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.

Respectability On Trial

Author: Brian Donovan
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 1438461968
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Providing a front row seat at critical courtroom battles over seduction, pimping, rape, and sodomy in early twentieth-century New York City, Brian Donovan uses verbatim trial transcripts to understand the city’s history during the so ...

Free Comrades

Author: Terence S. Kissack
Publisher: A K PressDistribution
ISBN: 9781904859116
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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.

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
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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 ...

Gay Marriage For Better Or For Worse

Author: William N. Eskridge
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195187512
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Drawing from 16 years of data and experience with same-sex unions in Scandinavia, Gay Marriage: For Better or for Worse? is the first book to present empirical evidence about the results of same-sex marriage (in the form of registered ...

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 ...