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Identity and the Case for Gay Rights

Race, Gender, Religion as Analogies

by David A. J. Richards

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by University Of Chicago Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gay & Lesbian studies,
  • Human rights,
  • International human rights law,
  • United States,
  • Gay/Lesbian Nonfiction,
  • Homosexuality,
  • Social Law,
  • Law,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Discrimination,
  • Discrimination & Racism,
  • Gay Studies,
  • Social Science / Discrimination & Race Relations,
  • Women"s rights,
  • African Americans,
  • Civil Rights,
  • Gay rights

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages241
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9681901M
    ISBN 100226712087
    ISBN 109780226712086

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