The Rights of Lesbians, Gay Men, Bisexuals, and Transgender People: The Authoritative ACLU Guide to the Rights of Lesbians, Gay Men, Bisexuals, and Transgender People, Fourth Edition / Edition 4

The Rights of Lesbians, Gay Men, Bisexuals, and Transgender People: The Authoritative ACLU Guide to the Rights of Lesbians, Gay Men, Bisexuals, and Transgender People, Fourth Edition / Edition 4

by Nan D. Hunter, Courtney G. Joslin, Sharon M. McGowan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0814736793

ISBN-13: 9780814736791

Pub. Date: 11/15/2004

Publisher: New York University Press

In its fourth edition, this fully revised and updated survey covers the rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, and transgender people under present law, specifically in regard to freedom of speech and association, employment, housing, the military, family and parenting, and HIV disease. Utilizing an accessible question-and-answer format and nontechnical language,

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In its fourth edition, this fully revised and updated survey covers the rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, and transgender people under present law, specifically in regard to freedom of speech and association, employment, housing, the military, family and parenting, and HIV disease. Utilizing an accessible question-and-answer format and nontechnical language, The Rights of Lesbians, Gay Men, Bisexuals, and Transgender People provides an overview for understanding both the general themes in legal doctrine and the way in which individuals can begin the process of asserting rights provided by the law.

The volume is a useful starting point for people facing discrimination or legal uncertainty and helps readers navigate the turbulent and constantly changing waters of the laws regarding sexual orientation and gender identity. New to this edition are two appendixes that include contact information for national and regional LGBT legal groups, an overview of the legal system to explain some of the terms and concepts that appear throughout the book, and a summary of highlights of the law state by state.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814736791
Publisher:
New York University Press
Publication date:
11/15/2004
Series:
ACLU Handbook Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
218
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to the ACLU handbook series
IExpression : the right not to be silent3
IICriminal law17
IIIGovernment employees35
IVThe military48
VImmigration61
VIEmployment in the private sector73
VIIHousing and credit87
VIIIPublic accommodations101
IXRelationships115
XParenting138
XIYouth152
XIITransgender people171
XIIIPeople with HIV/AIDS192
App. ANational and regional LGBT legal groups207
App. BAn introduction to law and the legal system210

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