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The Limitations of Partial Citizenship: Health Care Institutions Underpinned With Heteronormative Ideals.
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PMID:  22469811     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Tensions between apparent rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer/questioning people and the continued prevalence of heteronormative health care practice emerged in research with older women who self-identified as lesbian. Having already faced considerable exclusionary institutional practices in their lives, these women expressed anticipatory dread of the erasure of their lives in residential or long-term care. Drawing on the framework of sexual citizenship, this article critiques the disjuncture between the legal reality and the lived reality of LGBTQ people and suggests that social or political rights of full citizenship remain tenuous or absent in residential care settings. Authors present an alternative approach to human health experience.
Authors:
Marjorie McIntyre; Carol McDonald
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-3-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  ANS. Advances in nursing science     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1550-5014     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-4-3     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7809992     Medline TA:  ANS Adv Nurs Sci     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
School of Nursing, University of Victoria, Canada.
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