Dishonorable Passions

Author: William N. Eskridge Jr.
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1440631107
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From the Pentagon to the wedding chapel, there are few issues more controversial today than gay rights. As William Eskridge persuasively demonstrates in Dishonorable Passions, there is nothing new about this political and legal obsession.


Author: Katherine Franke
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 1479814008
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Wedlocked turns to history to compare today’s same-sex marriage movement to the experiences of newly emancipated black people in the mid-nineteenth century, when they were able to legally marry for the first time.


Author: William N. ESKRIDGE
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674036581
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This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the legal issues concerning gender and sexual nonconformity in the United States.

Free Comrades

Author: Terence S. Kissack
Publisher: A K PressDistribution
ISBN: 9781904859116
Size: 66.18 MB
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Fully indexed work on anarchism as it intersected with sexual politics at a time when homosexuality was considered to be gross indecency' and when Oscar Wilde was imprisoned for two years in a spectacular show trial.

Legislation And Statutory Interpretation

Author: William N. Eskridge
ISBN: 9781599410784
Size: 49.18 MB
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You'll find in-depth discussion of such topics as theories of legislation and representation, electoral and legislative structures, extrinsic sources for statutory interpretation, and substantive canons of statutory interpretation.

Gay American History

Author: Jonathan Katz
Publisher: Plume
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A collection of documents provides a continuous chronicle of homosexuality in America, from colonial times to the present, and of the persecution of gay males and lesbians throughout American history

Constitutional Law 2008

Author: Daniel A. Farber
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9780314190468
Size: 80.76 MB
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What We've Learned from the Evidence (2006). On equality practice as the
background of Loving, see Randall Kennedy, Interracial Intimacies: Sex,
Marriage, Identity, and Adoption 244-80 (2003). On the shift in public culture and
state law between Bowers and Lawrence, see William N. Eskridge, Jr.,
Dishonorable Passions: Sodomy Laws in America, 1861-2003, at 265-98 (2008).
Chapter 5 PROTECTING FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS Page 458. Replace the two
Ch. 4 71 OTHER EQUAL ...

Florida Law Review

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AMERICA 18612003, at 388–407 app. (2008). 28. In fact, Professor Cass
Sunstein believes that the Lawrence v. Texas decision that declared sodomy
laws unconstitutional “is best understood as responsive to what the Court saw as
an emerging national awareness, reflected in a pattern of nonenforcement, that it
is illegitimate to punish people because of homosexual conduct—and that the
decision ...

Jeb And Dash

Author: Jeb Alexander
ISBN: 9780571198474
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Jeb and Dash also details the joy and anguish of an extraordinary on-and-off love affair between Jeb and C. C. Dasham (Dash), whom he met in college and with whom he remained friends throughout his life.

Gay And Lesbian Rights

Author: David E. Newton
Publisher: Abc-Clio Inc
ISBN: 9781598843064
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Eskridge, William N., Jr. Dishonorable Passions: Sodomy Laws in America, 1861-
2003. New York: Viking Press, 2008. The debate over gay and lesbian rights has
a long history in the United States, dating back to Colonial days. In this book,
Eskridge focuses on the issue of antisodomy laws, finally resolved by the U.S.
Supreme Court in its 2003 decision in Lawrence v. Texas. Fejes, Fred. Gay
Rights and Moral Panic: The Origins of America's Debate on Homosexuality. New
York: ...