Are We Thinking Straight?: The Politics of Straightness in a Lesbian and Gay Social Movement Organization
Taylor & Francis, 2006 - Social Science - 213 pages
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.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Chapter One Introduction
Chapter Two Theory and Research Methods
Chapter Three Organizational Diversity in SAGA
The Mission of SAGA
Chapter Six Political Environments Shape Identity Deployment
Chapter Seven Straight Ahead and Moving Forward
Other editions - View all
achieve Adam Lieberman alliances areas asked bisexual board members Chrissy Chrissy Williams collective identity conceptualization culture culture war Davis City deploy a straight diversity Essex County Gamson gay and lesbian gender Gloria going Greg heteronormative heterosexual identity boundaries identity deployment strategies including straight injustice frame interview join SAGA Joshua David Judy lesbian lesbian and gay LGBT activists LGBT community LGBT issues LGBT movement LGBT organization LGBT social movement LGBT youth liberal Marc member of SAGA ment middle-class mission of SAGA moral parents Piedmont political environments political goals queer region Reto County safe schools SAGA activists SAGA chapters SAGA El Reto SAGA National SAGA Sunntach SAGA Victoria SAGA’s mission same-sex same-sex marriage school districts self-identified social movement organizations social networks speak straight activists straight allies straight identity straight person success teachers there’s things Tierra Blanca tion transgender Trey McIntyre white male