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|homosexual||world||1984||Delany, Samuel R. "The Tale of Fog and Granite " in Flight from Neveryon. Hanover, NH: Wesleyan University Press (1994; c. 1984); pg. 40.||[Year indeterminate.] "Yet he remembered that almost every woman he'd been to bed with since his sixteenth year he'd told about his homosexual adventurings; all had been fascinated. If anything, it seemed to smooth the sexual preliminaries. Only if some other male might overhear it would he hesitate to tell a woman he wanted to pleasure of these masculine explorations. " [Some other refs. not in DB, but the term 'homosexual' appears to be used only here.]|
|homosexual||world||1985||Delany, Samuel R. "The Game of Time and Pain " in Return to Neveryon. Hanover, NH: Wesleyan University Press (1994); pg. 23.|| "Among the sexual encounters with adults (almost all of them men) that plague, pleasure, and -- perhaps -- heal as many such lost children as they harm (for it is not hard to be kind to those who provide pleasure; and kindness must often do for those who lack all love), there were, now and again, those who wanted to collar and chain him.
'No way!' Udrog had protested.
And was surprised when his protests were, generally, heeded.
Then, of course, there was the man who suggested as an alternative: 'Well, will you chain and collar me!'
That was certainly more feasible.
Only thirteen, Udrog had done it--and had recognized in the shaking, moaning body beneath his juvenile assault a naked pleasure, which made the boy (as he hit and cursed and labored) pant, sweat, burn...
But when men asked to abuse him, he still said no -- sometimes. " [Many more refs. to homosexual pedophilia, not in DB.]
|homosexual||world||1986||Bear, Greg. "Tangents " in Tangents. New York: Warner Books (1989; story c. 1986); pg. 191.|| "'I read some books in the school library. About the war and everything. I looked up 'Enigma' and 'Ultra.' I found a fellow named Peter Thornton. His picture looked like you. The books made him seem like a hero.'
Tuthy smiled wanly.
'but there was this note in one book. You disappeared in 1965. You were being prosecuted for something. They didn't say what you were being prosecuted for.'
'I'm a homosexual,' Tuthy said quietly.
'Oh. So what?'
'Lauren and I met in England in 1964. We became good friends. They were going to put me in prison, Pal. She smuggled me into the U.S. through Canada.'
'But you said you're a homosexual. They don't like women.'
'Not at all true, Pal. Lauren and I like each other very much. We could talk. She told me about her dreams of being a writer... I worked too hard... burned myself out and had a nervous breakdown. My lover--a man--kept me alive throughout the forties...' " [More.]
|homosexual||world||1986||Hubbard, L. Ron. Mission Earth Vol. 2: Black Genesis. Los Angeles, CA: Bridge Publications (1986)||[Book jacket] "From Afyon, Turkey, to New York City, Heller is assaulted and befriended by assassins, thugs, champion wrestlers, drug addicts, anarchists, police, prostitutes, homosexuals, attorneys, cab drivers, ecologists, FBI and IRS agents in this rollicking, non-stop, high-speed adventure. "|
|homosexual||world||1987||Delany, Samuel R. "The Tale of Rumor and Desire " in Return to Neveryon. Hanover, NH: Wesleyan University Press (1994; c. 1987); pg. 152.||"...wore dark wings of paint around their eyes, and affectation that, when Clodon first saw it, struck him not so much as sexual as it did a simple sign to signify what position you held in the endless chain of displacements, replacements, and exchanges, that made up life on the bridge as much as it did life in the market beyond. The masculinity Clodon treasured and that, yes, he would admit it, seemed so subtly compromised by the homosexual encounters that, despite his basic inclination, from time to time necessity forced him to take part in, at first seemed easier to secure by showing no sign at all. Yet those hustlers, usually older, whose self-presentation was a parody of that same masculinity, with great weapon belts and bits of armor worn over old rags and rude retorts to half the inquiries from potential clients and even more foul language than was customary on that most foul-tongued walkway... " [More]|
|homosexual||world||1990||Rice, Anne. The Witching Hour. New York: Ballantine (1993; c. 1990); pg. 430.||"But we should not move on to Mary Beth without treating one more aspect of Julien, that is, his bisexuality. And it is worthwhile to recount in detail the significant stories told of Julien by one of his lovers, Richard Llewellyn. " [More.]|
