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Same-Sex Relationships

Joanna L. Grossman and Lawrence M. Friedman

in Inside the Castle: Law and the Family in 20th Century America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149820
eISBN:
9781400839773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149820.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter describes what might be the last battleground over “traditional” marriage—same-sex marriage, and the social and legal revolution that brought us from an era in which it was never ... More


 Morality Politics

David Domke and Kevin Coe

in The God Strategy: How Religion Became a Political Weapon in America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326413
eISBN:
9780199870431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326413.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the fourth and final religious signal: engaging in morality politics. Morality politics is an approach that elevates political issues into symbolic, moral battles. The ... More


Spousal Secrets: Same-Sex Couples and the Functional Approach to Spousal Evidentiary Privileges

Edward Stein

in The Secrets of Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804782593
eISBN:
9780804783903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782593.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter considers the arguments for spousal secrets in the context of the current revolution in family law regarding legal recognition of same-sex relationships. It analyzes different approaches ... More


Setting the context: sexuality matters

Catherine Donovan and Marianne Hester

in Domestic violence and sexuality: What’s love got to do with it?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447307433
eISBN:
9781447311638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307433.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter discusses the implications of the heterosexual assumption for LGBTQ people generally and specifically in relation to DVA. The trend within LGBTQ communities for a human rights approach ... More


What is the problem?

Catherine Donovan and Marianne Hester

in Domestic violence and sexuality: What’s love got to do with it?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447307433
eISBN:
9781447311638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307433.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter introduces the theoretical and multi-method approach taken in the book and COHSAR research on which it is based. There is a discussion about the public story of DVA, which presents this ... More


“It Matters Not Who We Love, Only That We Love”: Same-Sex Weddings

Karen M. Dunak

in As Long as We Both Shall Love: The White Wedding in Postwar America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737811
eISBN:
9780814764763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737811.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines how the wedding became an important medium for same-sex couples to lobby for marriage equality and to stake their claim to equal rights of citizenship and national belonging ... More


Diverging Identities: Gender Differences and LGBT Rights

Russell K. Robinson

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/9781479883080.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter contends that there are important differences between lesbians and gay men in matters of relationships and monogamy, differences that have been largely ignored by both scholars and ... More


Domestic violence and sexuality: What’s love got to do with it?

Catherine Donovan and Marianne Hester

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447307433
eISBN:
9781447311638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307433.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book provides the first detailed discussion in the UK of domestic violence and abuse (DVA) in same sex relationships, offering a unique comparison with DVA experienced by heterosexual women and ... More


Opening up Marriage: Married Lalas in Shanghai

Kam Yip Lo Lucetta

in As Normal as Possible: Negotiating Sexuality and Gender in Mainland China and Hong Kong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099876
eISBN:
9789882206625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099876.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter is based on in-depth interviews with twenty-four lalas in Shanghai and it politicizes the discourses of standing up (zhan qi lai)/coming out (zhan chu lai). It also explores the ... More


Handbook of Psychology and Sexual Orientation

Charlotte J. Patterson and Anthony R. D'Augelli (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765218
eISBN:
9780199979585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765218.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

A tremendous outpouring of psychological research on sexual orientation has occurred in recent years, and interested readers have been hard-pressed to keep up with the pace of scholarship in this ... More


Sexual Revolutions in Cuba: Passion, Politics, and Memory

Carrie Hamilton

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835197
eISBN:
9781469601885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882511_hamilton
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book delves into the relationship between passion and politics in revolutionary Cuba to present a comprehensive history of sexuality on the island from the triumph of the Revolution in 1959 into ... More


Myths of Science, Myths of Sex: Homophobia and HIV Vulnerability in Namibia

Robert Lorway

in AIDS, Culture, and Africa

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032535
eISBN:
9780813039305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032535.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter examines how homophobia has led to the neglect of HIV prevention for men who have sex with men throughout much of the African continent and how the fear of AIDS is allowing antigay ... More


Negotiating the Public and the Private

Lucetta Yip Lo Kam

in Shanghai Lalas: Female Tongzhi Communities and Politics in Urban China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139453
eISBN:
9789888180141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139453.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter four discusses the strategies of lala women to cope with the pressure of family and marriage in their everyday life. The first part focuses on the interactions between lala women and their ... More


Collective Discrimination

Angela Onwuachi-Willig

in According to Our Hearts: Rhinelander v. Rhinelander and the Law of the Multiracial Family

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300166828
eISBN:
9780300166880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300166828.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter investigates the current legal standards for analyzing workplace discrimination and, in the process, presents one gap in the law that leaves individuals susceptible to employment ... More


Bangkok's Beautiful Men: Images of Thai Liberality in an Indonesian Gay Novel

Ben Murtagh

in Queer Bangkok: 21st Century Markets, Media, and Rights

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888083046
eISBN:
9789882207325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083046.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on the Indonesian novel Lelaki terindah (The most beautiful man) by Andrei Aksana (2004). Lelaki terindah is part of a noticeable recent growth in Indonesian writing on same-sex ... More


Why?: A Letter to My Lover

Sheena M. King

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0025
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this chapter about homosexuality and same-sex relationships, the author shares her innermost feelings for a fellow prisoner named Charlotte. She asks why they had to meet and fall deeply, madly ... More


Gender, Sexuality, and Family Kinship Networks

Juanita Díaz-Cotto

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0026
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Chicana pintas have always struggled with demands placed on them simultaneously by their families, their barrios, and the state. Gender roles, sexuality and sexual identification have been arenas ... More


Dealing with Diversity, 1965–2012

David J. Howlett

in Kirtland Temple: The Biography of a Shared Mormon Sacred Space

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038488
eISBN:
9780252096372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038488.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on religious diversity. Whatever their political or social outlook, religious groups in late twentieth-century America positioned themselves as arbiters of social morality ... More


Sex and Gender and Sexuality: Competing Claims? A Catholic Response

Nancy Dallavalle

in In the Lógos of Love: Promise and Predicament in Catholic Intellectual Life

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190280031
eISBN:
9780190280062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190280031.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Feminist thinkers have helped remind other scholars that the Catholic intellectual tradition is a living conversation, not a museum display. This has been reinforced by the perspective of Pope ... More


The Church’s Dilemma: Sex and Gender

Michele Dillon

in Postsecular Catholicism: Relevance and Renewal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190693008
eISBN:
9780190693039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693008.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents a thematic analysis of official Church discourse on sex and gender—issues central to Catholicism and, beyond religion, publicly salient to contemporary questions of personal ... More


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