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The emergence of the gay and lesbian political movement in the U.S. is chronicled; the impact of World War II, McCarthyism, and the civil rights movement on lesbian and gay politics is analyzed. Duberman, Martin, Vicinus, Martha and Chauncey, George Jr., eds. Cited by: 1.

This text contends that being gay or lesbian is by definition political. The continually rising public consciousness of the needs and interests of gays and lesbians provides Blasius with a vehicle for showing how a particular aspect of human life comes to assume political by: 3.

Find out about legislation related to same-sex marriage, adoption, and other issues in gay politics that will impact the lives of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender Americans.

When gay and lesbian rights are not salient, the pattern of politics resembles that of interest group politics. If individuals opposed to gay and lesbian rights are able to expand the scope of the conflict, the pattern of politics conforms to morality by: