A Harvard student expelled for cross-dressing in the early 1700s, seventeenth-century citizens fined for same-sex cohabitation, touring female impersonators of the nineteenth century, early twentieth-century women who passed as men and married other women... Surprising, fun, and magnificently illustrated, Improper Bostonians is the first book to depict Boston's three centuries of gay and lesbian life, and -- as it treats the American city with the longest gay and lesbian history -- the most comprehensive gay city history ...

Improper Bostonians CL 1998, Beacon Press (MA), Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780807079485