A Queer History of the United States


From Queer Action/ Queer Ideas editor Michael Bronski:

The first book to cover the entirety of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender history, from pre-1492 to the present.

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“A lucid, cerebral treatise on gay culture from the point of view of a clever historian who maintains that ‘the heritage of LGBT people is the heritage of Americans.—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“A succinct distillation of the history of lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgenders in America… Bronski’s impeccable research bolsters his arguments… a useful handbook for LGBT activist groups and other interested members of the gay community.” —Boston Globe

“A savvy political, legal, literary (and even fashion) history, Bronski’s narrative is as intellectually rigorous as it is entertaining.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review

A Queer History of the United States, Excerpt