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Identity and the Case for Gay Rights Race, Gender, Religion as Analogies by David A. J. Richards

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Published by University Of Chicago Press .
Written in English


  • Gay & Lesbian studies,
  • Human rights,
  • International human rights law,
  • Social Science,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Gay/Lesbian Nonfiction,
  • Discrimination,
  • Gay Studies,
  • Social Science / Gay Studies,
  • General,
  • African Americans,
  • Civil Rights,
  • Gay rights,
  • United States,
  • Women"s rights

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages241
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9723453M
ISBN 100226712095
ISBN 109780226712093

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Richards has advanced the constitutional argumentation for gay rights in a profound way. He has analogized the case for gay rights to arguments for racial, gender, and religious equality and concluded that attempts to find a genetic or "innate" basis for homosexuality are 5/5. Identity and the Case for Gay Rights: Race, Gender, Religion as Analogies. By David A. J. Richards. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, , pp., $ (paperback).Author: Steven Wozniak.   Published: October Book Review: Identity and the Case for Gay Rights: Race, Gender, Religion as Analogies. By David A. J. sity of Chicago Press, Chicago, , pp., $ (paperback) Steven Wozniak 1Author: Steven Wozniak. Among his twelve other books are Free Speech and the Politics of Identity; Identity and the Case for Gay Rights: Race, Gender, Religion as Analogies; Women, Gays and the Constitution; and Disarming Manhood.

A book that should be read by everyone! The LGBT Casebook brings homosexuality out of the psychiatric closet and into the 21st century. Based on solid evidence from the scientific literature, this book breaks common myths and stereotypes, helping the reader truly understand gays, lesbians, bisexuals, and transgendered women and men.   From gay marriage to gender identity, a timeline of the legal battles that have shaped L.G.B.T.Q. rights.   Profiles are primarily taken from sections of the Human Rights Watch World Report that relate to the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people. The . It was reported in that applications for change of sex are done on a case-by-case basis and are not problematic, as long as a person can provide medical reports of their sex change, which includes undergoing sex reassignment surgery. Once the application is granted, a transgender person can apply for a new identity document and mination protections: No.

Identity and the case for gay rights: race, gender, religion as analogies. [David A J Richards] -- Examines the link between gay rights and three successful civil rights movements, black civil rights, feminism, and religious toleration, and explains how those three movements can serve as an.   If you hear homophobic remarks from a relative, especially a conservative Christian one, during a holiday gathering, there’s a new book you can recommend to that person: This We Believe: The Christian Case for Gay Civil Rights by C.S. Pearce. This message may surprise those who believe that gay identity came of age in London and New York, sometime between the Oscar Wilde trials and the Stonewall riots. The brutal repression of gay people during the Nazi period largely erased German gay history from international consciousness.   The Economic Case for Supporting LGBT Rights. A recent World Bank case study of the cost of stigma and LGBT exclusion in India shows how the Author: M.V. Lee Badgett.