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Straights: Heterosexuality in Post-Closeted Culture

Jul 30, 2015

  

How has the growing acceptance and visibility of LGBT people affected how straight Americans view sexuality and gender – including their own?  How has it changed the way all of us think about sexuality and gender?  This week's guest is Sonoma State University sociology professor James Joseph Dean, the author of Straights:  Heterosexuality in Post-Closeted Culture. 

Gay priest ousted by conservative bishop

Mar 6, 2014

From our partners at the East Bay Express.

Stray or Great?

Feb 5, 2014
India Today

Vikram Seth, maybe India's most well known writer, is a very private man. But sometimes one just can not keep quiet.

On December 8th the Indian Supreme Court reinstated Section 377 of the Penal Code making sex against the order of nature a crime again. But India seems to have changed, without their Supreme Court.

The rainbow flag flying over the Castro District is symbolic of the gay community. But back in Harvey Milk’s day, San Francisco was not as gay-friendly. Consider the words of Milk’s speechwriter, Frank Robinson, from a promo for the film 2008 Milk: “When he came to town, there were a lot of gays living in town but there was no such thing as a gay community per se. People were friends of the community who would be your friends until you got between a rock and a hard place, and then they didn’t know you.”