|homosexual||world||1994||Delany, Samuel R. "Appendix: Closures and Openings " in Return to Neveryon. Hanover, NH: Wesleyan University Press (1994); pg. 287.||Pg. 287: "All novelistic narrative... takes place more or less against the following grid: Imagine an equal number of male and female characters. Now divide both into upper class, middle class, and working class, an equal number of males and females in each. Now, for each class and sex, divide your characters into children, adults, and oldsters. For the more modern tale-teller, the grid can be refined even more. Split each of the resultant groups into equal numbers of heterosexuals and homosexuals... But this chart, this grid must eventually specify every possible racial/social/age/gender/sexual type, all of which become ideally equal through their accessibility on this fictive grid. "; Pg. 286: "Immediately on this imaginary chart we must be able to locate the sixty-four-year-old upper class homosexual Hispanic woman comic-book artist as easily as the twenty-eight-year-old heterosexual lower-middle-class white male private detective. "|
|homosexual||world||1995||Aldiss, Brian. "Becoming the Full Butterfly " in Supertoys Last All Summer Long. New York: St. Martin's Griffin (2001; c. 1995); pg. 203.||"'People don't know themselves back there, Casper. They cannot take a deep breath and know themselves. Knowing they have -- facts. Wisdom, not so. Most are hung up on sex. Women are trapped in male bodies, thousands of gay men long to be hetero . . . Humanity has fallen into a bad dream, rejecting spirituality, clinging to self -- to lowly biological origins.' "|
|homosexual||world||1996||Fry, Stephen. Making History. New York: Random House (1996); pg. 39.||"What would you do if you discovered that there really was a gay gene? Or that black people have less verbal intelligence than white? Or that Asians are better at numbers than Caucasians? Or that Jews are congenitally mean? Or that women are dumber than men? Or that men dumber than women? "|
|homosexual||world||1996||Fry, Stephen. Making History. New York: Random House (1996); pg. 67.|| "'...You know in the camps there was a purple triangle too.'
'Really? Who for?'
'Take a guess.'
...'That wasn't the Gypsies?'
'Er . . . criminals then?'
'No, no.' "
|homosexual||world||1996||Fry, Stephen. Making History. New York: Random House (1996); pg. 81.||"The enemy. They will break into your car, burgle your house, molest your children, consign you to hellfire, murder you for drug money, force you to face Mecca, infect your blood, outlaw your sexual preferences, erode your pension, pollute your beaches, censor your thoughts, steal your ideas, poison your air, threaten your values, use foul language on your television. Destroy your security. Keep them away! " [The sentence contains disparate phrases which represent a wide variety of viewpoints.]|
|homosexual||world||1996||Fry, Stephen. Making History. New York: Random House (1996); pg. 248.|| "'Um, Steve. This is going to sound like a really stupid question, but I'm not gay am I?'
Steve frowned. 'Gay? Sometimes, I guess. Sure.'
'No, no, you misunderstand me. Am I . . .you know, like . . . um, you know . . . ?'
'You know! Am I . . . a fairy? Queer?'
Steve went absolutely white. 'F---'s sake, Mikey!... Jesus, man. Are you crazy?' "
|homosexual||world||1996||Fry, Stephen. Making History. New York: Random House (1996); pg. 275.|| "'...We have nothing against him other than that he is a suspected homosexual.'
'A homosexual?' My mother's eyes rounded in horror. 'Is this what this is all about, because let me assure you, Mr. Hubert... that my son is no homosexual! Absolutely not.' "
|homosexual||world||1996||Fry, Stephen. Making History. New York: Random House (1996); pg. 307.|| "'where I come from there's this thing called political correctness... it means you get into trouble if you don't give equal rights to women, disabled people, people from all ethnic backgrounds, black, Asian, Hispanic, American Indian, whatever, and of course gays. That is, lesbians and . . . you know, fruits, or whatever you call them here. If they so much as suspect you of being offensive, or bigoted or even faintly patronizing to any of those groups you can get fired from your job, sued in court . . . you're an outcast.'
'You're putting me on, right?' "
|homosexual||world||1996||Fry, Stephen. Making History. New York: Random House (1996); pg. 307.|| "'You're putting me on, right?'
