Out In The Union: A Labor History Of Queer America

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Out in the Union tells the continuous story of queer American workers from the mid-1960s through 2013. Miriam Frank shrewdly chronicles the evolution of labor politics with queer activism and identity formation, showing how unions began affirming the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender workers in the 1970s and 1980s. She documents coming out on the job and in the union as well as iss...

Hardcover: 240 pages
Publisher: Temple University Press (June 13, 2014)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1439911398
ISBN-13: 978-1439911396
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.8 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 2704968
Format: PDF ePub fb2 djvu ebook

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OUT IN THE UNION, by Miriam Frank, traces the intersections between the gay rights movement and the labor movement in America. The history is drawn largely from interviews with queer labor activists, and Frank quotes them at length throughout the boo...



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rimination and harassment, and the creation of alliances between unions and LGBT communities.Featuring in-depth interviews with LGBT and labor activists, Frank provides an inclusive history of the convergence of labor and LGBT interests. She carefully details how queer caucuses in local unions introduced domestic partner benefits and union-based AIDS education for health care workers-innovations that have been influential across the U.S. workforce. Out in the Union also examines organizing drives at queer workplaces, campaigns for marriage equality, and other gay civil rights issues to show the enduring power of LGBT workers.