1. In sexual identity politics, the issue of making non-normative gender identities more public in everyday life and in media content. As distinct from (relative) invisibility. See also Hays Code; symbolic erasure.
2. The increasing publicness of various phenomena which were formerly more private and not generally open to the public gaze: see also public and private spheres.
3. The global openness to public view of people and events, primarily due to television and the internet: see also global village.