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Awakening : how gays and lesbians brought marriage equality to America

Author: Nathaniel Frank
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. C 2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The right of same-sex couples to marry provoked decades of intense conflict before it was upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court in 2015. Yet some of the most divisive contests shaping the quest for marriage equality occurred not on the culture-war front lines but within the ranks of LGBTQ advocates. Nathaniel Frank tells the dramatic story of how an idea that once seemed unfathomable--and for many gays and lesbians  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nathaniel Frank
ISBN: 9780674737228 0674737229
OCLC Number: 1003290810
Awards: Winner of PROSE Awards 2018
Description: 1 v. (XIII-441 p.) : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Nathaniel Frank.

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Some of the most divisive contests shaping the quest for marriage equality occurred not on the culture-war front lines but within the ranks of LGBTQ advocates. Nathaniel Frank tells the dramatic  Read more...

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A truly impressive, nuanced, fair account...It relays the lung-filling highs and stomach-churning lows of the long trek toward gay dignity. Better still, it brings into focus the small band of Read more...

 
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