Summary Of The Legacy Of Antigay Discrimination By George Chauncey

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In his essay, “The Legacy of Antigay Discrimination” George Chauncey convinces readers that homosexuality discrimination has existed for a long time. Chauncey uses facts and statistics to strengthen his argument on harsh homosexual treatment in the past. Chauncey focuses on the treatment of homosexuals in the past to provide readers on the things they did not know about. For example, banning homosexuality in Hollywood films and American theater, the government, municipal work, and business associations. Chauncey includes how major rights such as freedom of speech, freedom of the press, and freedom of assembly were denied and taken away from homosexuals because back then homosexuality was unacceptable in society. Chauncey constantly refers to
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