Leather Folk Radical Sex, People, Politics, and Practice - Mark Thompson
Since its publication, this Lambda Literary Award-nominated book has become a classic must-read on the shelf of books addressing human sexuality and identity. Spanning the decades from the 1940s onward, this collection of vibrant writing documents the many eras and shifts of attitude that have affected the gay and lesbian leather underground, and its influence on the society beyond
- Mark Thompson was an American journalist and author. He was a senior editor for The Advocate and the author of several books about LGBT culture. He received the Pioneer Award from the Lambda Literary Foundation in 2008.
- Widely cited as among the most useful books of its kind
- Leatherfolk is both historical witness and provocative treatise regarding a distinct subculture that has withstood decades of political harassment and other challenges to its survival.
- Sections on history, spirituality and culture of leathermen, and lesbian leatherwomen
- Featuring writings by Guy Baldwin, Patrick Califia and more
- Revised, 3RD ed., 2005
- Weight: 15 ounces
- Size: 5 x 1 x 8 inches
- Paperback: 360 pages