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Critiques of Marriage: An Essentially Unjust Institution?

Elizabeth Brake

in Minimizing Marriage: Marriage, Morality, and the Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199774142
eISBN:
9780199933228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199774142.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Theorists of oppression note that marriage law has historically oppressed women and people of color and argue that it continues to perpetuate oppression of women, gays and lesbians, and minority ... More


Butterfly Kiss: The Contagious Kiss of Becoming-Lesbian

Chrysanthi Nigianni

in Deleuze and Queer Theory

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634040
eISBN:
9780748652563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634040.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines lesbianism through a schizoanalytic framework. It explains the schizoanalytic thinking that conceives of lesbianism as becoming-lesbian, a schizophrenic process which ... More


Dewey and Latina Lesbians on the Quest for Purity

Gregory Fernando Pappas

in Pragmatism in the Americas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233670
eISBN:
9780823241804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233670.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter discusses Latina Lesbian Women in the USA as one of the most radical insightful groups of feminist thinkers at the end of the twentieth century. It discusses that Latina lesbians are ... More


Margaret Cavendish and Lucy Hutchinson: Writing Matter

Jonathan Goldberg

in The Seeds of Things: Theorizing Sexuality and Materiality in Renaissance Representations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230662
eISBN:
9780823235827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230662.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter demonstrates how Margaret Cavendish's literature differs from that of Lucy Hutchinson in reference to the judgement of Norbrook that they have this “unique common ground.” Embellished in ... More


The Families of Assisted Reproduction and Adoption

Lucy Blake, Martin Richards, and Susan Golombok

in Family-Making: Contemporary Ethical Challenges

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199656066
eISBN:
9780191757099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656066.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the empirical evidence regarding the consequences of assisted reproduction and adoption for maternal health, family functioning, and child well-being. The social and regulatory ... More


On Non-Biological Maternity, or “My Daughter is Going to be a Father!”

Julie Crawford

in Family-Making: Contemporary Ethical Challenges

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199656066
eISBN:
9780191757099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656066.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the ethical dilemmas surrounding non-biological lesbian mothers—women who are at once procreative (in the sense of "bringing into existence") and adoptive mothers. While the ... More


Religious Exemptions

Christie Hartley

in Equal Citizenship and Public Reason: A Feminist Political Liberalism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190683023
eISBN:
9780190683061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190683023.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter considers whether political liberals can recognize exemptions from generally applicable laws when those laws substantially burden living in accordance with a religious comprehensive ... More


Defenses of Pornography

Andrew Altman

in Debating Pornography

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199358700
eISBN:
9780199358731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199358700.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter addresses criticisms of the sex equality approach from those who argue that pornography is a right flowing from a right to freedom of expression—the free speech defense of pornography, ... More


Marriage as a Violation of Equality

Clare Chambers

in Against Marriage: An Egalitarian Defense of the Marriage-Free State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198744009
eISBN:
9780191842337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744009.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter makes the foundational egalitarian case against marriage. It starts with a historical overview of feminist objections to marriage. Marriage undermines women’s equality both practically ... More


On Queering Nietzsche

Maudemarie Clark

in Nietzsche on Ethics and Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199371846
eISBN:
9780199371860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199371846.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter was originally presented to the Society for Gay and Lesbian Philosophy in 1997. It was a response to papers by Kevin Hill and Tamsin Lorraine, which raised complicated issues: how to ... More


Experiments in Living: MICHAEL WARNER (1999), The Trouble with Normal: Sex, Politics, and the Ethics of Queer Life

Martha C. Nussbaum

in Philosophical Interventions: Reviews 1986-2011

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199777853
eISBN:
9780190267612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199777853.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter reviews the book The Trouble with Normal: Sex, Politics, and the Ethics of Queer Life (1999), by Michael Warner. Warner's book explores the tyranny of public conformity and the ... More


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