INDEX: [Anthologies] [Lesbian: General] [Pre-Modern Lesbian] [Modern Lesbian] [Literary History] [Language] [Art & Film] [Theory] [Famous Homosexuals] [Anthropology] [Art and Film [Ancient] [Medieval] [Early Modern] [Renaissance] [English Early Modern] [English Modern] [German] [Dutch] [French] [Spain & Portugal] [European] [Pre-Modern American] [Modern American] [China, India and Japan] [Middle East] [Latin America] [Africa] [Colonial and Non-European]
updated 5 December 2012

General History

Abelove, Henry, Barale, Michele Aina, and Halperin, David M. (eds)
The Lesbian and Gay Studies Reader. New York and London: Routledge, 1993.
Aldrich, Robert
Colonialism and Homosexuality. 2003.
Aldrich, Robert and Wotherspoon, Garry (eds)
Who's Who in Gay and Lesbian History: From Antiquity to World War II, London: Routledge, 2000.
Aldrich, Robert, ed.
Gay Life and Culture: A World History (Universe, 2006). Review in The Australian. Review in Times Literary Supplement. Review in The Guardian. Review in the Washington Blade
Aldrich, Robert and Wotherspoon, Garry (eds)
Who's Who in Contemporary Gay and Lesbian History: From World War II to the Present Day, London: Routledge, 2000.
Angelides, Steven
A History of Bisexuality. University of Chicago Press, 2001.
Baker, Paul and Stanley, Jo
Hello Sailor! The Hidden History of Gay Life at Sea, London: Longman, Pearson Education, 2003.
Becker, Raymond de
The Other Face of Love, trans. from French by Margaret Crosland and Alan Daventry. London: Neville Spearman and Rodney Books, 1967.
Bullough, Vern L.; Legg, W. Dorr; Elcano, Barrett W.; and Kepner, James
An Annotated Bibliography of Homosexuality, 2 vols. New York: Garland Publishing, 1976.
Bullough, Vern L., ed.
Before Stonewall: Activists for Gay and Lesbian Rights in Historical Context. Harrington Park Press, 2002.
Bullough, Vern L.
Sexual Variance in Society and History. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1976.
Bullough, Vern
Homosexuality: A History. New York: New American Library, 1979.
Carmichael, James V. (ed.)
Daring to Find Our Names: Search for Lesbigay Library History. London: Greenwood Press, 1998.
Carpenter, Edward
Selected Writings, Volume 1: Sex, ed. David Fernbach and Noel Greig. London: Gay Men's Press, 1984.
Coad, David
Gender Trouble Down Under: Australian Masculinities. Valenciennes, France: Presses Universitaires de Valenciennes, 2002.
Conner, Randolph P. Lundschen, David Hatfield Sparks and Mariya Sparks
Encyclopaedia of Queer Myth, Symbol, and Spirit. London: Cassell, 1997.
Cowan, Thomas Dale
Gay Men and Women Who Enriched the World. Boston: Alyson, 1988; reprint 1992
Crompton, Louis
Homosexuality and Civilisation. Belknap Press/Harvard University Press, 2003. Review.
Curtin, Kaier
We Can Always Call Them Bulgarians. Boston: Alyson, 1987.
Dall'Orto, Giovanni
Leggere omosessuale: bibliografia. 1984.
Duberman, Martin
About Time: Exploring the Gay Past, rev. ed. Penguin, Meridian, 1991 (orig. pub. 1986).
Duberman, Martin, Vicinus, Martha, and Chauncey, Jr., George (eds)
Hidden from History: Reclaiming the Gay and Lesbian Past. New American Library (Penguin), 1989. Reprinted Meridian (Penguin), 1990.
Dynes, Wayne R. (ed.)
Encyclopedia of Homosexuality, 2 vols. Chicago and London: St James Press, 1990.
Dynes, Wayne R.
"Light in Hellas: How German Classical philology engendered gay scholarship", Journal of Homosexuality, 49: 3/4(2005), 341-56.
Dynes, Wayne R. and Donaldson, Stephen (eds)
History of Homosexuality in Europe and America. New York and London: Garland Publishing, 1992.
