Being LGBTQ in America: LGBTQ Discrimination in America, 1st Edition

  • Duchess Harris
  • Kristin Marciniak
  • Published By: Essential Library
  • ISBN-10: 1532172303
  • ISBN-13: 9781532172304
  • DDC: 306.766097
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released January 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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This book highlights the laws, opinions, and social norms that lead to discrimination of people in the LGBTQ community. It examines common elements of discrimination in the community, from bullying in schools to employment discrimination. Features include a glossary, further readings, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: A Hostile Atmosphere.
2: Political Framework.
3: Employment.
4: Health Care.
5: Education.
6: Housing.
7: The Criminal Justice System.
8: Effects of Discrimination.
9: Fighting Against Discrimination.
10: Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the authors.