Transgender rights

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CLP - Main Library Mezzanine - Non-fiction HQ77.9.T716 2006
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" Transgender Rights packs a surprising amount of information into a small space. Offering spare, tightly executed essays, this slim volume nonetheless succeeds in creating a spectacular, well-researched compendium of the transgender movement." -Law Library Journal

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, Transgender Rights will launch a new moment for human rights activism in America.

Contributors: Kylar W. Broadus, Judith Butler, Mauro Cabral, Dallas Denny, Taylor Flynn, Phyllis Randolph Frye, Julie A. Greenberg, Morgan Holmes, Bennett H. Klein, Jennifer L. Levi, Ruthann Robson, Nohemy Solórzano-Thompson, Dean Spade, Kendall Thomas, Paula Viturro, Willy Wilkinson.

Paisley Currah is associate professor of political science at Brooklyn College, executive director of the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies at the CUNY Graduate Center, and a founding board member of the Transgender Law and Policy Institute.

Richard M. Juang cochairs the advisory board of the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) in Washington, DC. He has taught at Oberlin College and Susquehanna University. He is the lead editor of NCTE's Responding to Hate Crimes: A Community Resource Manual and coeditor of Transgender Justice, which explores models of activism.

Shannon Price Minter is legal director of the National Center for Lesbian Rights and a founding board member of the Transgender Law and Policy Institute.
Gender pluralisms under the transgender umbrella / Paisley Currah
The ties that (don't) bind : transgender family law and the unmaking of families / Taylor Flynn
The roads less traveled : the problem with binary sex categories / Julie A. Greenberg
Pursuing protection for transgender people through disability laws / Jennifer L. Levi and Bennett H. Klein
The evolution of employment discrimination protections for transgender people / Kylar W. Broadus
Deciding fate or protecting a developing autonomy? : intersex children and the Colombian constitutional court / Morgan Holmes
The rights of intersexed infants and children : decision of the Colombian constitutional court, Bogotá, Colombia, 12 May 1999 (SU-337/99) / translated by Nohemy Solórzano-Thompson
Do transsexuals dream of gay rights? : getting real about transgender inclusion / Shannon Price Minter
Transgender communities of the United States in the late twentieth century / Dallas Denny
Public health gains of the transgender community in San Francisco : grassroots organizing and community-based research / Willy Wilkinson
Compliance is gendered : struggling for gender self-determination in a hostile economy / Dean Spade
Transgendering the politics of recognition / Richard M. Juang
(Trans)sexual citizenship in contemporary Argentina / Mauro Cabral (A.I. Grinspan) and Paula Viturro
Undiagnosing gender / Judith Butler
Reinscribing normality? : the law and politics of transgender marriage / Ruthann Robson
Afterword: Are transgender rights inhuman rights? / Kendall Thomas
Appendix: The International Bill of Gender Rights / preface by Phyllis Randolph Frye.

Additional Information
Subjects Transgender people -- Civil rights.
Transgender people -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Sex and law.
Publisher Minneapolis :University of Minnesota Press,2006
Contributors Currah, Paisley, 1964-
Juang, Richard M.
Minter, Shannon.
Language English
Description xxiv, 368 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0816643113 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780816643110 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0816643121 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780816643127 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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