gay lib

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Synonyms for gay lib

the movement aimed at liberating homosexuals from legal or social or economic oppression

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Sources from the Australian gay liberation movement have also been crucial in developing this archive, including the Sydney Gay Liberation Newsletter which began circulation in 1972, as well as the germinal gay liberation text by Dennis Altman, Homosexual: Oppression and Liberation (1971).
The Chicago Tribune quoting a statement made by Cardinal Francis George in an interview with Fox News Chicago, which he later defended with another statement: "The rhetoric of the Ku Klux Klan, the rhetoric of the gay liberation people-who is the enemy?
We are asking that Cardinal George publicly apologize to Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Community for his hostile and unreasonable remarks comparing the gay liberation movement to the KKK.
Sitting on the banks of the Rio Grande for long hours at a time, we engaged in vigorous and far-reaching discussions about what was working and what was not working with the ten-year-old gay liberation movement.
The Early Years of Gay Liberation" is a look at the early days of gay liberation where much of society grew finally tired of hiding a major part of them and took a stand for their rights.
It's not that there haven't been home-grown moments of conjuncture between socialism and gay liberation in Canada.
Young will speak about the early years of the gay liberation movement launched after the June 1969 Stonewall Rebellion in New York City.
BACK in the 1960s, there were campaigns for Women's Liberation, Black is Beautiful, Gay Liberation, and rights for the disabled.
341) phenomenon, an ingenious mix of local and global influences perhaps best typified by those Air New Zealand stewards who smuggled in pornographic publications that were then on-sold alongside local magazines promoting gay liberation and gay-geared services such as men's grooming and body toning, the contours of Brickell's overall argument are in close concordance with Robert Reynolds's 2002 revaluation of the pre-gay history that went into making the Australian homosexual.
It features morethan35years of land mark moments - from the early Gay Liberation Front march at Hyde Park in 1971 to the recent civil partnerships of the 21st century.
Yet these retrenchments did not reverse the gains made in civil rights, feminism, and gay liberation, even though these last two were subject to strident counterattacks.
The most controversial aspect of Rotello's book is that gay men cannot rely on condoms as our sole defense against HIV transmission--offering instead that gay liberation must give way to a more restrained style of sexual partnering.
Though by no means perfect and a touch over-long (I would cut the gay liberation army scene, a droll idea that doesn't really come off), it is the kind of challenging work from the regions that the National Theatre should be showcasing.
Gay liberation seems to have worked at some levels but a high percentage of those who have worked for "gay lib" now, oppose the gay marriage that the rest of gay-and straight society sees as the sine qua non of gay liberation.