Banned from California : Jim Foshee, persecution, redemption, liberation...and the gay civil rights movement / Robert C. Steele.

By: Steele, Robert C. (Broadcast journalist) [author.]Contributor(s): Foshee, Jim, 1939-2006Material type: TextTextEdition: First editionDescription: ix, 361 pages : illustrations ; 23 cmISBN: 9781734010800; 1734010800Subject(s): 1900-1999 | Gay men -- United States -- Biography | Gay activists -- Biography | Sexual minorities -- Biography | Gays -- History | Gay rights -- History | Gay liberation movement -- History | Gay activists | Gay liberation movement | Gay men | Gay rights | Gays | Sexual minorities | Los Angeles (Calif.) -- History -- 20th century | Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- History | California -- Los Angeles | California -- Los Angeles -- Hollywood | United StatesGenre/Form: Biographies. | History. | Biographies.DDC classification: 306.766/092 LOC classification: HQ75.8.F67 | S74 2020Summary: "This is the previously untold story of a 1950s gay teenager who runs away from home, setting out on an adventure that redefines his life and puts him in the midst of the civil rights struggle of gay people across the United States of America spanning a half-century. Born in 1939, Jim Foshee lives his young life openly, honestly, and defiantly in the underground world of homosexuals and early queer subculture decades before that lifestyle eventually progressed into a modern LGBTQ society. This biography is an intimate portrait of gay life in the 1950s and beyond into a new millennium. It takes readers on a unique and personal journey through a part of American history as seen through the eyes of this gay American--an exploration seldom revealed in American literature."--Back cover.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-344) and index.

"This is the previously untold story of a 1950s gay teenager who runs away from home, setting out on an adventure that redefines his life and puts him in the midst of the civil rights struggle of gay people across the United States of America spanning a half-century. Born in 1939, Jim Foshee lives his young life openly, honestly, and defiantly in the underground world of homosexuals and early queer subculture decades before that lifestyle eventually progressed into a modern LGBTQ society. This biography is an intimate portrait of gay life in the 1950s and beyond into a new millennium. It takes readers on a unique and personal journey through a part of American history as seen through the eyes of this gay American--an exploration seldom revealed in American literature."--Back cover.

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