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VOYASome of the most reliable research material is found in primary source documents, and increasingly more collections of this material are being published for specific periods or events in history. This book joins the fray with gay/lesbian documents that begin with a report by explorers of Native American transgendered healers in 1677. Between each entry, there are explanatory comments by the editors, who also provide an introduction to the book. The time line included begins with 1924, and there is a list of GLBT (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered) organizations that can be found on the Internet. This collection of primary documents is fascinating to anyone interested in or researching GLBT history. The documents clearly show the evolution of thought on issues of homosexuality. The wording and tone of the writings will give students and adults an idea of the intensity of oppression and the hatred that GLBT people have felt over the years. Now that feelings are slowly changing, one hopes that these documents will clarify the depth of change that this community has undergone. Although an important collection, the book falls short in the introduction. The authors try to compare the "homosexuality is unnatural" thesis to the fact that people do unnatural things all day long. The argument that people are "all abnormal in some aspect" fuels the fires of those seeking to criticize homosexuality. Instead of strengthening the acceptability of homosexuality, the logic fails. That said, this excellent and eye-opening book will be invaluable to most collections. 2003, Greenwood, 368p.; Glossary. Index. Biblio. Chronology., PLB. Ages 15 to Adult.