A (Personal) Essay on Same-Sex Marriage
In this article Barbara Cox examines the institution of marriage in the gay and lesbian community from a personal perspective. Prof. Cox reviews recent articles in the gay and lesbian literature arguing both for and against marriage as a political goal for homosexuals. She then relates experiences arising out of her marriage to her partner, Peg. The author advocates same- sex unions as a way to radically restructure the institution of marriage while challenging heterosexual assumptions about gay and lesbian love.
Cox, A (Personal) Essay on Same-Sex Marriage, 1 Nat't J. of Sexual Orien. L. (1995)[this is an on-line journal available at http://sunsite.unc.edu/gaylaw].