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Civil Unions and Marriage

Jeffrey M. Shaman

in Equality and Liberty in the Golden Age of State Constitutional Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195334340
eISBN:
9780199868773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195334340.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Although there is a split of authority on the issue, some state courts have ruled that it is unconstitutional to deny gay or lesbian couples the civil benefits and rights that are available to ... More


Gay Marriage in an Era of Media Visibility

Leigh Moscowitz

in The Battle over Marriage: Gay Rights Activism through the Media

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038129
eISBN:
9780252095382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038129.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This book examines how media coverage helped to define and shape the gay marriage debate as well as gay rights activism during the period 2003–2012. Through an analysis of media reports and in-depth ... More


Homosexuality Is African: Struggles “to Be Seen”

Ashley Currier

in Out in Africa: LGBT Organizing in Namibia and South Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678006
eISBN:
9781452948195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678006.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses the challenges faced by Namibian and South African lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) activists following assertions that they were “gay for pay,” or doing the ... More


Who Claims Modernity?: The International Frame of Sexual Recognition

Randall Williams

in The Divided World: Human Rights and Its Violence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665419
eISBN:
9781452946290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665419.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter discusses how the foundational oppositionality between decolonizing praxis and human rights has been reconfigured since the early 1960s, as one formerly colonized nation after another ... 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


Ecclesiastical Authority: Aids, Sexuality, and The American Catholic Church

Anthony M. Petro

in After the Wrath of God: AIDS, Sexuality, and American Religion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199391288
eISBN:
9780199391318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391288.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines American Catholic debates regarding AIDS education in the 1980s. It focuses on Cardinal John O’Connor of New York City, who served on the President’s AIDS Commission. O’Connor ... More


A Free Press Must Prevail: 1971–1993

Kenneth Joel Zogry

in Print News and Raise Hell: The Daily Tar Heel and the Evolution of a Modern University

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469608297
eISBN:
9781469608303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469608297.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter covers the growth, development, and challenges facing UNC in the last decades of the 20th century, and the pressures on the student newspaper, both financially and ideologically. The ... More


Below the Radar: How Silence Can Save Civil Rights

Alison L. Gash

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780190201159
eISBN:
9780190235550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190201159.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Scholars and pundits have come to expect backlash to civil rights battles, especially when courts are involved. From white backlash to Roe rage, American history is replete with stories of unpopular ... More


Introduction

Alison L. Gash

in Below the Radar: How Silence Can Save Civil Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780190201159
eISBN:
9780190235550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190201159.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter introduces the overall goal for the book—to explore the potential for low-visibility advocacy strategies to minimize backlash against unpopular civil rights efforts. Specifically, the ... More


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