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Accidental Activists: Mark Phariss, Vic Holmes, and Their Fight for Marriage Equality in Texas

by David Collins ; foreword by Evan Wolfson and Julian Castro
Format
Book
Published
Denton, Texas : University of North Texas Press, Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism, [2017]
Language
English
Series
Number 8 in the Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Series
Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Series
ISBN
9781574416923 (cloth : alk. paper), 9781574417036 (ebook)
Summary
"Book is a profile of a gay couple who challenged Texas laws against gay marriage. Their case went to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals before being superseded by the Supreme Court ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges. Mark Phariss and Vic Holmes live in Plano, Texas. Book contains details on civil rights cases relating to gay rights"--
Contents
  • Growing up absurd
  • Should we? or shouldn't we?
  • The first blast of the trumpet
  • The battle of New Orleans, part I: opening salvos: Louisiana and Mississippi
  • The battle of New Orleans, part II: Texas engages
  • Crossing the threshold
  • Justice that arrives like a thunderbolt
  • Backlash in Texas
  • Epilogue
  • Endnotes.
Description
pages cm.
Series Statement
Mayborn literary nonfiction series ; no. 8
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