"Sullivan makes some good points, but the subject demands far more passion, logic, and straightforwardness than are evident here. (First printing of 50,000)"
The New Republic's editor offers a leaden analysis of current political stances on homosexuality, culminating in a prescription for solving America's ``homosexual problem.'' Sullivan divides the field of disputants into four camps: The ``prohibitionists'' are the Catholic Church and everyone else who would suppress homosexual acts on grounds of natural law; the ``liberationists'' are the self-styled queer activists; the ``conservatives'' are those who can tolerate gays privately but refuse to promote public acceptance of homosexuality; and the ``liberals'' are those who would legislate virtually all aspects of public and private life to protect the civil rights of gays and other minority groups.
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