Gays and lesbians in the democratic process : public policy, public opinion, and political representation

@inproceedings{Riggle1999GaysAL,
  title={Gays and lesbians in the democratic process : public policy, public opinion, and political representation},
  author={Ellen D. B. Riggle and Barry L. Tadlock},
  year={1999}
}
From "Don't ask, don't tell" to the Defense of Marriage Act, from the Employment Non-Discrimination Act to the continued battle against AIDS, gays and lesbians have been in the spotlight during the Clinton administration. They now form a political interest group as well as a social community, and political scientists, legal scholars, and the media have started speculating on the impact of this newfound prominence. Gays and Lesbians in the Democratic Process puts theory to the test by compiling… CONTINUE READING