Gay Rights and Moral Panic: The Origins of America's Debate on Homosexuality

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Palgrave Macmillan, Aug 15, 2008 - History - 280 pages
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Using the 1977 campaign against the Dade County Florida gay rights ordinance as a focal point, this book provides an examination of the emergence of the modern lesbian and gay American movement, the challenges it posed to the accepted American notions of sexuality, and how American society reacted in turn.

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User Review  - Isaac - Goodreads

I great secondly source for this watershed moment in the gay rights movement. The one disagreement would be the author under-sales the effects of the christian right on the hate a fear perpetrated on ... Read full review

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User Review  - Elizabeth - Goodreads

from the library from the library computer Contents: Lesbians, gay men and the minority rights revolution -- The strange media career of the homosexual -- Gay rights come to Miami -- The campaign ... Read full review

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Fred Fejes is a Professor of Media Studies at Florida Atlantic University.

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