The Resource Love wins, Debbie Cenziper & Jim Obergefell., (ebook)

Love wins, Debbie Cenziper & Jim Obergefell., (ebook)

Label
Love wins
Title
Love wins
Statement of responsibility
Debbie Cenziper & Jim Obergefell.
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Language
eng
Summary
The fascinating and very moving story of the lovers, lawyers, judges and activists behind the groundbreaking Supreme Court case that led to one of the most important, national civil rights victories in decades-the legalization of same-sex marriage. In June 2015, the Supreme Court made same-sex marriage the law in all fifty states in a decision as groundbreaking as Roe v Wade and Brown v Board of Education. Through insider accounts and access to key players, this definitive account reveals the dramatic and previously unreported events behind Obergefell v Hodges and the lives at its center. This is a story of law and love-and a promise made to a dying man who wanted to know how he would be remembered. Twenty years ago, Jim Obergefell and John Arthur fell in love in Cincinnati, Ohio, a place where gays were routinely picked up by police and fired from their jobs. In 2013, the Supreme Court ruled that the federal government had to provide married gay couples all the benefits offered to straight couples. Jim and John-who was dying from ALS-flew to Maryland, where same-sex marriage was legal. But back home, Ohio refused to recognize their union, or even list Jim's name on John's death certificate. Then they met Al Gerhardstein, a courageous attorney who had spent nearly three decades advocating for civil rights and who now saw an opening for the cause that few others had before him. This forceful and deeply affecting narrative-Part Erin Brockovich, part Milk, part Still Alice-chronicles how this grieving man and his lawyer, against overwhelming odds, introduced the most important gay rights case in U.S. history. It is an urgent and unforgettable account that will inspire readers for many years to come
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Cenziper, Debbie
Dewey number
346.0/168
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Obergefell, James
  • Same-sex marriage
  • Gays
  • Lawyers
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Love wins, Debbie Cenziper & Jim Obergefell., (ebook)
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780062456090
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12389728
Specific material designation
remote
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MWT12389728
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Love wins, Debbie Cenziper & Jim Obergefell., (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
9780062456090
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12389728
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12389728
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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