gay...

    Published July 28th 2004 by Routledge

  6. Queer Crips

    Disabled Gay Men and Their Stories

    By John Dececco, Phd, Bob Guter, John R Killacky

    Get an inside perspective on life as a disabled gay man! Queer Crips: Disabled Gay Men and Their Stories reverberates with the sound of “cripgay” voices rising to be heard above the din of indifference and bias, oppression and ignorance. This unique collection of compelling...

    Published November 13th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Restoried Selves

    Autobiographies of Queer Asian / Pacific American Activists

    By John Dececco, Phd, Kevin Kumashiro

    Restoried Selves: Autobiographies of Queer Asian / Pacific American Activists presents the first-person accounts of 20 activists—life stories that work against common stereotypes, shattering misconceptions and dispelling misinformation. These autobiographies challenge familial and cultural...

    Published October 22nd 2003 by Routledge

  8. Before Stonewall

    Activists for Gay and Lesbian Rights in Historical Context

    By John Dececco, Phd, Vern L Bullough

    Explore the early history of the gay rights movement!In the words of editor Vern L. Bullough: “Although there was no single leader in the gay and lesbian community who achieved the fame and reputation of Martin Luther King, there were a large number of activists who put their careers and...

    Published November 17th 2002 by Routledge

  9. From Drags to Riches

    The Untold Story of Charles Pierce

    By John Dececco, Phd, R. Allen Ogi

    Learn how Charles Pierce achieved stardom and became one of the most famous female impersonators of all time!Charles Pierce (1926--1999) was an internationally known and highly successful female impersonator, known for his vivid portrayals of Bette Davis, Katherine Hepburn, and Mae West. This book...

    Published July 22nd 2002 by Routledge

  10. Stories of Gay and Lesbian Immigration

    Together Forever?

    By John Dececco, Phd

    Share the personal stories of gay and lesbian couples who immigrated to Australia!This fascinating book examines the Australian government’s innovative immigration program for same-sex couples. Covering the time from the early 1980s to 2000, Stories of Gay and Lesbian Immigration: Together Forever?...

    Published May 29th 2002 by Routledge

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