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Sexuality and discrimination / editor:Justin Healey
Bib ID 1599315
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Description Rozelle, N.S.W. : Spinney Press, 2002 
44 p. : il1. ; 30 cm. 
ISBN 1876811714 (paperback)
Series

Issues in society (Balmain, N.S.W.) ; v. 162.

Summary

How does the law and society in general treat homosexual and transsexual people - should they have more rights and acceptance? Should same-sex marriage, IVF treatment for lesbians, gay adoption and openly gay clergy be allowed? How do young gay people cope with coming out?

Full contents Chapter 1. Discrimination and Gay Rights: Sexuality and rights; Myths about sexuality; Human rights for Australia's gays and lesbians; Discrimination against gays and lesbians; Homosexual discrimination: your rights; Workplace discrimination; Equal justice for gays, psychiatric help for homophobes; Gays welcome day of new rights; State pushes equality for gays; Age of consent comparison; Two mums, one double standard; Advice for gay parents: go west; A child's needs come before gay parenting; Sex Discrimination Commissioner welcomes IVF Bill report; Gays should not be in the army: RSL; Gays no threat to Australian military; In the eyes of God; Marriage shouldn't be clergy's business; PM rejects gay marriage; Gay priests cannot stay in office, Pell warns; Don't admit you're gay, says church; Out of the garden. Chapter 2. Homophobia: Challenging homophobia; Fight intolerance; Aussies more tolerant of gays; Challenging transphobia; In defence of tolerance; Homophobia starts early, study finds; Homophobia:enough is enough; Gay-hate homicide; Worst days of their lives; Homophobic abuse too often ignored at school./ñ`︡ 
Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography p. 44.

Secondary and tertiary students and teachers.

Subjects Sex.  |  Sexism.  |  Homosexuality.
Other authors/contributors Healey, Justin

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