Dishonorable passions : sodomy laws in America, 1861-2003 / William N. Eskridge, Jr.
New York : Viking, 2008.
ix, 514 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Formatted Contents Note
American body politics and the crime against nature, 1861-81 From the sodomite to the homosexual, 1881-1935 The antihomosexual Kulturkampf, 1935-61 The case(s) against the crime against nature, 1935-61 Homo equality and sodomy reform, 1961-69 The crime against nature after Stonewall, 1969-75 Gay civil rights and a new politics of preservation, 1975-86 The crime against nature on trial, Bowers v. Hardwick,1986 The lawyers and sodomy come out of their closets, 1986-2003 Sodomy law at the Alamo, Lawrence v. Texas, 2003 American public law after Lawrence Lawrencee and popular constitutionalism.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.