Steel closets : voices of gay, lesbian, and transgender steelworkers /

Even as substantial legal and social victories are being celebrated within the gay rights movement, much of working-class America still exists outside the current narratives of gay liberation. Balay draws on oral history interviews with forty gay, lesbian, and transgender steelworkers, mostly living...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Balay, Anne (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2014]
Table of Contents:
  • Setting the scene
  • Bridging the divide between work and home
  • Secrecy : its logic and consequences
  • Female masculinity in the steel mill
  • Male masculinity in the steel mill
  • Danger and death in and out of the mills
  • Unions in twenty-first-century America.