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Gay Liberation Movement

How Indifference Is (One) Sign of LGBT Progress

Brian Stone | Posted 02.15.2014 | Gay Voices
Brian Stone

The question has been raised: is the point of the gay rights movement to make us accepted as normal, or to get the larger society to accept what makes us special?

When Gay Marriage Was Radical

Michael Boucai | Posted 09.22.2013 | Gay Voices
Michael Boucai

Marriage litigation played an important political role in gay liberation's heady early years. Between 1970 and 1972, among the dozen or so American same-sex couples who sought civil marriage licenses, three pursued lawsuits to the bitter end.

From Silence, Stigma, And Shame: Finding My Voice

Chana Wilson | Posted 09.24.2012 | Gay Voices
Chana Wilson

Fear was releasing from my body as my mother's story echoed on the airwaves from the Pacific to the Sierra foothills. But when it came to my story -- my story, not my mother's -- the silence of my childhood was still deeply embedded in my body.