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A Hint of Homosexuality?
Well before the June 1969 Stonewall riots threw open the closet doors to unleash and proclaim an unmistakable gay mantra, myriad clues - some subliminal, others overt - clearly ingrained the notion of homosexuality in advertisements appearing on the pages of many American periodicals.Hedonistically intertwined with homoerotic connections are advertising themes such as ...more
Paperback, 216 pages
Published August 28th 2007 by Xlibris Corporation
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Interesting interpretations of print advertisements from the 1890s to the 1960s. The preponderance of the book is composed of chapters pointing out the male homosexual nuances in print ads with but a small chapter on possible lesbian interpretations of certain ads. The author notes that 'gaydar' is different now and the way these ads are looked at now could be dramatically different than when first published. It is a quick read because of the numerous pictures, in black and white, of the ads.