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The Marrying Kind?Debating Same-Sex Marriage within the Lesbian and Gay Movement$
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Mary Bernstein and Verta Taylor

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780816681716

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816681716.001.0001

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Marital Discord

Marital Discord

Understanding the Contested Place of Marriage in the Lesbian and Gay Movement

Chapter:
(p.1) Introduction Marital Discord
Source:
The Marrying Kind?
Author(s):

Mary Bernstein

Verta Taylor

Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816681716.003.0001

Introduces the volume by setting the chapters squarely in the context of the debate within the movement over the desirability of marriage. Mary Bernstein and Verta Taylor survey the history of same-sex marriage, outline the different positions from which gay and lesbian activists have critiqued marriage, and address the projected consequences of marriage for the gay and lesbian community and movement.

Keywords:   Same sex marriage, LGBT movement, lesbian and gay couples, queer theory, post-gay identity, anti-same sex marriage initiatives, same sex marriage and the law, same sex marriage protests, San Francisco same sex wedding protest, Proposition 8

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