3 edition of Equality for same-sex couples found in the catalog.
Equality for same-sex couples
Written in English
|Other titles||Comparative study of the legal recognition of gay partnerships in Europe and the United States|
|Statement||by Yuval Merin.|
|Series||Hein"s legal theses and dissertations -- 001-00312.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 438 leaves.|
|Number of Pages||438|
Equal Before the Law tells the stories behind this critical battle in the fight for marriage equality and traces the decision’s impact. The struggle began in with the easy passage of Iowa’s Defense of Marriage Act and took a turn, surprising to many, in , when six ordinary Iowa couples signed on to Lambda Legal’s suit against the. These happy times for same-sex couples were the hallmark of true equality for some, yet others questioned whether the very bedrock of society was crumbling. What would this new step portend? In order to find out the impact of same-sex marriage, M. V. Lee Badgett traveled to a land where it has been legal for same-sex couples to marry since
I've come to the reluctant conclusion that same sex marriage inspires such passionate opposition mainly because it represents the last symbolic move towards full equality of esteem for gay couples. Legal equality they already have, or close enough: civil partnerships represent the substance of marriage without the name. The opposition to marriage equality in the present, however — embodied by this book and persistent in spite of the open lived experience of millions of same-sex couples .
In March , in Century City, Calif., four months after California voters passed Proposition 8 to ban same-sex marriage, political consultant Chad Griffin stood in a . Solomon is author of the book Winning Marriage: The Inside Story of How Same-Sex Couples Took on the Politicians and Pundits—and Won (ForeEdge, publication date Novem ). As executive director of MassEquality from through , he led the campaign to defeat a constitutional amendment that would have reversed Massachusetts' same-sex marriage court mater: Yale College.
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Arguing that Brazilian society must accept the fact that same-sex couples form relationships that have the same characteristics as opposite-sex unions, several Brazilian courts have extended welfare benefits to gay and lesbian federal governmental employees on the grounds that the constitutional principles of formal and material equality require equal legal treatment of same-sex and opposite-sex couples.
From Tolerance to Equality is a must-read showing how our Culture Wars are the leading edge of factional conflict in America. (Scott Yenor, Professor of Political Science, Boise State University) The apparent paradox of our nation’s wealthy and powerful elite leading the charge for marriage equality can no longer go unexamined with the publication of Darel Paul’s important and consequential book.5/5(4).
During the past three decades, nations all over the world have been debating whether to allow same-sex couples to marry, or at least grant these couples various rights associated with marriage.
In Equality for Same-Sex Couples, Yuval Merin presents the first comparative study of the legal regulation of same-sex partnerships worldwide, as well as a unique survey of the status of same-sex.
Get this from a library. Equality for same-sex couples: the legal recognition of gay partnerships in Europe and the United States. [Yuval Merin] -- Publisher description: During the past three decades, nations all over the world have been debating whether to allow same-sex couples to marry, or at least grant these couples various rights.
Books shelved as marriage-equality: Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit, Why vs Why: Gay Marriage by Bill Muehlenberg, How Powerful We Are: Behind. Whereas the consideration of policies to provide or deny same-sex couples full access to civil marriage and other legal forms of family formation in all branches of both the federal and state governments in the United States has frequently subjected the human rights of lesbian, gay, and bisexual people to public debate and resulted in wide variation among jurisdictions in access to these rights (Gates, Badgett, &.
From Tolerance to Equality explores how this seismic shift of social perspective occurred and wh Over the last twenty-five years, a dramatic transformation in the American public’s view of homosexuality has occurred, symbolized best by the movement of same-sex marriage from the position of a fringe few to the pinnacle of morality and a cornerstone /5.
This book investigates the concepts of equality and dignity under same-sex marriage jurisprudence. Having surveyed the multinational developments of same-sex marriage and arguments from proponents and opponents, the writer studies the two concepts with an aim to revealing their inadequacies as grounds for contentious rights claims such as same-sex marriage.
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PAIRS for Love, for Life relationship skills classes deliver practical, proven skills to help same sex couples make sure 'can do's' and 'I do's' become 'will do's' by improving communication, emotional understanding and conflict resolution on behalf of lasting, loving marriages.
Class meets requirements for Florida marriage license discount and expedited issuance. This is a coup, for women in particular, for a number of reasons. To start with, the idea of equality between spouses -- which many same-sex couples model for our straight friends -- encourages women to be as proactive in asserting sexual preferences as their male counterparts.
Same-Sex Marriage: The Financial Benefits Here’s why a growing number of couples are considering tying the knot in the wake of the Supreme Court’s landmark decision on marriage equality SHANNON KEENE WAS ELATED when she first heard the news that the U.S. Supreme Court had declared marriage equality the rule of the land.
Marriage Equality for Same-Sex Couples Would Benefit Everyone Gender Roles, "Marriage equality is a threat: to inequality.
It's a boon to everyone who values and benefits from equality." In the following viewpoint, Rebecca Solnit argues that although proponents of same-sex. But as an argument against same-sex marriage it rests on a false choice. Marriage and romance could, after all, be about both the fulfillment of adults and the interests of children; and where the two conflict, the interests of children (including unborn children) Author: Jason Lee Steorts.
Get this from a library. Equality for same-sex couples: a comparative study of the legal recognition of gay partnerships in Europe and the United States. [Yuval Merin]. WASHINGTON — A page book about a lawsuit that promised to bring marriage equality to all Americans, but only resulted in restoring marriage equality in California, is a tough sell.
Unless the book can claim that the effort was the start of a revolution — and that the man who conceived of that effort is the gay rights movement's Rosa Parks.
By17 States, Washington D.C. and 8 Native American tribes had adopted full equality. And on Jsame-sex marriage was declared legal nationwide when the United States Supreme Court ruled in Obergefell v.
Hodges that state-level bans on same-sex marriage are unconstitutional. The court ruled that the denial of marriage licenses. About Same Sex Marriage/Marriage Equality This guide addresses the legislative, religious, familial, and individual aspects of same-sex marriage.
It covers arguments for and against same-sex marriage, focusing on the United States and Canada. How today’s marriage equality win is also about gender equality. Obergefell v. Hodges, the case legalizing same-sex marriage throughout the country, lays bare a bitter split.
That disagreement is not only about the rights of gays and lesbians to marry, but about men and women’s roles and what it means to make a family. With the Supreme Court set to rule on gay marriage in June, couples like Bode and his husband may not have to wait much longer for complete marriage equality.
Yet, Author: Andrew Giambrone. Advocating for the right of consenting adults to share and enjoy love, sex, residence, and marriage without limits on the gender, number, or relation of participants.
Full marriage equality is. Several other states continued to ban unmarried couples, though, effectively stopping same-sex couples from adopting until marriage equality became federal law in In the s, too, female couples and single women increasingly began to start their families together through pregnancy.Marriage equality.
United States. The U.S. Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage will bolster the work of human rights activists around the world. But it will also pose some challenges.