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Annotated bibliography for civil gay rights

Badgett,L.(2012,March6).Gaymarriagegoodforfamilyandeconomy.RetrievedMarch5,
2015,fromhttp://williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu/press/opedsandcommentary/gay
marriagegoodforfamilyandeconomy/
Thiswebsitepresentsthebenefitsofsamesexmarriagetoourcommunity.Thewriter
LeeBadgettasocialscientistgivessomeexamplesofwhatshehasnoticedchangedin
thereformedsocieties.Shestatesthatsamesexpartnersaremorecommittedtoeach
otherallowingotherstounderstandtheirrelationship.Childrenwhoareapartofsamesex
marriagerelationshipsstatetheyfeelsaferandhappier.Itissaidtobethatitwasalso
clearfromherresearchthatlesbianandgaypeopleseealternativewaysofgrantinglegal
status,suchascivilunionsorregisteredpartnerships,asinferiorsocialandlegalstatuses.
Withlegalmarriagescomesweddingsincreasingthespendinginlocaleconomies.This
websitewillhelpmeprovideapositiveviewformysubjectshowinghowsamesex
marriagebenefitsoursociety.
Brennan,F.(2011).Gaymarriagedebatehasalongwaytogo.EurekaStreet,21(24),6466.
Withthisarticleitshowstheopposingsideofthedefiningofmarriage.Theauthorinthe
articleshowsmoreofareligiouspointofviewonthetopicofgaymarriage.Hestates
thatchurchesdonotallowsamesexmarriagesbutdonottreatthemanydifferent.
Providinghisopinionthathewouldopposedthesamesexmarriagebilltobeextended
becausethinkingtheStateshouldnotdiscriminateagainstcoupleswhohaveamutual
commitmenttoasharedlife.Theauthorbelievesthosewhoarecatholicneedtostick
withthemoralsofthereligionnowthatnoticingmanysupportershaveopposedtothe

Annotated bibliography for civil gay rights


belief.Thisarticlewillhelpmebyannouncingtheopposingsideofthequestionthat
definesmarriage.

Annotated bibliography for civil gay rights

Fausset,R.(2015,January28).Statesrenewfighttostop samesex marriage. TheNewYork


Times.RetrievedMarch10,2015,from http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/29/us/battles
oversamesexmarriageroilstatehousesaheadofsupremecourtsdecision.html
Thisnewspaperarticleshowsthedecisionofthesupremecourttopassthelawsofsame
sexmarriage.Withmanyrepublicansandreligiousbeliefs,thestatementsinthisarticle
showitisagainstthenormandwillstartrageinothers thatwilllastforever.Sarah
Warbelow,thelegaldirectoroftheHumanRightsCampaign,agayrightsgroup,said
that the bills, particularly the ones that would punish state employees for following
federallaw,wouldnotbelikelytowithstandalegalchallenge.Withreligiousbeliefs
takingpartofmanyfederalcourts,thepassingofthesebillshasmademagistratejudges
quitetheirjobs.Withthisnewspaperarticleonhanditprovidesevidencethatourfederal
jobsarelosingmanymakingitnonbeneficial.
Hengler,G.(2009,April21).DennisPragerDebatesPerezHiltonOnSameSexMarriage.Retrieved
March5,2015,fromhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vTE9zWaQc_Y
Thisvideosetsonthet.vshowCNNwithDennisPragerandPerezHiltondebatingover same
sexmarriagerights.WhenthequestionisaskedtoPragerwhatdoyoucarewhat(gay)people
do? Pragersresponsestatedhefeelsympathyforthemduetothefactthattheycannotget
marriedbutsupportshisowndecisioninagreeingthatsamesexmarriageopposesthebible.
Dennispointsoutthatthereisnodifferencebetweencivilmarriageandreligiousmarriageduetot
hefactpeoplestillseecivilmarriageandtraditional.Believingtraditionalmarriageisbetweena
manandawomanwhoareabletoconceiveachild.Withthisvideoyoucanseetheopposingside
towhichanswersmyquestion,shouldequalmarriagerightsexist.

