By Jennifer Terry
Terry's overarching argument is compelling: that homosexuality served as a marker of the "abnormal" opposed to which malleable, tenuous, and sometimes contradictory options 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 employer 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 strong and authoritative sleek truths approximately intercourse. offering this background as a "useable past," An American Obsession is an critical contribution to the research of yank cultural history.
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An American Obsession: Science, Medicine, and Homosexuality in Modern Society by Jennifer Terry