publication . Article . 2012

LGBT organizations in USA as interest groups: Characteristics and influence

Antonić Slobodan;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2012 Journal: Sociologija, volume 54, pages 437-462 (issn: 0038-0318, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: National Library of Serbia
Abstract
This paper provides an overview of the major LGBT organizations in the U.S., their organizational resources, and ways to influence politicians and the media. LGBT movement during the 1990s, completed its transition from liberationist and the system outside position, to the lobbyist and system insider position. The paper discusses the criticism dissidents from LGBT movement consider the alienation of LGBT establishment of the true interests of its membership. At the end of the article LGBT movement and its organizations are considered from the point of success in achieving the goals and compared with the achievements and impact of counter-movement of Christian tr...
Subjects
free text keywords: General Social Sciences, Sociology, Public relations, business.industry, business, Alienation, Criticism, Political correctness, Insider, Social science, LGBT movement, lobbying, social struggle, power, Sociology (General), HM401-1281
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