|Institution:||Texas Tech University|
|Keywords:||lgbt history; queer history; texas history; Latino history; social history|
|Full text PDF:||http://hdl.handle.net/2346/68108|
This thesis chronicles the queer history of the lower Rio Grande Valley in Texas from the 1970s-1980s and the history of recent actions of LGBT activists, and argues that the queer experiences of the Valley alters our perceptions of the queer narrative. Advisors/Committee Members: Willett, Julie (advisor), Skidmore, Emily (committee member), McBee, Randy (committee member).