Table of contents for The gay rights movement / editor, Vincent J. Samar ; introduction by Andrew Sullivan.


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Introduction  by Andrew  Sullivan .................................................xiii

Part I      Gay Identity, Gay Culture...............                                  1
                  Cultural Life ......................................................1
                  Defining Oneself ...................................................20
                  Surviving in a Closet ..............................................35
                  Coming Out..........................................................40
                  Gay Youth...........................................................48
                  The Transgendered and the Transsexual...............................56

Part II     The Mainstream View ......................................................65
                  The Medical Community...............................................65
                  The News Media .....................................................91
                  Religion and Gay Rights............................................ 94
                  Governmental Inaction...............................................113
                  Schools and Academic Institutions...................................116
                  Broadening the Mainstream...........................................130

Part III    Organizing  for Change  ................................................. 147
                  Stonewall ......................................................... 147
                  Speaking Out ...................................................... 155
                  Parades and Marches ............................................... 172
                  Outing............................................................. 182

Part IV     The Arts................................................................. 189
                  Theater.............................................................189
                  Literature .........................................................203
                  Film ...............................................................213
                  Television  ........................................................228
                  Music ..............................................................239
                  The NEA ............................................................244

Part V      The Impact of AIDS .......................................................249
                  The Evolution of an Epidemic........................................249
                  Society's Response................................................. 257
                  G.M.H.C. and Act Up.................................................271
                  Reexamining a  Lifestyle........................................... 284
                  Surviving AIDS .....................................................293

Part VI    Redefining the Family.................................................... 309
                  Changing Notions of Family..........................................309
                  Parenthood......................................................... 323
                  Marriage and Domestic Partnership ..................................337
                  Guardianship .......................................................363

Part VII   Homophobia and Intolerance ......................................................369
                  Fear and Hatred ........................................................369
                  Hate Crimes............................................................381
                  The Religious Right ..................................................401




Part VIII   Law, Politics and Public Policy ...................................... 409
                 Law and Law  Enforcement......................................... 409
                 Constitutional Law .............................................. 435
                 The Political Arena ............................................. 460
                 Public Employment................................................ 486
                 The Military   ................................................. 501

Part IX     The  International Scene .............................................527
                 Europe ..........................................................527
                 Africa ..........................................................546
                 Russia ..........................................................549
                 The Middle East .................................................556
                 Asia ............................................................566
                 Australia....................................................... 567
                 Canada.......................................................... 568
                 Latin America ...................................................571





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Gay rights United States History, Gay liberation movement United States History, Gay men United States History, Lesbians United States History