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LGBTQ Studies: Same Sex Marriage

Background Information - Same Sex Marriage

Filings in the Defense of Marriage Act and California’s Proposition 8 Cases, Supreme Court of the United States -This page on the U.S. Supreme Court’s Web site lists and links to all of the case filings in both Hollingsworth v. Perry and United States v. Windsor.

FindLaw, Same Sex Marriage - Includes a brief history of same-sex marriage in the United States, the distinctions between same-sex marriage, civil unions and domestic partnerships, a summary of states that allow same-sex marriage, and a summary of recent legislative and court decisions regarding same-sex marriage

Gay Marriage and Homosexuality, The Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life - Presents extensive public opinion data and analysis reports regarding same-sex marriage in the United States, along with an overview of the views of religious groups about same-sex marriage, a review of the legal status of same-sex marriage around the world, and breaking news about same-sex marriage.

Same-Sex Marriage, Civil Unions and Domestic Partnerships (Times Topics) - News about same-sex marriage, civil unions, and domestic partnerships, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.

Same-Sex Marriage and Big Research Questions (Journalist's Resource)

Law and Legislation - Same Sex Marriage -States

Books, EBooks