'No, no. Really. Homosexuals are called gays and they have parades and Gay Pride marches and Mardi Gras festivals and whole streets and quarters are given over to gay shops and gay bars and gay restaurants and gay banks and gay insurance brokers, gay everything. Only it's a bit more complicated because they've started to use the word 'queer' again, just as blacks call themselves 'niggers' . . . it's called 'reclaiming,' something like that. In Hawaii gay people can even get married. There's a right-wing backlash of course. The liberals think there's still a lot of discrimination, the Bible-thumpers think it's all gone too far and that political correctness is an un-American contamination.' "
|homosexual||world||1996||Willis, Connie. Bellwether. New York: Bantam Spectra (1997; 1st ed. 1996); pg. 74.||"Bigotry is one of the oldest and ugliest of trends, so persistent it only counts as a fad because the target keeps changing: Huguenots, Koreans, homosexuals, Muslims, Tutsis, Jews, Quakers, wolves, Serbs, Salem housewives. Nearly every group so long as its small and different, has had a turn... "|
|homosexual||world||1997||Ing, Dean. Flying to Pieces. New York: Tom Doherty Associates (1997); pg. 168.||-|
|homosexual||world||1998||Disch, Thomas M. The Dreams Our Stuff Is Made Of: How Science Fiction Conquered the World. New York: Simon & Schuster (2000; c. 1998); pg. 111.||Pg. 111: "...was not only embalmed in heroin through most of his adult life but had murdered his wife--and, like O. J. Simpson, got away with it. He was openly queer long before most other gays uncloseted themselves, and his published erotic fantasies dwelled obsessively on pedophilic rape and murder. As a transgressor, Burroughs was in a class with Gilles de Retz. " [More about William Burroughs.]; Pg. 134: transsexuals|
|homosexual||world||1998||Disch, Thomas M. The Dreams Our Stuff Is Made Of: How Science Fiction Conquered the World. New York: Simon & Schuster (2000; c. 1998); pg. 223.||"At his nadir, he [Samuel R. Delany] produced a novel/memoir/diatribe, The Mad Man, with the doubtful thesis that HIV is not the cause of AIDS, a favorite lost cause among queer theorists, the late Michel Foucault among them... Ursula Le Guin and Joanna Russ have shared Delany's fate, to some degree, but since their (feminist) sexual politics are less radical than Delany's (whose pornographic novels are as doctrinairely transgresive as de Sade's), they have maintained an emeritus standing within the genre, while Delany seems to have changed his permanent address from science fiction to academe. " [More about homosexual SF writer Delany, pg. 223-224.]|
|homosexual||world||1999||Banks, Iain. The Business. New York: Simon & Schuster (1999); pg. 93.||"Back to the subject of corruption, racketeering, bribery, blackmail and other common business practices. Even though our organisation has always been tolerant of such victimless 'crimes' as prostitution, blasphemy, drug-taking, belonging to a trade union, sex and/or procreation outside marriage, homosexuality and so on, the societies in which we have to live and with which we have to trade have usually had other ideas, so secrecy and blackmail have never been entirely off the menu. "|
|homosexual||world||1999||Bear, Greg. Darwin's Radio. New York: Del Rey (1999); pg. 104.|| "'The women get SHEVA from steady male partners. Women who are single--women without committed partners--don't get SHEVA.'
'That's stupid,' Shawbeck said... 'How in hell does a disease know whether a woman is shacked up with somebody or now?'...
'It's in the stats,' Dicken counted. 'We checked this out very thoroughly. It's transmitted from males to their female partners, over a fairly long exposure. Homosexual men do not transmit it to their partners. If there is no heterosexual contact, it is not passed along. It's a sexually transmitted disease, but a selective one.' "
|homosexual||world||2000||Anderson, Poul. Genesis. New York: Tor (2000); pg. 59.||"Instead of making governments almighty, global communications speeded the effective breakup of societies into self-determining coalitions of all kinds, ethnic, economic, religious, professional, cultural, even sexual. "|
|homosexual||world||2000||Toibin, Colm. "Excerpt from The Heather Blazing " in Circa 2000: Gay Fiction at the Millennium (Robert Drake & Terry Wolverton, eds). Los Angeles, CA: Alyson Pub. (2000; c. 1992); pg. 374.||[Main characters are homosexual. Refs. throughout story, pg. 374-388.]|
|homosexual||world||2004||Barnes, John. Kaleidoscope Century. New York: Tor (1995); pg. 157.|| "The BFH Lesbian brigade were out in their cammies, holding hands or clutching bats, but so cheerful about it all that you'd have to be pretty stupid to be afraid of them. Sure, if you tried raping some poor girl around them, you'd wake up with a fractured skull, but it would serve you right.
