The Historic Case for Passing ENDA Now: “Suitability” and Revulsion

“Our tendency to ‘lean over backwards’ to rule against a homosexual is simply a manifestation of the revulsion which homosexuality inspires in the normal person….most men look upon homosexuality as something uniquely nasty(italics added) not just a form of immorality.” John W. Steele, Chief of Program Systems, recently declassified Internal Memorandum discovered at the National Archives in College Park, MD, from U.S. Civil Service Commission, 1964. Unmarked files of “issuances”