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Steel Closets

Voices of Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Steelworkers

Anne Balay

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Sozialwissenschaften, Recht, Wirtschaft / Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung

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Even as substantial legal and social victories are being celebrated within the gay rights movement, much of working-class America still exists outside the current narratives of gay liberation. In Steel Closets, Anne Balay draws on oral history interviews with forty gay, lesbian, and transgender steelworkers, mostly living in northwestern Indiana, to give voice to this previously silent and invisible population. She presents powerful stories of the intersections of work, class, gender, and sexual identity in the dangerous industrial setting of the steel mill. The voices and stories captured by Balay--by turns alarming, heroic, funny, and devastating--challenge contemporary understandings of what it means to be queer and shed light on the incredible homophobia and violence faced by many: nearly all of Balay's narrators remain closeted at work, and many have experienced harassment, violence, or rape.

Through the powerful voices of queer steelworkers themselves, Steel Closets provides rich insight into an understudied part of the LGBT population, contributing to a growing body of scholarship that aims to reveal and analyze a broader range of gay life in America.

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queer labor history, sex in the workplace, industrial unions in the United States, workplace homophobia, oral history, pride at work, gay industrial workers, United Steel Workers of America, female masculinity, Gary Indiana, Northwest Indiana social history, basic steel mill working conditions, gay and lesbian alcoholics, gay and lesbian workers' rights, gay and lesbian working class, industrial workers' incidence of cancer and mesothelioma, transgender workers, steelworkers, workplace discrimination, Arcelor Mittal, gender role variation at work, Bethlehem Steel, homophobia in working-class populations, gay blue-collar workers, minorities in labor unions