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Published: 04 April 2019

264 Pages


ISBN: 9780190685218

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Dying to Be Normal

Gay Martyrs and the Transformation of American Sexual Politics

Brett Krutzsch

  • First book to show how memorialization influenced national debates over LGBT rights
  • Demonstrates how religion shaped secular gay activism and the process of gay assimilation in the United States
  • Addresses the activism surrounding Harvey Milk, Matthew Shepard, Tyler Clementi, Brandon Teena, the It Gets Better Project, the Pulse Nightclub Massacre, and more