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American Society for Legal History Conference Session: “Beyond Backlash: Opposition to Gay and Lesbian Rights,” November 5, 2021 @ 10:15 – 11:45 am

November 5, 2021 @ 10:15 am - 11:45 am

10:15 AM – 11:45 AM

Beyond Backlash: Opposition to Gay and Lesbian Rights (Frenchman 2)

Chair: Deborah Dinner, Emory University School of Law (deborah.dinner@emory.edu), Commentator: Deborah Dinner, Emory University School of Law (deborah.dinner@emory.edu)

Kate Redburn, Yale University (kate.redburn@yale.edu)
From Moral Majority to People of Faith: The Rise of Religious Exemptions to Anti-Discrimination Laws

Marie-Amelie George, Wake Forest University School of Law (georgemp@wfu.edu) Discrimination by Popular Vote

Emily Johnson, Ball State University (esj312@gmail.com)
“If You Don’t Like Gay Marriage, Don’t Get One”: Why Does the Religious Right Care So Much About Gay Rights?

Note from the organizers: We are very excited about the upcoming program our program committee has developed, and wanted to make sure a working link to the conference schedule reached your inbox. So please, take a moment to look at the terrific panels and other events on tap this year at the 2021 ASLH annual conference. Additionally, we know the course of the COVID-19 pandemic can change rapidly. New Orleans policies are detailed here. The Society is committed to updating the 2021 ASLH annual conference webpage as such information comes to us. We invite you to check back often for additional updates.


November 5, 2021
10:15 am - 11:45 am
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