Love on Trial: Our Supreme Court Fight for the Right to Marry

Love on Trial: Our Supreme Court Fight for the Right to Marry Author Kris Perry
ISBN-10 1938901657
ISBN-13 9781938901652
Year 2017-05-09
Pages 288
Language English
Publisher Roaring Forties Press
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Told in their own voice this is the story of two women who took their struggle for marriage equality all the way to the Supreme Court and won Kris Perry and Sandy Stier are the lead plaintiffs in the team that sued the state of California to restore marriage equality By 2008 when Californians voted in Proposition 8 banning same sex marriage Kris and Sandy had been a couple raising their four sons for almost a decade Living in Berkeley they were a modern family but without the protections of legal marriage In alternating voices Love on Trial tells the story of each womans journey from her 1960s all American childhood to the US Supreme Court sharing tales of growing up in rural America coming out to bewildered parents falling in love and finally becoming a family From wrangling teenagers and careers to hot flashes at the Supreme Court this book provides an honest amusing look at a family that landed in the middle of one of the most important civil rights battles of our era

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