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Rivers, Daniel Winunwe
Radical relations : lesbian mothers, gay fathers, and their children in the United States since World War II / Daniel Winunwe Rivers
Alternate Title Lesbian mothers, gay fathers, and their children in the United States since World War II
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Chapel Hill, North Carolina : University of North Carolina Press, [2013]
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HQ75.28.U6 R58 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Gay parents -- United States -- History
Children of gay parents -- United States -- History
Families -- United States -- History
Gay rights -- United States -- History
Physical Description xii, 296 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Content Type text
Media Type unmediated
Carrier Type volume
Note Includes bibliographical references 217-279) and index
Summary Based on extensive archival research and 130 interviews conducted nationwide, the author looks at lesbian and gay parenthood from the early 1950s through today
Contents Families in hiding: lesbian and gay parents and their children, 1945-1969 -- The seeds of change: forging lesbian and gay families, 1950-1969 -- In the best interests of the child: lesbian and gay parenting custody cases, 1967-1985 -- Lesbian mother activist organizations, 1971-1980 -- Gay fathers groups, 1975-1992 -- The culture of lesbian feminist households with children in the 1970s -- She does not draw distinctions based on blood or law: the lesbian/gay-by boom, 1980-2003 -- Epilogue: lesbian mothers, gay fathers, and their children after Lawrence v. Texas
Series Gender & American culture

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