Under the Rainbow: A Primer on Queer Issues in Canada

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Under the Rainbow: A Primer on Queer Issues in Canada

By Jeanette A. Auger and Kate Krug, with contributions from Dayna B. Daniels and Judy Davidson, Valda Leighteizer and Ross Higgins

Under the Rainbow is a primer on the social and political history and the everyday practices and processes of living queer lives in Canada.

Framed through a life-course perspective, this book provides an overview of the historical and contemporary issues in the lives of gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans and/or queer folk.

The chapters in this text highlight the contributions of academics and community groups as well as individuals working on queer issues in Canada and focus primarily on contemporary Canadian material, introducing readers to topics such as law, history, health, education, youth, older persons, end of life decisions, social constructions of sexual identities, sports, transgender issues and issues experienced by lesbians and gay men living in Quebec.

Paperback: 250 pages
Publisher: Fernwood Publishing (November 2013)
ISBN-13: 9781552665855
Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 1.3 x 22.9 cm

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