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Great Speeches on Gay Rights

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"Even on the printed page these speeches retain their power." — The Gay & Lesbian Review
This comprehensive anthology traces the rhetoric of the gay rights movement from the late nineteenth century to the present. It chronicles the progression from its deeply clandestine beginnings to the battle for recognition, through political struggles and victories of the mid-twent
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Paperback, 160 pages
Published June 17th 2010 by Dover Publications (first published May 20th 2010)
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Jun 16, 2016 Zuzka Namu Jakubkova rated it really liked it
Great insight into the century of fight for gay rights. List of speakers cover activists of Weimar Germany, American activists of 70s and 2010s politicians from Canada and Australia, with Harvey Milk's Hope Speech being the crowning jewel. Essential read for queer studies.
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James Ryan Daley is a writer, editor, and designer of various paper-based and digital things. Since finishing his MFA at the Vermont College of Fine Arts in 2004, he has been spending most of his time teaching writing to college students, creating websites about video games, and writing mystery novels about pensive young ne’erdowells. When he's not obsessively poring over pixels and pronouns, he c ...more
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