With Downcast Gays

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In 1974 a small pamphlet called With Downcast Gays by Andrew Hodges and David Hutter was published. The booklet dealt with all the issues that gay men in particular had to face in dealing with their sexuality and sexual identity – what sociologists of the time termed ‘self-oppression’, which is when you beleive all the lies about you and your value and life, and internalise them.

The booklet became an international best seller and was one of the first gay liberation publications. Versions appeared in Swedish, Italian, French and German.

Text of With Downcast Gays


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