Are We Thinking Straight?: The Politics of Straightness in a Lesbian and Gay Social Movement Organization
This book highlights the strategic deployment of a straight identity by an LGBT organization. Cortese explores the ways in which activists strategically use a "straight" identity as a social movement tool in order to successfully achieve the movement objectives.
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