Tag Archives: Same-Sex Marriage

Gay marriage: check. Queer liberation: ?

*Originally posted at From the Square the NYU Press Blog Even a feminist/queer critic of marriage (me, alas) can’t help but be moved by today’s decision by the Supreme Court that finally makes marriage equality the law of the land. And … Continue reading

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Strong Amicus Brief from the American Sociological Association

Cross-posted on Queer(ing) Law The American Sociological Association just filed an amicus brief in the same-sex marriage cases at the Supreme Court presenting the strong social science consensus that children of same-sex couples fare just as well as children of opposite-sex couples. … Continue reading

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Symbolic Value of Obama’s SSM Announcement

If you just glanced at the mainstream media over the past few days, you might think all LGBTQ people are ecstatic. President Obama just announced he supports same-sex marriage. And so, the mainstream narrative goes, of course LGBTQ people are … Continue reading

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