Jonathan Ned Katz received the Bill Whitehead Publishing Triangle Award for his career in the lesbian and gay literature and Brudner Prize Yale University to outstanding researchers lesbian -gay , bisexual and transgender studies is given . He is the author of Gay American History: Lesbians and Gay Men in the U.S.A., the first documentary history of homosexuality in the United States ; Gay / Lesbian Almanac and Love Stories: Sex Between Men before Homosexuality . He has taught at Yale University in Eugene Lang College and the University of New York , led a seminar for the faculty of Princeton University . He has lectured at numerous college campuses. His articles and reviews have appeared in The Village Voice, The Nation and The Advocate .