From Terra Incognita to Terra Firma

  title={From Terra Incognita to Terra Firma},
  author={Amit Kama},
  journal={Journal of Homosexuality},
  pages={133 - 162}
  • Amit Kama
  • Published 4 April 2000
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Homosexuality
Abstract This article charts the winding and tumultuous course Israeli gay men have taken in their struggles to claim a visible and audible place within the Israeli public sphere. Whereas for the greater part of history, Jewish gay men were symbolically annihilated by various social institutions, for the past decade they have been active as agents of social change. The paper's objectives are to offer an account of the developments that enabled such a transformation, to review socio-political… 
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