Clippings, fliers, leaflets, correspondence, typescripts, photographs, and other material documenting individuals and organizations
advocating for same-sex marriage in the United States and Canada, 1958-2012. The materials document numerous attempts to change
legislation or legal status of LGBT individuals in regard to domestic partnerships, civil unions and marriage. Highlighted
in this collection are the advocacy campaign from the Hawaii Equal Rights Marriage Project; the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial
Court ruling legally recognizing same-sex marriage in the state in 2004; and the California Proposition 8 in 2008.
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for publication is given on behalf of ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at USC Libraries as the owner of the physical
items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.