TITLE

SAME-SEX MARRIAGES HAVE EXISTED LEGALLY IN THE UNITED STATES FOR A LONG TIME NOW

AUTHOR(S)
Frye, Phyllis Randolph; Meiselman, Alyson Dodi
PUB. DATE
March 2001
SOURCE
Albany Law Review;2001, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p1031
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the emergence of same-sex marriage in the United States. Legal issues surrounding same-sex marriages; Efforts of lesbian, gay and bisexuals for the legality of same-sex marriage; Notions on the fate of same-sex marriages.
ACCESSION #
4425846

 

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