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Lesbian and Gay Couples

Lawrence A Kurdek

in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identities over the Lifespan: Psychological Perspectives

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195082319
eISBN:
9780199848577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082319.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

In an attempt to give accounts of lesbian and gay relationships, two chief research traditions are applied in this chapter and these are: atheoretical descriptions and comparisons of lesbian, gay, ... More


Adoption

in Same Sex, Different Politics: Success and Failure in the Struggles over Gay Rights

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226544083
eISBN:
9780226544106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226544106.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines gay adoption rights. Gays and lesbians have parented children resulting from heterosexual marriages for years. What is new over the past two decades is that gays have adopted as ... More


Something Borrowed: Trying Marriage On

M. V. Lee Badgett

in When Gay People Get Married: What Happens When Societies Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791141
eISBN:
9780814739020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791141.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines whether same-sex couples have unorthodox ideas about marriage that might lead to a larger cultural shift. Drawing on the reactions of heterosexual family, friends, and other ... More


Marriage Dissent in the Gay Community

M. V. Lee Badgett

in When Gay People Get Married: What Happens When Societies Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791141
eISBN:
9780814739020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791141.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines how access to marriage might change lesbian and gay identities over time in ways that are stressful for lesbian and gay people. Drawing on interviews with gay couples from the ... More


The Pace of Change: Are We Moving Too Fast?

M. V. Lee Badgett

in When Gay People Get Married: What Happens When Societies Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791141
eISBN:
9780814739020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791141.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines the possibility of a political link between changes in marriage behavior and beliefs and openness to same-sex couples' demand for recognition. In particular, it considers the ... More


Conclusion: Marriage Under Renovation?

M. V. Lee Badgett

in When Gay People Get Married: What Happens When Societies Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791141
eISBN:
9780814739020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791141.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book has explored the debate over same-sex marriage in the United States and whether marriage as an institution would be damaged by allowing same-sex couples to marry. Drawing on the experience ... More


Recognition of Same-Sex Partnerships in Other European Countries

in Equality for Same-Sex Couples: The Legal Recognition of Gay Partnerships in Europe and the United States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226520315
eISBN:
9780226520339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520339.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter discusses the recognition of same-sex partnerships in several European countries. Hungary is one of the few countries other than the northern European countries that provides recognition ... More


Same Sex, Different States: When Same-Sex Marriages Cross State Lines

Andrew Koppelman

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300113402
eISBN:
9780300135138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300113402.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Must a state in which gay marriage is not legal recognize such a marriage performed in another state? The Constitution does not require recognition in all cases, but it does forbid states from ... More


Why Marry?: The Value of Marriage

M. V. Lee Badgett

in When Gay People Get Married: What Happens When Societies Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791141
eISBN:
9780814739020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791141.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines why gay couples choose to marry and what we can learn from that process about the meaning of marriage. Drawing on interviews with same-sex couples from the Netherlands, it ... More


Strange Bedfellows: Assessing Alternatives to Marriage

M. V. Lee Badgett

in When Gay People Get Married: What Happens When Societies Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791141
eISBN:
9780814739020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791141.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines alternatives to marriage that are available to same-sex couples. It first considers how the debate over same-sex marriage can lead to the slippery equity slope, in which one ... 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


Something New: Will Marriage Change Gay People?

M. V. Lee Badgett

in When Gay People Get Married: What Happens When Societies Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791141
eISBN:
9780814739020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791141.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines whether marriage will change lesbian and gay couples, with particular emphasis on the benefits that marriage provide to same-sex couples. In assessing the impact of the right to ... More


The Impact of Gay Marriage on Heterosexuals

M. V. Lee Badgett

in When Gay People Get Married: What Happens When Societies Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791141
eISBN:
9780814739020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791141.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines the possible relationship between the marriage choices of gay couples and the decisions about marriage made by heterosexual couples. More specifically, it considers whether ... More


Introduction: A Different Perspective

M. V. Lee Badgett

in When Gay People Get Married: What Happens When Societies Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791141
eISBN:
9780814739020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791141.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book explores the public debate over same-sex marriage in the United States that reignited in 2008 in the wake of state supreme court decisions in California and Connecticut to allow gay couples ... More


When Gay People Get Married: What Happens When Societies Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

M. V. Lee Badgett

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791141
eISBN:
9780814739020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791141.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The summer of 2008 was the summer of love and commitment for gays and lesbians in the United States. Thousands of same-sex couples stood in line for wedding licenses all over California in the first ... More


Yes on Proposition 8: The Conservative Opposition to Same-Sex Marriage

Katie Oliviero

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/9780816681716.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Katie Oliviero analyzes the campaign by the Protect Marriage Coalition for Proposition 8 in California. She argues that the opponents of same-sex marriage share with supporters the insistence that ... More


The Long Journey to Marriage: Same-Sex Marriage, Assimilation, and Resistance in the Heartland

Melanie Heath

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/9780816681716.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Melanie Heath explores the deeply personal stories of Oklahoma couples who traveled to San Francisco to marry in 2004. She finds that rather than using marriage as a way to assimilate into dominant ... More


What’s the Matter with Newark?: Race, Class, Marriage Politics, and the Limits of Queer Liberalism

Arlene Stein

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/9780816681716.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Arlene Stein compares two cities—Newark, New Jersey, a low income predominantly Black and Latino/a city, and Maplewood, New Jersey, an ethnically diverse middle-class suburb. She argues that poor ... More


Gay Dads: Transitions to Adoptive Fatherhood

Abbie E. Goldberg

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732236
eISBN:
9780814708293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732236.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

When gay couples become parents, they face a host of questions and issues that their straight counterparts may never have to consider. How important is it for each partner to have a biological tie to ... More


Mobilization through Marriage: The San Francisco Wedding Protest

Verta Taylor, Katrina Kimport, Nella Van Dyke, and Ellen Ann Andersen

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/9780816681716.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Verta Taylor, Katrina Kimport, Nella Van Dyke, and Ellen Andersen draw on interviews and a random survey of couples who married in San Francisco in 2004 to examine the impact of marriage equality ... More


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