By Jennifer Terry
Terry's overarching argument is compelling: that homosexuality served as a marker of the "abnormal" opposed to which malleable, tenuous, and infrequently contradictory innovations of the "normal" have been outlined. one of many few histories to take into account homosexuality in either men and women, Terry's paintings additionally stands proud in its refusal to erase the service provider of individuals labeled as irregular. She files the myriad ways in which gays, lesbians, and different sexual minorities have coauthored, resisted, and reworked the main robust and authoritative glossy truths approximately intercourse. featuring this heritage as a "useable past," An American Obsession is an integral contribution to the research of yankee cultural history.
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An American Obsession: Science, Medicine, and Homosexuality in Modern Society by Jennifer Terry