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8 edition of The Case for Gay Rights found in the catalog.

The Case for Gay Rights

From Bowers to Lawrence and Beyond

by David A. J. Richards

  • 196 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Kansas .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil rights & citizenship,
  • Constitutional & administrative law,
  • Gay & Lesbian studies,
  • Law,
  • Gay rights,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • United States,
  • Gender & the Law,
  • USA,
  • Constitutional,
  • Gay Studies,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Civil Rights,
  • Civil Rights,
  • Gays,
  • Legal status, laws, etc

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7763166M
    ISBN 100700613919
    ISBN 109780700613915

      Supreme Court Hears Arguments On LGBTQ Employment Rights Case The Supreme Court heard arguments on Tuesday over whether employers can fire workers for being gay or transgender. At issue is whether. marriage. But even if gay couples succeed in "getting marriage," the gay rights movement may have missed a critical opportunity-a chance to make a positive moral case for gay sex and gay couples. In other words, it will have missed the opportunity to argue that "gay is good."Cited by: 4.

      Gay marriage cake: customer takes case to European court This article is more than 9 months old Gareth Lee to challenge ruling that Northern Ireland bakery had right to . In , when I was making the talk-show rounds for my new book on gay marriage, I found myself on a Seattle radio station, debating a prominent gay-marriage opponent.

      Yet this case, whose inception marks its 60th anniversary in , is arguably the seminal gay rights case in America — the one that extended First Amendment protection to gay-related speech. The gay rights question is whether the second-class legal status of gay people should be changed. In this book Andrew Koppelman shows the powerful legal and moral case for gay equality, but argues that courts cannot and should not impose it.


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The Case for Gay Rights by David A. J. Richards Download PDF EPUB FB2

Central to David Richards's elegant and provocative Identity and the Case for Gay Rights is the injustice of what he calls "moral slavery." This concept describes the cultural construction of stereotypes that dehumanize the affected group and are rationalized in the context of historical structural by: “This book offers a unique—and compelling—insight into the law’s treatment of lesbians and gay men.

Richards combines psychology, philosophy, history and legal analysis to explain why so many Americans regard it as right to discriminate against lesbians and gay men, how the law has traditionally enforced this, why such discrimination is morally wrong, and why the law should move in a.

David A. Richards, author of Identity and the Case for Gay Rights: Race, Gender, Religion as Analogies "An intelligent and insightful investigation into the history, activism, law, and personalities involved in the landmark Sharon Kowalski by: 4. The Case for Gay Rights: From Bowers to Lawrence and Beyond.

In this Book. Additional Information. The Case for Gay Rights: From Bowers to Lawrence and Beyond; David A. Richards; ; Book; Published by: University Press of Kansas; View Summary contents. View Citation; Buy This Book in Print.

summary. As Americans wrestle with red-versus Cited by:   Author Makes the Christian Case for LGBT Rights C.S. Pearce's new book seeks to convince conservative Christians to evolve in their view of LGBT. While the majority of the book is rooted in legal cases that mark pivotal moments for gay rights, the author also discusses key moments in American culture such as when the first time the founder of Daughters of Billitis (DOB) appeared on a late night show to discuss gay life in A/5.

SCOTUS's first gay rights case focused on the First Amendment—specifically, how the rights of free speech and press apply to homosexual content. InLos Angeles' postmaster Otto Olesen ordered Author: Joseph Bennington-Castro.

The gay rights movement in the United States began in the s and saw huge progress in the s, with laws prohibiting homosexual activity struck down and a Supreme Court ruling legalizing same.

The Bible's clobber passages were written about same-sex acts between heterosexual persons, and do not address the subject of homosexual acts between a committed gay couple, because the concept of a person being a homosexual did not exist at the time the Bible was written. Comprehensive in coverage, the book explains the legal and constitutional issues involved in each of the major goals of the gay rights movement: a safe and healthy school environment, workplace equality, an end to anti-gay violence, relationship recognition, and full integration into all the institutions of the larger society, including marriage and military service.

Comprehensive in coverage, the book explains the legal and constitutional issues involved in each of the major goals of the gay rights movement: a safe and healthy school environment, workplace equality, an end to anti-gay violence, relationship recognition, and full integration into all the institutions of the larger society, including.

Inthe gay rights movement suffered a defeat when the U. Supreme Court ruled in the case Bowers v. Hardwick that gay men do not have the right to commit sodomy in private. The case revolved around Michael Hardwick, who had been arrested in Atlanta. God vs. Gay.

The Religious Case for Equality. In this courageous and erudite book, Jay Michaelson shows that not only does the Bible not prohibit same-sex intimacy, the vast majority of its teachings support the full equality and dignity of gay and lesbian people, from the first flaw in creation (“It is not good for a person to be alone.

Duberman begins by reviewing the agenda of an early post-Stonewall gay-rights organization called the Gay Liberation Front. He doesn’t claim that the G.L.F. ever represented a majority of gay. The first of Justice Anthony M. Kennedy’s series of opinions advancing gay rights was a decision striking down a Colorado amendment that banned cities.

The Trouble with Normal: Sex, Politics, and the Ethics of Queer Life is a book by Michael Warner, in which the author discusses the role of same-sex marriage as a goal for gay rights activists. First published in by The Free Press, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, it was re-published in in paperback by Harvard University argues that the right to marry is an inadequate and Author: Michael Warner.

The Economic Case for Supporting LGBT Rights. In other cases, links are indirect, though still strong: Injuries from physical violence or the mental-health effects of Author: M.V.

Lee Badgett. Home The book case blog Article Picoult to tackle gay rights Posted by Eliza on Ma We all know that Jodi Picoult writes about complex subjects that affect families: death, disease, disability. In a recent interview with Forbes, the author talks about the subject for her next book: gay rights.

She said. In his gripping new book, Walter Frank offers an in-depth look at the court cases that were pivotal in establishing gay rights.

But he also tells the story of those individuals who were willing to make waves by fighting for those rights, taking enormous personal risks at a Cited by: 5. Kennedy, a Reagan appointee, was the author of every major gay rights decision for more than two decades. His absence, and the presence of two.

They found a strong positive correlation, using data across countries (including the U.S.) from to The researchers predicted that protection of gay rights would improve as Internet access rose—which indeed turned out to be the case.Get this from a library!

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.Rights affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender In book XIII of his Deipnosophists, Hindu gods change gender or are hermaphrodites and engage in relations that would be considered homoerotic in the other case.

Homosexuality was also practiced in the royal families especially with servants.