Being LGBTQ in America: LGBTQ Rights and the Law, 1st Edition

  • Duchess Harris
  • Martha Lundin
  • Published By: Essential Library
  • ISBN-10: 1532172311
  • ISBN-13: 9781532172311
  • DDC: 306.760973
  • 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 explores the history of legislation affecting the LGBTQ community, including the proposed ban on transgender soldiers. It also explores the lives of the people who have challenged anti-LGBTQ legislation and made a difference for LGBTQ people in America. 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 Little More Perfect”.
2: Workplace Discrimination.
3: Health and Privacy.
4: Safe Schools and Students’ Rights.
5: Lost in Translation.
6: Life in the Military.
7: The Fight for Marriage Equality.
8: Adoption and Family Planning.
9: The Future of Rights and Laws.
10: Essential Facts.
Additional resources.
Source Notes.
About the authors.