BY GEORGIE KROKUS
In this new book’s 20 tales of love, sex and commitment – spiritual and scandalous, philosophical and trivial, heartbreaking and hilarious – women tell their same-sex wedding stories in heartfelt words and gorgeous photos. “In their own words, these are the voices of history,” said award-winning writer and San Francisco State University professor Nona Caspers, one of two co-editors of “Lawfully Wedded Wives.”
Caspers’ and groundbreaking filmmaker and oral historian Joell Hallowell’s interviews provide a moving and contemporary glimpse into the women’s decisions to wed, the meanings they assign to weddings and marriage, how their relationships changed as a result, and much more. ” this eclectic group of women had two things in common – a compelling reason to rush to the altar and a stack of wedding photos,” Caspers recounted. “Their intimate, personal stories document one of the most historic changes in civil rights in our time.”
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