On Coming Out and Culture, Love and Lust, Politics and Pride, and Much More
By Teresa Theophano
(Beacon Press, Paperback, 9780807079256, 192pp.)
Publication Date: November 15, 2005
Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover
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Queer Quotes<i/> is a compendium of wit and wisdom from well-known historical and contemporary cultural figures. Often amusing, the quotes are also thought-provoking and have an impressive scope. Subjects range from love and gay marriage to HIV/AIDS, from gender identity to religion, and everything in between. Featuring more than 350 quotes as well as short biographies of all the individuals quoted, Queer Quotes is an essential resource and an ideal gift book.
Select list of Contributors:
Paula Gunn Allen, Dorothy Allison, Pedro Almodóvar, James Baldwin, Tallulah Bankhead, Simone de Beauvoir, Sandra Bernhard, Chastity Bono, Susie Bright, Truman Capote, Kate Clinton, Ellen DeGeneres, Melissa Etheridge, Leslie Feinberg, Harvey Fierstein, Barney Frank, Jewelle Gomez, Larry Kramer, Liberace, Greg Louganis, Audre Lorde, Sir Ian McKellen, Isaac Mizrahi, Boy George, Armistead Maupin, Martina Navratilova, Adrienne Rich, Marlon Riggs, Eleanor Roosevelt, Urvashi Vaid, Gore Vidal, John Waters, Edmund White, Oscar Wilde-and many, many more.
Theophano has collected quips, cracks, gibes, proverbs, truisms, and plenty of other sayings in Queer Quotes.—Out