A more perfect union: why straight America must stand up for gay rights

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Beacon Press, Apr 1, 1994 - Political Science - 125 pages
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America is at a turning point: energetic debate on gay issues is now becoming a part of America's public life. Gays may no longer be invisible, but the nation's long silence on gay subjects has left a void in serious thinking about the place of gay men and lesbians in American society.

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After the firestorm ignited by his Gay Ideas ( LJ 11/15/92), Mohr here returns to the mainstream of gay-rights advocacy. In the face of a mounting backlash against the gains made by gay-rights ... Read full review


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Richard D. Mohr is professor of philosophy at the University of Illinois-Urbana. He is the author of "The Platonic Cosmology"; "Gays/Justice: A Study of Ethics, Society, and Law"; "Gay Ideas: Outing and Other Controversies"; "A More Perfect Union: Why Straight America Must Stand Up for Gay Rights"; and "Pottery, Politics, Art: George Ohr and the Brothers Kirkpatrick," A public intellectual, he has also written for "The Nation," "The Advocate," the "Chronicle of Higher Education," the "Boston Globe," and the "Chicago Tribune,

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