It also covers the controversy over whether there should be special laws that allow religious business owners not to serve same-sex couples who are married. Yet, in a seeming contradiction, nearly as many also cited their desire for access to the normative benefits of matrimony, including social recognition and legal rights.
Wedlocked turns to history to compare today's same-sex marriage movement to the experiences of newly emancipated black people in the mid-nineteenth century, when they were able to legally marry for the first time. Enacted more than years ago, the statute contains two parts.
Purcell, editors Call Number: HQ Cultural conceptions of children and childhood were being put at risk as gays and lesbians were denied marriage, so that writing lesbian and gay families into the marriage law became the better option. U5 H Q44 Their remarkable story is told here for the first time--a unique account of the passion and energy of the gay liberation movement in the sixties and seventies.
On same-sex marriage, civil unions, and the rule of law : constitutional interpretation at the crossroads by Mark Strasser Call Number: KF Riggle Call Number: HQ
Yet, in a seeming contradiction, nearly as many also cited their desire for access to the normative benefits of matrimony, including social recognition and legal rights. Freedom to marry. The rhetoric and emotion surrounding the same-sex marriage debate tends to obscure the facts and figures.
Over time, as the older generation and their ideas slowly passed away, they were replaced by a new generational culture that brought gay marriage to all fifty states. Full marriage equality is now available in Illinois, as a matter of both state and federal law. Building on in-depth interviews with activists and a comprehensive, longitudinal study of news stories, Moscowitz investigates these leaders' aims and how their frames, tactics, and messages evolved over time.