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Gay rights

by Rachel Kranz

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Published by Facts on File in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Gay rights -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementRachel Kranz and Tim Cusick.
      SeriesLibrary in a book
      ContributionsCusick, Tim.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ76.8.U5 K73 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3397104M
      ISBN 100816058105
      LC Control Number2005009832

      Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) social movements are social movements that advocate for LGBT people in society. Social movements may focus on equal rights, such as the s movement for marriage equality, or they may focus on liberation, as Caused by: Homophobia and transphobia. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has had a controversial and complicated relationship with gay rights. They mobilized members to fight gay marriage, but have supported some anti-discrimination laws. They announced a policy that declared gay members apostates and .

        "There was a long history of lesbian and gay legal battles, well summarized in Law and the Gay Rights Story, a book that deals with many issues other than the right to marry." New York Review of Books. 08/01/ Currently it looks like the battle for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rights is all about marriage : Rutgers University Press. 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 Cited by: 5.

      Gay rights movement, also called homosexual rights movement or gay liberation movement, civil rights movement that advocates equal rights for gay men, lesbians, bisexuals, and transsexuals; seeks to eliminate sodomy laws barring homosexual acts between consenting adults; and calls for an end to discrimination against gay men and lesbians in employment, credit lending, housing, public. The gay rights movement is the struggle for equality and marriage rights for gay, lesbian and transgendered people. Learn about the Stonewall Riots, Harvey Milk and more.


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