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Family Problems: Stress, Risk, and Resilience by Joyce A. Arditti

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2We’re Here, We’re Queer, and We Count: Perspectives on Queer Families

Brad van Eeden-Moorefield and Kristen Benson

Introduction

“We’re here, we’re queer, get used to it,” was a chant often heard at gay pride rallies during the gay rights movements of the 1960s and 1970s. In the 1980s, and in response to the HIV/AIDS crisis, a new catch-phrase emerged – “Act up, act now, fight AIDS.” Since then other slogans have permeated the social fight for equal rights, including those related to marriage. Such slogans included, but are not limited to, “Hey, hey, ho, ho, homophobia’s got to go,” “What do we want? Equal rights! When do we want them? Now!!” and “Gay, straight, Black, White, marriage is a civil right.” Although each phrase is seemingly different at first glance, the message behind them is quite similar. The message is a simple one, actually – it is about a group of individuals demanding ...

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