Weaving oral history with precise cultural analysis, THE GAY METROPOLIS is the definitive social, cultural and political history of gay life in the major cities of the world over the last fifty years. Focusing on New York, London, Paris, Amsterdam, and Berlin, Kaiser chronicles how urban centres have been crucial in the genesis and evolution of gay culture. THE GAY METROPOLIS combines intimate stories of people as famous as Leonard Bernstein and Gore Vidal, and as little known as Sandy Kern, a young Brooklyn woman who first ...

The Gay Metropolis 1999, Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ), London

ISBN-13: 9780753806623

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The Gay Metropolis 1998, Mariner Books, San Diego, CA

ISBN-13: 9780156006170

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The Gay Metropolis 1998, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

ISBN-13: 9780297842170