Eric Rofes

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Eric Rofes


Born
in Manhasset, Long Island, The United States
August 31, 1954

Died
June 26, 2006

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Eric Rofes was an author, educator, and social justice activist who worked on a wide range of political issues including: equitable access to public education; gay men's health; marriage equality; sexual freedom; racial, economic and environmental justice.

During his lifetime of activism, Eric Rofes founded the Boston Lesbian & Gay Political Alliance, served as the Executive Director of the Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Community Center, and worked as the Director of the Shanti Project, a San Francisco-based organization dedicated to improving the well-being of people living with AIDS and other chronic illnesses.

Eric Rofes was also a prolific author, writing or editing 12 books, several dozen scholarly essays, and more than 100 press articles. A
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Average rating: 4.2 · 55 ratings · 7 reviews · 15 distinct works
Dry Bones Breathe: Gay Men ...

4.13 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 1981 — 2 editions
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Reviving the Tribe: Regener...

4.36 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1995 — 7 editions
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Opposite Sex: Gay Men on Le...

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3.82 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1998 — 2 editions
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Queering Elementary Educati...

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The Kids' Book about Death ...

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 5 ratings2 editions
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A Radical Rethinking of Sex...

4.20 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2005 — 5 editions
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I Thought People Like That ...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1983 — 2 editions
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Socrates, Plato, and Guys L...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1985
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Gay Life: Leisure, Love, an...

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1986
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The Kids' Book Of Divorce: ...

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