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Act Up Here A Legacy of Activism: A Legacy of Activism

Stewart Van Cleve

in Land of 10,000 Loves: A History of Queer Minnesota

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676453
eISBN:
9781452948935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676453.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter presents the accounts of Anita Bryant and the couple Jack Baker and Michael McConnell. These describe activist organizations and moments of protest reflecting the historic diversity of ... More


The Culture Wars of Faith, Sex, and Gender

Mugambi Jouet

in Exceptional America: What Divides Americans from the World and from Each Other

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293298
eISBN:
9780520966468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293298.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In virtually no other developed country are issues like abortion, contraception, homosexuality, and sexual education as controversial as in America. People in almost all other Western nations tend to ... More


Body and Spirit in a Post-1960s World: Hippies, Queens, Punks, and B-Boys

Christopher J. Smith

in Dancing Revolution: Bodies, Space, and Sound in American Cultural History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042393
eISBN:
9780252051234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042393.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter, in contrast to those that emphasize analysis of individual case studies, intentionally employs an omnibus approach, providing relative discussions of four highly disparate public dance ... More


A Free Press Must Prevail: 1971–1993

Kenneth Joel Zogry

in Print News and Raise Hell: The Daily Tar Heel and the Evolution of a Modern University

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469608297
eISBN:
9781469608303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469608297.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter covers the growth, development, and challenges facing UNC in the last decades of the 20th century, and the pressures on the student newspaper, both financially and ideologically. The ... More


Who Claims Modernity?: The International Frame of Sexual Recognition

Randall Williams

in The Divided World: Human Rights and Its Violence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665419
eISBN:
9781452946290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665419.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter discusses how the foundational oppositionality between decolonizing praxis and human rights has been reconfigured since the early 1960s, as one formerly colonized nation after another ... More


The Politics of Adoption: Gender and the Making of French Citizenship

Bruno Perreau

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027229
eISBN:
9780262323383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027229.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The Politics of Adoption argues that adoption is not a mere family question. It conveys a model of citizenship. Policies, jurisprudence, and social work define an ideal image of parenthood in the ... More


In the Life of Joseph Beam

Kevin J. Mumford

in "Not Straight, Not White": Black Gay Men from the March on Washington to the AIDS Crisis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626840
eISBN:
9781469628073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626840.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

Into the 1980s, with the rise of black lesbian feminism, black gay activists too explored myriad lives at the intersection of social difference. Joseph Beam joined the thriving gay community in ... More


Homosexuality Is African: Struggles “to Be Seen”

Ashley Currier

in Out in Africa: LGBT Organizing in Namibia and South Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678006
eISBN:
9781452948195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678006.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses the challenges faced by Namibian and South African lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) activists following assertions that they were “gay for pay,” or doing the ... More


Sexuality is a Matter of Perspective

Tom Waidzunas

in The Straight Line: How the Fringe Science of Ex-Gay Therapy Reoriented Sexuality

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816696147
eISBN:
9781452953663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696147.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The newly created sexual orientation/sexual orientation identity binary, while useful for science that supports gay rights, is not unlike the gender/sex binary in limiting possibilities of fluidity ... More


Moving Past the Crossroads: Law and Mississippi’s Modern Age

Joseph A. Ranney

in A Legal History of Mississippi: Race, Class, and the Struggle for Opportunity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496822574
eISBN:
9781496822604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496822574.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

Mississippi’s post-World War II legal history consists of two major struggles. The first was the long legal battle between Mississippi lawmakers and federal appellate courts that accompanied the ... More


Gay emancipation and queer counterpublics

Bryce Lease

in After '89: Polish Theatre and the Political

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992958
eISBN:
9781526115263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992958.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

A shift of perspectives and approaches to understanding alternative sexualities can be traced in recent Polish theatre history. Rather than queering the national dramatic canon, the performance ... More


Print News and Raise Hell: 1959–1971

Kenneth Joel Zogry

in Print News and Raise Hell: The Daily Tar Heel and the Evolution of a Modern University

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469608297
eISBN:
9781469608303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469608297.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter covers the tumultuous 1960s at UNC and beyond, and at the Daily Tar Heel. The 1960 Dixie Classic, UNC’s most infamous sports scandal, is discussed, as is a 1961 speech on campus by ... More


I Am a Child of God, 1973–1985

Troy R. Saxby

in Pauli Murray: A Personal and Political Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469654928
eISBN:
9781469654942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654928.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores the final years of Pauli Murray’s life. Following her partner’s death, Murray resigned from Brandeis to pursue ordination into the Episcopal priesthood. Murray obtained a ... More


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