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Tales Of The Lavender Menace: A Memoir Of Liberation
     

Tales Of The Lavender Menace: A Memoir Of Liberation

by Karla Jay
 

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ISBN-10: 0465083668

ISBN-13: 9780465083664

Pub. Date: 03/03/2000

Publisher: Basic Books


Karla Jay's memoir of an age whose tumultuous social and political movements fundamentally reshaped American culture takes readers from her early days in the 1968 Columbia University student riots to her post-college involvement in New York radical women's groups and the New York Gay Liberation Front. In Southern California in the early 70s, she continued in the

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Karla Jay's memoir of an age whose tumultuous social and political movements fundamentally reshaped American culture takes readers from her early days in the 1968 Columbia University student riots to her post-college involvement in New York radical women's groups and the New York Gay Liberation Front. In Southern California in the early 70s, she continued in the battle for gay civil rights and helped to organize the takeover of "The Ladies' Home Journal" and "ogle-in" - where women staked out Wall Street and whistled at the men.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465083664
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
03/03/2000
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
1,083,349
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.72(d)
Lexile:
1150L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Note on the Textix
Prologue1
1Men Behaving Very Badly3
2Bipolar Sexuality21
3Redstockings33
4A/K/A Jay49
5Stonewall Girl71
6Houses of Fun, Prison of Pain87
7Zapping Rat and the Ladies' Home Journal107
8Guns, Bats, and Whistles123
9The Lavender Menace137
10Triple Trouble147
11Sunny Days, Hazy Nights165
12Stepping Out, Sitting In185
13"Marry Me and Help Us Sue"195
14Changing Landscapes209
15California Scheming239
16Consciousness-razing251
Epilogue263
Acknowledgments267
Photo Credits271
Index273

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