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Outside%20the%20Main - CONSERVATIVE BACKLASH Harvey Milk...

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HOMOSEXUALITY The “Other” in America
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BACKGROUND Largest Communities NY, LA, San Fran Why? Migration to cities Military discharge Mattachine Society Harry Hay 1 st  political org Persecution Ostracized, brutalized Dale Jennings
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STRUGGLE FOR ACCEPTANCE Metropolitan  Community Church “Homophile” orgs 50 by 1969 Discrimination vs.  “Gay Bashing” Stonewall Riots (1969) Backlash against  police raids Quiet orgs   Militant!
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COMING OUT American Psychiatric  Association Homosexuality is not  mental illness Anti-discrimination  laws CA most liberal Gay Liberation Front Force society to accept
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Unformatted text preview: CONSERVATIVE BACKLASH Harvey Milk & George Mascone Assassination in S.F. CA seeing decline in Pro-Gay Bowers v. Hardwick 1986 Right to criminalize private consensual behavior Gay Plague A NEW EPIDEMIC Why Gay Plague? Late 70s 1981 Gaeton Dugas AIDS 4 H club Doctors had no answers No government response HIV/AIDS 1984 French researchers discover virus Act-Up Urge gov response AZT 1988 FDA approved How to combat? Safe sex Abstinence...
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