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Forcing the spring : inside the fight for marriage equality

Author: Jo Becker, (Journalist)
Publisher: New York, New York : Penguin Books, 2015.
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Genre/Form: Cases
Named Person: Dennis Hollingsworth; Kristin Perry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jo Becker, (Journalist)
ISBN: 9780143127239 0143127233
OCLC Number: 892041307
Notes: Includes new afterword.
Description: 481 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The "pact" --
A conservative icon joins the cause --
"Just wait" --
A mad dash --
Going public --
"Prove it" --
Where's David? --
An unexpected development --
"All rise!" --
"A higher arc" --
History lessons --
A day of surprises --
Stigma --
On parents and families --
Who's a bigot? --
A courtroom journey to the Netherlands, via Massachusetts --
A judge's memories --
God, gays, and political power --
The naughty boy --
The science of sexuality --
The plaintiffs rest --
Cooper's turn --
"A high ol' time of it" --
Victory --
A trump card, reluctantly played --
"Sometimes prayers work" --
When a nightingale sings --
Some "grist for Justice Kennedy" --
8 --
Obama "comes out" --
Chad and the case enter a new phase --
A star witness's mea culpa --
Chad's big test --
"Don't they have a responsibility to act?" --
Selma to Stonewall --
Framing the arguments --
Kennedy v. Kennedy --
"Skim milk marriages" --
"Dignity" --
June is for weddings.
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Praise for Jo Becker's "Forcing the Spring" "The New York Times Book Review" A stunningly intimate story Maybe because she s such a versatile reporter, Becker saw the big picture. The fight for Read more...

 
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