TITLE

Defining the Human: Are Transgender People Strangers to the Law?

AUTHOR(S)
Lloyd, Abigail W.
PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice;2005, Vol. 20, p150
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at the dehumanizing rhetoric the law relies on to excuse doctrinally unsupportable denial of legal protection for transgender people in reference to the case of Josh, a female-to-male transgender man from Springfield, Illinois. Theories of the normalcy; Factors that contributed to the failure of law to recognize liminal subjects of normalcy among transgender people; Examination of sex discrimination, disability and sexual orientation laws to determine whether certain subset of transgender people might obtain protection.
ACCESSION #
17686541

 

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