gay liberation movement

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Synonyms for gay liberation movement

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

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This faction was positioned as separate from the gay liberation movement but considered of parallel and complementary significance to women's liberation.
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.
An active member of the gay liberation movement in the 1970s, Hammond co-founded the Gay History Archive, now a part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts division of the New York Public Library.
Gays and lesbians were notably absent from two other "boomer retreat" sub-genre films, John Sayles's Return of the Secaucus Seven (1980) and Lawrence Kasdan's The Big Chill (1983); a glaring absence, considering the massive influence the gay liberation movement had on this generation.
Part of the explanation is that much of the momentum for the gay liberation movement came from the counterculture and its political expression: the New Left of the sixties.
Since the birth of the modern gay liberation movement in 1969, there has been a queer/gay assimilationist split.
And the Registry of Historic Landmarks has now recognized the Stonewall Inn, site of the beginning of the modern gay liberation movement.
Thus, the gay liberation movement will create powerfully positive results for straight men, too.
After an informative overview of the gay liberation movement in America and the secular debate it inspired, P.
Viewed from this perspective Kopkind has suggested that to date the gay liberation movement has been dominated by a radical gay minority and that the gay majority has not yet been heard from.
In the same spirit, Elshtain points to the dangers inherent in the sort of "identity politics" practiced by the gay liberation movement in which "one's private identity becomes who and what one is in public, and public life is about confirming that identity.
In the gay liberation movement that exploded after Stonewall, young lesbians and gay men were urged to "get into their oppression," to comb the crannies of gay consciousness and sensibility, and to feel solidarity with those who suffered the most.
Remaining essays in that section focus on the early gay liberation movement in the United States, the cold war era scapegoating of homosexuals, a history of organizations in San Francisco, and a survey of discussions of male homosexuality in historical literature of the last twenty years.
And it's wonderful to see Charlotte become a mascot of the gay liberation movement in Germany, especially in West Germany, where envy and intimate intrigue have forever impeded solidarity.
Throughout the sometimes heated discussion, this question lingered as subtext: Is the gay liberation movement anything like the black civil rights struggle?