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Ian M. Baldwin
Ian M. Baldwin received his Ph.D. in history from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where he studied American metropolitan, sexual, and Western history. His dissertation traced the evolution of gay liberation in Los Angeles County through the lens of housing rights, connecting narratives of sexual justice to urban policies and transformations. A native Southern Californian, he currently coordinates the L.A. History and Metro Studies Group at the Huntington Library and teaches courses in History and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Redlands.
Rethinking the "Era of Limits": Equitable Housing and Gay Liberation, and the Opening of the American FamilyPost date: 2017-11-14T14:27:42-08:00
From the mid-1960s into the 1980s, Los Angeles was home to sustained queer activism that sought to protect and house the vulnerable.
Post date: 2016-12-02T13:38:12-08:00
Transcending the grassroots, L.A. activists entered the halls of local politics and showed how public resources could embolden gay power.