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The Gay Agenda : Claiming Space, Identity, and Justice

The Gay Agenda : Claiming Space, Identity, and Justice
The Gay Agenda
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Claiming Space, Identity, and Justice
The gay agenda is a rhetorical strategy deployed by the religious right and other social conservatives to magnify fear and hostility of queers. Queers are accused, among other things, of strategizing to recruit children into sexually deviant lifestyles; dismantling family and marriage as cornerstones of civilization; and forcing the entertainment industry and court systems to do their bidding. Queers certainly do have an agenda but it is not the one that the religious right claims it is. It is to assert their presence in the public space; claim and name their identities; and strategize for soc
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  • 378.1
  • 378.1/98266
  • 378.198266
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Counterpoints : studies in the postmodern theory of education
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v. 437
The Gay Agenda : Claiming Space, Identity, and Justice
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  • Cover; Contents; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ix; INTRODUCTION ""TIME IS RUNNING OUT"": Lessons I Have Learned as a Recovered Fundamentalist ""Ex-Gay"" Christian, by Gerald Walton 1; SECTION ONE: Demanding ""Special Rights""; 1. LGBTQ Student Agendas: Voice, Dialogue, and Visibility, by Susan W. Woolley 19; 2. Becoming an LGBTQ Activist: The Story of a Young Queer Activist, by Ramon Robles-Fernandez 37; 3. The Gay Agenda in Ontario Catholic Schools: Gay-Straight Alliances as Activist Education, by Blair Niblett and Casey Oraa 53; SECTION TWO: Destroying Women, Men, Family, and Marriage
  • 13. My Real ""Gay Agenda"": Exposing the Holy Homophobia of Catholic Schools, by Tonya D. Callaghan 22314. Learning Gender, Sexuality, and the ""Gay Agenda"" in Schools, by Brian Burtch and Rebecca Haskell 239; 15. Dismantling Folk Theories and Claiming Space Within a Social Justice Agenda, by Renee DePalma 257; 16. Queering Educational Research and the Politics of ""Conservatively Queer"": Sexmuteness in American Public Schools, by Jenna McWilliams 273; SECTION FIVE: Seizing Control of Politics and the Law; 17. My ""Gay Agenda"": A Response to Focus on the Family, by Warren J. Blumenfeld 291
  • 18. Our Right to Choose: Religious Conservatives Versus LGBTQ Inclusive Schools, by Catherine Taylor 30919. Queering Schools, Gay-Straight Alliances, and the Law, by Donn Short 327; CONCLUSION Affirming Queer Presence in Schools, Law, and Society, by Gerald Walton 345; CONTRIBUTORS 351
  • 4. Fucking the Binary for Social Change: Our Radically Queer Agenda, by Avory Faucette 735. The Quare Agenda of RuPaul's Drag U, by Lisa Weems 89; 6. Damn Right We're Here to Destroy Marriage!, by Ryan Conrad 105; 7. Raising Queerlings: Parenting With a Queer Art of Failure, by Michelle Walks 121; SECTION THREE: Building Queer Cultural Dominance; 8. Indigenizing the Gay Agenda: Notes on Cultural Relativism and Homonationalism from the Colonial Margins, by Jeffrey McNeil-Seymour 139
  • 9. ""Not Gay as in Happy but Queer as in Fuck You"": Examining Queer Activist Spaces of Montreal and Toronto, by Billy Hebert 15510. Queer Activism and the Severely Normal Agenda in Alberta, 1900-Present: A Continuing Saga, by Gloria Filax 171; 11. ""Right"" and Wrong: LGBTQ and Ally Experiences at a Large, Southern U.S. University, by Joshua C. Collins and Tiffany McElmurry 189; SECTION FOUR: Taking Over Schools; 12. ""Love the Sinner, Hate the Sin"": The Clash of Religious and Sexual Minority Rights in Ontario Catholic Schools, by Wayne J. Martino 207
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