It offers an understanding of the histories of the contemporary legal tradition and their current operation using specific examples, such as the impact of a court case over an alleged breach of the peace when two men kissed in public. The Homosexual(ity) of Law looks at how legal discourse is constructed to place homosexuality in a very specific band of regulation and focuses on gay and civil rights, equality under the law and social attitudes towards homosexuals.
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Homosexuality: Some Reflections from India By Abraham, K. C. Abraham, Ajit K. The Ecumenical Review, Vol. 50, No. 1, January 1998
The Decision to Remove Homosexuality from the DSM: Twenty Years Later By Rubinstein, Gidi American Journal of Psychotherapy, Vol. 49, No. 3, Summer 1995
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The Management of Homosexuality Using Multimodal Therapy: A Case Study By Charles, Umeh Ife Psychologia, Vol. 17, No. 1, March 2009
Supreme Opponent: On the Eve of a Major Ruling on Sodomy Laws, the Supreme Court's Top Conservative, Antonin Scalia, Takes No Pains to Hide His Opposition to Gay Rights. (Court) By Bull, Chris The Advocate (The national gay & lesbian newsmagazine), July 8, 2003
It Could Have Been Me: It's Been 40 Years since Homosexuality Was Decriminalised in Britain, Yet around the World Gay People Still Suffer Abuse and Discrimination Because of Their Sexuality By John, Elton New Statesman (1996), Vol. 136, No. 4837, March 26, 2007
Some Students Are Gay: Tackling Homophobia in English: Lydia Malmedie Outlines Ways in Which English Teachers Can Help Tackle Homophobia in Schools, and Describes Resources Available from Stonewall, the Charity Which Campaigns for Equal Rights for Lesbians, Gay Men and Bisexuals By Malmedie, Lydia English Drama Media, No. 23, June 2012
Sun Power. Tile-Style; ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS By Legge, Charles Daily Mail (London), November 26, 2013
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