11: History of Homophobia - Crimes, Fear, Hatred and The People Responsible

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In the early Puritan colonies, the mere concept of homosexuality struck horror into the hearts of good, God-fearing men. Many thought that homosexuality was an impurity that could spread and eventually call down the fire and brimstone that was showered on Sodom and Gomorrah. Put on your reading glasses as we open our eyes, and gaze into the history of homophobia in the United States. Let's find out how the word Gay went from meaning carefree & cheerful to condemned.
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