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Origin of Everything

The Homophobic Origins of U.S. Law

Season 3 Episode 17 | 10m 53s

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Laws are intended to maintain order and promote justice, but what happens when those laws promote and spread discrimination and bigotry? Today Danielle analyzes the homophobic history of US law, tracing its origins in colonialism all the way to present-day court cases like Obergefell v. Hodges. This is the second video in our examination of legal discrimination in the United States.

Aired: 09/03/20 | Rating: NR

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