Bad Gays: A Homosexual History by Ben Miller, Huw Lemmey

Bad Gays: A Homosexual History

Ben Miller, Huw Lemmey

368 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

nonfiction biography history lgbtqia+ challenging funny informative medium-paced


Too many popular histories seek to establish heroes, pioneers and martyrs but as Huw Lemmey and Ben Miller argue, the past is filled with queer people whose sexualities and dastardly deeds have been overlooked. We all remember Oscar Wilde, but who...

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