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The Lavender Locker Room: 3000 Years of Great Athletes Whose Sexual Orientation Was Different

The Lavender Locker Room Years of Great Athletes Whose Sexual Orientation Was Different Winner of Independent Publisher Gold Award for Gay Lesbian literature Some are legendary such as pilot Amelia Earhart and golf champion Babe Didrikson Others are less familiar balloonist Alberto

  • Title: The Lavender Locker Room: 3000 Years of Great Athletes Whose Sexual Orientation Was Different
  • Author: Patricia Nell Warren
  • ISBN: 9781889135076
  • Page: 475
  • Format: Paperback
  • Winner of 2007 Independent Publisher Gold Award for Gay Lesbian literature Some are legendary such as pilot Amelia Earhart and golf champion Babe Didrikson Others are less familiar balloonist Alberto Santos Dumont and javelin thrower Ana Maria Sagi Some went public NFL running back David Kopay and downhill skier Erik Schinegger Others, such as Wilhelm von Homburg, wereWinner of 2007 Independent Publisher Gold Award for Gay Lesbian literature Some are legendary such as pilot Amelia Earhart and golf champion Babe Didrikson Others are less familiar balloonist Alberto Santos Dumont and javelin thrower Ana Maria Sagi Some went public NFL running back David Kopay and downhill skier Erik Schinegger Others, such as Wilhelm von Homburg, were known only to sport insiders Some, like jockey John Damien, figured in milestone court cases Some, like jouster Joan of Arc and racehorse breeder George Villiers, were historical figures Others, like tennis player Martina Navratilova and figure skater John Curry, competed in modern Olympics But they have something in common they were gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgendered And they stood out extraordinarily in their chosen sport Their stories, carefully researched and movingly written by landmark author Patricia Nell Warren for Outsports, create a sweeping panorama and a heart pounding literary experience.

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    1 thought on “The Lavender Locker Room: 3000 Years of Great Athletes Whose Sexual Orientation Was Different

    1. This book emerged from a series of essays Ms Warren published online, and - although it has a lot going for it - ultimately it is rather unsatisfactory. For a start, although this is nominally a book about gay athletes, there has to be some debate about whether or not many of these people were in fact athletes at all - or, indeed, gay. The author occasionally resorts to the sort of generalisations we would all do better to avoid: "X was unmarried and never known to date women, therefore he may h [...]

    2. This wonderful book is a collection of nineteen essays highlighting gay pioneers in athletics. Originally written for Outsports, this book has bound together a series of highly entertaining and fascinating studies. Patricia Nell Warren spent four years unearthing these tales, and her sense of history and attention to detail is inspiring. She covers a wide variety of sports figures: tennis stars, football players, swimmers, track and field legends, boxers, golfers, balloonists, jockeys, baseball [...]

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