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Lush Life: Adam, Barry In the USA, the use of a combination of old and new laws, specific and vague charges, was even more marked. Oppression is an impossible thing to quantify, and arguments about who is more oppressed are divisive and counter-productive.
Though the danger of blackmail was often given as an excuse for these measures, some people who refused to submit to blackmailers and reported the attempt got sacked anyway because this revealed that they were gay.