Proud Heritage: People, Issues, and Documents of the LGBT Experience

Editor: Stewart, Chuck
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Single-User Purchase Price: $294.00
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ISBN: 978-1-61-069398-1
Category: Social Sciences - Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
Image Count: 279
Book Status: Available
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This revealing reference work uncovers the rich story of the LGBT community in the United States and discusses the politics, culture, and issues affecting it since the early 17th century. Author Chuck Stewart traces the evolution of LGBT issues as part of our nation's shared cultural past and modern-day experience.

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Table of Contents

  • VOLUME 1
  • Preface
  • Chronology
  • Part One: People, Events, and Issues
  • A
  • Abbott, Steve (1943–1992)
  • ACT UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power)
  • Activists
  • Affirmative Action
  • African Americans and LGBTQ Issues
  • Africa's Gay Punishment Legislation: Involvement from U.S. Christian Factions
  • AIDS and the Americans with Disabilities Act: Bragdon v. Abbot (1998)
  • AIDS History Project
  • Ailey, Alvin (1931–1989)
  • Albee, Edward (1928–)
  • Alcohol and Drugs
  • Alice B. Toklas Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Democratic Club
  • Allegra, Donna (1953–)
  • Allen, Mariette Pathy (1940–)
  • Allen, Paula Gunn (1939–2008)
  • American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
  • American Psychiatric Association (APA)
  • Amnesty International OUTfront
  • Ancient Greek and Roman Sexuality and Philosophy and Impact on the American Legal System
  • Angus, Patrick (1953–1992)
  • Anthony, Susan B. (1820–1906)
  • Antidiscrimination Statutes
  • Arvin, Frederick Newton (1900–1963)
  • Asian Americans and LGBTQ Issues
  • Asian Pacific Lesbian Bisexual Network
  • Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists (AGLP)
  • Audre Lorde Project (ALP)
  • B
  • Baker v. Vermont (1999)
  • Baldwin, James (1924–1987)
  • Baldwin, Tammy (1962–)
  • Beam, Joseph (1954–1988)
  • BiNet USA
  • Birch, Elizabeth M. (1956–)
  • Bisexual Health
  • Bisexual Resource Center
  • Boswell, John (1947–1994)
  • Bowers v. Hardwick, 106 S. Ct. 2841, 2843 (1986)
  • Boy Scouts
  • Brown, Howard Juniah (1924–1975)
  • Brown, Rita Mae (1944–)
  • Bryant, Anita (1940–)
  • Buckmire, Ron (1968–)
  • Bunch, Charlotte (1944–)
  • C
  • Cameron, Paul Drummond (1939–)
  • Carpenter, Edward (1844–1929)
  • Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies (CLAGS)
  • Chinese American Queer History
  • Chinese Early LGBTQ History in the United States
  • Civil Service Reform Act of 1978
  • Civil Union
  • Combahee River Collective
  • Committee on Lesbian and Gay History (CLGH)
  • Communications Decency Amendment (CDA) and Child Online Protection Act (COPA)
  • Crittenden Report
  • D
  • Daughters of Bilitis
  • Deaf Queer Resource Center
  • Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA)
  • D'Emilio, John (1948–)
  • Disability Studies and LGBTQ Issues
  • Domestic Partnership
  • Don't Ask, Don't Tell: Homosexuality and the Military
  • Duberman, Martin Bauml (1930–)
  • E
  • Endean, Steve (1949–1993)
  • Equal Access Act (EAA)
  • Exodus International
  • F
  • Faderman, Lillian (1940–)
  • Falwell, Jerry L. (1933–2007)
  • Federal Employment Nondiscrimination Order
  • Feinberg, Leslie (1949–)
  • Foucault, Michel (1926–1984)
  • Frank, Barney (1940–)
  • Full Faith and Credit Clause
  • G
  • Gender-Motivated Violence Act (GMVA)
  • Gittings, Barbara (1932–2007)
  • H
  • Hall, Radclyffe (1880–1943)
  • Hay, Henry (Harry) (1912–2002)
  • Helms, Jesse (1921–2008)
  • Hirschfeld, Magnus (1868–1935)
  • Historical Overview of Gay Rights and Issues: From Pre-Columbian Times to the 1970s
  • Historical Overview of Gay Rights and Issues: From the 1980s to the Present
  • Hooker, Evelyn (1907–1996)
  • Human Rights Campaign (HRC)
  • K
  • Kameny, Franklin (1925–2011)
  • King, Billie Jean (1943–)
  • Kramer, Larry (1935–2008)
  • L
  • Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund (LLDEF)
  • Latino/Latina Americans and LGBTQ Issues
  • Lorde, Audre (1934–1992)
  • Lyon, Phyllis (1924–)
  • M
  • Mabon, Lon T. (1947–)
  • Martin, Del (1921–2008)
  • Matlovich, Leonard (1943–1988)
  • Mattachine Society
  • Milk, Harvey (1930–1978)
  • Mishima, Yukio (1925–1970)
  • Moscone, George (1929–1978)
  • N
  • National Coming Out Day
  • National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
  • National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals, Inc.
