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Gay Rights

  • By: Brent L. Pickett
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Gay rights is a global movement, although there are significant differences among national societies and local cultures regarding the toleration of same-sex relationships and social roles. In general, gay rights involve the overturning of legal provisions that discriminate ...

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