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Legacies of Love A Heritage of Queer Bonding

by Winston Wilde

Legacies of Love A Heritage of Queer Bonding Synopsis

Legacies of Love: A Heritage of Queer Bonding presents a fascinating study of human relationships through the remarkable love stories of famous gays and lesbians around the world and throughout history. Winston Wilde, sexologist and psychotherapist author, examines human bonding patterns using factual case studies of famous same-sex relationships. Expertly weaving reference and narrative, Wilde shows a spectrum of authentic, unembellished, and captivating gay and lesbian relationships that defied cultural, generational, and social barriers. His encyclopedic book covers both well known and surprising same-sex affairs of renowned figures like Oscar Wilde, Margaret Mead, Rita Mae Brown, Leonardo da Vinci, Alexander the Great, Freddie Mercury, Lawrence of Arabia, and Danny Kaye. An engaging and thouroughly researched account of queer bonding, Legacies of Love shatters the false and negative notion that love is exclusively heterosexual. It is a true gift to LGBT people everywhere who have been denied the truth of their history of love.

Legacies of Love A Heritage of Queer Bonding Press Reviews

The Best Kind of Reference Book-one to revisit, not to gather dust. Destined to Become a Favorite Source for Students and the General Reader Alike. A Striking Work of both erudition and entertainment. . . . A Whole New View of History.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781560236658
Publication date: 16th November 2007
Author: Winston Wilde
Publisher: Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group an imprint of Taylor & Francis Inc
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 222 pages

About Winston Wilde

Winston Wilde, MA, DHS, is a sexologist and a psychotherapist in private practice in Beverly Hills. Dr. Wilde's research includes his pioneering studies into the sexualities of blind persons. He has spoken internationally on the subject of queer love. This volume is the culmination of fourteen years of research.

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