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Author Issitt, Micah L., author

Title Gender : roles & rights / by Micah L. Issitt
Published Amenia, NY : Grey House Publishing, [2018]
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Description 1 online resource (45 entries) : 94 images
Series Opinions throughout history ; [3]
Opinions throughout history.
Contents Introduction -- Historical timeline -- 1. From the Colonies to the U.S. : women ruled by patriarchs (1777) -- 2. Seneca Falls, women & citizenship : sentiments of sisterhood (1848) -- 3. Women's right to vote : the 19th Amendment (1920) -- 4. State marriage bans : first state to ban discrimination based on gender (1993) -- 5. Homosexuality in colonial America : Thomas Jefferson's drastic measures (1778) -- 6. Hirschfeld's studies : transforming gender and sexuality (1910, 1923) -- 7. Homosexuality is not a mental illness : American Psychiatric Association reclassifies (1952, 1973) -- 8. Women wartime workers : new gender norms (1917, 1944) -- 9. Title IX : gender discrimination in education (1972) -- 10. Phillips v. Martin Marietta : gender discrimination in the workplace (1973) -- 11. Meritor Savings Bank v. Vinson : sexual misconduct in the workplace (1986) -- 12. Repeal of "Don't ask, don't tell" : LGBTQ service members now openly serve (2010) -- 13. Military ban against women lifted : women no longer limited to non-combat roles (2013) -- 14. Hillary Clinton runs for President : gender bias and American voters (2016) -- 15. #Me Too Movement : sexual hierarchy and abuse (2016-2018) -- 16. The Stonewall Riots : birth of the Gay Rights Movement (1969) -- 17. Supreme Court & sexual behavior : court rules to decriminalize same-sex behavior (2003) -- 18. Transgender access to public bathrooms : fight for gender-neutral bathrooms (2013) -- 19. Margaret Sanger's birth control clinic : the right not to reproduce (1916) -- 20. Roe v. Wade : legalization of abortion (1973) -- 21. Men's rights : anti-feminism and the Men's Rights Movement (1976, 2009) -- 22. Married women in early America : fight for property rights and child custody (1848) -- 23. The Uniform Marriage and Divorce Act : no-fault divorce (1970) -- 24. Transgender marriage : legalization of marriage based on gender identity (1976) -- 25. The Violence Against Women Act : married or not, violence against women is a crime (1994) -- 26. Adoption by same-sex couples : first state to allow same-sex couples to adopt jointly (1997) -- 27. Joint Parenting Movement : shared custody becomes the norm (2017) -- 28. Transgender parenting rights : in the best interess of the child (1973-2018) -- Conclusion : ideas about gender -- Primary & secondary sources -- Glossary -- Historical snapshots -- Bibliography -- About the author
Summary This new series from Grey House offers in-depth, single volumes that follow the debate, or path, to a decision on a controversial topic as it evolved throughout history. Each volume offers a wide range of opinion essays and editorials, speeches, and journal articles and expert analysis. This volume tracks the changing national views on gender roles
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 713-748)
Notes Description based on title page of print version
Subject Gay rights -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Sex role -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Transgender people -- Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Women's rights -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1786849461
9781786849465 (electronic version)