Weathering Change is, literally, a tale of two cities in the geographically and politically divided state of Washington.
More to the point, it is a complex analysis of political climate realities and perceptions among two groups in each of those two cities: gay men and lesbians, and Christian conservatives, in liberal Seattle and conservative Spokane. Using content analysis of an impressive number of opinion-section pieces from Spokane and Seattle newspapers; demographic and opinion data from the GSS, NES, and Front Porch Forum databases; and in-depth interviews with a representative sample of community leaders "activists" and less high-profile community members "non-activists" from both communities in both cities, Linneman addresses several important questions regarding the interactions of individuals with political climates.
These questions include the criteria used by members of each group to evaluate the local political climate, strategies used to influence that climate, interaction of the two groups in evaluating or influencing their climates i.
Author: Melissa M. Date: Dec. Scott spends a significant amount of time in New Orleans with his partner of six years, Patrick.
When he is not squeezed into an airplane seat, you are likely to find Scott trying out a new restaurant in Washington or New Orleans, cheering on the New Orleans Saints from nosebleed seats in the Superdome, or planning his next trip or scuba diving adventure.
Originally from Suffolk, Va. In he received his B. While an undergraduate Ben was involved as an Orientation Aide, a founding father of Kappa Sigma and an avid read: overly enthusiastic drummer in the Pep Band.
The Pacific Northwest is known for its diverse, unusual politics. There are thriving gay and lesbian communities and populations of staunchly conservative Christians. Both groups wield political power out of proportion to their numbers and yet. Weathering Change: Gays and Lesbians, Christian Conservatives, and Everyday Hostilities [Thomas J. Linneman] on tertipordovic.cf *FREE* shipping on.
These days Ben can still be found at nearly all Tribe athletic events, advising Kappa Sigma and taking in all the Colonial glory that Williamsburg has to offer. He received his B.
After graduating, Brockwell worked for two years in Virginia state government — first as an assistant to the Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry, then to the Secretary of the Commonwealth. Despite loving his coworkers, Paul decided to take his pastime of talking about and understanding politics to the Fourth Estate, hoping to cover the affairs of government with an eye towards increasing civic engagement among his contemporaries.
Newhouse School of Public Communications. He also geeks out for the Supreme Court and civic engagement. In his down time he watches way too much TV and wanders the city in search of great food, coffee and dessert. Robert is from Chesterfield County, Va. By a number of chance events, Robert became interested in immigration law and spent his first summer working for a small private firm in Pittsburgh representing immigrants in a wide variety of circumstances.
Robert maintains strong ties to Virginia, visiting family and friends in Richmond and DC often. When not working, you can often find him reading a good book or riding his bicycle, always looking for a new path to explore.
James is the deputy director of Virginia21 and also serves as a member of the board of directors of the American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia. James received a B. James is passionate about civic engagement and loves geeking out about American history. In his spare time he enjoys going to museums, reading, as well as spending time with friends and loved ones. Thus began a life-long interest in learning about and teaching about diversity.
She has been involved in advocating for and educating about social justice issues since her Peace Corps days. At the time, DeKalb was only the third jurisdiction in Illinois with an ordinance providing non-discrimination protection based on gender identity.
In viewing Miami as a contested colonial space, he turns our attention to migrants and immigrants, tourism, and trade to and from the Caribbean--particularly the Bahamas, Cuba, and Haiti--to expand the geographic and methodological parameters of urban and queer history. At the individual level, religiosity has been shown to play a strong role in structuring beliefs about GLBT rights. In March, her election was confirmed. At the center of the story are the six couples who sacrificed their privacy to demand public respect for their families. Atlanta's growth from a small Southern town to a Sunbelt colossus in many ways parallels the changes that shaped America during those years: industrialization, technological innovation, suburbanization, and battles over racial equality. Augsburg Fortress Publishers, Tying the Knot.
Margie lives in Richmond with Mary, her partner of 15 years; their daughter lives in Illinois and works with high school students.