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Sexuality and discrimination

Author: Justin Healey
Publisher: Rozelle, N.S.W. : Spinney Press, 2002.
Series: Issues in society (Spinney Press), v. 162.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How does the law and society in general treat homosexual and transsexual people - should they have more rights and acceptance? Should same-sex marriage, IVF treatment for lesbians, gay adoption and openly gay clergy be allowed? How do young gay people cope with coming out?
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Justin Healey
ISBN: 1876811714 9781876811716
OCLC Number: 51226228
Description: 44 pages : il1. ; 30 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1. Discrimination and Gay Rights: Sexuality and rights; Myths about sexuality; Human rights for Australia's gays and lesbians; Discrimination against gays and lesbians; Homosexual discrimination: your rights; Workplace discrimination; Equal justice for gays, psychiatric help for homophobes; Gays welcome day of new rights; State pushes equality for gays; Age of consent comparison; Two mums, one double standard; Advice for gay parents: go west; A child's needs come before gay parenting; Sex Discrimination Commissioner welcomes IVF Bill report; Gays should not be in the army: RSL; Gays no threat to Australian military; In the eyes of God; Marriage shouldn't be clergy's business; PM rejects gay marriage; Gay priests cannot stay in office, Pell warns; Don't admit you're gay, says church; Out of the garden. Chapter 2. Homophobia: Challenging homophobia; Fight intolerance; Aussies more tolerant of gays; Challenging transphobia; In defence of tolerance; Homophobia starts early, study finds; Homophobia:enough is enough; Gay-hate homicide; Worst days of their lives; Homophobic abuse too often ignored at school./ñ`ı̐Ł.
Series Title: Issues in society (Spinney Press), v. 162.
Responsibility: editor, Justin Healey.

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How does the law and society in general treat homosexual and transsexual people - should they have more rights and acceptance? Should same-sex marriage, IVF treatment for lesbians, gay adoption and openly gay clergy be allowed? How do young gay people cope with coming out?

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