Contemporary World Issues: Gay and Lesbian Rights: A Reference Handbook, Second Edition
- List of Tables
- 1 Background and History
- 2 Problems, Controversies, and Solutions
- The Power of Language
- Hate Crimes
- Issues of Discrimination in Employment, Housing, and Access to Public Accommodations
- Lesbians and Gay Men in the Military
- Same-Sex Adoption
- Same-Sex Marriage
- Second-Class Citizens, Still?
- 3 Worldwide Perspective
- 4 Chronology
- 5 Biographical Sketches
- Tammy Baldwin
- Elizabeth M. Birch
- Howard Juniah Brown
- Charlotte Bunch
- John D'Emilio
- Martin Bauml Duberman
- Steve Endean
- Barbara Gittings
- Henry (Harry) Hay
- Magnus Hirschfeld
- Franklin Kameny
- Larry Kramer
- Phyllis Lyon
- Del Martin
- Leonard Matlovich
- Harvey Milk
- Troy Perry
- Karl Heinrich Ulrichs
- Urvashi Vaid
- Bruce Voeller
- Tom Waddell
- 6 Data and Documents
- Policy Statements
- Don't Ask, Don't Tell (1993)
- The Threat to Marriage from the Courts (2003)
- Court Cases
- 7 Directory of Organizations
- 8 Resources
In 1981, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (now the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; CDC) started receiving reports of an unusual...
Introduction Gay and Lesbian Rights: The Issues The Invisible Minority Winds of Change The Storm Breaks Changing...
Gittings was a pioneer activist in the young lesbian and gay rights movement of the 1950s. She founded the New York City chapter of the...
This chapter contains biographical sketches of some of the leading figures in the gay and lesbian rights movement, as well as some individuals...
Bruce Voeller was a biochemist who spent most of his adult life working for the advancement of gay and lesbian causes. He was among the founders...
One consequence of the explosion of gay and lesbian organizations in the late 1960s and early 1970s was a changing perception of public...
Charlotte Bunch is widely regarded as one of the most important and articulate theorists of the gay and lesbian movement, particularly with...
This chapter lists a number of events relating to the gay and lesbian rights movement over the past century and a half. In most cases, those...
Book Cover This thoroughly updated edition provides readers with the background and resources needed to understand one of the greatest...
List of Tables Preface 1 Background and History Introduction Gay and Lesbian Rights: The Issues The Invisible...
Lawrence v. Texas 539 U.S. 558 (2003) On March 26, 2003, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in the case of John Geddes Lawrence and...
Hate Crime Trends (2001–2006) The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) annually publishes a summary of hate crime statistics collected...
This chapter contains a number of important documents dealing with gay and lesbian rights issues, along with some data and statistics dealing...
For Dan, again and always ...
With her long-time domestic partner, Phyllis Lyon, Martin was deeply involved in the gay and lesbian political rights movement for more than...