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(My) Stories of Lesbian Friendship

Jacqueline S. Weinstock

in The Story of Sexual Identity: Narrative Perspectives on the Gay and Lesbian Life Course

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195326789
eISBN:
9780199870356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326789.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter reflects upon the author's changing experiences and understandings of lesbian friendship in relation to the prevailing story lines evident in the literature on lesbians' friendships. It ... More


San Luis Obispo: Lesbian Identity Politics and Community

Japonica Brown-Saracino

in How Places Make Us: Novel LBQ Identities in Four Small Cities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226361116
eISBN:
9780226361390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226361390.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

LBQ residents of San Luis Obispo embrace sexual identity politics. Nearly all regard sexuality as life defining and static; they find that sexual identity produces shared experience and therefore ... More


Neighborhoods and Networks: The Construction of Safe Places and Bridges

Lisa F. Berkman and Cheryl Clark

in Neighborhoods and Health

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195138382
eISBN:
9780199865505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195138382.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines the role of neighborhoods in the structure and functioning of networks. It also aims to classify communities as lost, saved, or liberated based on the structure and function of ... More


Public Opinion and Policy Making in the Culture Wars: Is There a Connection Between Opinion and State Policy on Gay and Lesbian Issues?

Donald P. Haider-Markel and Matthew S. Kaufman

in Public Opinion in State Politics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753005
eISBN:
9780804767972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753005.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter analyzes the congruence between public opinion and policies impacting the gay and lesbian community in American states. It proposes the hypothesis that when opinion is divided and ... More


Labour’s liberalism: gay rights and video nasties

Paul Bloomfield

in Labour and the Left in the 1980s

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526106438
eISBN:
9781526120939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526106438.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This article covers a time in which the defence and improvement of the Lesbian and Gay community was employed as a political stick with which to beat Labour. It highlights the tensions and ... More


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