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By Garry Wotherspoon

Garry Wotherspoon’s homosexual Sydney: A historical past is an up to date model of his 1991 vintage, urban of the apparent: historical past of a homosexual Sub-culture, written in the middle of the AIDS concern. during this bright e-book Wotherspoon strains the shifts that experience happened due to the fact that then, together with majority aid for marriage equality and anti-discrimination laws. He additionally ponders the parallel evaporation of a exceedingly homosexual sensibility and the disappearance of once-packed homosexual bars that experience now turn into cafes and gyms.

This publication additionally tells the tale of homosexual Sydney throughout a century, taking a look at mystery, underground homosexual lifestyles, the unending debates approximately intercourse in society and the function of social pursuits within the ’60 and ’70s in effecting social switch.

‘The unique and the best.’ DAVID MARR

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