How the Homosexuals Saved Civilization: The Time and Heroic Story of How Gay Men Shaped the Modern World

How the Homosexuals Saved Civilization: The Time and Heroic Story of How Gay Men Shaped the Modern World

Cathy Crimmins


A cultural heritage of the customs, models, and figures of homosexual lifestyles within the 20th and the early twenty-first centuries-and how they've got replaced us for the better.

How the Homosexuals kept Civilization offers a wide but incisive examine how an strange "immigrant" team, gay males, has inspired mainstream American society and has, in lots of methods, turn into mainstream itself. From the best way camp, irony, and the homosexual aesthetic became a part of our nationwide sensibility to the indisputable impression the homosexual cognoscenti have had on media and the humanities, Cathy Crimmins examines how homosexual males have replaced the innovations of group, relations, intercourse, and fashion.

 

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