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The Red in the Rainbow: Sexuality, Socialism and LGBT Liberation

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This inspiring story of the fight for sexual liberation travels across continents and centuries uncovering a radical struggle including the Stonewall riots in 1969 and the mass movement against apartheid South Africa that achieved the first inclusion of LGBT rights in a constitution. This is a remarkably hopeful account of the way women and men have made history even in th ...more
Paperback, 186 pages
Published January 1st 2011 by Trentham Books
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Pixie
Feb 10, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: lgbtqiap, marxism
as far as i can tell, a great starting point for linking lgbt struggle to class struggle. easy to read and very informative. however, i'm docking one star because i don't like the phrasing "women dressed as men" and the assumption that these were cis lesbians and not trans men, since we cannot know for sure how people in the past understood themselves. in general, the heavy focus is on cis gay men, which of course is because there's more material there, infuriating as that may be. however i do t ...more
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Would have liked it to have been a little more scholarly and a little less narrative however very informative.
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Shelves: politics
Some very compelling arguments linking the struggle for LGBT liberation to that of other marginalised social groups, but all interlinked with the struggle for socialism.
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