Courting justice : gay men and lesbians v. the Supreme Court / Joyce Murdoch and Deb Price

Author(s): Murdoch, Joyce
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Subjects: Gay rights--United States
Gays--Legal status, laws, etc.--United States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Basic Books, c2001
LC Classification: H, HQ
Physical Description: viii, 582, [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Introduction: "Pay No Attention to That Man Behind the Curtain" 1
1. ONE Standard of Justice 27
2. "A Burning Sense of Injustice" 51
3. Beefcake on the Menu 65
4. "More Than a Homosexual" 89
5. "Afflicted with Homosexuality" 103
6. Nowhere to Hide 135
7. Nothing to Hide 163
8. A Marble Storm Cellar 189
9. Ominous, "Unsettled" Times 213
10. The Chess Master Makes His Move 237
11. Adrift in a Sea of Gay Clerks 271
12. Branded Second-Class Citizens 311
13. Confirming Hostility 355
14. Crawling Toward Empathy 389
15. Turning a Major Corner 415
16. "The Constitution 'Neither Knows Nor Tolerates Classes Among Citizens" 451
17. Counting to Four 483
Conclusion: Seeking the Shortest Path to Equal Justice 517
Appendix 531
Notes on Sources 536
Selected Bibliography 561
Index 565
Additional Authors: Price, Deb
Notes: LCCN: 2001335409
ISBN: 0465015131
Includes bibliographical references (p. 561-563) and index
Contents: Introduction: "Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain" -- ONE standard of justice -- "A burning sense of injustice" -- Beefcake on the menu -- "More than a homosexual" -- "Afflicted with homosexuality" -- Nowhere to hide -- Nothing to hide -- A marble storm cellar -- Ominous, "unsettled" times -- The chess master makes his move -- Adrift in a sea of gay clerks -- Branded second-class citizens -- Confirming hostility -- Crawling toward empathy -- Turning a major corner -- "The Constitution 'neither knows nor tolerates classes among citizens'" -- Counting to five [lined out] four -- Conclusion: Seeking the shortest path to equal justice
OCLC Number: 46996326
ISBN/ISSN: 0465015131