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Author Burack, Cynthia, 1958-
Title Sin, sex, and democracy : antigay rhetoric and the Christian right / Cynthia Burack.
Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, [2008]
©2008

Series SUNY series in queer politics and cultures
SUNY series in queer politics and cultures.
Subject Gays -- United States.
Democracy -- United States.
Homophobia -- United States.
Christianity and politics -- United States.
Homosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Homosexuality -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Description 1 online resource (xxxiv, 187 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 143-175) and index.
Contents Introduction: we are family -- Speaking right -- Queer is as queer does -- Defiling beds, hearts, and minds -- Who're you talking to -- Hate the sin -- Being intolerant -- Until the end of the world -- Rapture ready -- Know your audience -- Narratives -- Use your inside voice -- The nightmare of homosexuality -- Gay blades -- Laying hands on chick -- Behold the man (and his time) -- Chick lit -- The devil and homosexuals -- Sin of sins? -- Marketing hate -- Politics and witness -- Pure rapture -- Framing chick -- Standing in the gap -- Origin stories -- Becoming queer -- Saving homosexuals ... and America -- Being of two minds -- Choice point -- The narrative of development -- What went wrong? -- From development to compassion -- The political work of compassion -- Our parents and friends -- Safety first -- Feeling sorry for themselves -- Getting what "we" deserve -- Pick an enemy -- And now we are terrorists -- Setting the straight story -- The politics of dessert -- Where's the harm? -- Bringing us all together -- Afterword: another gay agenda -- Listen up! -- Out in the public -- Another gay agenda -- Abbreviation.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781435658646 (electronic bk.)
1435658647 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 237796976
Additional Format Print version: Burack, Cynthia, 1958- Sin, sex, and democracy. Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2008 9780791474051 0791474054 (DLC) 2007025413 (OCoLC)145732901