Violence Against Lesbians and Gay Men

Violence Against Lesbians and Gay Men is the first book to reveal the shocking problem of anti gay lesbian violence Beginning with an overview of the emergence of lesbian and gay neighborhoods in major U.S cities after World War II, Comstock describes how the increased visibility of lesbians and gay men was followed by physical attacks that were illegal but socially sancViolence Against Lesbians and Gay Men is the first book to reveal the shocking problem of anti gay lesbian violence Beginning with an overview of the emergence of lesbian and gay neighborhoods in major U.S cities after World War II, Comstock describes how the increased visibility of lesbians and gay men was followed by physical attacks that were illegal but socially sanctioned He presents results of his survey on present day violence and then studies the perpetrators, using information supplied by survey participants as well as reports from the media, court records, and personal interviews Finally, Comstock proposes a sociological explanation for the fact that adolescent males are the group most prone to violence against lesbians and gay men.
Violence Against Lesbians and Gay Men Violence Against Lesbians and Gay Men is the first book to reveal the shocking problem of anti gay lesbian violence Beginning with an overview of the emergence of lesbian and gay neighborhoods in majo

  • Title: Violence Against Lesbians and Gay Men
  • Author: Gary David Comstock
  • ISBN: 9780231073318
  • Page: 443
  • Format: Paperback
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