Stacy Braukman

in Communists and Perverts under the Palms

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print March 2012 | ISBN: 9780813039824
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780813043166 | DOI:

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This chapter examines Anita Bryant's 1977 Save Our Children crusade, showing how many of the ideas about the corrupting influence of homosexual teachers articulated by members of the Johns Committee echoed in Bryant's campaign to overturn a Dade County gay rights ordinance, this time through an evangelical narrative of morality.

Keywords: Anita Bryant; Save Our Children; New Right; Dade County ordinance; gay liberation

Chapter.  6321 words. 

Subjects: History of the Americas

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