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gay liberation

organization that supports equal rights in jobs, housing, etc. for homosexuals. [Am. Pop. Culture: Misc.]
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Robinson dissects the divergent trajectories of 1970s Trotskyist groups, distinguishing the International Marxist Group's concrete support for gay lib from what she regards as the more uneven efforts of the Socialist Labour League/Workers Revolutionary Party and the International Socialists/Socialist Workers Party.
Enrico Oliari, who heads Gay Lib, a center-right gay association with about 400 members, rejects the cliche that the left is pro-gay and the right is homophobic.
The parties became enormous and legendary in the freewheeling '70s, as gay lib tore down final barriers to openness (police raids had troubled prior decades).
In the United States we've had decades of Stonewall, gay lib, rainbow flags, Ellen and Will and Grace, marches on Washington, gay ghettos, lesbian music festivals, corporate sponsorship-and there is still no federal antidiscrimination protection for people who are not heterosexual.
James O'Hara, the Democratic convention parliamentarian, remembers this disastrous campaign as a time when "the American people made association between McGovern and gay lib, and welfare rights, and pot-smoking.
claimed Mr Oaten was not the only gay Lib Dem MP and urged others to come out of the closet.