Book Chapter or Section
Lesbian and gay people lay special claim to the power of the printed word. It is through the printed word, consumed privately and anonymously, that we often first call ourselves queer. Coming out stories are thick with accounts of self-discovery through reading and exploration in libraries.
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This work was originally pubilshed in “Representation, Liberation, and the Queer Press,” edited by Brian Wallis. (Bay Press)