One of them I knew from my crew waved and dashed over to say hello. 'So what's the news, Josh?'' [More.]
|homosexual||world||2008||Knight, Damon. Why Do Birds. New York: Tor (1992); pg. 211.||"'...That would account at least in part for the stability of religious and political beliefs, and of course things like xenophobia, sexism, homophobia, and racism.' "|
|homosexual||world||2008||McDonald, Ian. Evolution's Shore. New York: Bantam (1997; c. 1995); pg. 366.||"That would be a hell of a story to break. The symbs were breeding subcultures like clap in a brothel; it was politically inevitable that there would be gay communities springing up in the vast chagas of Ecuador and southern Venezuela. Not surprising that there should be a secret underground railroad funneling white norte homosexuals across terminum. No homophobia or persecution there. No fear of the Scourge. "|
|homosexual||world||2010||Brunner, John. Stand on Zanzibar. Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1968); pg. 374.||"'Why can't they be honest about it? I'm in favour of people who don't breed, mostly. But not because I prefer dogmatic homosexuals, or because... "|
|homosexual||world||2010||Hickman, Tracy. The Immortals. New York: ROC/Penguin Books (1997; c. 1996); pg. 134-135.|| "The last of the graveyard shift shuffled past Gene, leaving him alone once more. It was the same song, he reflected, and always the same refrain. In the eyes of the 'natural' world--as the majority so often enthroned itself--the homosexuals were freakish and dangerous, a threat to the natural order of humanity. Over the march of centuries, that same watchful patriarchal eye of western civilization turned on the whim of history its gaze in alternating turns of amusement, disgust, pity, hatred, tolerance, anger, indifference, and raging, murderous violence.
Yet Gene knew this history was not fully his. The gays and lesbians shared an occult culture and history that was their own--even the word 'occult' was misunderstood as being demonic and evil rather than it original meaning: 'hidden.' For hidden truly represented their roots--roots from which they all to often felt cut off and alone. "
|homosexual||world||2010||Hickman, Tracy. The Immortals. New York: ROC/Penguin Books (1997; c. 1996); pg. 135.||"Their [gays & lesbians] past was not written in books but carried on through oral traditions of dubious reliability. Those parts that were not passed on by word of mouth were left only to be guessed at from the shadows of texts whose nuances were purposely left unclear. Hidden was their culture, which through ages as old as mankind developed into a civilization of secret signs and rituals--not for the calling down of some dark power, but simply to identify one another and communicate with a language that was their own. Such communication, whether through small symbols in meaningful places, verbal keywords that were meaningless to the hostiles about them or subtle gestures of recognition, became as integral a part of who they were as the air they shared with all life. Only with the supposed cultural enlightenment of the twentieth century did gays and lesbians attempt to forward that culture openly, hoping that their roots could be established in the sunshine at last. "|
|homosexual||world||2012||Baxter, Stephen. Manifold: Time. New York: Ballantine (2000); pg. 319.||"The troopers' spare time, what there was of it, was taken up with what you'd expect. TV, card games... and a surprising amount of casual sex--hetero, homo, bi, solo, couples, and larger groups--much of it exploring the possibilities of the zero G regime. "|
|homosexual||world||2015||Ellison, Harlan. "I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream " in The Hugo Winners: Volumes One and Two. (Isaac Asimov, ed.) Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (1971; story copyright 1967); pg. 707.||"Benny had been a brilliant theorist, a college professor; now he was little more than a semi-human, semi-simian. He had been handsome, the machine had ruined that. He had been lucid, the machine had driven him mad. He had been gay, and the machine had given him an organ fit for a horse. "|
|homosexual||world||2025||Varley, John. Titan. New York: Berkley (4th ed. 1981; 1st pub. 1979); pg. 5.||"...aboard Ringmaster, and Cirocco had made love to them all... It was impossible to keep secrets when seven people lived in such a confined place. She knew for a fact, for instance, that what the Polo sisters did behind the closed doors of their adjoining rooms was still illegal in Alabama. " [A reference to lesbian incest.]|
|homosexual||world||2025||Varley, John. Titan. New York: Berkley (4th ed. 1981; 1st pub. 1979); pg. 211-212.|| "So why did she feel so uncomfortable when he looked at he?
'I'd better set you straight so you don't hurt Gaby. She's fallen in love with me. It has something to do with isolation; I was the first person she saw afterward, and she developed this fixation. I think she'll grow out of it because she's never been significantly homosexual before. Nor heterosexual, for that matter.'
'She covered it up,' he suggested.
