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Unspeakable: The Rise Of The Gay And Lesbian Press In America

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Unspeakable documents the major phases in the evolution of the gay and lesbian press while providing a window into the history of the movement, from the era of McCarthyism to the militancy of the '60s and the Stonewall Riots, from the liberality of the '70s to the issue of AIDS in the '80s and the outing of the '90s. 20 illustrations.
Hardcover, 424 pages
Published November 1st 1995 by Faber & Faber
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Dec 27, 2011 Jerry rated it really liked it
Got this from Columbia U's library to catch up on my gay media history. Some great details, great research. Especially like the chapter on 70s Wild West newspaper (and controversial rise of Advocate under David Goodstein).
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Rodger Streitmatter is a journalist and cultural historian whose work explores how the media have helped to shape American culture. He is currently a professor in the School of Communication at American University.
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