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Sex, Gender, and the Family

Hugh McLeod

in The Religious Crisis of the 1960s

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199298259
eISBN:
9780191711619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298259.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the sexual revolution, gay liberation movement, ‘second wave feminism’, and changes in family life that had a significant impact on religion. The 1960s and early 1970s were a ... More


Sexual Healing: Self-Help and Therapeutic Christianity in the Ex-Gay Movement

Tanya Erzen

in Religion and Healing in America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195167962
eISBN:
9780199850150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167962.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

New Hope Night is one of the most dramatic events of the year for the ex-gay men who have come to heal their homosexuality at New Hope Ministries. It is the first time they testify about their ... More


Cafés and Parades

Matti Bunzl

in Symptoms of Modernity: Jews and Queers in Late-Twentieth-Century Vienna

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238428
eISBN:
9780520937208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238428.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

On Saturday, June 29, 1996, Vienna witnessed an epoch-making event. On a gloriously sunny day, around ten-thousand marchers and twenty-thousand spectators populated the city's historic Ringstraβe to ... More


Coming Out and Coming Together: Anglo-American Gay Liberation

in Special Relations: The Americanization of Britain?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773997
eISBN:
9780804777834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773997.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter offers a detailed description on Anglo-American Gay Liberation. Gay Liberation was the third of the triad of militant late-1960s movements grounded in the retrieval and affirmation of ... More


Epilogue: Afterlives of an Invented Past

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/9781469624112.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This epilogue argues that the support of liberal Protestants for the gay rights movement had been eclipsed by the Christian Right. Activists of this movement presented religion as a sui generis ... More


Offices and Balls

Matti Bunzl

in Symptoms of Modernity: Jews and Queers in Late-Twentieth-Century Vienna

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238428
eISBN:
9780520937208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238428.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

On March 18, 2000, Homosexuelle Initiative Wien (HOSI) commemorated its twentieth anniversary with a lavish celebration. Hundreds were in attendance to fete the group, including a veritable who's who ... More


Fighting the “Battle to Be Boring”: Marriage as a Portal into the Mainstream

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/9780252038129.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter examines how leading gay rights activists staged the issue of gay marriage for mainstream media audiences, and particularly how they developed narratives about same-sex marriage as well ... More


Same Sex, Different Politics: Success and Failure in the Struggles over Gay Rights

Gary Mucciaroni

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226544083
eISBN:
9780226544106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226544106.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Why is it so much harder for American same-sex couples to get married than it is for them to adopt children? And why does the United States military prevent gays from serving openly even though ... 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


Homosexual Pedophilia

Steven Angelides

in The Fear of Child Sexuality: Young People, Sex, and Agency

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226648460
eISBN:
9780226648774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226648774.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In the anglophone West sex panics erupted when gay rights movements and homosexual pedophile support groups emerged in the 1970s and 1980s to challenge age of consent laws and agitate for homosexual ... More


Founding New Sodom: Radical Gay Communalist Spirituality, 1973–1976

Daniel Rivers

in Devotions and Desires: Histories of Sexuality and Religion in the Twentieth-Century United States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469636269
eISBN:
9781469636276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636269.003.0013
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This essay looks at the worldview of gay male communalists across the United States in the mid-1970s as seen in the rural gay magazine Rural Free Delivery (RFD) in the critical years from 1973 to ... More


Paradoxical publicness: becoming-imperceptible with the Brazilian lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender movement

J. Simon Hutta

in Rethinking the public: Innovations in research, theory and politics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424167
eISBN:
9781447303275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424167.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter explores the possibilities of political world making on the part of marginalised actors, focusing on the emergence of the lesbian, gay, transgender, and bisexual movement in Brazil. It ... More


Talk About Loving in the War Years: Nicaragua, Transnational Feminism, and AIDS

Emily K. Hobson

in Lavender and Red: Liberation and Solidarity in the Gay and Lesbian Left

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520279056
eISBN:
9780520965706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279056.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Between 1984 and 1990, lesbian and gay activists in the Bay Area and in Nicaragua built transnational ties that reshaped the gay and lesbian left. Two solidarity brigades composed largely of lesbians ... More


Coming Together: The Cinematic Elaboration of Gay Male Life, 1945-1979

Ryan Powell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226634234
eISBN:
9780226634401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226634401.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This book is a historiographic exploration of the first wave of films made as a part of the consolidation of gay liberation movement politics and philosophy in the U.S. between the mid 1940s and the ... More


Reporting change: law reform, homosexual identity and the role of counter-culture

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/9780719074349.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

When the Sexual Offences Act of 1967 partially decriminalised homosexuality, it also exposed the limits of reform. Of all Labour Party's reforms, the decriminalisation of homosexuality was most ... More


Vietnam

Steve Estes

in Ask & Tell: Gay and Lesbian Veterans Speak Out

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831151
eISBN:
9781469604770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889855_estes.7
Subject:
History, Military History

The Vietnam War era saw an increase in the number of men who declared that they were gay in order to avoid the draft. Considering that the Department of Defense viewed homosexuality as a “moral ... More


Getting Involved

Jesus Ramirez-Valles

in Compañeros: Latino Activists in the Face of AIDS

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036446
eISBN:
9780252093470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036446.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter addresses how Latino GBT activists actually became part of the AIDS and gay movements. A significant number of compañeros became active in the AIDS and gay movement as a result of ... More


Masculinity Left to Be Desired

Christopher Dunn

in Contracultura: Alternative Arts and Social Transformation in Authoritarian Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469628516
eISBN:
9781469628530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628516.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter Five explores social and cultural practices that challenged traditional conventions of gender and sexuality in Brazilian society. In the late 1970s, emergent feminist and gay movements ... More


Korea and the Cold War

Steve Estes

in Ask & Tell: Gay and Lesbian Veterans Speak Out

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831151
eISBN:
9781469604770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889855_estes.6
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on the experiences of gay and lesbian soldiers in the U.S. armed forces during the Cold War, especially in Korea. It examines the undesirable discharges in the navy during the ... More


Registered Partnerships in the Nordic Countries

in Equality for Same-Sex Couples: The Legal Recognition of Gay Partnerships in Europe and the United States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226520315
eISBN:
9780226520339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520339.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The five Nordic countries—Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Iceland, and Finland—have registered partnership acts in place. This chapter provides an overview of the history and the reform processes that led ... More


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