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Author Becker, Ron, 1969-

Title Gay TV and straight America / Ron Becker.

Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    791.4565 BEC    Available
Description x, 283 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-270) and index.
Contents Introduction: the importance of gay-themed tv -- Straight panic and American culture in the 1990s -- Thinking about gay people : civil rights and the confusion over sexual identity -- Network narrowcasting and the slumpy demographic -- The affordable, multicultural politics of gay chic -- Gay material and prime-time network television in the 1990s -- "We're not gay!" : heterosexuality and gay-themed programming -- Straight panic in the 2000s.
Subject Homosexuality on television.
Homosexuality -- United States -- Public opinion.
Public opinion -- United States.
Added Title Gay television and straight America
ISBN 081353688X (alk. paper)
0813536898 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Standard No. 9780813536880

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