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Book Talk: Beyond Marriage: Continuing Battles for LGBT Rights
April 11, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmFree
In this book, Professor Mezey examines LGBT policymaking over the last several decades, highlighting advances in LGBT rights and challenges that still confront the LGBT community. The chapters focus on employment discrimination, transgender rights, marriage equality, and the ongoing battles over discrimination against same-sex couples and transgender persons in education, employment, and public accommodations. Adding a global perspective by appraising issues affecting LGBT rights in other parts of the world, discussing claims of discrimination in the Canadian and South African courts as well as in the European Court of Human Rights.
Susan Gluck Mezey is a professor emeritus of political science at Loyola University Chicago; she holds a Ph.D. from Syracuse University and a J.D. from DePaul University. Professor Mezey’s teaching and research interests include constitutional law, judicial process, judicial-legislative relations, administrative law, women and law and children’s rights