ArticlesVolume 29, Number 1 (2015)

Multidimensional Advocacy as Applied: Marriage Equality and Reproductive Rights

Abstract

Talking about marriage equality and reproductive rights advocacy’ together presents an interesting, and sometimes puzzling, assortment of challenges and opportunities. Both involve efforts to secure legal protections and social recognition that are fundamentally important to those who need them yet also deeply provocative to their opponents. For both, too, advocacy takes place on a shifting terrain shaped by competing views of sexuality, autonomy, equality, personhood, and more.