Multcolib School Corps Picks Same-Sex Marriage/Gay Marriage

The Gay Couple's Guide to Wedding Planning
The Gay Couple's Guide to Wedding Planning Everything Gay Men Need to Know to Create A Fun, Romantic, and Memorable Ceremony By Toussaint, David Book - 2012 392.5 T734g 2012 Available in some locations

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.

Here Come the Brides
Here Come the Brides Reflections on Lesbian Love and Marriage Book - 2012 306.848 H542 2012 Available in some locations

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."

From the Closet to the Altar
From the Closet to the Altar Courts, Backlash, and the Struggle for Same-sex Marriage By Klarman, Michael J. Book - 2013 346.730168 K634f 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:Looks at the history of gay marriage and examines the issues the Supreme Court will look at when making their decision.

We Do
We Do A Celebration of Gay and Lesbian Marriage Book - 2004 306.848 W361 2004 Available in some locations

Annotation:History-making photos of gay marriages in San Francisco in this joyful, celebratory photo essay.

Inlaws & Outlaws
Inlaws & Outlaws DVD - 2007 DVD 646.77 INLAWS Available in some locations

Annotation:In this film, gay and straight couples share stories of courtship, romance, marriage and break ups, capturing the essence of what marriage means.

Outlaw Marriages
Outlaw Marriages The Hidden Histories of Fifteen Extraordinary Same-sex Couples By Streitmatter, Rodger Book - 2012 306.848 S9156o 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:Explores same-sex unions of the past, some of them well- known, like Alice B. Toklas and Gertrude Stein, and others less familiar.

Homosexuality Book - 2013 306.766 H769o 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation: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.

My Two Moms
My Two Moms Lessons of Love, Strength, and What Makes A Family By Wahls, Zach Book - 2012 306.87408660973 W137m 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:Zach Wahls, who testified in honor of his two moms before the Iowa House of Representatives, explores what a family is.

Saving Marriage
Saving Marriage DVD - 2010 DVD 346.0168 SAVING Available in some locations

Annotation:Massachusetts was the first state to legalize gay marriage. This documentary follows the path to how that decision was made.

Making It Legal
Making It Legal A Guide to Same-sex Marriage, Domestic Partnerships & Civil Unions By Hertz, Frederick Book - 2011 346.730168 H576m 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:A comprehensive guide for same sex couples on legal relationship issues, with special information on individual state laws.

Tying the Knot
Tying the Knot The Union That's Dividing America DVD - 2005 DVD 306.848 TYING All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Documentary film that explores the needs for equal rights (and what some of those rights are) for same-sex couples via marriage.

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Read about the history of same sex unions, explore the issues involved, as well as arguments for and against in these books.