It is a book for anyone who wishes to sound intelligent and well-informed when discussing this often heated and increasingly important issue.
Although it will be obvious that Sullivan has a special distaste for liberalism, he finds serious flaws in each of the four doctrines for good reason.
It would have been nice if Sullivan could have addressed some more issues as well, but the ones he covered were broad enough to get the point across.
Very Well Done. Thorough treatment of the many facets of incorporating homosexuality into modern politics, religion, and American life. Thank you.Published 21 months ago by F. Charles Bunk
While Mr. Sullivan is clearly a moderately intelligent man, his four critiques in this book leave much to be desired. Read morePublished on June 6, 2010 by Mr.Dupont
In this book, Sullivan divides and defines the political views on homosexuality into 4 views - the prohibitionists, the liberationists, the conservatives, and the liberals (the... Read morePublished on July 22, 2004 by Coleman Yee
Author Andrew Sullivan's book is a breath of fresh air in the field of gay studies. Mr. Sullivan present different viewpoints on the subject of homosexuality (Prohibitionist,... Read morePublished on March 20, 2003 by Michael S. Waren
As much as I may try to sympathize with a fellow gay conservative, this book is poor. It is certainly worse than usual for Sullivan (a smart and fairly good writer): it is flat... Read morePublished on June 30, 2002 by "ungaygay"
Andrew Sullivan believes that acceptance into the American mainstream is critical if gays and lesbians are to overcome the lingering legal and personal discrimination they face. Read morePublished on January 4, 2002 by Steve Sanders
Although I approached this book with an open mind, I was extremely disappointed with it. Sullivan seems to be saying that only a monogamous homosexual, or one who has achieve... Read morePublished on October 22, 2001
This book was very well written. It would have been nice if Sullivan could have addressed some more issues as well, but the ones he covered were broad enough to get the point... Read morePublished on April 24, 2001 by "hubjones3"
Andrew Sullivan has become one of my favorite writers on the subject of homosexuality. In "Virtually Normal" he covers so many bases on why people have the attitude they... Read morePublished on May 30, 2000 by Roy Culver