New York Times on Gay and Lesbian Issues, 1st Edition

  • Susan Burgess Ohio University
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  • ISBN-10: 1608717739
  • ISBN-13: 9781608717736
  • DDC: 306.76
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 551 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released February 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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In The NEW YORK TIMES ON GAY AND LESBIAN ISSUES author and gender studies professor Susan Burgess showcases relevant news stories, editorials, and letters to the editor to present the major political, social, and cultural issues that have affected gays and lesbians in the U.S. over the past 150 years. The book includes twelve chapters covering topics such as the Stonewall Uprising, gays in the military, youth and education, and AIDS. Each chapter features an overview of the issue at hand, introduction to each of the articles selected, and profiles of key events and personalities. This unique title allows students and researchers access to authoritative and engaging information, giving historical context to contemporary issues.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
About TimesReference from CQ Press.
About the Author.
1: The Stonewall Uprising and Its Aftermath.
2: Gay Civil Rights Laws and the Emerging LGBT Community.
3: Sexuality, Gender, and Science.
4: AIDS.
5: Coming out, Outing, and the Closet.
6: The Right to Privacy and the Decriminalization of Sodomy.
7: Gays in the Military.
8: Youth and Education.
9: Violence Against LGBT People.
10: Same-Sex Marriage and the Family.
11: The Intersection of Religion with Gay and Lesbian Issues.
12: Sexuality and Gender Identity in the Workplace.