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A Little Gay History

Author : R. B. Parkinson
ISBN : 9780231166638
Genre : Art
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Documents the history of homosexuality and its representation in art, using objects from the British Museum's collection that date from 9000 BC to the present to illustrate how same-sex love has always been a part of human history.

Homosexuality And The Law

Author : Donald C. Knutson
ISBN : 0917724143
Genre : Law
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A fascinating exploration of how the law--as viewed and decided by the courts--often embodies fear and prejudice against homosexuality, and thereby, becomes the instrument for discrimination. This valuable book covers a wide range of subjects, illustrating the extent to which the lives of gay persons are touched by these laws and providing a highly critical examination of the response by the American judicial system to our claims for equal protection under the law. Leading law professors and practicing lawyers address the important legal issues and court decisions relevant to male and female homosexuality--criminal punishment for gay sex acts, employment discrimination, child custody, gay organizational rights, and more.

Man To Man

Author : Pierre Borhan
ISBN : UOM:39015074249809
Genre : Photography
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This is the first comprehensive study of homoeroticism and male homosexuality in the history of photography. Daguerres invention of photography was quickly adapted by men as a gay art form. Pierre Borhan provides a fast-paced overview of the principal themes in 19th-century homoerotic photography. Olivier Saillard surveys the homoerotic urge in fashion photography, from layouts in Vogue and other fashion magazines to the tongue-in-cheek advertising campaigns of Calvin Klein and other fashion icons. Gilles Mora has sought out rare and unpublished prints by such seminal photographers as Horst, Mapplethorpe, and Herb Ritts.

Homosexuality And The European Court Of Human Rights

Author : Paul Johnson
ISBN : 9781136218965
Genre : Law
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Homosexuality and the European Court of Human Rights is the first book-length study of the Court’s jurisprudence in respect of sexual orientation. It offers a socio-legal analysis of the substantial number of decisions and judgments of the Strasbourg organs on the wide range of complaints brought by gay men and lesbians under the European Convention on Human Rights. Providing a systematic analysis of Strasbourg case law since 1955 and examining decades of decisions that have hitherto remained obscure, the book considers the evolution of the Court’s interpretation of the Convention and how this has fashioned lesbian and gay rights in Europe. Going beyond doctrinal analysis by employing a nuanced sociological consideration of Strasbourg jurisprudence, Paul Johnson shows how the Court is a site at which homosexuality is both socially constructed and regulated. He argues that although the Convention is conceived as a ‘living instrument’ to be interpreted ‘in the light of present-day conditions’ the Court’s judgments have frequently forged and advanced new social conditions in respect of homosexuality. Johnson argues that the Court’s jurisprudence has an extra-legal importance because it provides an authoritative and powerful discursive resource that can be mobilized by lesbians and gay men to challenge homophobic and heteronormative social relations in contemporary societies. As such, the book considers how the Court’s interpretation of the Convention might be evolved in the future to better protect lesbian and gay rights and lives.

Catalog Of Museum Publications Media

Author : Paul Wasserman
ISBN : NWU:35556018617084
Genre : Museums
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Jenny Lives With Eric And Martin

Author : Susanne Bösche
ISBN : STANFORD:36105017351904
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Homosexuality And The Law

Author : Chuck Stewart
ISBN : 9781576072677
Genre : Law
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This reference work provides important information about the role academic research has played in the ever-evolving laws covering homosexuality. * Includes thoughtful coverage of transsexual, transgendered, and intersexed legal concerns * Presents the most current information on the legal status of homosexuals in an easily navigated dictionary format

Lgbt People And The Uk Cultural Sector

Author : John Vincent
ISBN : 9781317105480
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book examines the complex and conflicting relationships between LGBT people and our cultural and heritage organisations including libraries, museums and archives. In this unique book established author John Vincent draws together current good practice, and also highlights issues which urgently still need to be addressed. To set the work of libraries, museums and archives in context, Vincent traces the development of LGBT rights in the UK. He goes on to examine some of the reasons for hostility and hatred against this minority group and critically explores provision that has been made by cultural and heritage organisations. He offers examples of good practice - not only from the UK, but from across the world - and draws up an essential 'charter' for future development. This compelling, practical book should be read by managers and staff in libraries, museums and archives around the world looking for guidance on this important issue.

Public Religion And The Politics Of Homosexuality In Africa

Author : Adriaan van Klinken
ISBN : 9781317073420
Genre : Religion
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Issues of same-sex relationships and gay and lesbian rights are the subject of public and political controversy in many African societies today. Frequently, these controversies receive widespread attention both locally and globally, such as with the Anti-Homosexuality Bill in Uganda. In the international media, these cases tend to be presented as revealing a deeply-rooted homophobia in Africa fuelled by religious and cultural traditions. But so far little energy is expended in understanding these controversies in all their complexity and the critical role religion plays in them. This is the first book with multidisciplinary perspectives on religion and homosexuality in Africa. It presents case studies from across the continent, from Egypt to Zimbabwe and from Senegal to Kenya, and covers religious traditions such as Islam, Christianity and Rastafarianism. The contributors explore the role of religion in the politicisation of homosexuality, investigate local and global mobilisations of power, critically examine dominant religious discourses, and highlight the emergence of counter-discourses. Hence they reveal the crucial yet ambivalent public role of religion in matters of sexuality, social justice and human rights in contemporary Africa.

Maurice

Author : E M Forster
ISBN : 9781444737202
Genre : Fiction
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As Maurice Hall makes his way through a traditional English education, he projects an outer confidence that masks troubling questions about his own identity. Frustrated and unfulfilled, a product of the bourgeoisie he will grow to despise, he has difficulty acknowledging his nascent attraction to men. At Cambridge he meets Clive, who opens his eyes to a less conventional view of the nature of love. Yet when Maurice is confronted by the societal pressures of life beyond university, self-doubt and heartbreak threaten his quest for happiness.

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