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Karen Thompson's Role in the Movement for Marriage Equality

11 Pages Posted: 8 Feb 2014  

D. Kelly Weisberg

University of California Hastings College of the Law

Date Written: October 31, 2013

Abstract

The story of Karen Thompson and her partner, Sharon Kowalski, is actually a landmark in not just one, but two social movements: the gay rights movement and the disability rights movement. This essay amplifies on Karen Thompson’s role in the gay rights movement and then touch briefly on her role in the disability rights movement.

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Weisberg, D. Kelly, Karen Thompson's Role in the Movement for Marriage Equality (October 31, 2013). 25 Hastings Women's Law Journal 3, 2014; UC Hastings Research Paper No. 90. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2392078

D. Kelly Weisberg (Contact Author)

University of California Hastings College of the Law ( email )

200 McAllister Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
United States

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