Mark S. Bonham Centre for
Sexual Diversity Studies

Marc Stein

Marc Stein was a professor of history and gender, sexuality, and women’s studies at York University from 1998 to 2014; since 2014, he has been the Jamie and Phyllis Pasker Professor of History at San Francisco State University. He is the author of City of Sisterly and Brotherly Loves: Lesbian and Gay Philadelphia, 1945-1972 (University of Chicago Press, 2000), Sexual Injustice: Supreme Court Decisions from Griswold to Roe (University of North Carolina Press, 2010), and Rethinking the Gay and Lesbian Movement (Routledge, 2012), as well as the editor-in-chief of the Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender History in America (Scribners, 2003).  An award-winning teacher, writer, and editor, he has served as the coordinating editor of Gay Community News in Boston, the coordinator of the Committee on LGBT History (affiliated with the American Historical Association), and the coordinator of the Sexuality Studies Program at York.