Dynes, Wayne
Homosexuality: A Research Guide. New York: Garland, 1987.
Eglinton, J. Z. (pseudonym of Walter Breen)
Greek Love. London: Neville Spearman, 1971.
Emond, Charles
Stonehenge to Stonewall, 2012. A survey of gay history with a light and humorous touch
Fone, Byrne R. S.
Homophobia: A History. New York: Henry Holt, 2000.
Fone, Byrne R.S.
"Some notes toward a history of gay people", The Advocate, no. 259 (January 25, 1979), pp. 17-19; and no. 260 (February 28, 1979), pp. 11-13.
Fout, John C. (ed.)
Forbidden History: The State, Society, and the Regulation of Sexuality in Modern Europe. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1992. A reprint from the Journal of the History of Sexuality.
Frantzen, Allen J.
Before the Closet: Same-Sex Love from "Beowulf" to "Angels in America". University of Chicago Press, 1998.
Garber, Marjorie
Vested Interests: Cross-Dressing and Cultural Anxiety. London: Routledge, 1992; New York: HarperPerenniel, 1993. History of transvestism.
Garland Publishing Studies in Homosexuality series: I Homosexuality in the Ancient World, II Ethnographic Studies of Homosxuality, III Asian Homosexuality, IV Homosexuality and Homosexuals in the Arts, V History of Homosexuality in Europe and America, VI Homosexuality: Discrimination, Criminology, and the Law, VII Lesbianism, VIII Homosexual Themes in Literary Studies, IX Homosexuality and Medicine, Health, and Science, X Homosexuality and Government, Politics, and Prisons, XI Homosexuality and Psychology, Psychiatry, and Counselling, XII Homosexuality and Religion and Philosophy, XIII Sociology of Homosexuality. All Edited with Introductions by Wayne R. Dynes (Hunter College, City University of New York) and Stephen Donaldson. All photocopied articles from various journals.
Greenberg, David F.
The Construction of Homosexuality. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1988.
Greif, Martin
The Gay Book of Days: An Evocatively Illustrated Who's Who of Who Is, Was, May Have Been, Probably Was, and Almost Certainly Seems to Have Been Gay (a who's who, arranged by dates of birth) Secaucus, N.J.: L. Stuart, 1982.
Hallam, Paul
The Book of Sodom. London and New York: Verso, 1993.
Hergomöller, Bernd-Ulrich
Einführung in die Historiographie der Homosexualitäten. T¨bingen: Edition Diskord, 1999.
Herzer, Manfred
Bibliographie zur Homosexualität: Verzeichnis des deutschsprachigen nichtbelletristischen Schrifttums zur weiblichen und männlichen Homosexualität aus den Jahren 1466 bis 1975, in chronologischer Reihenfolge zusammengestellt von Manfred Herzer. 1982.
Higgs, David (ed.)
Queer Sites: Gay urban histories since 1600, London and New York: Routledge, 1999. Chapters on Paris by Michael D. Sibalis, Moscow by Dan Healey, Amsterdam by Gert Hekma, London by Randolph Trumbach, Lisbon by David Higgs, Rio de Janeiro by David Higgs, and San Francisco by Les Wright.
Hirschfeld, Dr Magnus
The Homosexuality of Men and Women (translation of Homosexualitat des Mannes und des Weibes, Berlin, 1920). Trans. Michael A. Lombardi-Nash, Intro. by Vern L. Bullough. New York: Prometheus Books, 2000.
Hogan, Steve and Satofuka, Fumihiko (eds)
Completely Queer: Gay and Lesbian Encyclopedia. 672pp, 200 ill. USA: Henry Holt, 1998.
Houlbrook, Matt and Harry Cocks, eds.
The Modern History of Sexuality (University of Liverpool; Birkbeck College, University of London, Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2005). Review
Hunt, Ronald J.
Historical Dictionary of the Gay Liberation Movement: Gay Men and the Quest for Social Justice. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1999.
Jennings, Kevin
Becoming Visible: A Reader in Gay & Lesbian History for High School & College Students.
Karlen, Arno
Sexuality and Homosexuality. London: Macdonald, 1971.
