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Something Changed

Title: Something Changed: The Social and Legal Status of Homosexuality in America as Reported by the New York Times.
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Name(s): Berard, Lauren, author
College of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Text
Issuance: serial
Date Issued: 2014
Physical Form: computer
online resource
Extent: 1 online resource
Language(s): English
Abstract/Description: Homosexuality, though proven to be a naturally occurring phenomenon, has been a recurring subject of controversy: for years, homosexuality was classified as a disease, labeling gay citizen as sick at best, perverts at worst. As recently as fifty years ago, seen the best reception an active homosexual could hope for was to be seen as having a terrible affliction which must be cured. Gay citizens were treated as second-class citizens, with every aspect of their lifestyles condemned by society and the government. This thesis is a history of the changing social and legal status of homosexuality in the United States, from the 1920's. Something certainly has changed, in law and society, and I propose to explore the change and to explain why and how it happened.
Identifier: FSU_migr_uhm-0357 (IID)
Keywords: homosexual, gay, law, legal, social, status
Submitted Note: A Thesis submitted to the Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice Theses and Dissertations In partial fulfillment of the requirements for graduation with Honors in the Major.
Degree Awarded: Spring Semester, 2014.
Date of Defense: May 2, 2014.
Subject(s): Civil rights
Discrimination
Criminal justice, Administration of
Criminology
Sex and law
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fsu/fd/FSU_migr_uhm-0357
Restrictions on Access: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/
Owner Institution: FSU
Is Part of Series: Honors Theses.

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Berard, L. (2014). Something Changed: The Social and Legal Status of Homosexuality in America as Reported by the New York Times. Retrieved from http://purl.flvc.org/fsu/fd/FSU_migr_uhm-0357