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Out Law: What LGBT Youth Should Know about Their Legal Rights

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The enormous advances of the civil rights movement have made it easier for LGBT youth to be "out," yet their increased visibility has led to myriad legal issues involving such critical matters as freedom of expression, sexual harassment, self-chosen medical care, and even their right to privacy within their own families.

In this accessible guide, Lisa Keen illustrates how s...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published May 15th 2007 by Beacon Press
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Amy Wheatley
Written for the GLBTQ teen audience, Out Law discusses the ways in which laws and authority figures can impact the reader's life in both negative and positive ways, citing specific legal and historical references and giving the reader options for working within the legal system to effect change. The author explains in very plain language the ways in which the Constitution and Bill of Rights guarantee freedom of speech and association, as well as the process by which these documents are interpret...more
Hawley
This was a great book! It was very informative, as well as emotional. I'm using as a source for a speech I'm writing on LGBT discrimination, and it's been incredibly helpful!
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