Nancy Tomes

Nancy Tomes is Professor of History, State University of New York at Stony Brook, and author of The Art of Asylum-Keeping: Thomas Story Kirkbride and the Origins of American Psychiatry.

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Cover: The Gospel of Germs: Men, Women, and the Microbe in American LifeThe Gospel of Germs: Men, Women, and the Microbe in American LifeTomes, NancyPAPERBACK09/01/1999$33.00
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Jacket: How To Be Gay, by David M. Halperin, from Harvard University Press

Celebrating Pride Month, Part II

To celebrate Pride Month, we are highlighting excerpts from books that explore the lives and experiences of the LGBT+ community. This second excerpt comes from How To Be Gay, a finalist for a Lambda Literary Award, in which David M. Halperin, a pioneer of LGBTQ studies, dares to suggest that gayness is a way of being that gay men must learn from one another to become who they are.