Date: Tue, 7 Oct 1997 08:04:50 -0400 From: Fred Shapiro Subject: Re: ONE: In & Out of a homosexual magazine On Sat, 4 Oct 1997, Barry A. Popik wrote: > ----"HOMOPHILE"---- > > March 1955, page 8. > No "homphobes" here, but "homophiles" are. The paper "The Homophile in > Society" is reprinted here; it was delivered in its original form to the > International Congress for Sexual Equality at its 1953 session in Amsterdam > by its author, Prof. G. Th. Kempe, PH.D. of Utrecht, Holland. > OED's first "homophile" citation is 1960. See my note, "Earlier Citations for Terms Characterizing Homosexuals," American Speech 63: 283-85 (1988), for a 1945 usage of _homophile_ by Henry Gerber, who probably coined the term. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Fred R. Shapiro Coeditor (with Jane Garry) Associate Librarian for Public Services TRIAL AND ERROR: AN OXFORD and Lecturer in Legal Research ANTHOLOGY OF LEGAL STORIES Yale Law School Oxford University Press, 1997 e-mail: fred.shapiro[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] ISBN 0-19-509547-2 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------