'What year is this? Nineteen-fifty? You astonish me, Gene. You don't hide anything from those NASA tests. She had a homosexual affair, sure. I had one, and so did you. I read your dossier. You want me to tell you how old you were when it happened?'
'I was just a kid. The point is, I could tell about her when we made love. No reaction, you know? I'll bet it's not like that when you two make it.'
'We don't--' She stopped herself, wondering how she had been drawn in as far as she was.
'This conversation is over. I don't want to talk about it...' "
|homosexual||world||2025||Varley, John. Titan. New York: Berkley (4th ed. 1981; 1st pub. 1979); pg. 253-254.|| "All right. Cirocco had the enthusiasm. She had never felt it so strongly. She was holding back essentially because she was not homosexual, she was bisexual with a strong preference for the male sex, and felt she should not get involved with a woman who loved her unless she felt she could carry through beyond the first act of love.
Which had to qualify as the silliest thing she had ever heard. Words, words, just stupid words. Listen to your body, and listen to your heart.
Her body had no reservations left, and her heart had only one. She turned over and straddled Gaby. They began to kiss...
'I can't say I love you and be honest about it, because I'm not sure I'd know what it felt like with a woman... I can't say for sure that I love you.'
'Life is full of disappointments.' She put her arms around Cirocco and pulled her down. "
|homosexual||world||2026||Moffett, Judith. Time, Like an Ever-Rolling Stream. New York: St. Martin's Press (1992); pg. xxxii.||"Also look for Sexchange: The Ultimate Conversion Expedience, by some off-the-wall Gaian who turned into a woman, more fool him, or her. "|
|homosexual||world||2030||Jablokov, Alexander. Nimbus. New York: Avon Books (1993); pg. 123.||Pg. 123: "'Carina Maria? Not really. She's just part of my family tree, now. I don't think she enjoyed the experience, sorry to tell you. She was gay. Ashamed of it. Loved music, though, really a lot. That was kind of fun. I do remember that. She wanted to do you a favor. Carina Maria did that all the time. Kind of a sexual St. Francis.' "; Pg. 124: "Was Lori Inversat still herself when she was a grease monkey? A giggly manicurist? A black man who traded in used slaughterhouse equipment and secretly built slave ships in his basement? A homosexual Guatemalan peasant girl studying theology at the University of Chicago? "|
|homosexual||world||2038||Jones, Gwyneth. White Queen. New York: Tor (1991); pg. 46.||Pg. 46-47: "Sex with a machine. The source of that nasty joke was that the QV was partly descended from the group that caused the last century's most famous plague. AIDS was unremarkable now, submerged in a slew of mystery-mutant-plague scares. But the joke had some point. Intimate contact, exchange of body fluids: Johnny had no right to risk any of that. ";
Pg. 48: "'I didn't know you were bisexual.'
...'Not in any of those files you've been tampering with, eh? I'm not. I was utterly gonzo.' "; Pg. 63: "reeling out statistics of effectual imprisonment, of starvation rationing, of 'immorality' (he meant lesbianism) in ex-Japanese production hives, these enforced convents of young women and girls " [Other refs., not in DB.]
|homosexual||world||2050||Bova, Ben. "Tourist Sam " in Sam Gunn Forever. New York: Avon (1998); pg. 199.||"Is it me? I wondered. Is he naturally shy around women? Is he gay? That would've been a shame, I thought. He was really handsome... "|
|homosexual||world||2082||Haldeman, Joe. Buying Time. New York: William Morrow & Co. (1989); pg. 161.|| "LESBIAN NYMPHO!
Little did Dallas know that his newly rediscovered heartthrob was a pansexual nymphomaniac, willing to try anything twice!! It fell to the unfortunate Lamont Randolph to pass the news on to him.
From personal, confidential testimony of other immortals, police have figured out that Randolph (fellow immortal and veep of General Nutrition in Australia) had been one of Marconi's lovers in the past, but was jilted in favor of a woman! He had befriended Barr the previous week, and wanted to make sure he knew what was going on!
