The Resource Love unites us : winning the freedom to marry in America, (ebook)

Love unites us : winning the freedom to marry in America, (ebook)

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Love unites us : winning the freedom to marry in America
Title
Love unites us
Title remainder
winning the freedom to marry in America
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Firsthand accounts from the attorneys and advocates who brought the historic cases and fought to secure the freedom to marry for same-sex couples. The June 2015 decision in Obergefell v. Hodges was a sweeping victory for the freedom to marry, but it was one step in a long process. Love Unites Us is the history of activists' passion and persistence in the struggle for marriage rights for same-sex couples in the United States, told in the words of those who waged the battle. Launching the fight for the freedom to marry had neither an obvious nor an uncontested strategy. To many activists, achieving marriage equality seemed far-fetched, but the skeptics were proved wrong in the end. Proactive arguments in favor of love, family, and commitment were more effective than arguments that focused on rights and the goal of equality at work. Telling the stories of people who loved and cared for one another, in sickness and in health, cut through the antigay noise and moved people-not without backlash and not overnight, but faster than most activists and observers had ever imagined. With compelling stories from leading attorneys and activists including Evan Wolfson, Mary L. Bonauto, Jon W. Davidson, and Paul M. Smith, Love Unites Us explains how gay and lesbian couples achieved the right to marry
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
346.7301/68
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Same-sex marriage
  • Gay couples
  • Gay rights
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Love unites us : winning the freedom to marry in America, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781620971772
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
Publisher number
MWT12430208
Specific material designation
remote
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MWT12430208
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Love unites us : winning the freedom to marry in America, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781620971772
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12430208
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12430208
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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