Birth, Life, and Death in LGBTQ Families

1.73 October 2, 2016 9:00 am - 10:45 am

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Presenter biographies will be linked below as they become available. Final program subject to change.

Bethany M. Coston
Liz Montegary
Vicki Schultz
Michael Yarbrough, Co-Organizer
Michael Boucai
Michelle Martin-Baron

These papers consider issues related to the life course and everyday life of LGBTQ families, using both social science and legal approaches. Collectively, the papers explore the material dynamics of LGBTQ family lives in an evolving legal context.

Michael Boucai: “Is Assisted Procreation an LGBT Right?” (full abstract)

Vicki Schultz & Michael Yarbrough: “Will Marriage Make Same-Sex Couples Less Egalitarian? A Cautionary Tale” (full abstract)

Bethany M. Coston: “‘No One Really Cares’: Detection and Prevention of LGBTQ + Intimate Partner Violence” (full abstract)

Liz Montegary: “The Financialization of LGBT Family Life; or The Perversion of Queer Economic Justice” (full abstract)

Michelle Martin-Baron: “Re-framing Marriage Equality as Death Equality” (full abstract)