Tough love

Minkowitz, Donna
April 1995
Advocate;4/4/95, Issue 678, p80
Criticizes the way the issue of sadomasochism (S/M) is being exploited by politicians for their own agenda. House Speaker Newt Gingrich's opposition to gay-positive curricula for schoolchildren; Politicians' tendency to paint a bad picture of safe and consensual S/M practices and associate the practice with all gays; Government's hypocrisy about its own sadism when it comes to public welfare and law enforcement.


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