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Transgender rights /

Paisley Currah, Richard M. Juang, Shannon Price Minter, editors.

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Names: Currah, Paisley, | Juang, Richard M. | Minter, Shannon.
Published: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2006.
Topics: Transgender people - Civil rights. | Transgender people - Legal status, laws, etc. | Sex and law. | Transsexuels - Droits. | Transsexualisme - Droit. | Sexualité et droit. | Recht | Transsexualismus | Transsexualismus. | Recht.
Genres: Aufsatzsammlung.
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Physical Description: xxiv, 368 pages ; 23 cm
Includes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 0816643113 (hbk. ;
9780816643110 (hbk. ;
0816643121 (pbk. ;
9780816643127 (pbk. ;
Summary: Over the past three decades, the transgender movement has gained visibility and achieved significant victories. Discrimination has been prohibited in several states, dozens of municipalities, and more than two hundred private companies, while hate crime laws in eight states have been amended to include gender identity. Yet prejudice and violence against transgender people remain all too common. With analysis from legal and policy experts, activists and advocates, Transgender Rights assesses the movement's achievements, challenges, and opportunities for future action. Examining crucial topics like family law, employment policies, public health, economics, and grassroots organizing, this groundbreaking book is an indispensable resource in the fight for the freedom and equality of those who cross gender boundaries. Moving beyond media representations to grapple with the real lives and issues of transgender people, this book will help launch a new moment for human rights activism in America.
Other Names: Currah, Paisley, 1964-
Juang, Richard M.
Minter, Shannon.

More Details for: Transgender rights