Behind the Mask of the Mattachine: The Hal Call Chronicles and the Early Movement for Homosexual Emancipation

Behind the Mask of the Mattachine: The Hal Call Chronicles and the Early Movement for Homosexual Emancipation

by James T. Sears, John Dececco

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781560231868
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/15/2006
Pages: 630
Sales rank: 880,964
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents

  • Foreword (Vern Bullough)
  • Foreword (Jack Nichols)
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Logos, Eros, and Psyche
  • SECTION I: RELATIONSHIPS
  • Chapter 1. Who Was Hal Call?
  • Chapter 2. The Final Visit
  • Chapter 3. In a Dream
  • Chapter 4. Q&A
  • SECTION II: FOUNDATIONS
  • Chapter 5. German Roots
  • Chapter 6. Boyhood
  • Chapter 7. Egos and Eros
  • Chapter 8. Making Contacts
  • Chapter 9. Three-Cornered Conversation
  • Chapter 10. War Buddies
  • Chapter 11. The Fifth Order
  • Chapter 12. Letters Home
  • Chapter 13. Coming Out
  • SECTION III: MATTACHINE (1950-1953)
  • Chapter 14. Organizing in the Bay Area
  • Chapter 15. Cracks in the Foundation
  • Chapter 16. Conventional Wisdom
  • Chapter 17. Chuck and Gerry
  • Chapter 18. Conflict Across the Bay
  • Chapter 19. On the Edge of Midnight
  • Chapter 20. The "Unravelment of Dreams"
  • Chapter 21. Q&A II
  • Chapter 22. Mattachine Melee
  • Chapter 23. Gerry’s Farewell
  • Chapter 24. Moments in Time
  • SECTION IV: SEXUALITIES
  • Chapter 25. 1973: Theater of the Absurd
  • Chapter 26. 1964-1965: Our Man Flint
  • Chapter 27. 1954: Pan-Graphic
  • Chapter 28. 1985: Sexual Rebels
  • Chapter 29. 2000: Harold and Hal
  • Chapter 30. 1956: Fear and Respectability
  • Chapter 31. 1957: Game of Fools
  • Chapter 32. January 28, 1958: Hal’s Turn
  • Chapter 33. 1958: Bitchery-Butchery
  • Chapter 34. 1959: Calling Shots, Dispelling Darkness, Going Public
  • Chapter 35. 2006: A Candid Conversation Across Gay Generations
  • Chapter 36. 1960: Verboten
  • Chapter 37. 1960: A House Divided
  • Chapter 38. 1961: The Rejected
  • Chapter 39. 1967: The Furtive Fraternity
  • Chapter 40. The Mask of Desire
  • Index
  • Reference Notes Included

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