The New Gay. James Dean was an early lesbian icon who, along with Marlon Brandoinfluenced the butch look and self-image in the s and after. There were laws on the books making it illegal for people of the same sex to show affection toward one another, dance together or congregate. County Reverses On Gay Ban". Temple University Press. Academic fields and discourse. Retrieved June 6,
Pink News. The war on gay people in Iraq". From the anarchist Gay Liberation movement of the early s arose a more reformist and single-issue Gay Rights movement, which portrayed gays and lesbians as a minority group and used the language of civil rights—in many respects continuing the work of the homophile period. After Elton.
Chaddock for introducing "homosexual" into the English language inSymonds had already used the word in A Problem in Greek Ethics.