Book reviews

Prearo Massimo, 2014, Le moment politique de l’homosexualité. Mouvements, identités et communautés en France [Homosexuality’s political moment in France: movements, identities and communities], Lyon, Presses universitaires de Lyon, SXS Sexualités, 336 p.

Matthias Thibeaut  By the same author


In this book derived from the doctoral thesis he defended in 2011, Massimo Prearo studies the history of the politicization of homosexuality in France from the mid-nineteenth to the early twenty-first century. The author is opposed to the notion of a great narrative of gay activism that would trace “a linear trajectory of gradual liberation, emancipation, resistance or normalization”, showing (…)