Impact of Civil Marriage Recognition for Long-Term Same-Sex Couples

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Impact of Civil Marriage Recognition for Long-Term Same-Sex Couples

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Key findings from the study include that state recognition of same-sex marriages is significantly associated with experiencing less motivation to conceal an LGB identity, less vigilance and fewer feelings of isolation and that marriage may also reinforce commitment within a relationship, leading couple members to feel more positively about their relationship with their partner.

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Ellen D. B. Riggle, Robert E. Wickham, Sharon S. Rostosky, Esther D. Rothblum, Kimberly F. Balsam

Publisher

The Williams Institute

Date

2016

Language

English

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https://williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu/research/marriage-and-couples-rights/impact-of-civil-marriage-recognition-for-long-term-same-sex-couples/

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Impact-of-Civil-Marriage-Recognition-for-Long-Term-Same-Sex-Couples.pdf

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Ellen D. B. Riggle, Robert E. Wickham, Sharon S. Rostosky, Esther D. Rothblum, Kimberly F. Balsam , “Impact of Civil Marriage Recognition for Long-Term Same-Sex Couples,” Women's Knowledge Digital Library, accessed December 14, 2018, http://womensdigitallibrary.org/items/show/1073.

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