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By David A. J. Richards

This booklet tells the tales of striking old figures who, by means of resisting patriarchal legislation condemning adultery, homosexual and lesbian intercourse, and intercourse around the limitations of faith and race, led to lasting social and political switch. Constitutional student David A. J. Richards investigates the lives of major transgressive artists, social critics, and activists together with George Eliot, Benjamin Britten, Christopher Isherwood, Bayard Rustin, James Baldwin, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Margaret Mead. Richards indicates how moral empowerment, encouraged via love, allowed those figures to withstand the injustices of anti-Semitism, racism, sexism, and homophobia, resulting in the constitutional condemnation of those political evils within the usa, Britain, and past. Love and legislation hence develop jointly, and this booklet indicates how and why. Drawing from developmental psychology (including reports of trauma), political thought, the heritage of social pursuits, literature, biography, and legislations, this e-book could be a thought-provoking device for a person drawn to civil rights.

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