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Accidental activists

David Collins

Accidental activists

Mark Phariss, Vic Holmes, and their fight for marriage equality in Texas

by David Collins

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cases,
  • Trials, litigation,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Same-sex marriage

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 356-367) and index.

    Statementby David Collins ; foreword by Evan Wolfson and Julian Castro
    SeriesNumber 8 in the Mayborn literary nonfiction series, Mayborn literary nonfiction series -- no. 8.
    ContributionsWolfson, Evan, 1957- writer of foreword, Castro, Julián, writer of foreword
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF229.D45 C65 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 394 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages394
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26928194M
    ISBN 101574416928
    ISBN 109781574416923
    LC Control Number2017017751
    OCLC/WorldCa984898976

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With Larry Bukovey, Kristin Wollett, David Mackey, Hannah Malone. Ted and Lynn Murphy lead a simple suburban life. They have three wonderful children, their own small business, and good relationships with friends and neighbors. But that life is turned upside down when Ted signs a petition advocating traditional marriage.

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An Accidental Activist. By Nell Freudenberge r. Janu Save this story for later. It has become obvious in the past two weeks that people who are ill-suited to activism no longer have.