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Arnie Kantrowitz is Professor of English at the College of Staten Island, City University of New York. He is author of Under the Rainbow: Growing up Gay and of numerous essays, poems, and stories. He was a founding member of the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD).

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literature >> Humor

Like other minority groups, gay men and lesbians have had to develop both a particular sense of humor among themselves in order to make their marginal social status endurable and also a defensive awareness toward the rest of the world in order to disarm their adversaries with laughter.

   

 

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