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The New York Times on Gay and Lesbian Issues
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The New York Times on Gay and Lesbian Issues


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Gay & Lesbian Studies | Journalism

May 2011 | 528 pages | CQ Press
In The New York Times on Gay and Lesbian Issues author and gender studies professor Susan Burgess showcases relevant news stories, editorials, and letters to the editor to present the major political, social, and cultural issues that have affected gays and lesbians in the U.S. over the past 150 years.  

The book includes twelve chapters covering topics such as the Stonewall Uprising, gays in the military, youth and education, and AIDS. Each chapter features an overview of the issue at hand, introduction to each of the articles selected, and profiles of key events and personalities. This unique title allows students and researchers access to authoritative and engaging information, giving historical context to contemporary issues.

"Burgess presents a useful selection of articles, letters, editorials, op-ed pieces, and columns from the New York Times pertaining to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) issues...This useful collection of primary documents is well suited to undergraduate students beginning their research on gay and lesbian history and issues."

Martha Hardy
Metropolitan State University Library
Library Journal

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Susan R. Burgess

Susan Burgess is a professor of political science at Ohio University, with areas of interest in U.S. politics, constitutional law, radical politics, gender and sexuality, and popular culture. She is the author of The New York Times on Gay and Lesbian Issues; The Founding Fathers, Pop Culture, and Constitutional Law: Who's Your Daddy?; and Contest for Constitutional Authority: The Abortion and War Powers Debates. More About Author

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ISBN: 9781604265934
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