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Inconvenient Minorities

Milton A. Cohen

in Axis/Axes to Grind: Political Slants in American World War II Novels, 1945-1975

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781949979749
eISBN:
9781800852501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979749.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter studies war novels in which various minorities—Blacks, gays, Jews and Latinos—suffer from and often oppose the military’s dominant White, Christian, “straight” ethos. Three ... More


Issue Evolution?: Gay Politics in the Early Clinton Years

Jeremiah J. Garretson

in The Path to Gay Rights: How Activism and Coming Out Changed Public Opinion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479822133
eISBN:
9781479824236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479822133.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 5 begins the book’s examination of mass opinion change by first looking at the effects of Clinton’s endorsement of gay rights in 1992 and the 1993 gays-in-the-military debate. Using the ... More


Conventional and Distinctive Policy Preferences of Early-Twenty-First-Century Veterans

Jeremy M. Teigen

in Veterans' Policies, Veterans' Politics: New Perspectives on Veterans in the Modern United States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042077
eISBN:
9780813043456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042077.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter analyzes veterans’ policy preferences between the start of the Iraq War, in 2003, and 2008. Conventional wisdom describes veterans as more conservative, hawkish, and sympathetic to ... More


Conduct Unbecoming

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/9780252042485.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Shilts turns his attention to the struggle for gays and lesbians to remain in active duty for the U.S. military. Shilts highlights the struggles of Edward Modesto, Leonard Matlovich and Margarethe ... More


The 1990s, Fulcrum of Change: Politics and Culture

Michael J. Rosenfeld

in The Rainbow after the Storm: Marriage Equality and Social Change in the U.S.

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197600436
eISBN:
9780197600474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197600436.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family, Gender and Sexuality

In his campaign for president in 1992, Bill Clinton did something surprising: he advocated for gay rights. After winning the presidency, however, he was unable to integrate gay soldiers into the ... More


A Balancing Act for Shilts

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/9780252042485.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Shilts steps out as a spokesman against gay bathhouses, admitting he once patronized them himself. ACT-UP members focus their vitriol on Shilts, Shilts turns his criticism on ACT-UP tactics. Although ... More


The Journalist of Castro Street: The Life of Randy Shilts

Andrew E. Stoner

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042485
eISBN:
9780252051326
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042485.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

First-ever biography of controversial journalist and author Randy Shilts, one of the nation’s first openly gay reporters for a major daily newspaper. Known for his tenacity in reporting, he quickly ... More


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