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street of queer houses

Vernon Knowles

street of queer houses

and other tales

by Vernon Knowles

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Published by Wells Gardner, Darton & Co. in Londn .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Vernon Knowles.
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Open LibraryOL19636651M

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Houses. Houses serve as alternative families, primarily consisting of Black and Latino gay, gender-nonconforming, genderqueer and transgender individuals, and are meant to provide shelter, solace and safety for those who have often been kicked out of their original homes due to being LGBT.

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