The Making of a Gay Asian Community: An Oral History of Pre-AIDS Los Angeles

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In this unique oral history, gay Asian Americans talk frankly about their struggle for self-determination and independence. Despite its size, until recently the gay Asian American community in Los Angeles was fragmented and marginalized as gay Asian men separated into their own ethnic cliques and preferred whites as sexual partners. Using a cultural studies lens to interpret the rich oral narratives he collected, Eric C. Wat shows how a dominant sexual ideology can influence our desires and contradict our memories. By ...

The Making of a Gay Asian Community: An Oral History of Pre-AIDS Los Angeles 2001, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Lanham, MD

ISBN-13: 9780742511101

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The Making of a Gay Asian Community: An Oral History of Pre-AIDS Los Angeles 2001, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Lanham, MD

ISBN-13: 9780742511095

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