The Gay Generation Gap

New York Magazine
June 21, 2009
Forty years after Stonewall, the gay movement has never been more united. So why do older gay men and younger ones often seem so far apart? To some extent, a generation gap in any subgroup with a history of struggle is good news, because it’s a sign of arrival. Today, with the tide of history and public opinion finally (albeit fitfully) moving our way, we can afford to step back and exercise the same disrespect for our elders (or our juniors) as heterosexuals do. That’s progress, of a kind. [Link]