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By Rita J. Simon,Alison M. Brooks

ISBN-10: 0739143646

ISBN-13: 9780739143643

ISBN-10: 0739143654

ISBN-13: 9780739143650

homosexual and Lesbian groups internationally examines the remedy and standing of gays and lesbians in 21 nations worldwide. The nations integrated are Canada, the U.S., Argentina, Brazil, nice Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Hungary, Poland, Russia, Israel, Egypt, Iran, Nigeria, South Africa, India, China, Japan, and Australia. The e-book explores the historical past of homosexuality courting again to historic Greece and Rome, in addition to attitudes towards gays and lesbians in the world's such a lot favorite religions, the humanities, literature, and picture. This research is exclusive because of its accomplished and cutting edge research of a variety of issues pertaining to homosexual and lesbian groups throughout a great number of nations. The authors record at the rights of homosexual and lesbian electorate within the international locations indexed above, as for instance the fitting to marry, undertake, serve within the army, carry yes occupational positions. additionally they describe the prestige of homosexual and lesbian voters as for instance, the legality of homosexuality and sanctioned punishments. while on hand, public opinion info are stated on how respondents consider approximately gays and lesbians of their nation in addition to their evaluations on what rights will be afforded to this team. information are stated on respondents' critiques on permitting homosexual marriage, civil unions, adoption, and permitting gays to overtly serve within the army. The consultant pattern of nations during this examine may help students get a greater feel of the prestige of gays and lesbians around the globe.

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