TITLE

Invisible Men

AUTHOR(S)
Robinson, Paul
PUB. DATE
June 1978
SOURCE
New Republic;6/3/78, Vol. 178 Issue 22, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's views on laws concerning the protection of rights of homosexuals in the U.S. These laws were the ordinances that protect gays from job discrimination, housing and public accommodations. African Americans and women have experienced discrimination as of many minorities. But the attack on the legislation is no more mysterious than the legislation itself. Homosexuals are invisible in terms of the rights which are supposedly protected in various statutes. Gays sought legal visibility in terms of their roles in society.
ACCESSION #
12593060

 

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