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Gara LaMarche & William B. Rubenstein, The Love That Dare Not Speak: Censoring Gay Expression, The Nation, Nov. 5, 1990, at 524.

Abstract: Congress, spurred by Senator Jesse Helms, bars the National Endowment for the Arts from funding "homoerotic" art, thereby equating art, involving homosexual themes with obscenity. Facing criticism from conservative members of Congress, the Secretary of Health and Human Services disavows a government report on youth suicide that found a remarkable prevalence of suicide among, and called for an end to discrimination against, gay youth. In Arlington Heights, Texas, a school principal prohibits the school paper from publishing the results of a student survey on attitudes towards homosexuality.