272 pp., 6.125 x 9.25, 18 halftones, notes, bibl., index
Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-4696-2684-0
Published: March 2016
eBook ISBN: 978-1-4696-2685-7
Published: January 2016
Paperback ISBN: 978-1-4696-5221-4
Published: February 2019
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Awards & distinctions
Bonnie and Vern Bullough Book Award Winner, Foundation for the Scientific Study of Sexuality
A Stonewall Honor Book in Nonfiction, American Library Association Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Round Table
Finalist, Randy Shilts Award for Gay Nonfiction, The Publishing Triangle
Finalist, Lambda Literary Award, LGBTQ Studies, Lambda Literary
Drawing on an extensive archive of newspapers, pornography, and film, as well as government documents, organizational records, and personal papers, Mumford sheds new light on four volatile decades in the protracted battle of black gay men for affirmation and empowerment in the face of pervasive racism and homophobia.
About the Author
Kevin Mumford is professor of history at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
For more information about Kevin Mumford, visit the Author Page.