San Francisco Chronicle Names "Indecent Advances" an "Insightful and Necessary" book for Pride Month

“In later chapters, Polchin rightly shifts his focus to hint at the seeds of progress in the struggle for gay equality. While they were never meant to be a salve for past atrocities or a panacea for future problems, milestones such as the 1948 Kinsey Report and ONE magazine’s 1953 pledge to “counter narratives of homosexual criminality and mental sickness in the popular press” both point to America’s nasty predilection for finger-pointing and remind us, as Polchin states in the book’s press materials, “that the legacy of criminalizing queer citizens is one we continue to live in, and one we (should) continue to fight against.”

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