Identities and Place: Changing Labels and Intersectional Communities of Lgbtq and Two-Spirit People in the United States (Hardcover)

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With a focus on historic sites, this volume explores the recent history of non- heteronormative Americans from the early twentieth century onward and the places associated with these communities. Authors explore how queer identities are connected with specific places: places where people gather, socialize, protest, mourn, and celebrate. The focus is deeper look at how sexually variant and gender non-conforming Americans constructed identity, created communities, and fought to have rights recognized by the government. Each chapter is accompanied by prompts and activities that invite readers to think critically and immerse themselves in the subject matter while working collaboratively with others.

About the Author


Katherine Crawford-Lackey is a PhD candidate in public history at Middle Tennessee State University. She currently serves as a contractor with the National Park Service. Her research focuses on public commemoration and place-based history. She recently co-authored an article with Barbara Little, "Exploring American Places with the Discovery Journal: A Guide to Co-Creating Meaningful Interpretation" (The George Wright Forum).


Product Details
ISBN: 9781789204797
ISBN-10: 1789204798
Publisher: Berghahn Books
Publication Date: November 1st, 2019
Pages: 306
Language: English
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