ALTMAN, Dennis. Australian, b. 1943. Genres: Sex, Social commentary, Gay and lesbian issues, Politics/Government. Career: University of Sydney, lecturer, 1969-75, Sr. Lecturer, 1975-80; Regents Lecturer, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1983; Policy Fellow, University of California, San Francisco, 1984-85; La Trobe University, Victoria, professor, reader and lecturer, 1986-94, professor, 1994-. Publications: Homosexual: Oppression and Liberation, 1972, rev. ed., 1992; Coming Out in the Seventies, 1979; Rehearsals for Change, 1980; The Homosexualization of America, 1982; AIDS and the New Puritanism, 1986; AIDS in the Mind of America, 1986; The Comfort of Men, 1993; Power and Community, 1994; Defying Gravity, 1997; Global Sex, 2001. Address: Politics Department, La Trobe University, Bundoora, VIC 3083, Australia.