Jonathan Katz discusses his book Gay American History
Discussing the book, "Gay American History: Lesbians and Gay Men in the U.S.A.: A Documentary," and interviewing its author, Jonathan Katz.
Edmund White talks about his book "States of Desire: Travels in Gay America," published in 1980.
Cleve Jones talks about the AIDS quilt (NAMES project) that he started, the politics surrounding treating AIDS, and the compassionate feelings that the quilt engenders (compared to American barn raisings). There is a postscript with Mike Savage from Dignity Chicago, a lesbian and gay Catholic organization.
Discussing homosexuality and American society and interviewing members of the Mattachine Midwest organization: Jim Bradford, Valerie Taylor (pen name of Velma N. Tate, 1913-1997), and Henry Weimhoff.