gay liberation


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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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It is disheartening to those of us in Gay Liberation Front--who literally founded the concept of Pride and community centers--to see them now, almost 50 years later, being used as battlefields.
The year the Stonewall riots started the gay liberation movement in the United States.
Teachers may want to use information on the history of gay liberation to give students a sense of how exciting and combustible these issues were in public and political : life at this time.
Sources from the Australian gay liberation movement have also been crucial in developing this archive, including the Sydney Gay Liberation Newsletter which began circulation in 1972, as well as the germinal gay liberation text by Dennis Altman, Homosexual: Oppression and Liberation (1971).
There's a before and an after the Zamudio case," said Rolando Jimenez, president of the Gay Liberation and Integration Movement.
Focusing on issues of gender and sexuality, his latest text features the stories of indigenous women working against colonization, struggles against hostile employers, anti-violence activists, individuals standing for gay liberation, and those working against sexism and homophobia in their churches.
Actually, Democrats passed the Defense of Marriage Act as well as Don't Ask, Don't Tell, but now that it's convenient--maybe even Necessary-Democrats are embracing their reputation as the Gay Liberation Party.
You don't want the gay liberation movement to morph into something like the Ku Klux Klan, demonstrating in the streets against Catholicism.
With him was another man, Paul Barwick, whom he'd met recently at a meeting of the Seattle chapter of the Gay Liberation Front.
Between 1969 and 1979 disco created the birth of modern club culture as we know it today, soundtracked gay liberation and brought female desire to the forefront in the age of feminism.
1970: The Gay Liberation Front held its first demonstration in London.
Hay and I first met at one of the early Gay Liberation Front meetings in Los Angeles in the fall of 1969.