The Gay Agenda: Talking Back to the Fundamentalists
Fundamentalist fanatics are not alone in objecting to homosexuality, but their attacks on gays and lesbians have been particularly brutal and malicious. Religious conservatives insist that AIDS is a plague on society, that homosexuality is the result of unnatural behavior, and that organized gay movements have some grand scheme to subvert social and moral values and undermine the family. Acclaimed pioneer of gay and lesbian liberation, Jack Nichols sets fundamentalists on the run, exposing lies, threats, misunderstandings, and hate-mongering by the "righteous" religious. He explodes bogus fundamentalist claims about secret "Gay Agenda", while critiquing grotesque superstitions and "witch-hunt" tactics that subvert self-esteem and social harmony. Nichols shows how the gay and lesbian movement has played an integral part in expanding social equality and pluralism, and encouraging tolerance. Defeating fanaticism and instilling reason and tolerance requires new approaches such as humorous retorts and a reliance on gay and lesbian cultural harmony.
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