The End of Gay Culture

Sullivan, Andrew
October 2005
New Republic;10/24/2005, Vol. 233 Issue 17, p16
Discusses the idea that gay culture is expanding into a diverse set of subcultures that will blur the traditional distinction between gay and straight cultures. The benefits and disadvantages of "nonissue" gayness and social integration; Background on the gay liberation movement in the United States, including factors contributing to the development of openly gay communities such as the HIV epidemic and political activism; Examples of the shift in consciousness and cultural norms that allows the younger generation of gays to have a sense of normality and self-worth.


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