Cornyation (Kobo eBook)

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Massive regional interest in Texas

LGBT interest nationwide

The Fiesta festival happens over 11 days and includes 108 events, 101 local nonprofit member organizations

3.5 million people attend Fiesta each year

Cornyation is one of the most popular events of Fiesta, sells out its run almost instantly with more than 10,000 attending over six performances

Proceeds help people in the San Antonio community who have HIV or are affected by HIV

It also funds the Robert Rehm Scholarship, which grants college scholarships to San Antonio students majoring in theater arts

It has raised more than $2.5 million for local charities

First book on the history of Cornyation

Book provides an unusual look at 1950s and 1960s gay life in the South (most research on 1950s gay life is about cities like New York City or San Francisco)

Rich pictures and illustrations make this book different than many other books about LGBT history

Author grants include National Geographic Society Committee for Research and Exploration, Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues Grants-in-Aid, Fund for the Advancement of the Discipline, American Sociological Assn, Phil Zwickler Memorial Research Grant, Sydney S. Spivack Community Action Research Award, Community-Based Network Initiative Grant, Princeton University International Research Fellowship, Ford Foundation

Product Details
ISBN-13: 9781595348012
Publisher: Maverick Books
Publication Date: March 20th, 2017