Beyond the Closet: The Transformation of Gay and Lesbian by Steven Seidman

By Steven Seidman

homosexual lifestyles has turn into more and more open within the final decade. In past the Closet , Steven Seidman, a widely known writer and best pupil in sexuality, is the 1st to chronicle this way of life swap and to examine the lives of latest gays and lesbians to work out how their "out" prestige has replaced. This compelling, well-written, and shrewdpermanent account is a crucial breakthrough for the homosexual and lesbian community.

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