Gay Lesbian Nonfiction

Download Gay and Lesbian Communities the World Over by Rita J. Simon,Alison M. Brooks PDF

By Rita J. Simon,Alison M. Brooks

homosexual and Lesbian groups internationally examines the remedy and standing of gays and lesbians in 21 international locations around the globe. The international locations integrated are Canada, the us, Argentina, Brazil, nice Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Hungary, Poland, Russia, Israel, Egypt, Iran, Nigeria, South Africa, India, China, Japan, and Australia. The publication explores the historical past of homosexuality courting again to old Greece and Rome, in addition to attitudes towards gays and lesbians in the world's so much renowned religions, the humanities, literature, and movie. This research is exclusive because of its accomplished and cutting edge research of quite a lot of issues bearing on homosexual and lesbian groups throughout various international locations. The authors document at the rights of homosexual and lesbian voters within the nations indexed above, as for instance the best to marry, undertake, serve within the army, carry sure occupational positions. in addition they describe the prestige of homosexual and lesbian electorate as for instance, the legality of homosexuality and sanctioned punishments. while to be had, public opinion facts are stated on how respondents think approximately gays and lesbians of their nation in addition to their reviews on what rights can be afforded to this team. info are suggested on respondents' critiques on permitting homosexual marriage, civil unions, adoption, and permitting gays to overtly serve within the army. The consultant pattern of nations during this research may also help students get a greater experience of the prestige of gays and lesbians around the globe.

Show description

Read or Download Gay and Lesbian Communities the World Over PDF

Best gay & lesbian nonfiction books

The Nearest Exit May Be Behind You

Lambda Literary Award finalistAlternately unsettling and declaring, devastating and scrumptious, the closest go out will be at the back of You is a brand new number of essays on gender and id through S. undergo Bergman that's irrevocably sincere and ceaselessly illuminating. With humor and style, those essays take care of concerns from women's areas to the previous boys' community, from homosexual male bathhouses to lesbian potlucks, from being a baby to getting ready to have one.

Queer Social Philosophy: CRITICAL READINGS FROM KANT TO ADORNO

In Queer Social Philosophy, Randall Halle analyzes key texts within the culture of German severe idea from the viewpoint of up to date queer concept, exposing gender and sexuality regulations that undermine these texts' claims of common fact. Addressing such figures as Kant, Hegel, Marx, Nietzsche, Adorno, and Habermas, Halle deals a special contribution to modern debates approximately sexuality, civil society, and politics.

Gender and the Quest in British Science Fiction Television: An Analysis of Doctor Who, Blake's 7, Red Dwarf and Torchwood: 55 (Critical Explorations in Science Fiction and Fantasy)

The topics of this booklet represent an important pass part of BBC technology fiction tv. With such characters because the physician (an enigmatic time-traveling alien), Kerr Avon (a troublesome insurgent leader), Dave Lister (a slovenly final surviving human) and Captain Jack Harkness (a complicated omnisexual immortal), those indicates have either challenged and bolstered viewer expectancies in regards to the small-screen masculine hero.

The Ultimate Guide for Gay Dads: Everything You Need to Know About LGBTQ Parenting But Are (Mostly) Afraid to Ask

No 1 Amazon iteration! while you're taking into consideration turning into a homosexual dad ─ or while you are already a homosexual dad ─ this e-book is for you! Are you prepared to have teenagers? increasingly more homosexual males are turning to adoption and surrogacy to begin their very own households. An anticipated million American LBGTQ humans wish to undertake and an predicted 65,000 followed young ones reside with a homosexual dad or mum.

Additional resources for Gay and Lesbian Communities the World Over

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.67 of 5 – based on 47 votes