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Let Mitch and Cam have sex already! - Salon.com

Beacon author Michael Bronski chimes in on the seemingly non-existent sex life of gay couples on mainstream television. 

Check out his new book "You Can Tell Just by Looking": And 20 Other Myths about LGBT Life and People

 

During the Civil War we see the male body completely heroicized and lionized for being brave, and at the same time pitiable in its vulnerability.
Michael Bronski, “Queer History: Civil War Violence and the Male Body,” Beacon Broadside
The notion of a ‘persecuting society,’ that you create and maintain a general society by the exclusion of other people is still with us today.
Michael Bronski, “Queer History: The Persecuting Society,” Beacon Broadside 
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This is the third in an eight-part series of interviews with Michael Bronski about the A Queer History of the United States, this year’s Lambda Literary Award winner for LGBT Nonfiction. The interviews were conducted by Richard Voos. Listen or read below to learn about how Europeans applied their language and beliefs to the “Two-Spirt” Native Americans they encountered.

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This is the second in an eight-part series of interviews with Michael Bronski about the A Queer History of the United States, this year’s Lambda Literary Award winner for LGBT Nonfiction. The interviews were conducted by Richard Voos. Listen or read below to learn about how Europeans applied their language and beliefs to the “Two-Spirit” Native Americans they encountered.