Gay Ideas: Outing and Other Controversies

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Beacon Press, 1992 - Social Science - 311 pages
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Philosopher Richard Mohr's articulate exposition of the moral dilemmas facing the gay community, Gay Ideas, addresses, in diverse and often shocking ways, how gays ought to represent and position themselves in the face of an increasingly threatening climate of homophobia, repression, and violence. Includes 36 illustrations.

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GAY IDEAS: Outing and Other Controversies

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An insightful and iconoclastic series of essays on gay issues, by Mohr (Philosophy/Univ. of Illinois at Urbana; Gays/Justice, 1990, etc.—not reviewed). Here, Mohr examines topics such as ``outing ... Read full review

Gay ideas: outing and other controversies

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Mohr (philosophy, Univ. of Illinois-Urbana) has a talent for turning an argument on its head just to see it topple. In this collection of essays on some of the more controversial topics in gay studies ... 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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