Arlene Stein

How Islamophobic Campaigns in America Rehash Old Tactics to Spread Homophobia

In the early 1990s, The Gay Agenda, a 20-minute video which featured a series of clips of leather-clad sadomasochists and drag queens flaunting “perverse” sexuality in public appeared. In the video, a series of “experts”—psychotherapists, doctors, lawyers, even former members of the gay subculture —described homosexuality's dangerous public health consequences, including increased rates of syphilis.

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