A Queer History of the United States

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About the Author

Michael Bronksi is Professor of Practice in Media and Activism in Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Harvard University, USA. His last book, You Can Tell Just by Looking and 20 Other Myths about LGBT Life and People (2013; co-authored with Ann Pelligrini and Michael Amico) was nominated for a Lambda Literary Award for Best Non-Fiction. He is also the author of A Queer History of the United States (2011), which was awarded the Israel Fishman Non-Fiction Award for best LGBT book of 2010 by the American Library Association, as well as the Lambda Literary Award for the Best Non-Fiction Book of 2012. His other works include Culture Clash: The Making of Gay Sensibility (1984), The Pleasure Principle: Sex, Backlash and the Making of Gay Freedom (1998), and Pulp Friction: Uncovering the Golden Age of Gay Male Pulps (2003), which won a Lambda Literary Award for Best Anthology in 2004. Professor Bronski's 1996 anthology, Taking Liberties: Gay Men's Essays on Politics, Culture and Sex, won the Lambda Literary Award for Best Anthology in 1997. His work is included in over fifty anthologies and he currently edits the Queer Action / Queer Ideas series for Beacon Press.

Bronski has been awarded the 1995 AIDS Action Committee Community Recognition Award for 20 years of journalism on gay and AIDS-related topics; the 1996 Cambridge Lavender Alliance Lifetime Achievement Award for journalism and political organizing; the 1999 The Martin Duberman Fellowship for scholarly research in LGBT studies, awarded by the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies, City University of New York, USA; the 1999 Stonewall Award, in recognition for 'helping improve the lives and LGBT people in the United States' granted by the Anderson Prize Foundation; the 2004 Leadership Award from the D-GALA (Dartmouth Gay and Lesbian Alumni Association); and the 2008 Distinguished Lecturer Award granted by Dean of Faculty of Dartmouth College, USA.
Vikas Adam is a classically trained actor with numerous credits in stage, film, commercials, and television, in addition to his over 200 audiobooks. He's established himself as one who creates versatile, distinct, and clear voices for characters he embodies. Equally at home with a light piece of literature or a dark thriller, a short story or an epic novel (his longest-forty-nine hours!), Vikas's audiobooks have garnered numerous awards and nominations, including AudioFile Earphones Awards, various Best of the Year lists, and the Audie Award. When not recording, acting, or directing, he's a lecturer in the Theater Department at UCLA. He was an inaugural inductee into the Audible Narrator Hall of Fame.