Violence against queer people: race, class, gender, and the persistence of anti-LGBT discrimination

Introduction : social inequality and violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people -- More than homophobia : the race, class, and gender dynamics of anti-LGBT violence -- I'm making Black people look bad : the racial implications of anti-queer violence -- Putting his ha...

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Main Author: Meyer, Doug (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: New Brunswick, New Jersey Rutgers University Press [2015]
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Summary:Introduction : social inequality and violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people -- More than homophobia : the race, class, and gender dynamics of anti-LGBT violence -- I'm making Black people look bad : the racial implications of anti-queer violence -- Putting his hands on me, that made me feel very unsafe : gendered perceptions of sexual assault and physical and verbal violence -- Oh, I think it happened because I'm gay : race, gender, and perceptions of violence as homophobic -- Not that big of a deal : social class differences in viewing violence as severe -- The home and the street : violence from strangers and family members -- Conclusion : anti-queer violence and multiple systems of oppression
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:viii, 194 pages 24 cm
ISBN:9780813573168
9780813573151