  • Native Americans and LGBTQ Issues
  • Native Americans and Same-Sex Marriage
  • Navratilova, Martina (1956–)
  • Near, Holly (1949–)
  • O
  • Obama, Barack, and Support for Same-Sex Marriage
  • ONE, Incorporated
  • P
  • Perkins, Will (1928–)
  • Perry, Troy (1940–)
  • Proposition 8 and the Mormon Church
  • Proposition 8 Legal Analysis and the Impact of Judge Walker's Decision
  • R
  • Rich, Adrienne (1929–2012)
  • Robertson, Pat (1930–)
  • Romer v. Evans (1996)
  • Rustin, Bayard (1912–1987)
  • S
  • Same-Sex Marriage in the United States
  • Sappho (Sixth Century bce)
  • Schlafly, Phyllis Stewart (1924–)
  • Sexual Orientation Change Efforts
  • Signorile, Michelangelo (1960–)
  • Socrates (469–399 bce)
  • Soulforce
  • Stonewall Riot
  • Symonds, John Addington (1840–1893)
  • T
  • Title VII
  • Transgender Children
  • Turing, Alan (1912–1954)
  • U
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Office of Fair Housing
  • Ulrichs, Karl Heinrich (1825–1895)
  • V
  • Vaid, Urvashi (1958–)
  • Voeller, Bruce (1934–1994)
  • W
  • Waddell, Tom (1937–1987)
  • We'wha (1849–1896)
  • White, Dan (1946–1985)
  • White (Dan) Trial (1979)
  • Whitman, Walt (1819–1892)
  • Wilde, Oscar (1854–1900)
  • VOLUME 2
  • Part Two: Documents, from Biblical Times to the Present
  • The Bible
  • Sodom and Gomorrah
  • The Abominations of Leviticus
  • Ruth and Naomi
  • David and Jonathan
  • Jesus
  • Paul
  • Early America
  • Navajo Sacredness for Nadleeh
  • Indian Sodomy in Florida (1582 and 1702 Reports)
  • Virginia Sodomy Law (1610)
  • The Execution of Richard Cornish (1624–1625)
  • William Plaine Executed in New England for Teaching Masturbation (1646)
  • African American Jan Creoli Killed and Burned in Dutch Colony (1646)
  • Sara Norman and Mary Hammon Accused of Lewd Behavior (1649)
  • New Haven Law Prohibits Lesbianism (1655)
  • Puritan Sermon on the Cry of Sodom (1674)
  • Illinois Indian Transgender (1677)
  • Pirates in the Caribbean (1724)
  • Commentaries on the Laws of England (1765)
  • Spanish Priests Condemn Transgendered Yuma Indians (1775)
  • Spanish Colonial Suppression of Sodomites in California (1775–1777)
  • Early United States of America
  • U.S. Declaration of Independence (1776)
  • U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights (1791)
  • Bachelor Friendships of the Nineteenth Century
  • National Women's Rights Convention (1852)
  • Walt Whitman and the Homoerotic Poetry of Democracy (1860)
  • Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution (1868)
  • Walt Whitman's Democratic Vistas (1870)
  • Females Passing as Men (1894)
  • Turn of the Twentieth Century through World War I
  • Anthony Comstock Seeks to Imprison Inverts (1900)
  • U.S. Navy Entraps Homosexuals (1919)
  • Society for Human Rights (1924)
  • The Well of Loneliness (1929)
  • World War II to 1950
  • The German Criminal Code, Paragraph 175 (1935)
  • Sigmund Freud on Homosexuality (1935)
  • Lesbian Challenges Georgia's Sodomy Law (1939)
  • Lesbians in the Women's Army Corps (1945)
  • Psychiatrists Oppose Homosexual Rights Laws (1945)
  • Vice Versa Predictions (1947)
  • Employment of Homosexuals and Other Sex Perverts (1950)
  • 1950s
  • Formation of the Mattachine Society (1950)
  • Mattachine Society Meetings (1950)
  • Mattachine Protests Police Entrapment (1952)
  • Formation of ONE, Inc. (1952)
  • Jim Kepner's First Mattachine Meeting (1953)
  • Tampa Lesbian Bar Raid (1953)
  • Founding of ONE Institute of Homophile Studies (1956)
  • Allen Ginsberg and the Beatniks (1956)
