By Thomas J. Linneman
The Pacific Northwest is understood for its varied, strange politics. There are thriving homosexual and lesbian groups and populations of staunchly conservative Christians. either teams wield political strength out of percentage to their numbers and but either consider beleaguered. How do contributors of those groups—both group leaders and daily citizens—perceive the political climates that encompass them This e-book tells a story of 2 Northwestern towns: Seattle, renowned nationally for its liberalism, and Spokane, its conservative cousin to the east. Weathering switch characterizes the methods those liberal and conservative environments translate into hostility and hospitality for the Christian conservatives, homosexual males, and lesbians who stay inside them. Linneman offers us a firsthand account of ways humans from either teams take into consideration social swap with regards to the media, the general public, the govt, their groups, and their competition. certainly, we achieve a lot wanted perception into why Christian conservatives view the development of the homosexual and lesbian move as one of these chance.