The marrying kind? : debating same-sex marriage within the lesbian and gay movement / Mary Bernstein and Verta Taylor, editors.

As the fight for same-sex marriage rages across the United States and lesbian and gay couples rush to marriage license counters, the goal of marriage is still fiercely questioned within the LGBT movement. Rarely has an objective so central to a social movement's political agenda been so controv...

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Online Access: Full Text (via ProQuest)
Other Authors: Bernstein, Mary (Editor), Taylor, Verta A (Editor)
Other title:Debating same-sex marriage within the lesbian and gay movement.
Format: eBook
Published: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2013]
Table of Contents:
  • The Marrying Kind?: Debating Same-Sex Marriage within the Lesbian and Gay Movement; Contents; Abbreviations; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Marital Discord: Understanding the Contested Place of Marriage in the Lesbian and Gay Movement; Part I: Marital Discord; Chapter 1: What's the Matter with Newark?: Race, Class, Marriage Politics, and the Limits of Queer Liberalism; Chapter 2: Same-Sex Marriage and Constituent Perceptions of the LGBT Rights Movement; Chapter 3: Beyond Queer vs. LGBT: Discursive Community and Marriage Mobilization in Massachusetts; Part II: Marriage-Equality Opposition.
  • Chapter 4: Winning for LGBT Rights Laws, Losing for Same-Sex Marriage: The LGBT Movement and Campaign TacticsChapter 5: Yes on Proposition 8: The Conservative Opposition to Same-Sex Marriage; Part III: Marriage Activism; Chapter 6: Mobilization through Marriage: The San Francisco Wedding Protest; Chapter 7: The Long Journey to Marriage: Same-Sex Marriage, Assimilation, and Resistance in the Heartland; Chapter 8: Being Seen through Marriage: Lesbian Wedding Photographs and the Troubling of Heteronormativity; Part IV: The Impact of the Marriage-Equality Movement.
  • Chapter 9: Normalization, Queer Discourse, and the Marriage-Equality Movement in VermontChapter 10: What Happens When You Get What You Want?: The Relationship between Organizational Identity and Goals in the Movement for Same-Sex Marriage; Chapter 11: Debating Same-Sex Marriage: Lesbian and Gay Spouses Speak to the Literature; Contributors; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.