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Will Victory Bring Change?: A Mature Social Movement Faces The Future

Gary Mucciaroni

in After Marriage Equality: The Future of LGBT Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479883080
eISBN:
9781479898794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479883080.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter argues that the attainment of marriage equality will not push it in a starkly different trajectory. It discusses several different factors that limit the movement’s ability to change ... More


Same-Sex Marriage and Constituent Perceptions of the LGBT Rights Movement

Kathleen E. Hull and Timothy A. Ortyl

in The Marrying Kind?: Debating Same-Sex Marriage within the Lesbian and Gay Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681716
eISBN:
9781452948720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681716.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Kathleen E. Hull and Timothy Ortyl consider whether LGBTQ people support the movement’s focus on the right to marry. Through in-depth interviews with community members, Hull and Ortyl show that there ... More


Winning for LGBT Rights Laws, Losing for Same-Sex Marriage: The LGBT Movement and Campaign Tactics

Amy L. Stone

in The Marrying Kind?: Debating Same-Sex Marriage within the Lesbian and Gay Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681716
eISBN:
9781452948720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681716.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Amy Stone finds that the Christian Right has developed anti-same-sex marriage discourse that appeals not just to conservative voters, but to liberal and undecided voters as well. She argues that, ... More


From Anita Bryant to California Proposition 8: The Religious Right’s Attack on LGBT Rights

Amy L. Stone

in Gay Rights at the Ballot Box

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675470
eISBN:
9781452947464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675470.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter analyzes the tactics used by the Religious Right against the LGBT movement from 1974 to 2009. The Religious Right mobilized interested local activists, affected public opinion, and grew ... More


Marital Discord: Understanding the Contested Place of Marriage in the Lesbian and Gay Movement

Mary Bernstein and Verta Taylor

in The Marrying Kind?: Debating Same-Sex Marriage within the Lesbian and Gay Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681716
eISBN:
9781452948720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681716.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

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 ... More


An Uphill Battle in the 70s and 80s: Building LGBT Movement Infrastructure

Amy L. Stone

in Gay Rights at the Ballot Box

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675470
eISBN:
9781452947464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675470.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter traces how the groundwork of the LGBT movement was laid out during the 1970s and 1980s. It shows that the movement’s initial response to Religious Right-sponsored ballot measures against ... More


A Winning Streak: Teaching Campaign Tactics, Building Statewide Organizations, and Spreading Victories

Amy L. Stone

in Gay Rights at the Ballot Box

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675470
eISBN:
9781452947464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675470.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter studies the “winning streak” of the LGBT movement against the Religious Right during the late 1990s and early 2000s. Between 1997 and 2003, more campaigns than ever before used tactics ... More


Fighting the Right in the 90s: Developing Sophisticated Campaigns

Amy L. Stone

in Gay Rights at the Ballot Box

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675470
eISBN:
9781452947464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675470.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter analyzes the growth of sophisticated model campaign tactics used by the LGBT movement during the 1990s. The period saw LGBT activists focusing their attention on four key elements: ... More


A New Stage for the LGBT Movement: Protecting Gender and Sexual Multiplicities

Carlos A. Ball

in After Marriage Equality: The Future of LGBT Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479883080
eISBN:
9781479898794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479883080.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter argues that the attainment of the marriage equality goal offers the LGBT movement the opportunity to push for reforms that reduce the legal salience of distinct gender and sexual ... More


Losing at Same-Sex Marriage: Rethinking Ballot Measure Tactics

Amy L. Stone

in Gay Rights at the Ballot Box

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675470
eISBN:
9781452947464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675470.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines changes in the tactics used by the LGBT movement in response to the passage of numerous statewide anti-gay ballot measures, such as Proposition 8 in California. The movement’s ... More


Gay Rights at the Ballot Box

Amy L. Stone

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675470
eISBN:
9781452947464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675470.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The passage of the anti-gay marriage Proposition 8 in California in 2008 stunned gay rights activists across the country. Although facing a well-funded campaign in support of the ballot measure, LGBT ... More


The Marrying Kind?: Debating Same-Sex Marriage within the Lesbian and Gay Movement

Mary Bernstein and Verta Taylor (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681716
eISBN:
9781452948720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681716.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

As the nationwide campaign for same-sex marriage rages in states across the United States and crowds of same-sex couples rush to marriage license counters, the goal of marriage is contested within ... More


9 Conflicts among Social Justice Movements with Common Concerns

Julie A. Greenberg

in Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731895
eISBN:
9780814738610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731895.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the conflicts among social justice movements with common concerns, including the intersex movement. Women, gays, lesbians, transsexuals, and people with an intersex condition ... More


Conflicts among Social Justice Movements with Common Concerns

Julie A. Greenberg

in Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731895
eISBN:
9780814738610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731895.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the conflicts among social justice movements with common concerns, including the intersex movement. Women, gays, lesbians, transsexuals, and people with an intersex condition ... More


Gay on God's Campus: Mobilizing for LGBT Equality at Christian Colleges and Universities

Jonathan S. Coley

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469636221
eISBN:
9781469636238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636221.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Although the LGBT movement has made rapid gains in the United States, LGBT people continue to face discrimination in faith communities. In this book, sociologist Jonathan S. Coley documents why and ... More


Normalization, Queer Discourse, and the Marriage-Equality Movement in Vermont

Mary Bernstein and Mary C. Burke

in The Marrying Kind?: Debating Same-Sex Marriage within the Lesbian and Gay Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681716
eISBN:
9781452948720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681716.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Mary Bernstein and Mary C. Burke analyze cultural representations of and discourse about gay marriage in mainstream and LGBT newspapers in Vermont. They find that normalizing arguments predominated ... More


What Happens When You Get What You Want?: The Relationship between Organizational Identity and Goals in the Movement for Same-Sex Marriage

Kristine A. Olsen

in The Marrying Kind?: Debating Same-Sex Marriage within the Lesbian and Gay Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681716
eISBN:
9781452948720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681716.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Kristine A. Olsen examines why Connecticut’s highly successful marriage equality organization, Love Makes a Family (LMF), decided to close its doors after the 2008 Kerrigan v. Commission of Public ... More


Conclusion

Julie A. Greenberg

in Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731895
eISBN:
9780814738610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731895.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book concludes with a discussion of how intersex activists may benefit from forming mutually beneficial alliances with other social justice movements having similar goals and concerns, such as ... More


Conclusion

Julie A. Greenberg

in Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731895
eISBN:
9780814738610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731895.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book concludes with a discussion of how intersex activists may benefit from forming mutually beneficial alliances with other social justice movements having similar goals and concerns, such as ... More


Beyond Queer Vs. LGBT: Discursive Community and Marriage Mobilization in Massachusetts

Jeffrey Kosbie

in The Marrying Kind?: Debating Same-Sex Marriage within the Lesbian and Gay Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681716
eISBN:
9781452948720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681716.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Jeffrey Kosbie examines the ways in which the meaning of marriage is constructed by Mass Equality, the social movement organization behind the campaign to protect marriage equality in Massachusetts. ... More


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