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Even today, thousands of parents are kicking out their kids — to live on the streets of New York and San Francisco — out of their own ignorance and fear of their child's homosexuality. Archived from the original on 19 April Enter the code as shown below:. Bentham and the Oppressed.
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- Those using this approach aspire to liberal political goals of freedom and equal opportunity , and aim to join the political mainstream on the same level as other groups in society. Hartman and R.
- The threat worked, and King proceeded to protest the Democratic Convention, with Rustin as the sole casualty.
Even those who support gay rights , freedom of religion or ending racism , for instance, may consider these side issues at best. Attendance at the Mattachine Society meetings dramatically increased in short time, and such discussion groups spread throughout the United States, even beginning to sponsor social events, write newsletters and publications, and hold fundraisers.
Just as importantly, "queer" became an important concept both socially and intellectually, helping to broaden what had been primarily a gay and lesbian social movement into one that was more inclusive of bisexual and transgender people. June 21, Retrieved 16 March Get Used to It.