Hello Sailor

Author: Jo Stanley
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317868692
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When gays had to be closeted, ships were the only places where homosexual men could not only be out but also camp. And on some liners to the sun and the New World, queens and butches had a ball. They sashayed and minced their way across the world's oceans. Never before has the story been told of the masses. These are the thousands of queer seafarers, mainly stewards, who sometimes even outnumbered the straight men in the catering departments of ships that were household names and the pride of the British fleet. Hello Sailor! uniquely shows what it was like to be queer at sea at a time when land meant straightness.

Where Is Queer

Author: John Fraser
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315415755
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First Published in 2016. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company.

Norm Struggles

Author: Lena Martinsson
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443820512
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Norm-Struggles explores and challenges normativity in general and heteronormativity in particular. A common trait in all chapters is the focus on contradictions, changes, disruptions and uncertainties that follow with different norms and structuring forces. The authors discuss and explore how norms are produced, and reproduced but also disrupted, subverted and changed. The chapters are based on observations from different settings such as preschools, schools, universities, factories, social welfare, popular culture, passanger ships, and the fire service. They are also based on observations from different countries; Lithuania, Canada, USA, Sweden, Finland, and Great Britain. The book presents studies of media, policies, machines, organisations, academic sexual theory, and the ongoing constructions of nations and nationalities.

The Museums Journal

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"Indexes to papers read before the Museums Association, 1890-1909. Comp. by Charles Madeley": v. 9, p. 427-452.

A Gay History Of Britain

Author: Matt Cook
Publisher: Greenwood World Publishing
ISBN: 9781846450020
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The first narrative history of its kind since 1970, A Gay History of Britain tells the extraordinary history of male-male sex and love in Britain, in all its diversity, from the Middle Ages to the present.

Hidden Histories

Author: Michael Petry
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ISBN: 9781902889108
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Exhibition catalogue. Hidden Histories is the first international historical survey of its kind on the lives and work of 20th century male artists, who were same sex lovers. It investigates the relationship between the artists' production and the development of their sexual identity.

London Stories

Author: Hilda Kean
Publisher: Rivers Oram Press
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The melodramatic and romantic clichs that pervade popular conceptions of working-class Londoners in the 19th and 20th century are debunked in this innovative expos of proletariat London. The individual stories of muted historical figures, including an illiterate silk weaver, a grandmother in an asylum, a deserted family, an abused daughter, and a dead child, are brought to light through interpretations of the scraps they left behind—gravestone inscriptions, photographs and certificates, the grimy contents of hidden cubbyholes, and even childhood recollections that have been passed down through the generations. The unusual contents of these stories intertwine to evoke a haunting and original picture of working-class London that adds a much-needed, though bleak facet to the city's social history.