eBook Documents of the LGBT Movement: Eyewitness to History, 1st Edition

  • Chuck Stewart
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  • ISBN-10: 1440855021
  • ISBN-13: 9781440855023
  • DDC: 306.76
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 275 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released June 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018
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Overview

Beginning from the First People, through the influx of European settlers and the slave trade from Africa, to the modern era, this book presents and discusses documents that reflect pivotal moments in the LGBT rights movement in North America.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in the Eyewitness to History Series.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
Evaluating and Interpreting Primary Documents.
Introduction.
Chronology.
Early America.
1: Navajo Sacredness for Nadleeh.
2: Indian Sodomy in Florida (1528 and 1702 Reports).
3: Virginia Sodomy Law (1610).
4: The Execution of Richard Cornish (1624–1625).
5: William Plaine Executed in New England for Teaching Masturbation (1646).
6: African American Jan Creoli Killed and Burned in Dutch Colony (1646).
7: Sara Norman and Mary Hammon Accused of Lewd Behavior (1649).
8: New Haven Law Prohibits Lesbianism (1655).
9: Puritan Sermon on the Cry of Sodom (1674).
10: Illinois Indian Transgender (1677).
11: Pirates in the Caribbean (1724).
12: Commentaries on the Laws of England (1765).
13: Spanish Colonial Suppression of Sodomites in California (1775-1777).
14: Spanish Priests Condemn Transgendered Yuma Indians (1775).
Early United States of America.
15: U.S. Declaration of Independence (1776).
16: U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights (1791).
17: Bachelor Friendships of the Nineteenth Century (1840).
18: National Women’s Rights Convention (1852).
19: Walt Whitman and the Homoerotic Poetry of Democracy (1860).
20: Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution (1868).
21: Walt Whitman’s Democratic Vistas (1870).
22: Females Passing as Men (1894).
Turn of the Twentieth Century through World War I.
23: Anthony Comstock Seeks to Imprison Inverts (1900).
24: U.S. Navy Entraps Homosexuals (1919).
25: Society for Human Rights (1924).
26: The Well of Loneliness (1929).
World War II to 1950.
27: The German Criminal Code, Paragraph 175 (1935).
28: Sigmund Freud on Homosexuality (1935).
29: Lesbian Challenges Georgia’s Sodomy Law (1939).
30: Lesbians in the Women’s Army Corps (1945).
31: Psychiatrists Oppose Homosexual Rights Laws (1945).
32: Vice Versa Predictions (1947).
33: Employment of Homosexuals and Other Sex Perverts (1950).
1950s.
34: Formation of the Mattachine Society (1950).
35: Mattachine Society Meetings (1950).
36: Mattachine Protests Police Entrapment (1952).
37: Jim Kepner’s First Mattachine Meeting (1953).
38: Tampa Lesbian Bar Raid (1953).
39: The Crittenden Report on Homosexuality in the U.S. Navy (1957).
40: Evelyn Hooker’s Psychological Research (1957).
41: Supreme Court Rules One is not Obscene (1958).
42: Mattachine National Convention (1959).
1960s.
43: Jose Sarria Runs for San Francisco City Council (1961).
44: Aclu Begins Gay Rights Cases (1963).
45: Mohave Indian Two-Spirit Person (1964).
46: Mattachine Pickets the White House (1965).
47: San Francisco Activism (1965).
48: Lesbian Lesbian Activism and the Ladder (1966).
49: Supreme Court Excludes and Deports Homosexual Immigrants (1967).
50: Homophile Action League (1968).
51: Employment Rights: Norton V. Macy (1969).
52: Teachers’ Rights: Morrison V. State Board of Education (1969).
53: Stonewall Inn Riots and the Beginning of the Modern Gay Rights Movement (1969).
1970s.
54: Gay Liberation Front and the Gay Activists Alliance (1970).
55: “Gay Lib Zaps Psychologists” (1970).
56: Congress to Unite Women (1970).
57: Democratic Party Convention (1972).
58: Mass Murder at the Upstairs Lounge (1973).
59: Multiple Struggles for Lesbian Women of Color (1973).
60: Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (1973).
61: Gay Rights to Organize: Gay Students Org. V. Bonner (1974).
62: The National Federation of Priests’ Councils (NFPC) (1974).
63: Lesbian Child Custody Rights (1974).
64: Lesbians as the Vanguard of Feminism (1975).
65: The American Psychological Association Removes Homosexuality From DSM (1975).
66: Military Service: Matlovich V. Secretary of the Air Force (1976).
67: Union of American Hebrew Congregations Resolution (1977).
68: Teachers’ Rights: Gaylord V. Tacoma School Dist. No. 10 (1977).
69: Civil Service Reform Act (1978).
70: Harvey Milk on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors (1978).
71: Coming out as Free Speech: Gay Law Students Ass’n V. Pacific Tele. and Tel. Co. (1979).
1980s.
72: Anita Bryant’s Startling Reversal (1980).
73: Democratic Party and Gay Rights (1980).
74: Gay Students’ Rights: Fricke V. Lynch (1980).
75: Wisconsin Antidiscrimination Law (1981).
76: Violence Against Lesbians (1982).
77: Lesbians of Color Conference (1983).
78: Teachers’ Rights: National Gay Task Force V. Board of Education of Oklahoma City (1985).
79: Private Consensual Sexual Behavior: Bowers V. Hardwick (1986).
80: Dignity USA’S Response to the “Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith—on the Pastoral Care of Homosexual Persons . . .” (1986).
81: Aids as God’s Punishment (1987).