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Krimmer,C.(2014,January1).WisconsinLawyer.Solutions:FederalBenefitsforMarried
SamesexCouples.Retrievedfrom
http://www.wisbar.org/newspublications/wisconsinlawyer/pages/article.aspx?
Volume=87&Issue=1&ArticleID=11280
InthisnewspaperarticleauthorChristopherKrimmerexplainsthefederalrightsgay
marriageswillreceivebutalsoobligationstheyareheldto.Someexamplesoftherights
gayswillreceivewillbeimmigrationsandU.Scitizenshiprights,ofonespartneris
foreignoroutofthestates.Departmentoflaborrightswillbegiventothemallowing
themprivateretirementplansandhealthcoverage.Withmorebenefitsbeingpresentedto
thegaysalsocomestheintroductionoftheresidencerule.Whichallowsstatestoidentify
themarriageandgivethesamerightsasamanandwomanmarriage.Presentingthis
informationhelpsmypaperbypresentingthebenefitssamesexmarriageswillreceive.
Monsma,S.(2014).(Re)DefiningMarriage:ChangesandChallenges.JournalForTheSociological
IntegrationOfReligion&Society,4(1),2332.
Thisarticleexplainsthedifferentwaystounderstandthedefiningofmarriageinorderto
understandthedebateoversamesexmarriage.Theauthorstartsbytellingusthevisionof
marriageandhowitwasunderstoodbackinthe1905s.Wherewomanwouldbestayathome
momsandthehusbandsweretheonesinthelaborindustry.Lateronlychangingtheimageof
marriagetobecomemoreaccommodating.Hethenshowsusthatthereisnotonedefinitionof
marriagetofitallcultures.Providingdetailsoflegalandfunctionaldefinitions.Thisarticlewith
helpanswermyquestionofdefiningmarriageshowingthateveryoneseesitdifferently.

Annotated bibliography for civil gay rights

News,A.(2012,May9).PresidentObamaGayMarriage:Gaycouplesshouldbeabletoget
married'ABCnewsexclusive.RetrievedMarch5,2015,from
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQGMTPab9GQ

Annotated bibliography for civil gay rights

InthisvideoABCNewshasbroadcasteditshowspresidentObamaconfirminghis
supportforthesamesexmarriage.Inthevideohepointsouthisbeliefthatgaysand
lesbiansshouldbetreatedequally.Givingthemrightsthatwetakeforgranted.He
explainshisconnectionwiththegaycommunitybyrelatingitwithhisownpersonal
family.Withhismilitarynotbeingabletomarryfightingoutonthelineandnowthatthe
DontAskDontTell isgonehefeelshehasconcludedthatgaycouplesshouldbeable
togetmarried.Thisvideowillhelpmeanswermyquestionaskingifgayrightsshould
exist.Beingthatourownpresidentsupportsitshowsthecivilrightsforgaysgrowing.
Perkins,T.(2010,April1).FamilyResearchCouncil.RetrievedMarch8,2015,from
http://www.frc.org/brochure/thetoptenharmsofsamesexmarriage
Theauthor(president)ofthewebsiteisTonyPerkinswhoisaformermemberofthe
Louisianalegislaturewhereheservedforeightyears.Recognizinghimforasa
legislativepioneerforauthoringmeasureslikethenationsfirstCovenantMarriageLaw.
Heprovidesuswithtenargumentsonhowsamesexmarriageisnotfitforoursociety.
Lettingusknowthatchildrenwillhungerfortheirbiologicalparentsandforamotheror
father.Heprovidesevidencethatparentingbysamesexmarriedcouplesareinadequate,
andchildrenaremorelikelytoexperiencesexualandgenderdisorders.Withgay
marriageitwilldiminishtheexpectationofpaternalcommitment.Arguingthatsamesex
marriagewillfurtherisolatemarriagefromitsoriginalpurpose.Withthisarticleitwill
helpmeprovidewithopposingsidetohowsamesexmarriageeffectsoursociety.