John D'Emilio





John D'Emilio

Author profile


born
in New York City, The United States
September 21, 1948

gender
male

website

genre


About this author

John D'Emilio is a professor of history and of women's and gender studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He has taught previously at George Washington University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He earned his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1982, where his advisor was Kenneth T. Jackson. A Guggenheim and National Endowment for the Humanities fellow from 1995 to 1997, he served as the Founding Director of the Policy Institute at the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force.

D'Emilio was awarded the Stonewall Book Award in 1984 for his most widely cited book, Sexual Politics, Sexual Communities, which is considered the definitive history of the U.S. homophile movement from 1940 to 1970. His book Lost Prophet: Bayard...more


Average rating: 4.06 · 1,099 ratings · 93 reviews · 17 distinct works · Similar authors
Intimate Matters: A History...
by
4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 420 ratings — published 1988 — 6 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Lost Prophet: The Life and ...
4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 233 ratings — published 2003 — 6 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Sexual Politics, Sexual Com...
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 105 ratings — published 1983 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The World Turned: Essays on...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 2002 — 6 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Making Trouble: Essays on G...
4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 1992 — 5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Creating Change: Sexuality,...
by
3.42 of 5 stars 3.42 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2000 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
My Desire for History: Essa...
by
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2011
Rate this book
Clear rating
What Our Families Need: Tow...
0.0 of 5 stars 0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 1997
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Civil Rights Struggle: ...
0.0 of 5 stars 0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 1979
Rate this book
Clear rating
Against Equality: Queer Cri...
by
4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 230 ratings — published 2010
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by John D'Emilio…

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
African-American ...: October Biography 14 14 Aug 18, 2014 01:01PM  
Complaint Department: * Post Complaints Here 5943 578 Oct 03, 2014 11:43PM  
African-American ...: Recommendations 81 70 Oct 17, 2014 01:24PM  


Is this you? Let us know. If not, help out and invite John to Goodreads.