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Gay and lesbian rights in the United States : a documentary history

Author: Walter L Williams; Yolanda Retter
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003.
Series: Primary documents in American history and contemporary issues.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An anthology of primary documents for high-school and college students who are studying or debating the issues of gay and lesbian rights in America, dating from colonial times to the present.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gay and lesbian rights in the United States.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003
(OCoLC)988875102
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Walter L Williams; Yolanda Retter
ISBN: 0313306966 9780313306969
OCLC Number: 50645772
Awards: Commended for Benjamin Franklin Award (Gay/Lesbian) 2004
Description: xlii, 317 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: pt. I. The clash of religions --
pt. II. Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness: the development of a homophile identity in the United States, 1775-1950 --
pt. III. Civil rights and civil liberties: the making of a gay and lesbian movement in the United States, 1950-1977 --
pt. IV. Backlash: the reaction to gay and lesbian progress in the United States, 1977-1987 --
pt. V. Queer America: the acceptance of sexual and gender diversity in the United States, 1987-2000.
Series Title: Primary documents in American history and contemporary issues.
Responsibility: edited by Walter L. Williams and Yolanda Retter.
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