82: Act up (Aids Coalition to Unleash Power) (1987).
83: Old Lesbians Organizing for Change (OLOC) Mission Statement (1987).
84: National Coming Out Day (1988).
85: Congressman William Dannemeyer Opposes Gay Rights (1989).
86: A Jewish Rabbi’s Acceptance of Gay and Lesbian Rights (1989).
87: Employment Rights: Price Waterhouse V. Hopkins (1989).
88: Family Issues: Braschi V. Stahl Associates Co. (1989).
1990s.
89: Queer Nation (1990).
90: Asylum from Torture: Matter of Toboso-Alfonso (1990).
91: Child Custody by de Facto Parents: Alison D. V. Virginia M. (1991).
92: Bisexuals and Gay Rights (1991).
93: Gays in the Republican Party (1991).
94: Removing Prohibitions on Same-Sex Behavior: Kentucky V. Wasson (1992).
95: Colorado Amendment 2 (1992).
96: Same-Sex Marriage in Hawaii: Baehr V. Lewin (1993).
97: Lesbian Attorney Appointed to High Federal Government Position (1993).
98: Barry Goldwater on Gays in the Military (1993).
99: March on Washington (1993).
100: Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (1993).
101: Catholic Condemnation of Homosexuality (1994).
102: Ex-Gays Condemn Gay Rights (1994).
103: Sharon Bottoms Child Custody Court Case: Bottoms V. Bottoms (1994 and 1995).
104: Lesbianas Unidas (1994).
105: “Cocktail” Helps Manage HIV Infection Transforming Aids into a Chronic Disease Instead of a Death Sentence (1995).
106: The Lesbian Avengers (1995).
107: Discrimination by Private Organizations: Hurley V. Irish-American Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Group of Boston (1995).
108: Communications Decency Act (1996).
109: Brandon Teena Murder Trial (1996).
110: Protection from Discrimination for LGBT Citizens: Romer V. Evans—Overturning Colorado “Amendment 2” (1996).
111: Harassment of Gay Students: Nabozny V. Podlesny (1996).
112: Defense of Marriage Act (Doma) (1996).
113: Galluccio-Holden Adoption Lawsuit (1997).
114: Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (1997).
115: Transsexual Name Change: In Re Mcintyre (1996).
116: Aids and the Americans with Disabilities Act: Bragdon V. Abbot (1998).
117: Same-Sex Marriage Equality: Baker V. Vermont (1999).
118: Overturning State Sodomy Laws (1999).
119: Student Rights to Form Gay Clubs: East High Gay/Straight Alliance V. Board of Education (1999).
120: Human Rights Campaign Statement on Why Reparative Therapy and Ex-Gay Ministries Fail.
121: Diversity Training: Altman V. Minnesota Department of Corrections (1999).
2000s.
122: The Westboro Baptist Church and its Message of Hate.
123: Student Group Rights to University Funding: Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System V. Southworth (2000).
124: Gay Rights to Belong to a Group: Boy Scouts of America V. Dale (2000).
125: Transgender Rights and the Aclu (2000).
126: Transsexual Rights: Schwenk V. Hartford (2000).
127: Antigay Hate Crimes in High Schools (2000).
128: Millennium March on Washington (2000).
129: Dr. Robert Spitzer Claims Sexual Orientation can be Changed. Twelve Years Later he Rescinds his Research and Issues a Formal Public Apology (2003).
130: The Supreme Court Rules that Antisodomy Laws are Unconstitutional: Lawrence V. Texas, 539 U.S. 558 (2003).
131: Uniting American Families Act (2007).
132: Matthew Shepard Act (2007).
133: In Re Marriage Cases: Opinion (2008) California’s Ban on Same-Sex Marriages is Unconstitutional.
134: In Re Marriage Cases: Dissent (2008).
2010s.
135: The Repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (2010).
136: Lawsuit by Sexual Minorities Uganda V. Scott Lively for Pushing his Antigay Hate in a Foreign Country (2012).
137: California’s Law Bans Sexual Orientation Change Efforts (SOCE): Senate Bill No. 1172 (2012).
138: President of Exodus International Apologies for the Hurt, Pain, and Failure Caused by Their Decades-Long Effort to Change Sexual Orientation (2013).
139: U.S. Supreme Court Lets Ban Against Proposition 8 Stand, Allowing Same-Sex Marriage in California: Hollingsworth et al. V. Perry et al. (2013).
140: Supreme Court Rules that Doma is Unconstitutional: United States V. Windsor, Executor of the Estate of Spyer, et al. (2013).
141: Arizona’s Attempted Legislation to Allow Discrimination Based on Religious Freedom: SB 1062 (2014).
142: The National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality (NARTH) and its Purpose (2014).
143: Same-Sex Marriage Legalized (2015).
144: County Clerk Kim Davis Released from Jail for Defying Court Order to Issue Marriage Licenses to Same-Sex Couples (2015).
145: Baptist Pastor Calls on God to Kill More Gays After the Pulse Gay Nightclub Massacre in Orlando, Florida (2016).
146: Bills to Restrict Transgender People from Using Public Bathrooms Passed in North Carolina (2016).
147: National Center for Lesbian Rights Sues Utah Over “No-Promo Homo” Law (2016).
148: Apology for Past Antigay Discrimination Made by State Department Removed from Web Site When Donald Trump Assumes the U.S. Presidency (2017).
149: Federal Appeals Court Rules the 1964 Civil Rights Act Protects LGBT Employees from Workplace Discrimination (2017).
Index.
About the Author.