In the years following the Second World War, the movement for LGBT rights in the United States evolved dramatically from a state of near invisibility to one of outward protest and pride. How can historians account for this radical shift within the movement? Previous historical analyses have focused on the rise of queer consciousness. This article, however, suggests that growing consciousness does not provide a complete obscenity law must be taken into consideration.
THE RIGHT TO BE HEARD: ONE Magazine, Obscenity Law, and the Battle Over Homosexual Speech,
Yale J.L. & Human.
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