“Homosexuals have commonly been treated shabbily in detective fiction – vilified, pitied, at best…”

“Homosexuals have commonly been treated shabbily in detective fiction – vilified, pitied, at best patonized. This was neither fair nor honest. When I sat down to write Fadeout in 1967 I wanted to write a good, compelling whodunit, but I also wanted to right some wrongs.”

Joseph Hansen  (via makingqueerhistory)

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