FROM ACCOMMODATION TO LIBERATION

@article{Esterberg1994FROMAT,
  title={FROM ACCOMMODATION TO LIBERATION},
  author={Kristin G. Esterberg},
  journal={Gender & Society},
  year={1994},
  volume={8},
  pages={424 - 443}
}
The gay and lesbian liberation movement and its predecessor, the homophile movement that originated in the 1950s, have been relatively little studied by sociologists; yet theories of ethnic mobilization, especially competition theory, help us to understand the mobilization of lesbians and gay men. At the same time, lesbian/gay social movement activity provides an important critique of social movement theories. This article focuses on the Daughters of Bilitis (DOB), a homophile organization for… Expand
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