Multcolib Research Picks: Same-sex marriage
Annotation:A Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist details how a small but determined group of political and media insiders took the fight for marriage equality all the way to the Supreme Court.
Annotation:Representing a diversity of points of view in terms of race, class, ethnicity, and gender identification, this collection of essays, stories, and visual images exemplify what it means to be 'wife and wife.'
Annotation:A comprehensive guide for same sex couples on legal relationship issues, with special information on individual state laws.
Annotation:Part of the Opposing Viewpoints series, this book provides both pro and con arguments about issues such as should same-sex marriage be legal? Should same-sex partners be allowed to adopt? and others.
Annotation:Looks at the history of gay marriage and examines the issues the Supreme Court examined when making its decision.
Annotation:Explores same-sex unions of the past, some of them well- known, like Alice B. Toklas and Gertrude Stein, and others less familiar.
Annotation:The best way to avoid all the stress of wedding planning is to have a good guide. This book will share advice on what you need to know, from making a budget to deciding who throws the bouquet.
Annotation:Zach Wahls, who testified in honor of his two moms before the Iowa House of Representatives, explores what a family is.
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Legal in the state of Oregon since May (2014), same-sex marriage may soon be as ordinary as opposite-sex unions. Until it is, here are some books and DVDs to explore the subject and plan a wedding.