Kepner, Jim
Becoming a People: A 4,000 Year Chronology of Gay and Lesbian History. Los Angles, CA: J. Kepner, 1995 (This is a revised and updated edition of a shorter book published in 1983).
Legg, W. Dorr (ed.)
Homophile Studies in Theory and Practice. San Francisco: ONE Institute Press and GLB Publishers, 1994.
Licata, Salvatore J., and Petersen, Robert P. (eds)
The Gay Past: A Collection of Historical Essays. New York and Binghamton: Harrington Park Press, 1985. (Also pub as Historical Perspectives on Homosexuality, 1981; orig. pub. as Journal of Homosexuality, Vol. 6, Nos 1/2 (Fall/Winter 1980)).
Lumsden, Andrew
"Down at the old Piano-Zinc, or how to reclaim your gay culture", Gay News, 242 (1982), p. 31.
Mak, Geertje
Doubting Sex: Inscriptions, Bodies and Selves in Nineteenth-Century Hermaphrodite Case Histories, Manchester University Press, 2012.
McLaren, Angus
Twentieth-Century Sexuality: A History. London: Blackwell, 1999.
Mayne, Xavier (pseud. of Edward I. P. Stevenson)
The Intersexes: A History of Siilisexualism as a Problem in Social Life. Privately printed, perhaps in Florence, 1908. 641 pages, 125 copies only. One of the great classics. Reprinted by Arno Press 1975. Also see his novel Imre: a Memorandum. Arno Press reprint, 1975.
Miller, Neil
Out of the Past: Gay and Lesbian History from 1869 to the Present. Vintage, 1995.
More, Kate and Whittle, Stephen (eds)
Reclaiming Genders: Transsexual Grammars at the Fin de Siecle. London: Cassell, 1999. This collection of studies of transgender theory contains an interesting short biography of Lou Sullivan by Susan Stryker, and a very good survey of transsexual history by Jason Cromwell: "Passing Women and Female Bodied Men: (Re)Claiming FTM History". All the contributors are transsexual.
Murphy, Timothy, ed.
Reader's Guide to Gay and Lesbian Studies, Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 1999.
Murray, Stephen O.
Homosexualities. University of Chicago Press, 2000.
Parker, William
Homosexuality Bibliography: Supplement, 1970-1975. Metuchen, New Jersey: Scarecrow Press, 1977.
Parker, William
Homosexuality: A Selective Bibliography of over 3,000 Items. Metuchen, New Jersey: Scarecrow Press, 1971.
Parker, William
"Homosexuality in history: An annotated bibliography", in Licata and Petersen, The Gay Past (1985), 191-210 (orig. pub. 1980).
Popp, Wolfgang
Männerliebe: Homosexualität und Literatur. Stuttgart: J.B. Metzler, 1992.
Robb, Graham
Strangers: Homosexual Love in the Nineteenth Century. Picador, 2003. Reviews in The Guardian; and New Statesman.
Rowse, A.L.
Homosexuals in History: A Study of Ambivalence in Society, Literature and the Arts. 1977.
Senelick, Lawrence
The Changing Room: Sex, Drag, and Theatre. New York: Routledge, 2000.
Spencer, Colin
Homosexuality: A History. London: Fourth Estate, 1995.
Tamagne, Florence
Histoire de l'homosexualité en Europe, Berlin, Londres, Paris 1919-1939. Paris: Seuil, 2000.
Tyrkus, Michael J. (ed.); consulting editor, Michael Bronski; preface by Jewelle Gomez
Gay and Lesbian Biography. Detroit: St. James Press, 1997.
Weeks, Jeffrey
Against Nature: Essays on history, sexuality and identity. London: Rivers Oram Press, 1991.
Weeks, Jeffrey
Making Sexual History. London: Polity Press, 1999.
Weinberg, Martin S., and Bell, Alan P.
Homosexuality: An Annotated Bibliography. New York: Harper & Row, 1972.
Zimmerman, Bonnie and Haggerty, George E. (eds)
Encyclopedia of Lesbian and Gay Histories and Cultures, 2 vols, 1400 pp. Garland Publishing, 1999.

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