Randolph evidently gave Barr the lowdown about both of the women from firsthand experience--a three-way bedfest with French immortal Gabrielle Lecompe! " [See also pg. 178.]
|homosexual||world||2093||Kube-McDowell, Michael. The Quiet Pools. New York: Ace (1990); pg. 295.||"So a chat shot on lesbian incest, with a bioethicist, a Catholic Reform priest, and the national director of Family Love dueling in close quarters, was as good a diversion--no better, no worse--as the seven thousandth rerun of a medial comedy. "|
|homosexual||world||2106||May, Julian. The Many Colored Land in The Many-Colored Land & The Golden Torc (omnibus). Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (copyright 1981); pg. 58.||"The psychoprofiles of the travelers showed that a significant percentage of the applicants was highly aggressive. Small-time ex-convicts were common clients... There was a small but persistent trickle of broken-hearted lovers, both homophile and heterosexual. As was to be expected, many of the applicants were narcissistic and addicted to fantasy. "|
|homosexual||world||2166||Farmer, Philip Jose. "Riders of the Purple Wage " in The Hugo Winners: Volumes One and Two. (Isaac Asimov, ed.) Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (1971; story copyright 1967); pg. 641.|| "'Lacking self-respect, the fathers become free-floaters, nomads on the steppes of sex. Mother, with a capital M, becomes the dominant figure in the family. She may be playing around, too, but she's taking care of the kids; she's around most of the time. Thus, with father a lower-case figure, absent, weak, or indifferent, the children often become homosexual or ambisexual. The wonderland is also a fairyland.
'Some features of this time could have been predicted. Sexual permissiveness was one, although no one could have seen how far it would go. But then no one could have foreknown of the Panamorite sect, even if America has spawned lunatic-fringe cults as a frog spawns tadpoles. Yesterday's monomaniac is tomorrow's messiah, and so Sheley and his disciples survived through years of persecution and today their precepts are embedded in our culture.' "
|homosexual||world||2166||Farmer, Philip Jose. "Riders of the Purple Wage " in The Hugo Winners: Volumes One and Two. (Isaac Asimov, ed.) Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (1971; story copyright 1967); pg. 642.|| "'...The money from the paintings is still not enough. After all, money is not the basic of our economy; it's a scarce auxiliary. Chib needs the grant but won't get it unless he lets Luscus make love to him.
'It's not that Chib rejects homosexual relations. Like most of his contemporaries, he's sexually ambivalent. I think that he and Omar Runic still blow each other occasionally. And why not? They love each other. But Chib rejects Luscus as a matter of principle. He won't be a whore to advance his career. Moreover, Chib makes a distinction which is deeply embedded in this society. He thinks that uncompulsive homosexuality is natural (whatever that means?) but that compulsive homosexuality is, to the use an old term, queer. Valid or not, the distinction is made.' "
|homosexual||world||2233||Moffett, Judith. Pennterra. New York: Congdon & Weed, Inc. (1987); pg. 151.||"I really doubt whether any human culture could ever have sustained precisely this attitude toward sexual congress for long. I'm aware that free-love cults have sprung up from time to time and place to place, but the meaning of sex, the charge on it, must have been different. Among us there were always men and women, with all that that implies; and where the pockets of license were homosexual they were clearly separate from the mainstream. The oldest cultures we know about were horrified by incest. "|
|homosexual||world||2458||Haldeman, Joe. The Forever War. New York: Avon Books (1997; first ed. 1975); pg. 180.|| "'...The main problem is with, uh, you're heterosexual.'
'Oh, that's no problem. I'm tolerant.'
'Yes, your profile shows that you . . . think you're tolerant, but that's not the problem, exactly... Only emotionally stable people are drafted into UNEF [United Nations Exploration Force]. I know this is hard for you to accept, but heterosexuality is considered an emotional dysfunction. Relatively easy to cure.'
'If they think they're going to cure me--'
'Relax, you're too old... It wo'nt be as hard to get along with them as you might--'
'Wait. You mean nobody . . . everybody in my company is homosexual? But me?'
'William, everybody on Earth is homosexual. Except for a thousand or so; veterans and incurables.'
'Ah.' What could I say? 'Seems like a drastic way to solve the population problem.'
'Perhaps. It does work, though; Earth's population is stable at just under a billion...' "
|homosexual||world||2990||Anthony, Piers. Phaze Doubt. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons (1990); pg. 298.||[Author's Note] "...in an amateur magazine, Fosfax. I was accused of doing a poor presentation of a lesbian, in the second Adept novel, Blue Adept. It must have been poor, because I had no lesbian character there, or in any of my novels. Apparently some readers assumed that a woman who hated men had to be a lesbian; I don't see it that way. Bu tin this novel I do have a lesbian, and any of that persuasion may now chastise me for doing it wrong. Certainly homosexuality is not one of my stronger subjects, but I felt that it wasn't fair to exclude a sizeable segment of the human population--about ten per cent--from representation in my fiction. Do I think that such folk are misguided, and that appropriate therapy will show them the error of their ways? No. No more than therapy would turn me gay... No, I don't exclude them from friendship, and yes, I wouldn't want my daughter to marry one. " [The author inexplicably repeats the old ten percent myth.]|
|homosexual||world||3000||Charnas, Suzy McKee. Walk to the End of the World. New York: Ballantine (1974); pg. 112.|| "...names of the Dirties... they were easily distinguishable from true men: 'Reds, Blacks, Browns, Kinks; Gooks, Dagos, Greasers, Chinks; Ragheads, Niggas, Kites, Dinks . . .'
