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Lavender and Red: Liberation and Solidarity in the Gay and Lesbian Left

Emily K. Hobson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520279056
eISBN:
9780520965706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279056.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

LGBT activism is often imagined as a self-contained struggle, inspired by but set apart from other social movements. The history of the gay and lesbian left reveals a far different story: a movement ... More


Plane Queer: "Labor, Sexuality, and AIDS in the History of Male Flight Attendants"

Phil Tiemeyer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520274761
eISBN:
9780520955301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274761.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Plane Queer details the history of men serving at flight attendants. It begins with the founding of the profession in the late 1920s and continues into the post–September 11 era. Throughout, the book ... More


The Traynor Legacy versus the “Patient Zero” Myth

Phil Tiemeyer

in Plane Queer: "Labor, Sexuality, and AIDS in the History of Male Flight Attendants"

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520274761
eISBN:
9780520955301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274761.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 7 traces the AIDS crisis into the 1990s. It begins with the 1987 release of Randy Shilts’s And the Band Played On and his portrayal of Dugas as the origin of the epidemic in America. My ... More


Money for AIDS, Not War: Anti-militarism, Direct Action against the Epidemic, and Movement History

Emily K. Hobson

in Lavender and Red: Liberation and Solidarity in the Gay and Lesbian Left

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520279056
eISBN:
9780520965706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279056.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Although AIDS direct action is generally described as beginning with ACT UP, it first developed as activists drew tactics and ideas from Central American solidarity and the anti-nuclear movement. ... More


Flight Attendants and the Origins of an Epidemic

Phil Tiemeyer

in Plane Queer: "Labor, Sexuality, and AIDS in the History of Male Flight Attendants"

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520274761
eISBN:
9780520955301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274761.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 6 examines the early AIDS crisis. Flight attendants experienced how AIDS was both a medical and a political crisis. The demonization of steward Gäetan Dugas, known as “Patient Zero,” ... More


Talk About Loving in the War Years: Nicaragua, Transnational Feminism, and AIDS

Emily K. Hobson

in Lavender and Red: Liberation and Solidarity in the Gay and Lesbian Left

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520279056
eISBN:
9780520965706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279056.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Between 1984 and 1990, lesbian and gay activists in the Bay Area and in Nicaragua built transnational ties that reshaped the gay and lesbian left. Two solidarity brigades composed largely of lesbians ... More


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