Gay and Lesbian Politics: Sexuality and the Emergence of a New Ethic

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Temple University Press, 1994 - Social Science - 239 pages
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This text contends that being gay or lesbian is by definition political. The continually rising public consciousness of the needs and interests of gays and lesbians provides Blasius with a vehicle for showing how a particular aspect of human life comes to assume political dimensions.
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Creation of Gay and Lesbian
9
A Politics of Sexuality
57
Sexuality Subjectivity
95
What Are Lesbian and Gay Rights?
131
An Ethos of Lesbian and
179
The Emergence of a Lesbian and
192
Ethos Knowledge and Politics
210
Conclusion
222
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Mark Blasius, Associate Professor of Political Science at City University of New York, LaGuardia, is the co-author of We Are Everywhere: An Historical Sourcebook in Gay and Lesbian Politics.

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