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Born Again at Stonewall

Heather R. White

in Reforming Sodom: Protestants and the Rise of Gay Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624112
eISBN:
9781469624792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624112.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The chapter explores the emergence of gay-welcoming religious organizations during the late 1960s and throughout the 1970s. The central momentum for this growth, and the most well-known of the ... More


The Unfulfilled Promise of Democracy: Lesbian and Gay Activism in Indonesia

Hendri Wijaya and Sharyn Graham Davies

in Activists in Transition: Progressive Politics in Democratic Indonesia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742477
eISBN:
9781501742491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742477.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines the transformation of activism for lesbian and gay rights from an understated, but relatively secure, position in the heterosexist context of the New Order to a much more ... More


The next big thing: from Gay Left Collective to Greater London Council, paedophile identity and the state of the Left

Lucy Robinson

in Gay Men and the Left in Post-war Britain: How the Personal Got Political

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074349
eISBN:
9781781701591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074349.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Punk and Rock Against Racism took on the liberation movements' emphasis on culture and lifestyle. The Gay Liberation Front (GLF) had not helped to build a world-wide revolution. For all intents and ... More


The Left gets personal: identity, performance and the Left 1972–79

Lucy Robinson

in Gay Men and the Left in Post-war Britain: How the Personal Got Political

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074349
eISBN:
9781781701591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074349.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter differentiates between the competing Trotskyite parties in order to trace the variety of attempts to curtail and depose the growth of gay politics. It follows the liberationists who ... More


Introduction: Memorialization, Gay Assimilation, and American Religion

Brett Krutzsch

in Dying to Be Normal: Gay Martyrs and the Transformation of American Sexual Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190685218
eISBN:
9780190685249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190685218.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The introduction addresses how gay activists memorialized select people as martyrs in order to influence national debates over LGBT rights. In particular, the chapter lays out how religion shaped ... More


The “Crucifixion” of “Anyone’s Gay Son”: Matthew Shepard

Brett Krutzsch

in Dying to Be Normal: Gay Martyrs and the Transformation of American Sexual Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190685218
eISBN:
9780190685249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190685218.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Chapter 2 investigates why Matthew Shepard’s death evoked outrage throughout the United States, especially from heterosexuals who had been unmoved by the vast number of gay and bisexual AIDS deaths. ... More


The “Epidemic of Bullying and Gay Teen Suicide”: Tyler Clementi and It Gets Better

Brett Krutzsch

in Dying to Be Normal: Gay Martyrs and the Transformation of American Sexual Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190685218
eISBN:
9780190685249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190685218.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Chapter 3 examines the first gay death that incited national outrage after Matthew Shepard’s murder: Tyler Clementi’s suicide in 2010. Twelve years after Shepard’s murder, another white, Protestant, ... More


Gay Men and the Left in Post-war Britain: How the Personal Got Political

Lucy Robinson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074349
eISBN:
9781781701591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074349.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book demonstrates how the personal became political in post-war Britain, and argues that attention to gay activism can help us to rethink fundamentally the nature of post-war politics. While the ... More


Gay Marriage in an Era of Media Visibility

Leigh Moscowitz

in The Battle over Marriage: Gay Rights Activism through the Media

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038129
eISBN:
9780252095382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038129.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This book examines how media coverage helped to define and shape the gay marriage debate as well as gay rights activism during the period 2003–2012. Through an analysis of media reports and in-depth ... More


Conclusion

Lucy Robinson

in Gay Men and the Left in Post-war Britain: How the Personal Got Political

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074349
eISBN:
9781781701591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074349.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Although identity politics tends to concentrate on novelty, it has developed in an ongoing series of reactions to both past and present. Gay politics did not develop in isolation and then force ... More


Dying to Be Normal: Gay Martyrs and the Transformation of American Sexual Politics

Brett Krutzsch

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190685218
eISBN:
9780190685249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190685218.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Through an examination of publicly mourned gay deaths in America, Brett Krutzsch counters the common perception that LGBT politics and religion have been oppositional to one another. Dying to Be ... More


From Glass Clique to Tongzhi Nation: Crystal Boys, Identity Formation and Politics of Sexual Shame

Hans Tao-ming Huang

in Queer Politics and Sexual Modernity in Taiwan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083077
eISBN:
9789882209817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083077.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter conducts a critique of Taiwan tongzhi (“gay” or “queer”) politics through a re-articulation of Crystal Boys, one of Taiwan's first recognised “gay” novel that depicts the underground ... More


The Life and Times

Andrew E. Stoner

in The Journalist of Castro Street: The Life of Randy Shilts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042485
eISBN:
9780252051326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042485.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Shilts struggles to overcome obstacles from being an openly gay reporter as his job at KQED officially comes to an end. Jobless again with no prospects in view, Shilts falls into a hole of drinking ... More


Epilogue

in The Libertine's Friend: Homosexuality and Masculinity in Late Imperial China

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226857923
eISBN:
9780226857954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226857954.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the history of homosexuality in China, and events in the 1990s that signaled a new phase in the discourse on homosexuality in Mainland China. These include the publication of ... More


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