practices related to hiring, firing, or promotion organization. Rawls’ theory is pertinent to this it provides an explanation of why discrimination exists (outside of the original position). The th serves as justification to affording rights to in are traditionally oppressed in American society. work helps to guide the rationalization for the u nondiscrimination policies inclusive of gays and workplace.
The other organizing theore study is Martha Nussbaum’s theor Martha Nussbaum has developed a human rights. Nussbaum’s theory, foundation, addresses the rights bisexuals. As discussed in Chapt
violence; 2) the without criminal
right to penalty;
have c 3) the
tical framework u y of human rights theory of social while certainly of gays, lesbian er 3, Nussbaum pr at should be affo to be protected onsensual adult s right to be free yment, and educat tions only; 4) th
social benefits of of children and/or
marriage; and 6) the right to adopt (Talbott, 2003).
The third right Nussbaum proposes, the right discrimination in housing, employment, and educat exception for religious organizations only, direc
within the study because in society eory also dividuals who Thus, Rawls’ se of lesbians in the
tilized in this . Like Rawls, justice and feminist in s, and oposes 6 rded to against exual relations
from ion, with an e right to
the legal and retain custody
to be free from ion, with an tly reflects