Tagged: Marriage

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Legalized Gay Marriage, But Not Legalized Queer Lives

Last week’s Supreme Court decision to legalize same-sex marriage was undeniably a landmark victory for queer rights. Years of petitioning the courts for the same legal protections afforded heterosexual couples finally paid off, but I find myself feeling largely unimpressed. Obergefell v Hodges provides in part, No State shall make...

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Yasmin Nair: There Is A Lot More to the Gay Marriage Story Than What Is In Jo Becker’s Book ‘Forcing the Spring’

Against Equality’s Yasmin Nair writes this illuminating response to Jo Becker’s new book documenting the Proposition 8 saga in California.  In her critique, she covers many of the core values of Against Equality including dismantling the harmful, violent, and dominant systems of marriage, the military, and prisons.  While these systems...