Indecent advances : a hidden history of true crime and prejudice before Stonewall / James Polchin.

By: Polchin, James [author.]
Material type: TextTextEdition: First hardcover editionDescription: pages cmISBN: 9781640091894Subject(s): Crime and the press -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Gays -- Press coverage -- United States | Criminals -- Press coverage -- United StatesDDC classification: 070.4/493643 LOC classification: HV6168 | .P65 2019
Contents:
Introduction: Criminalizing Queer Men -- When The Men Came Home: Sailors, Scandals, and Mysteries in the 1920s -- War on the Sex Criminal: Defining Psychopaths and Sex Deviants in the 1930s -- Behind the Headlines: Homosexual Hoodlums, Working-Class Criminality, and Queer Victims in the 1930s and 1940s -- Terror in the Streets: Indecent Advances, Homosexual Panic, and the Threat of Queer Men in Post-World War II America -- The Homosexual Next Door: Kinsey and the Private Life of Sex in the Cold War -- Stories of Prejudice and Suffering: Pervert Colonies, Homosexual Worlds, and the Birth of a New Minority -- Conclusion: Politics of Violence.
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Introduction: Criminalizing Queer Men -- When The Men Came Home: Sailors, Scandals, and Mysteries in the 1920s -- War on the Sex Criminal: Defining Psychopaths and Sex Deviants in the 1930s -- Behind the Headlines: Homosexual Hoodlums, Working-Class Criminality, and Queer Victims in the 1930s and 1940s -- Terror in the Streets: Indecent Advances, Homosexual Panic, and the Threat of Queer Men in Post-World War II America -- The Homosexual Next Door: Kinsey and the Private Life of Sex in the Cold War -- Stories of Prejudice and Suffering: Pervert Colonies, Homosexual Worlds, and the Birth of a New Minority -- Conclusion: Politics of Violence.

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