Prop 8 Overturned

Today Judge Vaughn Walker overturned Proposition 8 in California. The San Francisco Appeal provided consistent updates on the development of this decision throughout the day. Fox News asks if you agree with Judge Walker’s decision, please give them an emphatic YES! here. Community United Against Violence responds to the overturning of Prop 8 by challenging us to build on this decision and continue the struggle … Continue reading Prop 8 Overturned

Marriage, Gender, and Law

by Elsa Sjunneson-Norman

The 75 degree temperature at this year’s meeting of the American Historical Association did not deter its international attendees from donning their tweed jackets with requisite elbow patches. The participants had come, not for the weather, but to share research with colleagues on topics from varied time periods, fields, and programs. I was attending because the AHA chose to present a mini-conference on same-sex marriage and the issues it poses in an historical context. Continue reading “Marriage, Gender, and Law”