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Respectability politics doesn’t increase straight support for LGB rights

Jones, Phil (2021) Respectability politics doesn’t increase straight support for LGB rights. USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog (14 Sep 2021). Blog Entry.

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Does showcasing LGBTQ people as being in ‘respectable’ heteronormative relationships increase support for the LGBTQ movement? In new research, Phil Jones examines how straight people react to LGB people who are portrayed as not being respectably monogamous. He finds that straight people’s feelings of similarity with, and support for, LGB people are largely unaffected by the relationship type they are shown.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2021 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Date Deposited: 08 Nov 2021 10:21
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 10:26

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