OK, so maybe a gay travel boycott didn't ground Pan Am's planes, but we've still come a long way baby
If a destinations progress on gay fights is any indication, gay-friendliness made significant strides around the world in 2006, setting the stage for bumper crops of gay and lesbian tourists in 2007.
Rotello's central theme, as explained by Robinson is that the AIDS pandemic was caused by what he calls "anal multipartnerism"--suggesting that the pandemic was the "predictable result of changes in the sexual behavior of gay men.
While Robinson's book is highly recommended reading for those interested in the development of the gay movement, my only criticism of it is his conclusion.
It's not like it was written by somebody with any sense of what goes on in gay life, be it rural or urban,'' says David Ehrenstein, author of the book ``Open Secret: Gay Hollywood, 1928-2000,'' of the E.
On the other hand, what's so wrong with a gay love story designed to attract nervous heterosexual viewers, such as ``Brokeback Mountain''?
Right now only Florida explicitly prohibits any gay
person from adopting, but just six states and the District of Columbia explicitly allow adoptions by homosexuals.
Initially, I worried that the programmers would take any old proven television formula, add a gay
, a couple rainbows, and be good to go--Gay
Friends, The Gay
Shandling Show, Really Judging Gay
The "salad bowl" is big enough for us all: An argument for the inclusion of lesbians and gays
in any definition of multiculturalism.
Samuels thinks that many white gays
, in not being able to marry, are feeling discrimination for the first time.
Even before they talked openly about Jim's sexual orientation, they participated in a parish workshop on homosexuality, and in 1992 they attended a conference on the subject along with other Catholic parents of gays
and lesbians from the Rochester area.
The increased visibility of gays
and lesbians and the creation of gay
- and women-owned independent publishing houses and bookstores helped to fuel an explosion of work in the 1980s.
Even so, many states allow gays
to adopt as individuals and many--including California, Connecticut, the District of Columbia, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, and Vermont--now allow joint adoptions by same-sex couples.
The experience of the Church, Kurtz writes, has clearly shown that, even those gays
who join the most traditional of institutions are radical enough to deliberately subvert its sexual norms.
Business students as future professionals will be faced with working with gays
and lesbians in their organizations.