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Abcgayrights2009
This thoroughly updated edition provides readers with the background and resources needed to understand one of the greatest civil rights issues of our time.
Author(s): David E. Newton
Edition: 2nd
Articles: 72
Images: 1
People: 31

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Dedication
Contents
List of Tables
Preface
Glossary

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The AIDS Epidemic

In 1981, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (now the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; CDC) started receiving reports of an unusual...

Background and History

Introduction Gay and Lesbian Rights: The Issues The Invisible Minority Winds of Change The Storm Breaks Changing...

Barbara Gittings (1932–2007)

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...

Biographical Sketches

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 (1934–1994)

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...

Changing Minds, Changing Laws

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 (1944–)

Charlotte Bunch is widely regarded as one of the most important and articulate theorists of the gay and lesbian movement, particularly with...

Chronology

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...

Contemporary World Issues: Gay and Lesbian Rights: A Reference Handbook, Second Edition

Book Cover This thoroughly updated edition provides readers with the background and resources needed to understand one of the greatest...

Contents

List of Tables Preface 1 Background and History Introduction Gay and Lesbian Rights: The Issues The Invisible...

Court Cases

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...

Data

Hate Crime Trends (2001–2006) The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) annually publishes a summary of hate crime statistics collected...

Data and Documents

This chapter contains a number of important documents dealing with gay and lesbian rights issues, along with some data and statistics dealing...

Dedication

For Dan, again and always ...

Del Martin (1921–2008)

With her long-time domestic partner, Phyllis Lyon, Martin was deeply involved in the gay and lesbian political rights movement for more than...