Dennis Altman

Professorial Fellow in the Institute for Human Security at La Trobe University

Dennis Altman is an Australian academic and pioneering gay rights activist.

Selected Publications

  • Altman, Dennis (1971). Homosexual: oppression and liberation. (242 pages): Outerbridge & Dienstfrey. ISBN 0-87690-039-2.
  • Altman, Dennis (1979). Coming out in the seventies. Sydney (305 pages): Wild and Woolley. ISBN 978-0-226-01606-1.
  • Altman, Dennis (1980). Rehearsals for change: politics and culture in Australia. Sydney: Fontana/Collins.
  • Altman, Dennis (1982). The homosexualization of America: the Americanization of the homosexual. New York: St. Martin’s Press.
  • Altman, Dennis (1986). AIDS in the mind of America. Garden City, N.Y.: Anchor Press/Doubleday.
  • Altman, Dennis (1993). The comfort of men. Port Melbourne, Vic.: W. Heinemann Australia.
  • Altman, Dennis (1994). Power and community: organizational and cultural responses to AIDS. London; Bristol, PA: Taylor & Francis.
  • Altman, Dennis (1997). Defying gravity: a political life. St Leonards, NSW: Allen & Unwin.
  • Altman, Dennis (2001). Global sex. Chicago (192 pages): The University of Chicago Press. ISBN 978-0-226-01606-1.
  • Altman, Dennis (2005). Gore Vidal’s America. Cambridge; Malden, MA: Polity.
  • Altman, Dennis (2006). 51st state?. Carlton North, Vic.: Scribe Short Books.
  • Altman, Dennis (2013). The End of Homosexual?. St Lucia, Qld: University of Queensland Press.
  • Altman, Dennis & Jonathan Symons (2016). Queer Wars: The New Global Polarization over Gay Rights. Cambridge, UK: Polity.

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