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
Edition: 1st pbk. ed
Published: New York : Basic Books, 2002, c2001
LC Classification: H, HQ
Physical Description: viii, 582, [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
Additional Authors: Price, Deb
Notes: ISBN: 046501514X (pbk.)
ISBN: 9780465015146 (pbk.)
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
Lambda Literary Award, 2001
OCLC Number: 50013127
ISBN/ISSN: 046501514X
9780465015146