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Covering : the hidden assault on our civil rights

Author: Kenji Yoshino
Publisher: New York : Random House, 2007, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Random House trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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A legal scholar presents a memoir that documents his experiences and calls for a return to an authenticity which recognizes that the suppression of personal identity causes harm to all society.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Kenji Yoshino; Kenji Yoshino
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenji Yoshino
ISBN: 9780375760211 0375760210
OCLC Number: 156912636
Awards: Winner of Triangle Awards (Gay Nonfiction) 2007
Description: xiv, 282 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Preface --
An uncovered self --
pt. 1 --
Gay conversion --
Gay passing --
Gay covering --
Gay covering --
pt. 2. Racial covering --
Sex-based covering --
pt. 3 --
The end of civil rights --
The new civil rights --
Epilogue --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Acknowledgments --
Index.
Responsibility: Kenji Yoshino.

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A legal scholar presents a memoir that documents his experiences and calls for a return to an authenticity which recognizes that the suppression of personal identity causes harm to all society.

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