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Queer action/queer ideas.
Draws on years of research, activism, and legal advocacy to present an examination of the gay experience, illustrating the continuing punishment of gay expression in the United States and illuminating strategies for change.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction Setting the historical stage : colonial legacies Gleeful gay killers, lethal lesbians, & deceptive gender benders : queer criminal archetypes The ghosts of Stonewall : policing gender, policing sex Objection! : treatment of queers in criminal courts Caging deviance : prisons as queer spaces False promises : criminal legal responses to violence against LGBT people Over the rainbow : where do we go from here?