The lesbian and gay movements : assimilation or liberation / Craig A. Rimmerman.
By: Rimmerman, Craig A.Material type: TextSeries: Dilemmas in American politics: Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, c2008Description: xiii, 201 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780813340548; 0813340543.Subject(s): Gay liberation movement -- United States | Gay rights -- United States | Homosexuality -- Political aspects -- United States | Assimilation (Sociology) | United States -- Social conditions | United States -- Politics and governmentDDC classification: 306.76/6
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-183) and index.
Introduction to the core dilemma -- The assimilationist and liberationist strategies in historical context : The birth of the homophile movement and the foundations for contemporary politics ; The Stonewall rebellion and beyond ; The 1970s and the challenge of the Christian right -- The conflict over HIV/AIDS policy : Aids in historical context -- "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" : policy perspectives on the military ban : Military integration in historical context ; The "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" debate and policy ; The response of the lesbian and gay movements to Clinton's compromise ; How the Clinton administration might have avoided compromise ; Flaws in the lesbian and gay movements' political strategies ; Implementation of the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy ; The case for the military ban ; The case against the military ban -- Jilted at the altar : the debate over same-sex marriage : Same-sex marriage in historical context ; The implications of the marriage debate for the lesbian and gay movements ; The case for same-sex marriage ; The case against same-sex marriage -- The movements' futures : The assimilationist and liberationist strategies revisited ; Coalition politics ; Barriers to building coalitions -- Appendix 1 : AIDS timeline -- Appendix 2 : The "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law -- Appendix 3 : Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and Christian right organizations.