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Jo Becker Forcing the Spring

Jo Becker Defends Controversial Prop 8 Book: I Don't Regret What I Wrote

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Jo Becker's book Forcing the Spring made waves for being that book alleging the revolution to legalize gay marriage began in 2008. However, despite ba...

Gays of Future Past

Frank Bua | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Frank Bua

For anyone under 30, it may be difficult to imagine a time when the gay-rights movement wasn't operating at a milestone-a-minute pace. Fortunately a wave of artistic and media projects has emerged to remind us of heroes past, to refocus us on the type of activism that helped elevate the LGBT movement and to inspire us to make that final push.

The Nature of Capitalism and the Challenge for the LGBT Community

Dana Beyer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dana Beyer

It's hard enough to overcome stigma and discrimination, particularly for minority populations, but when the underlying economic trends are tearing the country apart, the challenge becomes even more difficult.

In Defense of Forcing the Spring: A Longtime Activist's Appraisal

Torie Osborn | Posted 06.30.2014 | Home
Torie Osborn

Forcing the Spring is a thrilling book. We know the ending and we still want to read every word. So here's my message to the guys who piled on: It's A book, not THE book, on the Prop 8 fight.

Dan Savage: Jo Becker's Book Is ‘Complete And Total Bullsh*t'

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.25.2014 | Media

Dan Savage had a lot to say about journalist Jo Becker's controversial new book "Forcing The Spring: Inside the Fight for Marriage Equality," which cl...

MSNBC Host Grills Jo Becker

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 04.23.2014 | Media

Ronan Farrow grilled New York Times investigative journalist Jo Becker on Wednesday on the criticism over her new book, "Forcing the Spring: Inside th...

Andrew Sullivan's Own Revisionist History

Steven Fisher | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Steven Fisher

Before writing anything more about Jo Becker and her book, Sullivan should recognize that he's done much the same thing: spinning history to fit a narrative that suits his own political and marketing purposes.