Gay roots an anthology of gay history, sex, politics, and culture by Winston Leyland

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Published by Gay Sunshine Press in San Francisco .

Written in English

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  • Male homosexuality,
  • Literary collections,
  • Gay men"s writings,
  • Gay men

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Book details

Other titlesGay sunshine journal.
Statementedited by Winston Leyland
ContributionsGay Sunshine Press
The Physical Object
Pagination319 p. :
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24774079M
ISBN 100940567156, 0940567148, 0940567164
ISBN 109780940567153, 9780940567146, 9780940567160
LC Control Number91033787

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