Published Books


My Butch Career: a Memoir

Author, 2018


Margaret Mead Made me Gay: Personal Essays, Public Ideas

Author, 2000

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Cherry Grove, Fire Island: Sixty Years in America's First Gay and Lesbian Town

Author, 1993



Co-author with Shirley Walton, 1976

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Amazon Expedition: a Lesbian Feminist Anthology

Co-Editor, 1973

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Mother Camp: Female Impersonators in America

Author, 1972


Selected Articles


The Mythic Mannish Lesbian: Radclyffe Hall and the New Woman

 Academe's Homophobia: It Damages Careers and Ruins Lives

My Best Informant's Dress: The Erotic Equation in Fieldwork

’Dick(less) Tracy’ and the Homecoming Queen: Lesbian Power and Representation in Gay Male Cherry Grove