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Download e-book for kindle: Here Come the Brides!: Reflections on Lesbian Love and by Audrey Bilger, Michele Kort

By Audrey Bilger, Michele Kort

ISBN-10: 1580053920

ISBN-13: 9781580053921

Marriage this present day isn’t what it was: for larger, now not for worse. As same-sex weddings have gotten extra universal, the vintage love-story chuffed finishing is taking over a decidedly new twist, every body has a clean function to play, and supporters and rivals of homosexual marriage alike are discovering themselves in the middle of a revolution that’s redefining marriage—both as a private selection and as an institution—as we all know it.

In Here Come the Brides!, editors Audrey Bilger and Michele Kort assemble jointly the voices of ladies participating in—and shaping—this significant ancient shift. Representing a range of issues of view when it comes to race, classification, ethnicity, and gender identity, this choice of essays, tales, and visible pictures takes a multidimensional examine how starting up the normal order of “man and wife” to incorporate the opportunity of “wife and wife” is changing our social panorama. From marriage ceremony images and photographs of protest symptoms to comical anecdotes and sober philosophical analyses, Here Come the Brides! is an exploration of the way the legalization of same-sex marriages has irrevocably replaced the best way lesbians take into consideration their unions and their lives—and a party of the dream of lesbian happily-ever-afters.

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Elliot was at the dance with three friends, “all hoodlums,” as he later put it, and all standing around in sloppy T-shirts. He did not give them a chance to get near Ruth. Dancers were charged a nickel for charity to enter the roped-off dance floor. Elliot quickly paid for the first dance and took Ruth out on the floor. ” Everything seemed perfect to Elliot, but as the first dance ended he realized he did not have any more nickels. He told Ruth to wait on the dance floor for a minute, and frantically borrowed enough change from his friends to keep her by his side for the rest of the night.

As they stepped off the first curb, Elliot kicked something. He stooped to pick it up and discovered it was a nickel. Neither of them was superstitious, but this time they felt they had received a powerful omen. Ruth said, “That’s for good luck. ” Elliot put the nickel into his wallet, and suddenly his good spirits seemed to return. The next day he got a new and better job at another lighting fixture company. Decades later, he still had that same nickel in his wallet. Ruth and Elliot’s unique partnership established many of its patterns in those early days.

They could never stay apart more than two or three weeks, and Sarah grew ever more worried. After her high school graduation in 1934, Ruth enrolled at the Uni- versity of Denver, announcing her unconventional plan to become a lawyer. She continued to work for Sarah and Louie, but when President Franklin Roosevelt signed the National Youth Administration Act in 1935, providing money to employ young people, she got a job in the chancellor’s office as a stenographer. Elliot continued at Shockett Lighting and at the local art school, although he knew his education was mediocre compared to what he would find at the Art Institute of Chicago or the Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles.

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