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25 Years of Savage Love: How Savage Love Changed the Way We Talk and Think About Sex

25 Years of Savage Love: How Savage Love Changed the Way We Talk and Think About Sex by Debby Herbenick T wenty-five years ago, Savage Love began with the salutation "Hey, Faggot." Dan insisted readers address him this way, claiming the term "in strength and pride." The first column ran with a preface, explaining that it was "written by a queer nationalist." Though early columns lacked the punchy acronyms that later became characteristic of Savage Love, even in the earliest months, readers were asked to counter homophobic comments in other publications with phone calls and letters.
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