They changed the Freaks, commonly represented as torn and bloodied by explosions their own bombs had caused: 'Longhairs, Raggles, bleedingarts; Faggas, Hibbies, Famlies, Kids; Junkies, Skinheads, Collegeists; Ef-eet Iron-mentalists,' the last a reference to the soft-minded values of the Freaks, iron being notoriously less strong than steel. "
|homosexual||world||3417||Farmer, Philip Jose. Dayworld Rebel. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons (1987); pg. 161-162.||"cause and origin of homosexuality had long ago been established as purely genetic in all by 3% of the cases... the 9 chromosomal complexes responsible had been identified, and could, in ine out of ten cases, be altered successfully in prebirth individuals. Two factors, however, had kept the government from passing laws to make the alteratio mandatory despite the strong insistence by various heterosexual organizations that it should. First, the homosexuals vigorously objected. Despite all evidence to the contrary, the gay groups insisted that their sexuality was not genetically determined but was arrived at by choice, by the exercise of their free will... the government had made it illegal for homosexuals to beg children parthogentically or through surrogate mothers... gay groups... pointed out that most of the children born to homosexuals before the ban was imposed had been heterosexual and that at least 10% of the children born to heterosexuals were homosexual. "|
|Hopi||Arizona||1956||Murphy, Pat. The Falling Woman. New York: Tor (1986); pg. 14.||"We had met nearly thirty years before at a Hopi dig in Arizona. "|
|Hopi||Arizona||2015||Leiber, Fritz. The Wanderer. New York: Walker & Co. (1964); pg. 33.||"...and then lost himself once more in the earth-shadowing moon, standing there in the foreground like some great Hopi emblem hammered out of age-bblackened silver. "|
|Hopi||Colorado||1985||Wilhelm, Kate. "The Gorgon Field " in Isaac Asimov's Detectives (Gardner Dozois and Sheila Williams, eds.) New York: Ace Books (1998; c. 1985); pg. 95.|| "'Are you not walking the same ground that Carl Jung plowed?'...
'It's his field,' Constance said. 'But it's a very big field and he opened it to all. His intuition led him to America, you know, to study the dreams of the Hopi, but he did not pursue it very far...' "
|Hopi||galaxy||3131||Simmons, Dan. The Rise of Endymion. New York: Bantam (1998 mass market edition; first ed. 1997); pg. 40.||"'The market's gone because we won't need it anymore,' said Aenea. 'The Indians are real enough--Navajo, Apache, Hopi, and Zuni--but they have their own lives to live, their own experiments to conduct...' "|
|Hopi||Mars||2110||Robinson, Kim Stanley. Green Mars. New York: Bantam (1994); pg. 284.||"They had studied some ancient matriarchal cultures, and based some of their customs on the ancient Minoan civilization and the Hopi of North America... in daily life the women owned the households, and would pass them on to their youngest daughters: ultimogeniture, Ariadne called it, a custom of the Hopi. And so with the Hopi, men moved into their wives' houses on marriage. "|
|Hopi||New Mexico||1995||Aldiss, Brian. "Becoming the Full Butterfly " in Supertoys Last All Summer Long. New York: St. Martin's Griffin (2001; c. 1995); pg. 212.||"Private automobiles were banned. They were corralled in huge parks as far north as Blanding, Utah; at Shiprock, New Mexico, in the east; and at Tuba City, Arizona, to the south. The Hopis and Navajos were making a killing. "|
|Hopi||New York: New York City||1986||Martin, George R. R.; Melinda Snodgrass, et al. Wild Cards III: Jokers Wild. New York: Bantam (1987); pg. 137.||"A low table covered by an embroidered gray cloth held a simple candle, a small knife, and a tiny Hopi seed pot holding a long, thin incense stick. "|
|Hopi||T'ien Shan||3131||Simmons, Dan. The Rise of Endymion. New York: Bantam (1998 mass market edition; first ed. 1997); pg. 292.||"North and west of them rise Mt. Sumeru--the center of the universe--and Harney Peak, also the center of the universe, oddly enough--both some six hundred klicks southeast of the four San Francisco Peaks where the Hopi-Eskimo culture there ekes out a living on the cold ridges and fern clefts, also certain that their peaks bound the center of the universe. "|
