Virtually Normal: An Argument about Homosexuality

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Alfred A. Knopf, 1995 - Homosexuality. - 209 pages
In this pathbreaking book, Andrew Sullivan, the brilliant young editor of The New Republic, takes on all these questions. Whatever your view about homosexuality, he tries to talk you out of it. Sullivan reframes the debate into four competing political positions: prohibitionist, liberationist, conservative, and liberal. He takes them on one by one, first sympathetically detailing their strengths, then relentlessly exposing their weaknesses.

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Written in the mid-90s, this book contributed to shifts in the arguments surrounding gay issues. I gained a valuable appreciation of where the gay rights movement has been compared with where it is ... Read full review

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Andrew Sullivan was editor of The New Republic from 1991 to 1996.  He holds a B. A. in modern history and modern languages from Oxford University and a Ph. D. in political science from Harvard University.  He lives in Washington, D. C.


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