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A Reading List of Classic Gay Literature to Celebrate the Defeat of Prop 8

James Baldwin and Shakespeare

"On a day that will find many gay rights activists celebrating," write the good folks at the L.A. Times Jacket Copy blog, "we look to the books that have provided a richer understanding of the joys and challenges particular to gay life."

Proceed directly to this fabulous list: 20 classic works of gay literature.

(Thanks, The Rumpus.)

Source: Jacket Copy

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