Same-Sex Marriage

Background Information

More books about same-sex marriage and related topics can be found using the Library's catalog.

America's Struggle for Same-sex Marriage HQ1034.U5 P55 2006
American Marriage: A Political Institution HQ 535. Y 35 2012
Beyond Straight and Gay Marriage: Valuing All Families Under the Law KF 538. P 65 2008
From the Closet to the Altar: Courts, Backlash, and the Struggle for Same-sex Marriage KF 539. K 58 2013
Gay Marriage: For Better or for Worse? K 699. E 85 2006
Gay Rights, Marriage, and the Supreme Court [Streaming Video] Online only
Politics of Gay Marriage [Streaming Video] Online only
Same-sex Marriage HQ 1033. P 47 2006
Same-sex Marriage in the United States: the Road to the Supreme Court HQ 1034. U 5 P 54 2013
Why Marriage Matters: America, Equality, and Gay People's Right to Marry HQ 1034. U 5 W 65 2004

Journal Articles

Academic Search Premier
This database can be used to locate thousands of articles from newspapers, magazines, and academic journals on the legal and social aspects of the same-sex marriage debate.
CQ Researcher
CQ Researcher is an excellent resources for balanced information about same-sex marriage.
Legal Collection
This database contains thousands of articles written by lawyers and other legal experts. It can be used to find information about the legal history of same-sex marriage as well as current information and news.
LexisNexis Academic
LexisNexis Academic is another great source of company information and articles on gay marriage. Not only does it cover hundreds of newspaper titles, but it also covers legal journals and magazines.

Web Resources

Legal Information Institute: Marriage
The LII is a well respected source of online legal information. This topic page contains an overview of the topic of marriage rights in the United States, as well as extensive links to supreme court cases, state law, and online guides to the legal issues.
Overview of the Same-Sex Marriage Debate
Created and maintained by the politically neutral Pew Research Center, this page contains an overview and history of the same-sex marriage debate and links to useful polling information.