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On Being Different: What It Means to Be a Homosexual (Penguin Classics) (1971)
by Merle Miller
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"Originally published in 1971, Merle Miller On Being Different is a pioneering and thought-provoking book about being gay in America. Just two years after the Stonewall riots, Miller wrote an essay for the New York Times Magazine entitled 'What It Means To Be a Homosexual, ' in response to a homophobic article [published] in Harper Magazine. Miller's writing, described as 'the most widely read and discussed essay of the decade, ' along with an afterord chronicling his inspiration and reader's responses. became On Being Different-- one of the earliest memoirs to affirm the importance of coming out."--Cover. Presents the thought-provoking book about being homosexual in the United States.
An edition of this book was published by Penguin Australia.
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