Author(s): Robert Aldrich and Garry Wotherspoon
Biography / Memoir
Provides a comprehensive modern biographical survey of homosexuality in the Western world. Among those included are:
- controversial political activists - Peter Tatchell; Guy Hocquenghem; Harvey Milk
- pop icons - David Bowie; k d lang; Boy George
- groundbreaking artists, writers and filmmakers - Pier Paolo Pasolini; Derek Jarman; David Hockney
- intellectuals who have shaped and changed the modern understanding of sexuality - Michel Foucault; Simone de Beauvoir; Alfred Kinsey
over 500 entries - clear, informative and enjoyable to read - build up a superbly thorough overview of gay and lesbian life in our time.