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    • Queer Beats

    • How the Beats Turned America On to Sex
    • By: Regina Marler (editor)
    • Narrated by: Rob Shapiro, Alix Dale
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Among the unconventional attitudes of the Beat writers as they rebelled against the conformism of the late 1940s and 1950s was their relaxed stance on sexuality. At a time when gay people were considered mentally ill or criminal, the Beats celebrated spontaneity and freedom in thought, word, and action. They were queer in the fullest sense of the word: their fluid sexuality challenged all sexual and romantic conventions.

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