Joey L. Mogul, Andrea J. Ritchie, Kay Whitlock

Queer (In)Justice: The Criminalization of LGBT People in the United States

In their groundbreaking book, Chicago-based civil rights attorney Joey L. Mogul;
New York–based police misconduct attorney; and Montana-based organizer, activist, and
writer Kay Whitlock confront and challenge the many ways in which queer lives are
criminalized, policed, and punished. Shifting focus away from the current conversations
about marriage equality, bullying, and Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, the writers squarely address
the long history of unlawful policing of sex and gender nonconformity. Reevaluating
America’s justice, criminal, and legal systems through the lens of the queer experience,
Queer (In)Justice gives voice to LGBT people, particularly those who are black or
Latino, and likely from poor or working-class families, on the fringes of their

Event date: 
Sunday, February 27, 2011 - 4:30pm
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5233 N. Clark St.
60640-2122 Chicago
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