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Critical Review by Paul Bailey

SOURCE: "Gay, Straight and Grim," in Times Literary Supplement, September 5, 1980, p. 964.

In the following review, Bailey discusses White's States of Desire, and how the book deals with the issue of bigotry against homosexuals.

I was living in America when Anita Bryant, a mediocre warbler of what are known in the music business as "inspirational" songs, began her campaign against male homosexuals in Dade County, Florida. In the spring of 1977, Bryant and her followers, united under the banner "Save Our Children", convinced the citizens of that clean, well-lighted place that they had several devils in their midst—in their schools, to be precise. As a result of Bryant's efforts, an ordinance which granted homosexual men and women certain basic freedoms was chucked out in the polling booths by an overwhelming majority. Later that...

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