Queer Perspectives in Law Reading List*

Queer Perspectives in Law Reading List*
2023-02-09

To celebrate this year’s LGBTQ+ History Month, the School of Law’s Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee are highlighting useful resources online and around campus. As part of our commitment to increasing the visibility of LGBTQ+ people in law and the impact of law on LGBTQ+ people we are proud to present a reading list that showcases Queer perspective in the discipline of Law.

Queer Perspectives in Law Reading List:  

Brems, Eva, Pieter Cannoot, and Toon Moonen. Protecting Trans Rights in the Age of Gender Self-Determination. Ed. Eva Brems, Pieter Cannoot, and Toon Moonen. Cambridge: Intersentia, 2020. Print. 

Raj, Senthorun Sunil, and Peter Dunne. The Queer Outside in Law: Recognising LGBTIQ People in the United Kingdom. Ed. Senthorun Sunil Raj and Peter Dunne. 1st ed. 2021. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2021. Web. 

Mole, Richard., Queer Migration and Asylum in Europe. UCL Press, 2021. Print 

Brooks, Kim., and Robert. Leckey. Queer Theory : Law, Culture, Empire. New York: Routledge, 2010. Web. 

Michelson, Melissa R., and Brian F. Harrison. Transforming Prejudice: Identity, Fear, and Transgender Rights. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2021. Print. 

Nicol, Nancy et al. Envisioning Global LGBT Human Rights : Neo)colonialism, Neoliberalism, Resistance and Hope. Ed. Nancy Nicol et al. s.l: University of London, 2018. Print. 

Richards, David A. J. The Rise of Gay Rights and the Fall of the British Empire: Liberal Resistance and the Bloomsbury Group. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013. Print. 

Scherpe, Jens M., The Legal Status of Transsexual and Transgender Persons. N.p., 2014. Print. 

Vaughan, Steven and Jessup, Brad. ”Backstreets’ Back Alright: London’s LGBT+ Nightlight Spaces and a Queering of Planning Law and Practices” in Lee, Maria and Abbot, Carol., eds Taking English Planning Law Scholarship Seriously. UCL Press, 2022. Print. 

*This list was originally created by the Squire Law Library in Cambridge. The EDI committee would like to thank them for sharing it with us. 

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