  • The Crittenden Report on Homosexuality in the U.S. Navy (1957)
  • Evelyn Hooker's Psychological Research (1957)
  • Supreme Court Rules ONE Is Not Obscene (1958)
  • Mattachine National Convention (1959)
  • 1960s
  • “A Homosexual Bill of Rights” (1961)
  • Jose Sarria Runs for San Francisco City Council (1961)
  • ACLU Begins Gay Rights Cases (1963)
  • Bayard Rustin, Martin Luther King Jr., and the March on Washington (1963)
  • Mohave Indian Two-Spirit Person (1964)
  • Mattachine Pickets the White House (1965)
  • San Francisco Activism (1965)
  • Lesbian Activism and The Ladder (1966)
  • Supreme Court Excludes and Deports Homosexual Immigrants (1967)
  • Homophile Action League (1968)
  • A Gay Manifesto (1969)
  • Employment Rights: Norton v. Macy (1969)
  • Teacher's Rights: Morrison v. State Board of Education (1969)
  • 1970s
  • Gay Liberation Front and Gay Activists Alliance (1970)
  • “Gay Lib Zaps Psychologists” (1970)
  • Congress to Unite Women (1970)
  • “The Woman-Identified Woman” (1970)
  • Democratic Party Convention (1972)
  • Multiple Struggles for Lesbian Women of Color (1973)
  • Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (1973)
  • Gay Rights to Organize: Gay Students Org. v. Bonner (1974)
  • Teachers’ Rights: Ancafora v. Board of Education (1974)
  • The National Federation of Priests’ Councils (NFPC) (1974)
  • Lesbian Child Custody Rights (1974)
  • Lesbians as the Vanguard of Feminism (1975)
  • Military Service: Matlovich v. Secretary of the Air Force (1976)
  • Union of American Hebrew Congregations Resolution (1977)
  • Teachers’ Rights: Gaylord v. Tacoma School Dist. No. 10 (1977)
  • Gay Men Harm Society (1978)
  • Civil Service Reform Act of 1978
  • Harvey Milk on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors (1978)
  • Homosexuality Is Unnatural (1979)
  • Coming Out as Free Speech: Gay Law Students Ass'n v. Pacific Tele. and Tel. Co. (1979)
  • 1980s
  • Anita Bryant's Startling Reversal (1980)
  • Democratic Party and Gay Rights (1980)
  • Gay Students’ Rights: Fricke v. Lynch (1980)
  • Child Custody by Lesbian Parents: In re Breisch (1981)
  • Wisconsin Antidiscrimination Law (1981)
  • Violence against Lesbians (1982)
  • Merle Woo Challenges the University of California (1982)
  • Lesbians of Color Conference (1983)
  • Teachers’ Rights: National Gay Task Force v. Board of Education of Oklahoma City (1985)
  • Private Consensual Sexual Behavior: Bowers v. Hardwick (1986)
  • Dignity USA's Response to the “Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith—On the Pastoral Care of Homosexual Persons…” (1986)
  • AIDS as God's Punishment (1987)
  • ACT UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power) (1987)
  • Old Lesbians Organizing for Change (OLOC) Mission Statement (1987)
  • AIDS Should Not Prevent Sexual Pleasure (1988)
  • National Coming Out Day (1988)
  • Congressman William Dannemeyer Opposes Gay Rights (1989)
  • A Jewish Rabbi's Acceptance of Gay and Lesbian Rights (1989)
  • Employment Rights: Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins (1989)
  • Family Issues: Braschi v. Stahl Associates Co. (1989)
  • 1990s
  • Queer Nation (1990)
  • Asylum from Torture: Matter of Toboso-Alfonso (1990)
  • Child Custody by De Facto Parents: Alison D. v. Virginia M. (1991)
  • Bisexuals and Gay Rights (1991)
  • Gays in the Republican Party (1991)
  • Democratic Party Pro-Gay Rights (1992)
  • Removing Prohibitions on Same-Sex Behavior: Kentucky v. Wasson (1992)
  • Colorado Amendment 2 (1992)
