Working Anita Bryant: The Impact of Christian Anti-Gay Activism on Lesbian and Gay Movement Claims

@article{Fetner2001WorkingAB,
  title={Working Anita Bryant: The Impact of Christian Anti-Gay Activism on Lesbian and Gay Movement Claims},
  author={Tina Fetner},
  journal={Social Problems},
  year={2001},
  volume={48},
  pages={411-428}
}
  • Tina Fetner
  • Published 1 August 2001
  • Sociology
  • Social Problems
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