All in the Family

Sullivan, Andrew
February 2001
New Republic;02/12/2001, Vol. 224 Issue 7, p8
Focuses on attitude of U.S. President George W. Bush's administration towards gay people. Role of the Human Rights Campaign to protect gays from hate crimes and employment discrimination; Information that gay men and women are objects of physical violence and routine oppression in the workplace; Comment on the anti-discrimination laws for gays; Abolishment of the estate tax, which discriminates against gay couples denied the right to inherit from a legal spouse; Protection of pharmaceutical research from populist assault, to maintain the progress against HIV; Ban on HIV-positive immigrants and allowing them to become citizens; Creation of the Republican Unity Coalition, a gay-straight political group.


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