© 2006 – Routledge
214 pages | 5 B/W Illus.
This book highlights the strategic deployment of a straight identity by an LGBT organization. Cortese explores the ways in which activists strategically use a "straight" identity as a social movement tool in order to successfully achieve the movement objectives.
1. Introduction 2. Theory and Research Methods 3. Organizational Diversity in SAGA 4. God is on Our Side: The Mission of SAGA 5. No Joking about the "S" in SAGA: "Straight" Strategy 6.. Political Environments Shape Identity Deployment 7. Straight Ahead and Moving Forward