Barry D. Adam
Barry Adam (1952—) is a Canadian sociologist and LGBT activist. He is the editor author of the 1987 book The Rise of a Gay and Lesbian Movement, and later editor of The Global Emergence of Gay and Lesbian Politics (1998). He has also written widely on AIDS and served on the AIDS Committee in Windsor, Ontario.
Adam was a member of the Gay Liberation Front in Vancouver in 1970. He started teaching at the University of Windsor in 1976, when he also became a founding member of the Gay Caucus of the American Sociological Association. He also helped to found the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Studies Association.
- Verta Taylor. "The Rise of a Gay and Lesbian Movement by Barry D. Adam". Contemporary Sociology 18 (2): 197–199. doi:10.2307/2074061.
- Richard Burnett (10 March 2012). "Dr. Barry Adam explores how neoliberalism and masculinity affect HIV risk, @ Concordia March 15". Montreal Gazette.
- David Rayside. Who's Who in Contemporary Gay and Lesbian History—From World War II to the Present Day. Routledge. p. 5. ISBN 041522974X.
- Barry D. Adam, University of Windsor Department of Sociology and Anthropology
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