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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


Confronting Thatcher: the Bermondsey by-election, Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners and AIDS activism

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/9780719074349.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter looks at how the relationship between gay men and the Left was further crystallised through events in the 1980s. Although there were clear moments of out and out animosity between gay ... More


How Gay Stays White and What Kind of White It Stays

Allan Bérubé

in My Desire for History: Essays in Gay, Community, and Labor History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834794
eISBN:
9781469603117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877982_berube.15
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This essay presents a critical commentary on the state of gay male politics and community life. Reflecting upon experiences that were overtly political as well as personal, Berube investigates how ... More


Conclusion: The Struggle of Identity Politics

Daniel Hurewitz

in Bohemian Los Angeles: and the Making of Modern Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249257
eISBN:
9780520941694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249257.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Harry Hay and Julian Eltinge framed a moment of transition in the American life. Similar in many ways, particularly in their predilection for sexual activity with men, neither man let this fact ... 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


In Sickness and in Health: Evolving Trends in Gay Rights Advocacy in Fiji

Nicole George

in Gender on the Edge: Transgender, Gay, and Other Pacific Islanders

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838829
eISBN:
9780824869489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838829.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores evolving trends in gay rights advocacy in Fiji, with particular emphasis on the changing directions that gay rights politics has taken over the past decade. It first discusses ... More


Introduction

Karma R. Chávez

in Queer Migration Politics: Activist Rhetoric and Coalitional Possibilities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038105
eISBN:
9780252095375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038105.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This introductory chapter discusses the scope of queer activism during the previous decades and the myriad issues they tackled, most notably immigration rights for binational same-sex couples. It ... More


Introduction: Gay Parenthood in Context

Abbie E. Goldberg

in Gay Dads: Transitions to Adoptive Fatherhood

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732236
eISBN:
9780814708293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732236.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book explores the perspectives of gay men who became parents through adoption, with particular emphasis on how they experience and perceive the transition to adoptive parenthood. Using data ... More


“Here, of all places”: Geographies of Sexual and Gender Identity in Keith Ridgway’s The Long Falling

Ed Madden

in Writing Modern Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780989082693
eISBN:
9781781382417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082693.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This essay examines how issues of space and place intersect with the complicated nature of sexual and gender identity as well as citizenship in Keith Ridgway's 1998 novel The Long Falling. More ... More


Insights from the Revolution

Omar G. Encarnación

in Out in the Periphery: Latin America's Gay Rights Revolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199356645
eISBN:
9780199356669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199356645.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This chapter closes the study with an overview of the implications of the Latin American experience for the comparative study of gay rights politics. The chapter begins with a discussion of how ... More


Conclusion

in Living in Arcadia: Homosexuality, Politics, and Morality in France from the Liberation to AIDS

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226389257
eISBN:
9780226389288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226389288.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

On August 4, 1982, two months after Arcadie ceased to exist, article 331.2 was finally repealed as promised by François Mitterrand, the then new president of France. A few months earlier, AIDS, which ... More


“Ranch Stiffs” and “Beach Cowboys” in the Shrinking Public Sphere: Sexual Domestication in and

Nicole Seymour

in Strange Natures: Futurity, Empathy, and the Queer Ecological Imagination

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037627
eISBN:
9780252094873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037627.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter counters universal readings of Brokeback Mountain (2005) as either a simplistic pastoral that romanticizes the American West, or a universal love story in service of gay normalization by ... More


The End, 1979–1982

in Living in Arcadia: Homosexuality, Politics, and Morality in France from the Liberation to AIDS

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226389257
eISBN:
9780226389288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226389288.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

At the end of the 1970s, André Baudry and Arcadie were still alive. In May 1979, Arcadie organized a large international congress in Paris on the theme of “homosexuality as seen by others.” Held at ... More


Journalist versus Advocate

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/9780252042485.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Shilts begins to offer his first writing at length about the experience of lesbian women via “Conduct Unbecoming.” Shilts’s new book further unpacks cultural beliefs about the roles of men and women ... More


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