Transgender Rights

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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,

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Transgender Rights

Edited by Paisley Currah, Richard M. Juang, and Shannon Price Minter

"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 Solorzano-Thompson, Dean Spade, Kendall Thomas, Paula Viturro, Willy Wilkinson.

9780816643127, paperback

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