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  Contributor Biography:  Will Roscoe 
 
Will Roscoe received his Ph.D. in Historical Consciousness (Anthropology) from the University of California, Santa Cruz. He is the author of The Zuni Man-Woman (which received the Margaret Mead Award of the American Anthropological Association and a Lambda Literary Award), Queer Spirits: A Gay Men's Myth Book, and Changing Ones: Third and Fourth Genders in Native North America, editor of Living the Spirit: A Gay American Indian Anthology and Radically Gay: Gay Liberation in the Words of its Founder by Harry Hay, and co-editor of Islamic Homosexualities and Boy-Wives and Female Husbands: Studies of African Homosexualities. He is a recipient of a Monette-Horowitz Award for lifetime achievement in combating homophobia.

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literature >> Kenny, Maurice

Maurice Kenny combines a gay and Native American consciousness to create poetry that is located in multiple cultures.

social sciences >> Native Americans

A social role for individuals who crossed or mixed male and female characteristics was one of the most widely distributed institutions of native North America.

literature >> Native North American Literature

From the two-spirits of traditional culture to contemporary writers, Native North Americans have produced a considerable body of gay and lesbian literature.

   

 

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