The Gay Liberation Youth Movement in New York: 'An Army of by Stephan Cohen

By Stephan Cohen

Between 1966 and 1975 North American formative years activists tested over 35 university- and community-based homosexual liberation adolescence teams whose participants sought keep watch over over their very own our bodies, schooling, and sexual and social kin. This publication makes a speciality of 3 groundbreaking ny urban teams -- homosexual early life (GY), road Transvestite motion Revolutionaries (S.T.A.R.), and the homosexual foreign adolescence Society of George Washington highschool (GWHS) -- from the appearance of homosexual liberation in NYC in 1969 to simply after its dissolution and the increase of identification politics by way of 1975. Cohen examines how homosexual liberation -- with its rejection of stultifying intercourse roles, assault on institutional oppression, connection among own and political liberation, social gathering of innate androgyny, and resolute anti-war and anti-capitalist stance -- formed understandings of sexual identification, club standards, association, decision-making, the jobs of teenybopper and adults, and efforts to impact social change.

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