  • Oregon Measure 9 (1992)
  • Same-Sex Marriage in Hawaii: Baehr v. Lewin (1993)
  • Lesbian Attorney Appointed to High Federal Government Position (1993)
  • Military Working Group on Homosexuality (1993)
  • Barry Goldwater on Gays in the Military (1993)
  • March on Washington (1993)
  • Don't Ask, Don't Tell (1993)
  • PFLAG Supports Gay and Lesbian Children (1994)
  • Catholic Condemnation of Homosexuality (1994)
  • Ex-Gays Condemn Gay Rights (1994)
  • Sharon Bottoms Child Custody Court Case: Bottoms v. Bottoms (1994 and 1995)
  • Lesbianas Unidas (1994)
  • The Lesbian Avengers (1995)
  • Discrimination by Private Organizations: Hurley v. Irish-American Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Group of Boston (1995)
  • Communications Decency Act of 1996
  • Brandon Teena Murder Trial (1996)
  • Protection from Discrimination for LGBT Citizens: Romer v. Evans (1996)
  • Harassment of Gay Students: Nabozny v. Podlesny (1996)
  • Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) (1996)
  • Galluccio-Holden Adoption Lawsuit (1997)
  • Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (1997)
  • Child Online Protection Act (COPA) (1998)
  • Transsexual Name Change: In re McIntyre (1998)
  • Same-Sex Sexual Harassment: Oncale v. Sundowner Offshore Services, Inc. (1998)
  • AIDS and the Americans with Disabilities Act: Bragdon v. Abbot (1998)
  • Same-Sex Marriage Equality: Baker v. Vermont (1999)
  • Overturning State Sodomy Laws (1999)
  • Gay Rights to Belong to a Group: Boy Scouts of America v. Dale (2000)
  • Student Rights to Form Gay Clubs: East High Gay/Straight Alliance v. Board of Education (1999)
  • Human Rights Campaign Statement on Why Reparative Therapy and Ex-Gay Ministries Fail
  • Diversity Training: Altman v. Minnesota Department of Corrections (1999)
  • 2000s
  • The Westboro Baptist Church and Its Message of Hate
  • Student Group Rights to University Funding: Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System v. Southworth (2000)
  • Gay Rights to Belong to a Group: Boy Scouts of America v. Dale (2000)
  • Transgender Rights and the ACLU (2000)
  • Transsexual Rights: Schwenk v. Hartford (2000)
  • Antigay Hate Crimes in High Schools (2000)
  • Millennium March on Washington (2000)
  • The Threat to Marriage from the Courts (2003)
  • The Supreme Court Rules That Anti-Sodomy Laws Are Unconstitutional: Lawrence v. Texas 539 U.S. 558 (2003)
  • Oregon Family Fairness Act (2007)
  • Uniting American Families Act (2007)
  • Matthew Shepard Act (2007)
  • In re Marriage Cases: Opinion (2008) California's Ban on Same-Sex Marriages Is Unconstitutional
  • In re Marriage Cases: Dissent (2008)
  • The National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality (NARTH) and Its Purpose (2014)
  • The Repeal of “Don't Ask, Don't Tell” (2010)
  • California's Law to Ban Sexual Orientation Change Efforts: Senate Bill No. 1172 (2012)
  • U.S. Supreme Court Lets Ban against Proposition 8 Stand, Allowing Same-Sex Marriage in California: Hollingsworth et al. v. Perry et al. (2013)
  • Supreme Court Rules That DOMA Is Unconstitutional: UNITED STATES v. WINDSOR, Executor of the ESTATE OF SPYER, et al. (2013)
  • Arizona's Attempted Legislation to Allow Discrimination Based on Religious Freedom: SB1062 (2014)
  • VOLUME 3
  • Introduction
  • Part Three: State Laws and Issues Concerning LGBT Rights
  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Puerto Rico
  • Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming
  • Recommended Resources
  • About the Editor and Contributors