|Hopi||USA||1869||Bethke, Bruce. Wild Wild West. New York: Warner Books (1999); pg. 167.||"West shook his head. 'No, dying has nothing to do with it. When it happens, it will happen to all the People at the same time--and some of the better Pueblos and Hopis, too--and the Fifth World will be left to you belaga'ana..' "|
|Hopi||USA||1985||Sagan, Carl. Contact. New York: Simon & Schuster (1985); pg. 133.||"...the religious networks, where, with sustained and general excitement, the Message [from extraterrestrials] was being discussed... The Message, Ellie believed, was a kind of mirror in which each person sees his or her own beliefs challenged or confirmed... In Peru, Algeria, Mexico, Zimbabwe, Ecuador, and among the Hopi, serious public debates took place on whether their progenitor civilizations had come from space; supporting opinions were attacked as colonialist. "|
|Hopi||USA||2019||Burton, Levar. Aftermath. New York: Warner Books (1997); pg. 33.||"'Please hear me, Grandfather, for I do not pray for myself, but for the people of this land. The Great Shaking is coming. I know this to be true, for it is written in the sacred tablets guarded by the Hopi people at Third Mesa . . .' "|
|Hopi||USA - Southwest||2043||Morse, David. The Iron Bridge. New York: Harcourt Brace & Co. (1998); pg. 50.|| "...Trevor observed that the mind was efficient in unexpected ways.
'Lookit Chief Joseph,' Trevor said. 'Lookit Charlie Parker.'
Trevor was half Hopeh, half Dineh--ecumenical enough to have great admiration for Chief Joseph's brilliant retreat from the U.S. army in 1877 and for Charlie Parker's improvisations on tenor sax in the 1950s. "
|Hopi||world||1975||Shea, Robert & Robert Anton Wilson. Illuminatus, Vol. III: Leviathan. New York: Dell (1975); pg. 106.||"'The danger is past,' an old Hopi told him patiently, 'can't you feel the difference in the air?' "|
|Hopi||Wyoming||1993||Wilson, Robert Charles. The Harvest. New York: Bantam (1993); pg. 336.||"The big central room was decorated with a southwest/Hopi style that had been fashionable some years ago and seemed curiously misplaced on a northern prairie. Pattern rugs, beige walls, a long-sand-colored sofa, and Kachina dolls on a sideboard... "|
|Hospitalers||California: San Francisco||1977||Leiber, Fritz. Our Lady of Darkness. New York: Berkley Publishing Corp. (1977); pg. 124.|| "Dashiell Hammett... writing The Maltese Falcon... He and de Castries talked a lot about black treasures, Klaas and Ricker told me. And about the historical background of Hammett's book--the Knights Hospitalers (later of Malta) who created the falcon and how they'd once been the Knights of Rhodes--'
'Rhodes turning up again!... That damn 607 Rhodes!'
'Yes,' Byers agreed. 'First Tiberius, then the Hospitalers. They held the island for two hundred years and were finally driven out of it by the sultan Mohammed II in 1522. But about the Black Bird--you'll recall...' " [More.]
|Hospitalers||galaxy||3131||Simmons, Dan. The Rise of Endymion. New York: Bantam (1998 mass market edition; first ed. 1997); pg. 9-10.||"Lourdusamy leaned closer to the table. The Cardinal noticed that M. Kenzo Isozaki had not blinked during the entire exchange. 'My friends,' he continued, 'as good born-again Christians' -- he nodded toward M.'s Aron and Hay-Modhino -- 'as Knights Hospitaller, you undoubtedly know the procedure for the election of our next Pope...' " [Other refs. not in DB.]|
|Hospitalers||Israel||1150 C.E.||Kube-McDowell, Michael. The Quiet Pools. New York: Ace (1990); pg. 146.||"And heading the list, the spectacular Krak des Chevaliers, the great fortress built by the crusading Knights Hospitalers in twelfth-century Palestine, near the border of Lebanon. Not even the regional wards of the twentieth century had managed to destroy its magnificence or bring down the towered walls. Against such standards, Fort Jesus [Kenya?] was mean and ordinary, a rude structure with a dull history. "|