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Creating change : sexuality, public policy, and civil rights

Author: John D'Emilio; William B Turner; Urvashi Vaid
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This book traces the work and gauges the impact of the gay and lesbian movement in the generation since Stonewall. It explores a particular, though critically significant, arena in which change has occurred--the world of public policy making, especially at the level of the federal government--and scrutinizes the who, how, why, and what of it.
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Genre/Form: History
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John D'Emilio; William B Turner; Urvashi Vaid
ISBN: 0312243758 9780312243753
OCLC Number: 44026444
Description: xii, 526 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Mirror images : lesbian/gay civil rights in the Carter and Reagan administrations / William B. Turner --
Beating around Bush : gay rights and America's 41st president / Joe Rollins --
A "friend" in the White House? Reflections on the Clinton presidency / Craig A. Rimmerman --
From Bowers v. Hardwick to Romer v. Evans? Lesbian and gay rights in the U.S. Supreme Court / Arthur S. Leonard --
From agitator to insider : fighting for inclusion in the Democratic party / Jean O'Leary --
Caught between worlds : gay Republicans step out, and into the political fray / Richard Tafel --
A wheel within a wheel : sexual orientation and the Federal workforce / Leonard P. Hirsch --
The Federal gay rights bill : from Bella to ENDA / Chai R. Feldblum --
Government v. Gays : two sad stories with two happy endings, civil service employment and security clearances / Franklin E. Kameny --
American immigration law : a case study in the effective use of the political process / Barney Frank --
Getting it straight : a review of the "gays in the military" debate / Tim McFeeley --
Bridging race, class, and sexuality for school reform / N'Tanya Lee, Don Murphy, Lisa North, and Juliet Ucelli --
The emergence of a gay and lesbian antiviolence movement / David M. Wertheimer --
Couples : marriage, civil union, and domestic partnership / David L. Chambers --
Raising children : lesbian and gay parents face the public and the courts / Nancy D. Polikoff --
Family values : from the White House Conference on Families to the Family Protection Act / Thomas J. Burrows --
Advocating for lesbian health in the Clinton years / Marj Plumb --
Contested membership : Black gay identities and the politics of AIDS / Cathy J. Cohen --
The Ryan White CARE Act : an impressive, dubious accomplishment / John-Manuel Andriote --
Lesbians travel the roads of feminism globally / Charlotte Bunch and Claudia Hinojosa --
Three marches, many lessons / Nadine Smith --
Facing discrimination, organizaing for freedom : the transgender community / Phyllis Randolph Frye --
Organizational tales : interpreting the NGLTF story / John D'Emilio.
Responsibility: edited by John D'Emilio, William B. Turner, Urvashi Vaid.
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This book traces the work and gauges the impact of the gay and lesbian movement in the generation since Stonewall. It explores a particular, though critically significant, arena in which change has occurred--the world of public policy making, especially at the level of the federal government--and scrutinizes the who, how, why, and what of it.

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