Engel, Stephen M.,

Fragmented citizens : the changing landscape of gay and lesbian lives / Stephen M. Engel. - New York, NY : New York University Press, ©2016. - xiv, 413 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction : fragmented citizens -- From individual rights to institutional recognition : toward a developmental account of gay and lesbian politics -- Excluding the homosexual : naming gender and sexual transgression -- Gay is good : multiple paths to recognizing unjust discrimination -- Recognizing ourselves : gay and lesbian interest groups and the consequences of self-definition -- Respect for private lives : closeting same-sex sexuality in public opinion, policy, and law -- A history of discrimination : gays and lesbians as a suspect class -- A jurisprudence of blindness : same-sex marriage, human dignity, and the erosion of scrutiny doctrine -- Conclusion : to be whole.

9781479809127 (cl : alk. paper) 1479809128 (cl : alk. paper)

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Gay rights--United States.
Gays--Political activity.
Homophobia--United States.
Citizenship--United States.
Citizenship.
Gay rights.
Gays--Political activity.
Homophobia.
Politics and government.


United States--Politics and government.
United States.

HQ76.8.U5 / E54 2016

323.3/2640973

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