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Fight back and win : my thirty year fight against injustice and how you can win your own battles

Author: Gloria Allred; Deborah Caulfield Rybak
Publisher: New York : Regan Books, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Includes material on the Laci Peterson case, John Schmitz, Ilene Hill, Bill Clinton and Paula Jones, Aids discrimination, O.J. Simpson, sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, Holocaust denial, "Gwen" Araujo, gay marriage, and Michael Jackson.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Autobiographies
Named Person: Gloria Allred; Gloria Allred
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gloria Allred; Deborah Caulfield Rybak
ISBN: 0060739282 9780060739287 9780060739300 0060739304
OCLC Number: 62755633
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xviii, 285 pages : portrait ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Lisa Bloom --
Introduction --
1. To conquer, you must first conquer yourself : my life lessons --
2. Don't be victimized twice : Amber Frey's fight for justice --
3. You can fight the power : politicians and other good ol' boys --
The Schmitz smear --
Ilene Hill and the grandstanding deputy district attorney --
How to bring down a politician gone wild (th U.S. Senate) --
It's not the office, it's the action (President Bill Clinton) --
4. You can catch a fallen star : taking on celebrity bad boys --
Marv Albert and the blonde bombshell witness --
Tommy Lee's motley to-do --
The Pakistani cricket star (Imran Khan) plays games with paternity --
My three rounds with Mike Tyson --
Avoiding fallout from Robert Blake's media storm --
Princess Diana, the model Kelly Fisher, and the frog who wished to become Prince Charming --
5. Fight back at work --
Debbie Thorne Volkert and the double standard --
Not part of the job description --
The man who was man-handled --
Fighting for patients who can't fight for themselves --
Fighting an old argument --
6. You can knock down the boys' club door --
I get the last laugh at the Friars Club --
Locking horns with the Elks --
Katrina Yeaw and the boys-only Boy Scouts of America --
Even stubborn organizations can be persuaded to change --
7. Little things start big changes --
The case of the costly shirt (Flair Cleaners' discriminatory pricing policy) --
Saks makes alterations to an unfair policy --
The clip joint --
A priceless case of menu bias (L'Orangerie's) --
Curtains for Papa Choux's policy --
A toy story --
The case of the deceptive pregnancy counseling clinic --
Paul Jasperson's courageous crusade (AIDS discrimination in West Hollywood) --
8. You can fight high-profile killers --
(O.J. Simpson) --
9. You can fight rapists and other sexual predators --
Lori Brown and the serial rapist --
A rapist is a rapist, regardless of the victim --
The Pillowcase Rapist and the Hollywood assault --
Desiray Bartak and the house of horror --
Rita Milla and the seven priests --
10. Beware of bigotry --
Mel Mermelstein fights the Holocaust deniers --
"Gwen" Araujo : transgendered teen dead at seventeen --
Our fight for equality in marriage (same-gender marriage) --
11. Motherhood is powerful --
Women in chains L.A. county sheriff's policy) --
Get creative to get child support --
Stolen eggs, a stolen son --
Sometimes moms need to move on --
The cruelest kind of custody --
(Toni Dykstra and her daughter) --
12. Fight the boobs behind the tube --
The Scarlet "P" (Hunter Tylo and Melrose Place) --
Hooters' secret reality show --
Dude, your reality show sucks --
The interview from Hell (Thea Robinson and reality tv) --
13. Fight for the children --
Cheerleading busted --
A different kind of child (St. James and LaDonna Davis and their chimpanzee, Moe) --
The mystery of Michael Jackson --
Conclusion : what I have learned in the past thirty years can help you.
Responsibility: Gloria Allred with Deborah Caufield Rybak.

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Includes material on the Laci Peterson case, John Schmitz, Ilene Hill, Bill Clinton and Paula Jones, Aids discrimination, O.J. Simpson, sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, Holocaust denial, "Gwen" Araujo, gay marriage, and Michael Jackson.

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