"From the Compton's Cafeteria and Stonewall riots in the 1960s, to the decriminalization of homosexuality, and marriage rights, this thoughtful title examines the continuing fight for LGBTQ human and legal rights. Using fascinating primary and secondary source material, readers will gain insight into this evolving rights movement and be encouraged to think critically about the concepts of rights and freedoms in democratic societies. The effects of harmful stereotypes with respect to sexual orientation and gender identity are also discussed"--Provided by publisher.
Grades 4 to 6.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction: The past comes alive -- Historical sources : types of evidence -- Analyzing evidence : interpretation -- The story uncovered : fight for LGBTQ rights -- Different views : the ongoing story -- Modern examples : where things stand now -- Timeline -- Internet guideline -- Glossary.