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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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Being Seen through Marriage

Being Seen through Marriage

Lesbian Wedding Photographs and the Troubling of Heteronormativity

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(p.291) 8 Being Seen through Marriage
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The Marrying Kind?
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Katrina Kimport

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University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816681716.003.0009

Katrina Kimport Kimport analyzes wedding pictures of lesbians who married in San Francisco in 2004, arguing that such photos force the onlooker to read the women as a sexual couple, thus challenging deeply held assumptions about normative sex, gender, and sexuality.

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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