A Queer History of the United States for Young People (ReVisioning History for Young People)




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Queer History, Michael Bronski, American History, Pride, LGBTQQueer History, Michael Bronski, American History, Pride, LGBTQ

LGBTQ people have been contributing to US history and culture for over 400 years. Some of the people you’ll meet include:

Indigenous tribes who embraced same-sex relationships and a multiplicity of gender identities.Emily Dickinson, brilliant nineteenth-century poet who wrote about her desire for women.Gladys Bentley, Harlem blues singer who challenged restrictive cross-dressing laws in the 1920s.Bayard Rustin, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s close friend, civil rights organizer, and an openly gay man.Sylvia Rivera, cofounder of STAR, the first transgender activist group in the US in 1970.Kiyoshi Kuromiya, civil rights and antiwar activist who fought for people living with AIDS.Jamie Nabozny, activist who took his LGBTQ school bullying case to the Supreme Court.Aidan DeStefano, teen who brought a federal court case for trans-inclusive bathroom policies.And many more!

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Beacon Press; Illustrated edition (June 11, 2019)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Paperback ‏ : ‎ 336 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 080705612X
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0807056127
Reading age ‏ : ‎ 12 – 17 years
Lexile measure ‏ : ‎ 1140L
Grade level ‏ : ‎ 7 – 12
Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 14.4 ounces
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 5.51 x 0.94 x 7.96 inches


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