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Sexual orientation and gender identity / Justin Healey, editor.

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Record Number 17016
ISBN 9781922084569 (paperback)
1922084565 (paperback)
Location 306.76 SEX
Title Sexual orientation and gender identity / Justin Healey, editor. [Book]
Published Thirroul, N.S.W. : Spinney Press, 2014.
Collation 60 pages : colour illustrations, colour map ; 30 cm.
Series Issues in society ; Volume 378
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note CHAPTER 1 SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER DIVERSITY AND INTERSEX -- Understanding gender -- LGBT rights - frequently asked questions -- Inclusive language guide - respecting people of intersex, trans and gender diverse experience -- Coming out -- Intersex for allies -- Eugenics and the practice of transgendering children -- Don't demonise doctors for treating gender identity disorder -- Sexuality and gender identity -- Factors affecting LGBTI people -- CHAPTER 2 LGBTI RIGHTS AND DISCRIMINATION -- Combating discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity -- Born free and equal -- UN launches global campaign for LGBT equality -- Lesbian and gay rights in the world -- Equality and non-discrimination -- Criminalisation of same-sex relations -- Decriminalising homosexuality worldwide - should Australia get involved? -- Sexual orientation and sex and/or gender identity -- Sexual orientation, gender identity and intersex status discrimination -- LGBTI organisations welcome new federal anti-discrimination protections -- Gender ruling - high court recognises third category of sex -- Gender identity recognition worldwide -- Why Norrie's court victory is a leap forward for everyone -- High court supports 'non-specific' gender recognition -- It's time to defend intersex rights -- Homophobia - what is it? -- FAQ about homophobia -- Homophobia -- Recognition of same-sex relationships -- The case for same-sex marriage -- High court throws out ACT's same-sex marriage laws -- Exploring issues - worksheets and activities -- Fast facts -- Glossary -- Web links - Index.
Summary Note Sexual orientation and gender identity are separate, distinct parts of people's overall identity. Equality and freedom from discrimination are human rights belonging to all people, however, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, gender diverse and intersex (LGBTI) people experience harassment and hostility in many areas of everyday life. Under recently enacted Australian law it is illegal to discriminate against a person on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity and intersex status. Same-sex couples are now also protected from discrimination under the definition of "marital or relationship status". This book explores issues involving sexual orientation, gender diversity and intersex status; and explains what equality means for people who are often subjected to misunderstanding and homophobia.
Target Audience Collection code: LGBTIQ
Topical Term Sexual orientation
Gender Identity
Intersex people -- Identity
Added Name Healey, Justin, (editor).
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