Getting New Visions Out of the Closet

Bailey, Ron
June 1980
Humanity & Society;Jun80, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p195
Academic Journal
The article focuses on two films, the feature film "Cruising," by William Friedkin and the documentary film "Word is Out," both on homosexuality. The film "Cruising" has created quite a stir with censorship, boycotts and legal action against the distributors and makers of films on homosexuality. Many male homosexuals feel that the film should be censored and not allowed for further distribution. The documentary "Word is Out" creates the first awareness of homosexual feelings by understanding the diversity of class, racial and moral value systems within the world of homosexuals.


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