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Recognizing ourselves : ceremonies of lesbian and gay commitment

Author: Ellen Lewin
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©1998.
Series: Between men--between women.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The author offers a comprehensive account of lesbian and gay weddings in modern America through interviews resulting in a series of detailed profiles which show how new traditions, and ultimately new families, are emerging within contemporary America.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Lewin
ISBN: 0231103921 9780231103923
OCLC Number: 37862761
Description: xx, 288 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Equal rites --
Heroes in our own dramas --
Old symbols, new traditions --
This circle of family --
Communities interwoven --
The real thing --
Making a statement --
Mixed messages.
Series Title: Between men--between women.
Responsibility: Ellen Lewin.

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